checking oil pressure

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  • sirthumpalot

Posted June 19, 2001 - 04:28 PM



I was reading the book and noticed that they recommend checking the oil pressure after each change by loosening the oil galley bolt while the engine is idleing. How many of you actually check this with every change, and of those who do have you ever found there to be no pressure?


  • Boit

Posted June 19, 2001 - 07:00 PM


I check it everytime and have always had pressure/flow there.

  • Osmond

Posted June 20, 2001 - 12:29 AM


No,never, and I´m running a 98. It still works :)

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  • twej

Posted June 21, 2001 - 05:41 PM


Always check it, always oozes

...and make sure to wear your tearoffs.

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted June 21, 2001 - 06:12 PM


NEVER HAVE! Not once in 2 yrs. on my '98 or now on my '00

  • Ontario_Rider

Posted June 22, 2001 - 06:40 PM


I've always checked it .. u have the 12mm out anyways for the '00 exhaust bolts u loosened.. so It's right there handy..

Always had oil pressure..

Better safe than sorry :)

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