oil pressure norms

Huw Powell audi at humanspeakers.com
Thu Feb 5 22:16:27 EST 2004

> Morning Huw

uh, morning...

> Youre far too practical ;)

oh yes.

> I have 5-50 castrol syntec in it right now, will be replacing it this
> weekend after a week i the car to 'clean things out' after the rebuild -
> any recommendations?

15w50 synth?

>>>What would be normal oil pressure figures on my 1987 5K CSTQ? Given I
>>>rebuilt the motor but didnt touch the bottom end.
>>>I am reading about 75psi startup when cold (5 bar)
>>>25 to 30psi tickover hot (2 bar)
>>>50-60psi driving (3.5-4 bar)

Huw Powell



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