Originally Posted by Ilikeabikea
I was ferrying an airplane from Andrews TX to Guymon OK. It had a 215 cu. in. Buick v8. I lost oil pressure and landed in Pampa. Pulled the oil pan off and the oil pickup tube was laying in the bottom of the oil pan...
Exactly why I never flew Buick powered aircraft...
We always brazed the pickup tube in on race car engines for that reason.