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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-13-2019, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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1996 low oil pressure

I just completely rebuilt my motor, new lpop, hpop, pistons, cam. Pretty much everything in new. I installed an auto meter low oil pressure gauge on top of the hpop where the factory oil pressure switch was located. But I'm only reading about 2 psi at idle. When I'm driving it goes to about 30 or so. It runs real smooth at idle and driving. Do I have an issue, or should I mount the pressure gauge some where better?
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Re: 1996 low oil pressure

Make sure the bypass disc in the oil filter housing isnít stuck open or fell out . They are bad for becoming un-staked in the housing .
Unscrew the oil filter and check it out

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