Post Tagged with: "oil pump tech"

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Oil Pump Primer Tech: Starting Up Your New Engine the Right Way

The need to prime a fresh engine before initial start-up isn’t a big secret. It’s also a good idea to prime the oil pump before it is installed. Experts concur. […]

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A Closer Look at Melling’s New Shark Tooth Oil Pumps

The spur gear wet sump oil pump has been around for a long time. A very long time. It works pretty well, and there have been improvements over the years. […]


Mailbag: Ford 302 Oil Pump Driveshaft & Distributor Alignment Tips

Q: After rebuilding a 302 Ford EFI engine, I am having an issue getting my distributor to seat down all the way in the engine block. It’s about ¼-inch short. […]


Mailbag: Do I Need a High-Volume or High-Pressure Oil Pump?

Q: Do I need a high-volume or high-pressure oil pump? … A: When buying an oil pump, you have a few options. The right pump for you depends on how […]

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Mailbag: High-Volume vs. Standard-Volume Oil Pump on Engine Rebuild

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re discussing high-volume vs. standard-volume oil pump use […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Use a Big Block Oil Pump on a Small Block Chevy?

A friend of mine suggested using a big-block oil pump on my small-block Chevy in order to get smoother flow and more volume with a stock volume pump? Will that […]