Is is possible to install 2 dry sump oil systems on V8's?

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  1. oversteer

    oversteer New Member

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    If yes, how will that setup work? Also what are the main advantages and disadvantages?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    V8's usually have 2 heads. Not 2 blocks
     
  3. be11

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    Why would u want 2?
     
  4. oversteer

    oversteer New Member

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    No buddy, just wondering if V8's could become oil thirsty when they are side ways
     
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    Any engine can, V8 or not, but why two dry sump systems? Don't matter if it's 1 or 100000, if it does the job it does the job.
     
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    Ive fitted a couple of systems on of all things V8 mgb race cars , with single systems on large bore Rover V8's.
    Never even come across a twin system.....why ?

    There are a good few companies that supply the systems and will design one to your need if you can't. Why not call one ?
     
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    Rossc0 Diesel Skidder

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    Dafuq is going on in here? I see no advantage to it working, even if you wanted one, and even if it did make any sense at all
     
  8. -sideslide-

    -sideslide- "ent it"

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    I dont see how a twin system would work or at least that well. I think you will be fine with one dry some op.
     
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    Could you explain a bit more on your thinking behind this mate, and maybe somebody could give you a more detailed technical response as to why it would/wouldn't be needed. I can't find anyone anywhere who's running a twin dry sump setup in Motorsport though, so I suspect it isn't necessary.

    Maybe an increase in dry sump system capacity would suffice (if even required) rather than going down the twin setup route?
     
  10. Bronzer

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    What do you mean by twin system? Two pumps? Most dry sump pumps are modular? If you want more oil pick up points i the sump you just change the sump pan and add another gear unit on the oil pump, but it still runs off the same pulley.
     
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    I should have thought more about my question since its quite ridiculous! I apologize and thank you at the same time.
     
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