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Oil Pressures

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#1 Steveman09


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Posted 22 March 2004 - 11:59 PM

What kind of oil pressures do you guys have on your 1.8 Turbo's?

Mine is :

COLD START AND IDLE AROUND 1500-2000rpm = 80-85psi

WARM IDLE@900-1000rpm = 40-45psi

HOT IDLE@900-1000rpm = 20-25psi

HOT 60MPH (3AT)@2500rpm = 45psi

#2 subiemech85



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Posted 23 March 2004 - 12:28 AM

100+ when cold, 35-, and 15w40
20 at idle, 750rpm
40's all other times

#3 carfreak85


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Posted 23 March 2004 - 12:42 AM

Gosh those idle rpms you have seem really high!

#4 Steveman09


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Posted 23 March 2004 - 01:15 AM

I have the idle at 900-1000rpm for a few good reasons :

Better Cooling (more coolant flow and fan turns faster) since I drive the motor hard the extra cooling helps keep the motor cooler.

More power from alternator since I have a 700watt stereo system ;P

#5 Meeky Moose

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Posted 23 March 2004 - 07:05 AM

your oil pressures are dead on with what i get with my RX..

i too have my idle set at about 800-900 rpms.. no clutch fan on my car, just the stereo :grin:

i rarely see my temp gauge go above 1/4 on the gauge..

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