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No oil pressure

I've got a 1980 tahiti jet boat with a ford 460 in it. I had to pull the distributor out of it to add a valve to the the intake manifold to run another water line to my water cooled headers. I put the distributor back in and fired it up and she ran like a champ. My problem is that I now have no oil pressure and I had plenty of pressure before I took out the distributor. I know that it might have something to do with the oil pump shaft that goes in the bottom of my distributor and into my oil pump. Can anybody PLEASE help??

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  • amiracle1414 Jul 01, 2009

    Thank you so much for your help!! I recovered the oil pump shaft with a telescoping magnetic pen and it didnt have a clip on it. Can I replace it without having to pull my motor. Can I just put the clip on the shaft and replace everything from the distributor hole??

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You lost the sealve the connects the distributor shaft tot he oil pump shaft or don't have it seated all the way.

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