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Video: Tricks & Tools to Pressure Lube a Modern Engine

Recently, we ran an article on knowing the difference between oil pump primers. While the story focused on earlier V8s with distributor-driven oil pumps, we also touched briefly on modern […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Buyer’s Guide: Why You Need to Know the Difference Between Engine & Oil Pump Primer Designs

Despite sharing a name, not all oil pump primers are designed for the same job—certain oil pump primers are made to only prime the oil pump, while others can prime […]

Product Profiles

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. […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

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 […]

Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Quick Tech: High-Volume Oil Pumps and When You Might Need One

Most people know Jason Line for his on-track accomplishments. But Line and teammate Greg Anderson are hands-on gearheads. Both spend countless hours wrenching on their Pro Stock engines as well as their […]

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Video 101: Oil Pump Pressure vs. Flow

One of the biggest misconceptions about oil pumps centers around oil pressure. As this video from Melling explains, oil pumps don’t produce oil pressure. They flow a particular volume of […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: How to Set up an Oil Pump for High Performance Applications

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking oil pumps.   Q: I want to put a high volume oil […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

Oil Well: Choosing the Proper Pressure and Volume for Your Oil Pump

When picking an oil pump for an engine build, what do you select: standard replacement, high pressure, high volume, or both (high pressure and high volume)? That’s a question we […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Eliminating Excessive Oil Pressure Drop

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re clearing up concerns about oil pressure. M.W . • Ringgold, GA Q: I have a […]