Oil flow path

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Oil flow path

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I am interested in the oil flow path of the 330 engine, I don't remember seeing a diagram but is there a description somewhere? Or can someone please describe it?

From the sump, I think it goes like this;

Pick up screen, oil pump, oil filters, pressure relief valve, bearings/crankshaft/cams, oil cooler, then to the pressure switch, then???

I understand it is probably not entirely linear but I would like to understand the basic path through the main components.

Any insight would be appreciated.
Tom in SoCal.
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Tom, here is one from the Merritt book for the inside plug motor. The difference is that your full flow filter is an external cartridge. Here the filter is a strainer inside the timing case. Hope this helps.

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Thank you John! What would I do without you guys?

I don't have that Merritt book, Is it primarily for the 250?

Thanks again!
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The Merritt book is where Dick reprinted 6 early owner's manuals. This page is from one with an inside plug 250 engine.
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Tom, nice car, great picture!
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