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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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.
The 4.0-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 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.
It boasts competition-style dry-sump lubrication, titanium connecting rods and intake valves and specific block, front cover, off pan, exhaust manifolds and heads vs.
The model weighs 2,200lbs and is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-litre MZR inline-four engine that uses a dry-sump lubrication system, coupled with a six-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shift.