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Old 12-04-2012, 09:10 PM   #178
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Chapter/Region: W. Canada
Location: Lethbridge, AB.
2004 WRX


Originally Posted by Layvon View Post
Jack and Honda Slayer -

Do you think the safest way to check the oil pressure with the mech gauge to disconnect the crank sensor, and pull spark plugs out? That way if there isn't any oil pressure at least the crank isn't being forced into the bearings because of compression? That way if they aren't getting full oil pressure ( or any at all ) there isn't that much more force of friction?

Also - I've done a complete motor tear down and build, and haven't seen a location that I can hook a gauge up to in 5 min. I know there is a way because there are too many people in here saying it is easy. ... Only places I know of are the oil galleys, which aren't exactly a common adapter you can pick up at your favorite autostore.

I don't think the starter would crank the engine fast enough to see any real oil pressure numbers to begin with.

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