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Online dxhall

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Oil pump prime
« on: November 04, 2017, 01:58:43 PM »
The newly-assembled Centauro motor isn't putting out any oil pressure.  Has anyone had to prime an oil pump on one of these motors?  I had it apart to change the belts and install a Joe Caruso pump.

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Re: Oil pump prime
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2017, 02:07:56 PM »
Yes, have to prime. Hey at least you won't have to prime it every time you want to ride. Good Luck w/it.
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Re: Oil pump prime
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2017, 02:09:21 PM »
Personally never had the problem but there was a thread on here recently about sometimes pumps needing to primed

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?topic=91317.0

That was not the problem on that thread but you can see its not unheard of especially with a brand new pump

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Re: Oil pump prime
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017, 02:14:46 PM »
I once put my oil pan gasket on upside down and got the result you're getting.
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Re: Oil pump prime
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017, 02:14:46 PM »


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