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Greetings all, trying to figure out what the cause would be for getting the low oil pressure light during hard launches on my 95 SS. If I launch the car hard after about 3 Seconds the low oil pressure light will come on and the fuel pump will kick off for a Split Second. car is not physically low on oil so just trying to figure out where I should start troubleshooting. Could fuel pump be going, screen clogged, oil passage clogged???

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Verify actual oil pressure with a mechanical gauge.

If it is really low, drop the pan and take a look for the cause.
Starving an engine under heavy load is a recipe for a rebuild(or worse).
 

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Sounds like oil pump pick-up tube has fallen off.
although when it happened to me, pressure would only drop on hard braking.
Drop pan and check as Baby suggested.

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Assuming your OP gauge is accurate....as noted the pick up from oil pump may have come out.

Those snorkel USB cams come in VERY handy for going through oil plug drain hole to take a peek in oil pan vs dropping pan to take a look
 
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