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Old July 29th, 2009, 01:41 PM   #12
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Default Update on Oil Pressure

Yesterday, I flushed the engine with GUNK-brand engine flush and then did an oil change to 20W50 Valvoline Max Life. We're now running 15-16 PSI at idle, when stopped, once the engine is fully warmed up. No more idiot light coming on. Cruising RPMs has 45-60 PSI oil pressure, once warmed up, depending on RPMs.

This is exactly what I did on the AMC 360 in my Grand Wagoneer, 5 years ago, when it was running 7 PSI at idle warmed up. Got it up to 12 PSI and ran it for about 15,000 miles with 20W50 (Amsoil)
Greg Taylor
Rochester Hills, MI

1989 Grand Wagoneer "Terminator 2": 330" AMC stroker V8. 4.5" lift 31" BFG A/T's. Killer32 front bumper & DozerII rear swing-out bumper, Water Injection / Hydrogen Injection Coming Soon ... Oh Yeah! And a FISH Carburetor!
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