Idle Oil Pressure Low

Discussion in 'Oil' started by rosankyharleyman, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. I installed the baisley spring in my cam plate and have great pressure running down the road, 55-60 psi. My idle pressure still seems low, below 10. Of course I have not checked pressure with manual guage but was wondering why low pressure at idle.
     
  2. The Bad Man's Angel

    The Bad Man's Angel Active Member

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    O-rings
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    I agree with the "O" rings, biggest problem with pinching one on reassembly.
     
  4. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    Would that be the O ring on the plug 0n top of the cam support plate ?
     
  5. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Generally it's where the cam plate is bolted to the engine case. They get squished and loose pressure there.