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Hi all. I've noticed over the last week or two that when car is idling my(stock) oil presure gauge is showing well under the normal 4kg/cm. Its almost down at 2!!!:eek: And tonight when i gave it some stick(not much) it didn't seem to rise beyond 4. Firstly i imagine this is not good. Could my oil pump be on the way out or is it something more serious. Any info greatly appreciated as the paranoia is wrecking my head.
Cheers..... Gary

P.s the car is running on 10w/40 oil
 

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stock oil pressure gauges are notorious for being crap mate so fit an aftermarket one asap and i use 10/60 racing oil myself buddy
 

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mine, and I believe all other gtst's, oil pressure at idle is about 2, then when driving around 4.

I wouldnt worry.
 

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mine, and I believe all other gtst's, oil pressure at idle is about 2, then when driving around 4.

I wouldnt worry.
Thanks mate. Thought I was in serious trouble for a sec.
And will definately be fitting a new oil pressure gauge this week. Thanks for your help guys:cheers:
 

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mine, and I believe all other gtst's, oil pressure at idle is about 2, then when driving around 4.

I wouldnt worry.
what about mine then... at idle it is 4 driving is around 6 and full throttle is 8 and mine is a 94 gts-t :dogpile:
 

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Just when i thought all was ok!!! Would the different oil we use have anything to do with it?
 

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differant oil can make a differance buddy but still get an aftermarket gauge :cheers: mate
 

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differant oil can make a differance buddy but still get an aftermarket gauge :cheers: mate
That is a deffo. Hopefully its just the stock gauge is gone to s**t (the car has 98000kms on her.) Will get a new gauge hopefully tomorrow and post up as soon as i fit it
 

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it sounds ok to me, mine Idles @ 2 and then rise's for 4 or above under throttle,

all depends on the thickness of the oil though, mine dropped a little when i started using 5w-40 but then it is a thin oil, (Silkolene ProR)

I wouldent worry sounds all normal to me, although the stock gauge is shite, which reminds me i really should plug in my temp and pressure gauges, sandwich plate anyone!

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in the morning 1st start mine is 8 then warm 4 then at traffic lights on idle 2:) its normal get a guage anyway i am:)
 
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