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Re: Loss of Oil Pressure over 4000 RPM's

To: Geoffrey Gallaway <>,
Subject: Re: Loss of Oil Pressure over 4000 RPM's
From: Barney Gaylord <>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 19:23:08 -0500
At 01:16 PM 9/23/02 -0400, Geoffrey Gallaway wrote:
>.... going around 80MPH and my oil pressure was below 50. I let off the 
>accelerator and it started moving back towards 75. It appears that when 
>the engine is over 4000 RPM's for a few seconds the oil pressure starts to 
>slowly drop below 50. It would have gone to 25 if I had let it. I checked 
>the oil, it was fine.
>Anyone have any ideas why this happens? I'm guessing it isn't normal.

Nope, not normal.  Lemme guess.  Late model MGB with electric gauges, and 
maybe a bad pressure sender unit, or loose wire at the sender.

Barney Gaylord
1958 MGA with an attitude

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