[TR] Oil Pressure Gauge Line
dave at ranteer.com
Sun Jan 28 09:59:07 MST 2018
Its truly astounding how much a few quarts of oil looks like when its scattered about or on the floor
From: Triumphs [mailto:triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Bob Labuz
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 8:00 AM
To: triumphs at autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [TR] Oil Pressure Gauge Line
I cant agree more. My 63 TR4 sprung a leak in the garage during break in and tuning after a full restoration. I never thought to replace that flex line and while I was in the drivers seat I saw the OP go to zero. Shutting off the ignition, I then looked at the nice once clean engine compartment to find about 1/2 of the sump oil covering the engine and dripping on the floor. I went to my computer and ordered new a new line from TRF and also one for my TR3. Once was enough.
On 01/27/2018 05:41 PM, Dave wrote:
Do you really want to trust a repair in the oil sense line? Spring a leak there and you can slowly empty the sump while still reading proper oil pressure. For my money I'd get a new one.
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