dry sump


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dry sump

An engine lubrication system in which used oil is pumped out of the crankcase as fast as it collects and passed to a tank or a reservoir outside the engine.
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The V6 engine employs a race-inspired compact valve train and dry sump lubrication system to help lower the centre of gravity.
On the basis of process, the lubrication systems market has been segmented into dry sump lubrication and wet sump lubrication.
Mechanically, the engine is a 2000cc twin sparks, dry sump.
10 years later Pininfarina and its team designed the Quattroporte mark V, which is closely related to the Granturismo: balanced weight distribution, and a dry sump 4.
Portable Dental Equipment: rolling suitcase with dry sump compressor included.
And finally the 420 uses the same engine but has a dry sump system and other mods to boost power.
0-litre V8 biturbo operates using dry sump lubrication to achieve optimum performance.
The engine is a 689cc parallel with a dry sump and a single balance shaft.
8 engine has a special D-type cylinder head, gearbox and dry sump and is likely to be faster than the original car with state-of-the-art mods.
Lubrication: Dry sump lubrication Main shaft ratio: 40:76
9 litre, XK engine mirrors the original power units, with an aluminium block, "wide angle" aluminium cylinder head and dry sump lubrication.