Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Clarksville, TN
I set up my 347 with 22-thousandths clearance and it is running 80# at idle with 5-w30 Kendall GT-1 in it. I just swtiched it out to 5w-20 Ford Synthetic. I am running an HV pump with a Canton 7qt T-Pan using 6 qts. I am concerned with that high of a pressure, because with the thicker grades of oil, you are building heat. I don't like it that high to start with, in a light grade oil. Oil pressure is nothing more than hydraulic resistance. and with a thicker oil, you're building higher pressure more resistance and more heat with that resistance. I bet if you cut back in oil weight, you'll have comparable pressure with a cooler running temp.
NMRA EFI/Ren# 4150
NMRA SSO #8 Crew
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Last edited by saleen_n_around; 10-20-2003 at 08:04 PM.