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 AMG V8 biturbo high-performance engine with dry sump lubrication benefits from an increase in output to 430 kW (585 hp) this is 15% more than in the Mercedes-AMG GT S.
Called the Mustang GT4, it's a ready-torace car that's based on the Mustang GT350R and is bristling with sexy parts such as a sequential racing gearbox, dry sump lubrication and an aerodynamics package.
Like a race car engine, it has dry sump lubrication - meaning that its characteristic sound is now even fuller, and a sport exhaust system can be installed as an option.
The dynamic handling owes much to the engine's low mounting position, which is achieved thanks to dry sump lubrication.
"The V6 engine employs a race-inspired compact valve train and dry sump lubrication system to help lower the centre of gravity.
The 4.0-litre V8 biturbo operates using dry sump lubrication to achieve optimum performance.
Lubrication: Dry sump lubrication Main shaft ratio: 40:76
The 300bhp-plus, six-cylinder, 3.9 litre, XK engine mirrors the original power units, with an aluminium block, "wide angle" aluminium cylinder head and dry sump lubrication.
With 286bhp on tap it used dry sump lubrication, a system originally developed for use in race cars as a way to prevent foaming of the engine oil by the crankshaft, which in turn would create a serious drop in oil pressure.
revs 9,400 rpm; four valve technology; dry sump lubrication; individual throttle butterflies; fuel injection.
"The 6.3-litre, V8 front-mid-engine develops 571hp peak output, 650Nm of torque and dry sump lubrication with a seven-speed double-declutch transmission in a transaxle configuration.