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what exactly is the purpose of this check ball?
does it close under low pressure and keep the oil in the lines from draining back into the crankcase during shutdown?
or does it truly act as an orifice in restricting the flow rate of oil thru the lines?
Seems like most people assume it is a restrictor for flow, but why use a ball valve and not just a simple orifice like on the cam tower fittings?
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