Drilling, tapping and plugging the oil galleries

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Re: Drilling, tapping and plugging the oil galleries

Post by JSL56 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:00 am

Thanks once again for all the helpful info Dangermouse!!

Very jealous of you living in NZ ;)

Bet its awesome out there! ;)

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Re: Drilling, tapping and plugging the oil galleries

Post by pupjoint » Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:32 am

this is an awesome thread. many thanks.

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Re: Drilling, tapping and plugging the oil galleries

Post by Dangermouse » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:00 pm

Glad you found it useful :D

I should add that my high oil pressure issue seems to have resolved itself. I removed and reinstalled the oil pressure relief valve plunger and since then I' ve had a steady 40psi cruising and 10-15 at warm idle. Hopefully a once off glitch that won't repeat itself.

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Re: Drilling, tapping and plugging the oil galleries

Post by Dangermouse » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:12 pm

I've updated this thread to replace the deleted photos which disappeared when my service provider reneged on their 'free webhosting for life' promise. It was useful to look back over as I'll be doing this again soon. This time I'll be making use of plug and bottoming taps also to try and reduce the depth of the tapping necessary to sink the plugs. I'm sure I'll report back...

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