quote:MolaKule -- Is there any data out there on how long and how much oil clings after shutdown?. Is there any oil left after sitting for a day, week, month? And if that isn't a hard enough question-- Are certain viscosities, PAO or types/brands of oils better at clinging? [ August 13, 2002, 03:00 PM: Message edited by: jjbula ]
Originally posted by MolaKule: assuming the oil is "clinging" to the internals after shutdown. Most oil's today have some type of polar additive that makes oil cling to parts much better than the older formulations.
quote:This is not relevant to what you're talking about but it peaked my curiousity. In the oil filter section we discussed bypass valve settings. Would your oil psi put a filter, or internal valve, into bypass?
Originally posted by MolaKule: In my '86 Burb, 10W30 synth, I see 60+ psi when cold, then drops back to 35-45 psi when warm, then settles out to about 25-30 psi when hot. This is at about 2,500 rpm.