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I think your oil pressure at idle is fine. A good rule of thumb is 10psi per 1000 rpm. Your oil will also make a little difference. I lost about 5psi cold going from 10W40 conventional to 10W30 synthetic, but I think the change is attributable to the synthetics better performance at low temps.
 

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hmmm...thanks guys.... maybe i just had my panties in a bunch a little bit ...i didnt even know that for every 1000 rpm you only need 10Psi, a few ppl i had spoken to before said i needed more. thanks again guys.. one LESS thing to sh*t a brick over. * WHEW* , il go have another beer now..
 
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