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This is a discussion on oil pressure question within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; 01 z m6 when im at idle i have around 45 psi oil when im at red line the oil ...

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    oil pressure question

    01 z m6 when im at idle i have around 45 psi oil when im at red line the oil pressure gets dam near 80 psi want to know if anyone else has this going on i run castrol syntec 5 30 i tried other kinds and weights to see if that was it just curious on if its normal or something getting ready to puke car has 109k on it also

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    The pump is driven off of your crank so as your crank spins faster, so does the pump.
    Iv never seen it that high but i wouldnt be to concerned with it. The bright side is if you do break something that just leaves room for bigger and better things.... lol, you should be fine thou
    J
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