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Re: proper range for oil pressure gauge '89 90Q 5Cyl

Gurdev Sethi writes:
> I was wondering what other people with a similar ride were seeing on the
> oil pressure gauge.
> While idling it is between 1 and 2 but when reved it can go up to 5. Is
> this normal. Is it supposed

Sound about right.

> How can one make effective use of the gauge?
> Any insight would be great.

Nothing special, just make sure it doesn't go below 1 bar.  If it
does, your engine probably have too little oil.

I used to notice that my 4000's oil pressure gauge would read low during
hard corners.  This is classic oil starvation and it was completely solved
by switching to the fancy cast/finned/baffled oil pan.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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