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Old 08-30-2013, 01:26 AM   #1
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Default Oil Squirters on a block with a VVT head?

Quick question for you gais!

If I pull the oil squirters, is a 94-00 pump acceptable with a VVT head?

Or will I still run into the typical VVT oil pressure issues if I have no squirters?
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If you are building a engine, why not use a 01+ pump? relatively cheap insurance.

I have a 01+ oil pump, 94 block with the squirters, VVT head, and I still can see movement of the VVT valve on the OP gauge. it drops the oil pressure about 10-15 psi but it is only momentary and remember that the transmitter is in the line that feeds the VVT actuator, so I feel confident that the oil going to the bottom end is effected much less.
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Because a BE OP for 94-00 is $300ish, and a BE OP for 01+ is $450ish.

Unless I can get a definite answer, however, the 01+ pump is what I'll go.
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I will pump your squirter.
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You'll have to pump harder. I think it is clogged.
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sometimes the cheapskate-ness of this place makes me sick.

its like, we drive some of the cheapest cars ever, with some of the cheapest parts ever. and yet still everyone wants to ghetto rig and do a bunch of gay totally terrible things to their car just to save $150
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I will pump your squirter.
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sometimes the cheapskate-ness of this place makes me sick.

its like, we drive some of the cheapest cars ever, with some of the cheapest parts ever. and yet still everyone wants to ghetto rig and do a bunch of gay totally terrible things to their car just to save $150
With FM Pistons and Carillo rods, I'm pretty confident I have zero reason to want to risk anything in my build or to do a bunch of gay totally terrible things to my car just to save $150, 18psi.

As I said in a previous post, I'm going to be running the BE VVT OP. I will not be the guinea pig for this, so calm down bro!

I mean, if you are just jealous that hustler offered to pump my squirter, I'm sure he'll pump yours too
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lol he's pumped mine before. it was magical
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