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Re: Oil Pressure Relief Valve

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Subject: Re: Oil Pressure Relief Valve
From: Chris Attias <>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 08:09:01 -0800
Word on the street is that Gary R Hacker said:
> I plan on replacing the oil pressure relief valve on my 75 B soon.  The
> oil pressure gauge has been bouncing and acting strange lately.  I have
> eliminated various oil leaks and cannot think of any other reason the
> gauge would flutter at different rpms.  Any other ideas or any things to
> look out for or tips that would be handy in replacing the valve?

Replacing the piston and spring won't necessarily cure the bouncing 
gauge, at least not at idle.  I replaced mine a while back, and the 
bounce is still there.  I have had a rebuilt engine--new 
everything--same thing.  I think it's just the way it works.

Chris Attias
'64 MGB
'84 Alfa Romeo GTV-6

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