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Yes, Dragon posted up an article in the Tech archives, its under Triumph and BSA Oil lines... I think Healey wrote it.

I searched around on ebay and craigslist for a while looking for the grooved spindles(72, 73?) with no luck so just ran the standard spindles but rearranged the washers like mentioned in the article.

So far, the rockers seem to be getting plenty of oil. I just put my finger over the return hole on startup and that gives'em a good supply right off the hop.

Are you saying you are getting no oil in the clear line, or oil is going through the line but not out the rocker shafts?
Thats a good point because if it isnt going through the clear line you have a restriction problem to the return that has to be dealt with first before the shafts.
 

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The oil isn't making it to the rockers. It finds level with the oil tank level and stops. I was worried the restriction in the oil tank wasn't enough, so I plumbed in a ghetto restriction to test it. Didn't work. If I pull the line off the rockers it starts feeding fine. When I take the inspection caps off it doesn't make a difference so it doesn't seem to be a pressure issue. I seems to just be blocked.

Tonight I'm going to tear the rockers apart an make sure everything is clear, but if I can do something easy to help cool my motor I'm interested.
You definitely have the wrong restriction bro. You should have plenty of pressure from your pump. Mine idles at 35-40 PSI with very little going up top. It runs about 65-80 PSI at about 3000 RPM. You need about 3/16 of restriction AFTER the "T" to the top end. In other words between the "T" and the tank. This forces the oil to take the path to the top because of restriction. Something is NOT right with it leveling off at tank level. That tells me that it is free flowing and returning with little to no restriction into the tank. Have you physically checked your oil pressure? What reading do you get? Idle / 2000-3000 RPM's.
 

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I don't believe it's the restriction, because when I made my own restriction it didn't start working. I'll check the oil pump. It might not be giving me enough pressure. It's a Morgo plunger, so, it should be. I'm getting oil tank feed it's just not going up the line to the rockers.

I think the clear line is 1/4 I.D. Should that make a big difference?

How do you measure your oil pressure?
At the front bottom of your timing cover you'll see a sender for oil pressure light. You unscrew that and screw in your oil pressure gauge. Be careful not to over tighten the gauge and crack the aluminum. Check the reading but honestly .... If you have good oil "return" NOT FEED to the tank it can only be like two things causing it to NOT go up to the rockers. Obstruction in the "T" or hose, or lack of enough back pressure, IE restriction. My vote is the latter. Start pulling hoses off and blowing some air through them.
 
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