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    Oil pressure at idle is very low. Make sure the oil window is 3/4 full and the cap is TIGHT.

    Edit: My 'Busa has a 5 pass oil cooler with fan that can be manually or automatically controlled. It will do what ayour fin-fan can't to lower oil temp. If you lubricate a turbo bearing lower oil temp would be good.

    Do you have an oil temp gauge too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gene View Post
    Oil pressure at idle is very low. Make sure the oil window is 3/4 full and the cap is TIGHT.

    Edit: My 'Busa has a 5 pass oil cooler with fan that can be manually or automatically controlled. It will do what ayour fin-fan can't to lower oil temp. If you lubricate a turbo bearing lower oil temp would be good.

    Do you have an oil temp gauge too?
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    APE HAYABUSAZONE makes a oil gear that spins the pump faster. This is suspose to raise the oil pressure some. Some people swear by it and some swear agianst it. I run the stock one in mine for now.....but when I change the clutch next time Ill probably change it out. Seems like good insurance.

    Also I was told to set your idle at 1300 rpms or higher. Plus dont let your car sit and idle for to long. Both are because the lack of oiling at lower rpms will kill the lower end bearings.
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    I have the oil pump gear in mine and I still get very low oil pressure at an idle when I get the motor hot. I never tried the stock gear so I can't compare. I have a plate style oil cooler and just added a small Spal fan with a sensor that kicks on the fan at 185* a couple of weeks ago just because of this problem. It actually helped out quite a bit. Still low but definetly better.

    I also keep the motor very cool (coolant wise), it is usually around 180-185.
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    Quote Originally Posted by busasandrail View Post

    Also I was told to set your idle at 1300 rpms or higher. Plus dont let your car sit and idle for to long. Both are because the lack of oiling at lower rpms will kill the lower end bearings.
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