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racer17j
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Total posts: 1565
posted August 11, 2002 12:18 AM UIN: 54865418
been losing oil pressure coming off the corners when the motor bogs down dropps from like 65-25 it the turns. what i was wonedering is maybe it pumping the pan dry i run a stock pan and a hi vol melling pump run it 1qt over i was thinking of getting a good pan with gates in it. or running restrictors but can i do that with a hydrolic cam?

carscomefirst
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 45
posted August 11, 2002 06:30 PM
Don't run restrictors with a hyd cam. You might pull oil pan and check the pick up. I had a 355 that lost pressure in the turns(70psi down to 12psi) ended up being the pick up came off the oil pump. Worth checking.

dirtracer14
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 499
posted August 11, 2002 11:07 PM UIN: 23443678
I would look at the pickup...

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted August 11, 2002 11:47 PM UIN: 54865418
that was the other option thanks guys i'll have to check that out hope thats all it is i can't afford to build a new motor to run 4 more nites

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted August 14, 2002 02:24 AM UIN: 54865418
that was it only problem now is this little piece of piston skirt that fell off with it

dirtracer7
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 106
posted August 28, 2002 09:22 PM
I would'nt run restrictors in any motor .Last year ran them and I had fryed rockers and cam bearings.This year no restrictors and no problems the oil filters look great Cam mfg. say no restrictors.

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