RE: [DML] Oil pressure sender - always says 80 psi
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RE: [DML] Oil pressure sender - always says 80 psi

Marc, I have added a Bosch oil filter that will mount in tight placed even
more so than the 72150 as sold now. The smaller oil filter is on the engine
page of the web sight. I also have a 1 year warranty on the sending units if
it fails if that helps. I don't know about the warranty on the others.
John Hervey


-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Marc Levy
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 6:44 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] Oil pressure sender - always says 80 psi

Better, as in one that can take more abuse.

I am not sure why the one on the VQ35 did not last too
long.  The oil pressure on that engine is lower than a
PRV, and I have an oil cooler so it should also not be
as hot.  However, I do have the sender mounted
vertically but I don't think that should matter.  It
is possible that it is getting more heat off of the
engine because it is so close to it where on the PRV,
it sticks out away from it.

The reason I am having problems on the Legend engine
may be more clear.  The turbo is awfully close to the
sender and oil filter (the reason I still MUST use the
Purflux filter).  It is a reasonable speculation that
the sender can't take the extra heat. 

I am sure the Midstate sender (as well as the senders
sold by other vendors) is a high-quality unit, and is
reliable on the "stock" PRV.  My applications seems to
require something that can take more abuse I guess.

A specific note on the Midstate unit, Marty was very
helpful in trying to resolve the problem with me.  I
know he does not make the part himself, so there was
only so much he could do to help.

As much as I try to support the DeLorean specific
vendors (and boy did I get screwed last time I
didn't... a story I may tell another time), I try to
support the clubs on the select items they may sell.

--- Soma576@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Marc,
> Maybe if we knew what 'better' meant we could help!
> I thought the Midstate one was just fine - works
> well for me for a few years now, even had the oil
> pressure tested on a gauge set to verify its
> accuracy.  
> Andy

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