In the middle of a long, high-g corner the oil-pressure warning light suddenly emits a bright-red glow and the gauge sits at zero. You immediately lift off the throttle and hope this has not scored the bearings...
We took a look at how external vacuum pumps provided power gains by promoting piston ring sealing. In the case of Moroso, their dedicated external vacuum pumps provide engine builders another tool that helps with engine building and tuning.
This article, as the title implies will be focused on the assembly of the bottom-half of the engine. Without a solid foundation, even a well-designed structure will eventually collapse, and an engine is no different.
Moroso introduces a GM LS Drag Race 7-1/2" deep, Aluminum oil pan, Part No. 21158 for 2010-2015 Camaro and 2012-2015 C.O.P.O. Camaro.
GM's factory racecars fly under the legendary COPO nameplate, and come with a variety of powerplant options, all of which do the name proud.
The oil is the literal lifeblood of your engine, and the oil pump is its heart. Adequate lubrication is absolutely essential, and making sure we've got plenty of pressure and flow to all the right places is what makes engines live and last. When it comes to oil pumps, the best choice for your particular engine depends on several critical factors.