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      12-19-2012, 01:45 AM   #97
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Originally Posted by dvpouldar26 View Post
In addition to lower center of mass due to a lower engine, there are a few other advantages of a dry sump. Dry sump systems give you the ability to adjust oil pressure, and are easier to add more oil coolers. The primary performance advantage is because of a decrease in windage losses. Basically, without as much oil in the oil pan, the rotating assembly is not sitting in a pool of oil and spin more freely. Also, a dry sump system creates extra crankcase vacuum which increases ring seal.

A dry sump system will cost a lot on these motors and unless you're building a dedicated high-dollar track car, i'm not sure if the investment is worth it. Here's the kit from Turner:
without different motor mount set up how would dry sump help lower the engine mass? main advantage is just the windage as mentioned.

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