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Re: 1952 oil pump
« Reply #30 on: 10.12. 2017 11:16 »
Cam and followers also get oil which drains from the rocker box down the pushrod tunnel.

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Re: 1952 oil pump
« Reply #31 on: 10.12. 2017 19:24 »
G'day Anji.
When hot at idle it will drop (20psi on my Cafe) but once over 2500rpm it's back up to 50psi.
The cam is sitting in a trough of oil so will be lubed at first rev. The bush's will be dribble fed by mist in a few seconds.
I think the oil feed to the cam is a throw back to the long stroke that didn't have the trough.
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