Oil Pump

  • (noun): A pump that keeps a supply of oil on moving parts.

Some articles on oil pump, pumps, pump:

Oil Pump (internal Combustion Engine) - Pumps - Pump Drive
... For simplicity and reliability, mechanical pumps are used, driven by mechanical geartrains from the crankshaft ... Reducing pump speed is beneficial and so it is usual to drive the pump from the cam (if this is mounted in the cylinder block) or distributor shaft, which turns at half engine ... Placing the oil pump low-down uses a near-vertical drive shaft, driven by helical skew gears from the camshaft ...
Rb26dett - RB26DETT
... as the surface where the crankshaft meets the oil pump was machined too small, eventually leading to oil pump failure at high rpm ... Aftermarket performance parts makers also make oil pump extension drives to rectify this problem ...

Famous quotes containing the words pump and/or oil:

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