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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Piledriver » Sat May 25, 2013 4:58 pm

Very nice setup and article!

That should have a sticky all its own.
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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by tencentlife » Mon May 27, 2013 9:21 am

Well it was already a sticky so it seemed the right place. Thanks Greg!

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by tencentlife » Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:40 am

Ran a batch so got some more pics:

The 1/16" slitting saw at work:
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A 2.5" or 3" diameter saw is needed to get in under the flange ears (it depends on the diameter of your saw hub):
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#37 o-rings in the finished 1/16" barrel grooves:
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#145 o-ring in the 1/8" face groove:
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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by fastback » Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:53 am

nice.

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by 68turbofastback » Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:01 pm

I run a cover with the inlet and outlet on it to eliminate the case sealing problems and use a autocraft suction plate.

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Wilbur » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:44 am

Where can I buy one of these works of art?

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by perrib » Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Last time I tried to get a GB cast iron cover they were out of stock and bought an Empi one it worked. As for pumps all my Melling pumps seem to get sloppy where the gear goes through the housing, it does not seem to change the oil pressure. One thing with the Melling pumps I always use the GB bypass cover as they have a tendency to make excessive amounts of oil pressure cold and hot. Lighter weight oils will compensate for that a bit. I have doubled o ringed the last three GB pump I bought. I think Low Bugget sells a double o-ringed stock Shadeck pump.

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by perrib » Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:20 pm

Sorry I did not realize this was such an old post. I'm going to pick up some -038 orings 2 and 5/8 id and 1/6 diameter, these appear to be the correct size for the GB oil pumps.

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Corysvdub » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:53 pm

Very nice, now that's another way to cut the groove :D
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Post by Tony Z » Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:17 pm

farmer wrote:speaking of such.
I have just installed an anodised aluminum pumpcover from a known vendor/manufacturer, on a hefty engine. At the end of the season we will take it apart again and see how it holds up. - The claim is that since its anodised, it will not wear, or at least very slow. - Time will tell.
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Did you ever get around to checking the wear on your anodized cover?

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Piledriver » Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:14 am

68turbofastback wrote:I run a cover with the inlet and outlet on it to eliminate the case sealing problems and use a autocraft suction plate.
Where from? (The cover, and in steel/iron?)
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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by 66brm » Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:25 am

He may be talking about the auto craft wet sump pump

http://www.autocraftengines.com/oil_control.html

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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Paul H » Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:09 pm

Steel pump cover with O ring seal
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Not using the gasket gives instant blueprint job but won't work with Berg pumps which have been skimmed and rely on the gasket to give clearance
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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Piledriver » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:47 pm

Nice, Paul.

But... just tried to buy one, you might want to look at your shipping options, $77 shipping is a bit steep so I bailed.
Are you sure the Queens Post doesn't have a small flat rate box that would work?
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Re: of oil pumps and aluminum

Post by Paul H » Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:33 am

Sorry Mate I just can't get those international shipping rates sorted
The cheapest I can send anything by UPS to the states is $43 and thats for up to about 10lbs
So probably same price to ship ten as it is to ship one
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