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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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5-liter racing engine uses the same design specifications as the production Acura NSX, including the block, heads, valve train, crankshaft, pistons and dry-sump lubrication system.
AvaSpire AV-651 CF30 (30% carbon-fiber reinforcement) polyaryletherketone (PAEK) for three injection molded sections of the external dry-sump modular oil pump housing.
It also features a track-ready dry-sump oil system, titanium connecting rods and other upgrades to handle the extra power.
0-litre twinturbo V8 that's a development of the engine used in the AMG GT sports car but with a conventional oil-inthe-sump lubrication system instead of the GT's dry-sump arrangement.
Other serious performance hardware include a dry-sump oiling system (which keeps the engine lubricated during neck-straining cornering maneuvers), an electronically controlled differential and magnetic ride-control suspension.
The Z51 package includes track-enhanced options such as a dry-sump oiling system, to improve the aerodynamics, and electronic limited-slip differential, for better handling while going fast.
The Continental GT3 is powered by a race-prepared and dry-sump version of Bentley's powerful but efficient 4.
8:1 Cylinder Arrangement V-8 Alternator (amp/watt) 105/1481 Controller PCM 09 Fuel System Sequential Fuel Injection Fuel Requirements 91 Octane Minimum (R+M)/2(98 RON) Global Calibration Transmission Mercury Racing Dry-Sump Hydraulic
Both engines are compact, comparatively lightweight and feature motorsport-derived dry-sump lubrication which allows for low positioning and therefore a lower centre of gravity.
Ferrari's thoroughbred dry-sump, flat-crank, 90-degree V8 also took the accolade in the Above 4-litre category for the second time.
The LS7 was co-developed with the Corvette Le Mans-winning GT1 engine and features lightweight titanium connecting rods and intake valves, as well as racing-inspired high-flow cylinder heads and a dry-sump oiling system.
Ferrari's dry-sump, flat-crank, 90-degree V8 sets a number of firsts for a naturally-aspirated engine of this displacement.