1953-1960 Classic Car Engines Troubleshooting Guide: High Oil Pressure
Things to Look For:
- Oil pressure gauge defective.
- Oil too heavy.
- Oil pressure relief valve adjustment too heavy.
- Relief valve spring too stiff.
- Oil pressure relief passage clogged.
- Plunger type relief valve stuck by gummy oil or plunger is too tight a fit.
- Main oil passages on pressure side of pump clogged.
The Complete Guide to Troubleshooting 1953-1960 Era American Classic Car Engines