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Old 07-11-2012, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Cridder View Post
Ignore this advice and install the blue spring that comes with the pump,
Cruzing pressure on my 357 small block with 15-40 oil sits at 58psi, (by no means excessive) about 10 psi less at idle, I lug it in my 4x pretty hard at times. cheap insurance imo.
Dude, he is not building a Top Fuel engine which operates at 200psi oil pressure. He is building a street motor with occasional track time. There is no need for anything above 20-30 @ idle and 40-50 psi @ cruising speed. A stock pump will get these numbers if all the bearing clearances are right. Your idea of more pressure is "cheap insurance" makes no sense.
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