How to replace the multi-air brick safely

sportfan
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Re: How to replace the multi-air brick safely

Post by sportfan » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:22 pm

I ended up removing the oil psi sending unit and connecting a tank filled with pressured up oil to it. Then the motor fired right up. so the oil pumps aren't self priming and they can lose prime.

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Re: How to replace the multi-air brick safely

Post by texanbrit » Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:04 pm

Super glad you figured that out. Do you have any pictures of the setup, or how you attached it to the sending unit?

I was just reading that the pressure switch has a lock pack on the threads and you're not supposed to resinstall it. Mine has been reinstalled at least 4 times now.
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Re: How to replace the multi-air brick safely

Post by sportfan » Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:06 pm

Here is the tank I built.
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Re: How to replace the multi-air brick safely

Post by texanbrit » Sun Jul 31, 2022 3:28 pm

Hopefully going to be starting the Abarth after 2 years. Hoping I don’t need your tank ;)
2013 Abarth 500c (NGen Turbo'd) - Isabella
2012 500 Pop (broken, engine rebuild pending) - Popabella
2014 500L (Daily workhorse) - The Hulk

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