<VV> Oil Pressure Gauge Question

Michael Kovacs kovacsmj at sbcglobal.net
Sun Aug 29 17:11:13 EDT 2010

Think so, but never had to do that in 49 years of Vair ownership! 

Anybody else have a favorite method?

From: "ohareck at aol.com" <ohareck at aol.com>
To: kovacsmj at sbcglobal.net
Sent: Sun, August 29, 2010 4:45:54 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Oil Pressure Gauge Question

Thanks Mike, That's what Smitty thought also. I had one get stuck on a 69 we had 
but that one blew the oil filter, guess some in getting by to relieve some of 
the pressure. I just took a look and looks like on the GB I have to take the 
lower shroud and the thermostat door box off to get clearance, is that correct? 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Kovacs <kovacsmj at sbcglobal.net>
To: ohareck at aol.com; VirtualVairs at corvair.org
Sent: Sun, Aug 29, 2010 4:11 pm
Subject: Re: <VV> Oil Pressure Gauge Question

Charlie, I doubt that the sender went bad, cheap way to test is to get a 
  mechanical Gage and observe the pressure from the eng compartment.  Also the 
  press relief spring may be not be functioning properly.
  ----- Original Message ----
  From: "ohareck at aol.com" <ohareck at aol.com>
  To: VirtualVairs at corvair.org
  Sent: Sun, August 29, 2010 12:04:13 PM
  Subject: <VV> Oil Pressure Gauge Question
  Just got our 65 Greenbrier on the road after a two year plus restoration. 

  to letting it sit for the two years (I started it periodically) the Clarks oil 

  pressure gauge read about 25 lbs and would vary pressure from idle to driving. 

  Now it reads about 50 and doesn't seem to move. Could the sender have gone bad 

  (4 year old gauge)? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Charlie
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