[T3] 73 T-3 oil temp?

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Wed Sep 22 06:09:06 PDT 2021

On 21 Sep 2021 at 19:11, William Jahn wrote:

> Since I rebuilt this engine in 1997, 24 years ago.  would it be worth
> removing both relief valves just to see if they are still moving free? I
> read if you change the oil regular they should be fine and I have. 

They are almost certainly fine. I've never seen one that was stuck, but I've 
only worked on hundreds of cars, not thousands. Keep in mind that if you 
have a stuck piston, it is most likely stuck in the upper position which would 
produce higher oil pressure, not lower.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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