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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0-litre racing engine is based on the road version but has dry-sump lubrication and is attached to a six-speed sequential gearbox.
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.
The engine internals are all Honda OEM, with competition modifications including a custom aluminum oil pan designed for dry-sump lubrication, a three-stage oil pump, competition alternator, intake manifold and custom air inlet system.
It features a dry-sump lubrication system that lowers the centre of gravity by eliminating the conventional oil pan, lightweight forged pistons and a patented Nanoslide coating on the cylinder walls that reduces friction losses.
0-liter biturbo V-8 engine with direct injection, multispark ignition and dry-sump lubrication, among several other cutting-edge engineering enhancements, the new sports car sprints from 0-60 in 3.
The V8 engine is hand-built and features components fashioned from advanced lightweight titanium and a dry-sump lubrication system.
The V8 engine is hand-built and features titanium components and a dry-sump lubrication system.
The new High Speed Amphibian's BMW four-cylinder, water-cooled engine is considered the lightest powerplant in its segment and features electronic fuel injection, a double-overhead camshaft and dry-sump lubrication.
0-litre MZR inline-four engine that uses a dry-sump lubrication system, coupled with a six-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shift.
The second generation of BMW Motorrad's inline water-cooled motorcycle engine, the K 1300 is considered the lightest power plant in its segment and features electronic fuel injection, a double-overhead camshaft and dry-sump lubrication.
rpm: 8200 rpm Oil system: dry-sump lubrication, oil cooler Intake system: ram air with individual throttles Exhaust system: Hedman Hustler Hedders equal length primary, 5-into-1 with x-pipe, rear center exit Engine management: Motec DRIVETRAIN Gearbox: Hollinger sequential 6-speed dog engagement sensor controlled no-lift shift, single-mass flywheel with triple-disk clutch Differential: Adjustable clutch type LSD Adjustable gear ratios and final drive ratio BODYWORK Aluminum body Adjustable Carbon fiber multi-element rear wing Carbon fiber hood, trunk lid, bumpers & fenders CHASSIS AND SAFETY Integrated tubular space frame (FIA Art.
475 lb-ft of torque with 11:1 compression, dry-sump lubrication, CNC-ported heads, six-bolt main bearing caps, titanium con-rods and forged-steel crank, Tremec six-speed manual transmission, composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium chassis bits, 12-inch-wide rear tires and just 3130 pounds at the curb -- for roughly $65,000," says Neff.