Oil pressure gauge?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by 89 FXRS, May 17, 2010.

  1. 89 FXRS

    89 FXRS Active Member

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    Was wondering just how accurate the stock oil pressure gauge is on a Roadglide - rode several RG's and they all seam to give a little different readings while at the same rpm and or speed.
     
  2. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I'm not as qualified to answer as most here, and I didn't stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night, but I am going to say that the stock oil pressure gauges are not very accurate. At least from my experience. (Or I should say from my husbands experience)

    If you use the search box at the top of the page, I'm sure you will find several threads on the subject. :s
     
  3. ultrat

    ultrat Senior Member Contributor

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    Its there to check like mood swings. if its 0 find out why, if it stays at 30 psi hot at idle again check. my 09, 15 psi hot idle, 32 hot cruising..
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Past experience has showed me the H D gauges are not real accurate, I have checked them against a Snap On master gauge and found them to be off by 10 lbs or more :D