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Old 08-22-2010, 10:12 PM   #1
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Alright here it goes. I pulled my car in and custom built a turbo kit flanges, down pipe intercooler pipe.ect... But i used a oil sandwich plate from glow shift. I have a 36'' oil line ,and when i started my car i had no oil pressure. I have never any problems like this before . If anybody has a idea of why this would happen let me know!!! Keep in mind i have checked the obvious with no oil leaks. The na had normaloil psi before i boosted it
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Have you verified you really have no oil pressure, or are you going by your gauge? Quick way to check would be to pull the turbo oil feed line, stick it in a bucket and start 'er up. If that turns out to be dry, I'd remove the sandwich plate and see if there's any change.

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i have took the line off and its dry! this is bothering me. im goin to take it off in the morning and see if i get psi back
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If the **** is dry you are not getting oil pressure. make sure that you have oil in the sump and that the adapter lines are not reversed. From there, pump failure and relief valve failure are other harder possibilities.

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the plate has four outlets and those are all feed lines, my only other idea is that maybe the sending unit **** and at the same time i had our local hose and fitting supply brase a an fiting to the banjo fitting and i didnt even think about checking to see if it was clear. because when i took the line off the line was dry and if this is the only two probs that support this probleme, but im heading to work and i will check this issue and post what i discover
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Does it look like this?

or like this?

AKA: Holes or no holes?
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the plate has four outlets and those are all feed lines, my only other idea is that maybe the sending unit **** and at the same time i had our local hose and fitting supply brase a an fiting to the banjo fitting and i didnt even think about checking to see if it was clear. because when i took the line off the line was dry and if this is the only two probs that support this probleme, but im heading to work and i will check this issue and post what i discover
****, now I has migrane.

If your communications skills are any indication of your mechanical skills, then you forgot to add oil before trying to start the car. Check the dipstick.

OP, Fix this post. You spent days or weeks trying to do this install, maybe months? And when you have a problem, is it not worth your time to take an extra 2 minutes to ask a question with understandable sentence structure? I don't even know WTF the last half of that post is describing.
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How long did you crank the motor with the oil feed off of the turbo? When my car sat for 6 months and I put my new turbo kit on it took a ton of cranking to get oil to finally make its way through the line. I am also using the sandwich plate.
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Per original post, car wasn't pre-cranked to prime the oil pump, car was started without oil pressure.
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Remove the **** on the cylinder head, the one where you can see the cams and pour oil through it. Put your hand on top of the hole and let someone crank the car, you should feel pressure on your palm and it should get a nice coating of oil. If the car is running oil should be coming out under pressure. Of course not like a stream of water, but like spurts of drops coming up.

So, you dont have the electronic gauge anymore? its only mechanical?
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the banjo fitting i had brased at the local hose shop had a little to much filler , the line was blocked. i fixed this and cranked the car with the line off,oil came out on two revolution. my meter fuse under the dash keeps blowing as soon as i place one in. ihave no dash gauges working. i only have speedo b/c its mechanical, but the car runs great.
my car set 1 day but thanks for the help i can figure this out

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the banjo fitting i had brased at the local hose shop had a little to much filler , the line was blocked. i fixed this and cranked the car with the line off,oil came out on two revolution. my meter fuse under the dash keeps blowing as soon as i place one in. ihave no dash gauges working. i only have speedo b/c its mechanical, but the car runs great.
lol, what?
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