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      11-16-2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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e92 M3 operation oil pressures

I just installed an oil pressure gauge and am curious to see if it's working properly. What kind of pressures should I be seeing when at idle and at full throttle?
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      11-16-2012, 03:20 PM   #2
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Idk if this will relate as they are totally different cars, but in my Nismo 350z that I had, with the factory OIL PSI guage, when it is idling (warmed up) it was around 35-40PSI. At full throttle it was above 120 PSI, though I am sure with the 8500 rpm redline, that it is probably higher than that (maybe 160 PSI?)
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      11-17-2012, 02:41 AM   #3
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Cant answer your question ,so this could either be slightly interesting or completely pointless depending on your point of view, but my caterham 7 when warmed up at idle has pressure around the 30-35psi range, and when revving, has pressure around 60-75psi
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      11-17-2012, 05:17 AM   #4
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I'm going for 25psi idle 75psi full throttle.
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