Tuesday Tech Question (11/26)
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Are there any specifications that the oil lines on my 2010 Ford Mustang Top Sportsman car must meet prior to competition?
Top Sportsman Tom
Top Sportsman Tom,
All flexible-pressure oil lines, excluding return lines and any line 30psi or lower in pressure, must pass a minimum 300psi test for 30 seconds with no indications of separation, weeping, leaking, etc. Competitors may test and tag their own lines. Label must indicate date, psi, and tester ID; label must be impervious to fuel and brake-clean. Lines must be tested and tagged within two years. All lines on superchargerd alcohol cars must be routed in such a way that they are not directly in line with cylinder head gaskets at the front, rear, or side of the cylinder heads.