[Healeys] no oil pressure

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 22:33:44 MDT 2018

Phone auto correct. Was riding a bus and had to get off at my stop...thanks
for ok interpreting my gibberish. ;)

Ira Erbs
Portland, OR
typos and artifacts are the fault of my phone

On Tue, Jul 3, 2018, 8:07 PM WILLIAM B LAWRENCE <ynotink at msn.com> wrote:

> I think Ira had a run in with autocorrect. As I interpret he is asking,
> and I concur, whether the spin on oil filter adapter is installed
> correctly. If it is turned 180 degrees it will block all flow to the oil
> filter and every thing downstream.
> Bill Lawrence
> BN1 #554
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Healeys <healeys-bounces at autox.team.net> on behalf of i erbs <
> eyera3000 at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 3, 2018 11:42:49 PM
> *To:* Bob Haskell
> *Cc:* Ahealey help
> *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] no oil pressure
> Is soon on adaptors on correctly and not blocking feed holes?
> Ira Erbs
> Portland, OR
> typos and artifacts are the fault of my phone
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2018, 6:24 PM Bob Haskell <rchaskell at earthlink.net> wrote:
> All,
> Pulled the engine out of our tri-carb last December due to low oil
> pressure and running too hot.  Bearings were okay; the engine got a new
> oil pump, rear main seal, pressure relief spring and plunger, and timing
> gears, chain and tensioner.
> Started the engine yesterday and it started almost immediately.  So I
> was really pleased until I looked at the oil pressure gauge and saw the
> needle was sitting on the peg.  No oil visible at the rocker arms either.
> I removed the spin on oil filter and attempted to prime the oil pump by
> squirting oil the filter inlet passage.  But it was already full.
> Can one remove the distributor and spin the oil pump with a drill motor?
>   I'd like to be able to test without spinning the crank and cam on dry
> bearings, etc..
> Suggestions?
> Cheers,
> Bob Haskell
> AHCA 3000 MkI registrar
> http://www.ciahc.org/registry_3000mk1.php
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