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Old 06-09-2004, 12:47 AM
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I`m not saying this is the problem, but don`t count it out. Years ago we did a rebuild for a friend, was a warmed over 350, no big deal. He came back to us after a week and said there were times when the oil pressure gauge read 0 psi and would stay there, but the engine still ran good and he never heard it rattle, we did the usual checks and etc and came up empty handed, he drove the car more and said sometimes it had great oil pressure, other times the gauge would go to 0 and stay there, then go back to where it should be, he swapped gauges and the same result, that weekend we pulled the pan and replaced the oil pump, he came back 2 days later with the same problem, so as a last resort we pulled out the oil gauge bung on the back of the block and discovered it had trash it in, bits of RVT sealant was found and as well as other particles, we cleaned it up and reinstalled it, the oil pressure stayed at the normal reading from there after.
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