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Have a 93 dodge 318 and my oil pressure is showing some signs that my engine has some wear, but was thinking about adding a auxillary oil cooler to help with temps but wanted to know if anyboidy has added one and had a rise in oil pressure, Thanks for any help.....
 

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You will have better luck raising your oil pressure by switching to a heavier weight oil. Are you sure your oil pressure is REALLY low? It may be the sending unit going bad as well.

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my 89 was showing low oil pressure... re the 410 ... still showing first mark to the left [low] changed sending unit 20 $same, changed unit in the dash, same .. instaled an after market gauge... 50 at idel 75 psi. running.. still dont know why. wire ? //dash connection?.. cracked board?
 

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rampar410 said:
my 89 was showing low oil pressure... re the 410 ... still showing first mark to the left [low] changed sending unit 20 $same, changed unit in the dash, same .. instaled an after market gauge... 50 at idel 75 psi. running.. still dont know why. wire ? //dash connection?.. cracked board?
my 79 was like that. I went to a manual gauge, and oil pressure went up. Shitty electrical guages.
 

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Have a 93 dodge 318 and my oil pressure is showing some signs that my engine has some wear, but was thinking about adding a auxillary oil cooler to help with temps but wanted to know if anyboidy has added one and had a rise in oil pressure, Thanks for any help.....
 

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The stock oil gauges suck. They readings mean nothing (no more acurate than an idoit light).

So first off get a aftermarket gauge (mechanical prefered). It should read something like 45psi at idle and up to 65psi as rpms increase.

If your still showing low pressure then do the following:
1. Heavier oil
2. High volume oil pump
3. Rebuild motor
 

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try a new oil pump and through some oil stabalizer in with your next oil change.
o, and go to a mechanical gage.
 
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