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Old 06-01-2004, 01:58 AM   #1
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no thats normal at idle
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Rule of thumb for GM car'* oil press is approx 10-15psi per 1000 rpm. As min.
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Rule of thumb for GM car'* oil press is approx 10-15psi per 1000 rpm. As min.
The oil pressure like never changed in my 88 cutlass 3.8 stayed around 35 psi give or take 5 psi even when I had it to the floor........even tho the engine did go out
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typically oil pressure could vary due to the oil weight and the outside temp but i will only vary by a few PSI
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