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Old 18th September 2018
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an oil pressure light or pressure gauge would have warned you of no feed pressure.did you not have either of these?
Negative. I need to get one right off the oil pump would be nice
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Don't bother with a gauge, the factory oil light switch works great.

If you don't have the original headlight & visor, you can put the indicator light in the headlight housing.
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Don't bother with a gauge, the factory oil light switch works great.

If you don't have the original headlight & visor, you can put the indicator light in the headlight housing.
Gonna have to get creative got three buttons drilled out in my visor already. LOL
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