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Old 10-26-2012, 03:06 PM   #16
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I am planing on going to only about 350HP, and its going to be a daily driver.

As far as a manufacture installing one on production vehicles, there was a Mercedes that had one from the factory, and the only problem it had was that it used a oil cooler also and the average person was never able to get the temp up to the right temp.

not the most scientific site but a fairly well referenced site (operated by Discovery channel).

And of course a wiki site:

So on my tune just have the rev limiter set to 7,400 and go with the stock pump.

Is there aftermarket pick ups or oil pan combination that would decrease the likely hood of oil starvation to the pump during sustained hard lateral forces?

Or is the current design of the pick up, pan and oil capacity sufficient that the only way I will starve the oil pump (assuming proper oil levels) is when I roll the car?
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