Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: bbc oiling problems stumpped help!!!!!!!

  1. #1

    bbc oiling problems stumpped help!!!!!!!

    a buddy has a gen v block with gen iv heads i think 219 closed chambered recs anyway . he ran it all last year and never noticed until now that it holds about 60 psi when off idle when hot then 20-25 idling when hot.. but if he runs it up in rpm like 3500 and more it drops from 60 to about 25psi instantly. he has tried three gauges all read the same . he has a melling high volume with moroso 7 qt pan with kick out and trap door. and running the proper pickup that moroso gave with pan.. . any help would be greatful befor we yank engine for inspection.. thanks guy for all help future and present..

  2. #2
    Senior Member MASTER BUILDER
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Owingsville, Ky
    The easy one could be that it is a bad oil filter that is not flowing enough or coming apart inside.

    The other thing that I would be looking for would be a crack in the oil pump pickup tube or that the pickup has broken off.

    Bill M

  3. #3
    thanks i'll look into the filter first

  4. #4
    Junior Member SHOW GUEST
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    the pickup could be to close to the pan . need about 3/8"

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Copyright © 2005-2016 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands All Rights Reserved.

Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Classifieds Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy