One of the shortcomings of the flathead Ford V8 is the oiling system and this high volume oil pump is an excellent upgrade, The longer gears on our high volume oil pump give it 25 percent greater flow ensuring that your high performance flathead is well lubricated, Fits 1932 to 1953 Ford and Mercury flathead V8 engines, This pump is approximately 1-1/4 deeper than a stock oil pump which will likely require modification of the oil pan to accept this additional depth, If used on a 1948 or older block you will also need our pick-up tube 91016259. Speedway Flathead Ford Oil Pump, High Volume. One of the most critical components of any engine is its oiling system, and that's where this high-volume oil pump comes in. With longer gears than a standard oil pump, this high-volume pump is able to provide 25% greater oil flow. This is a crucial benefit for high-performance flathead V8 engines, which require a lot of lubrication to prevent damage from the intense stresses and high temperatures they generate.
Of course, as with any aftermarket engine part, it's important to ensure that the pump you choose is compatible with your specific engine. However, it's important to note that the HV pump may require modifications to your oil pan. These modifications are necessary to ensure proper clearance for the longer gears in the pump. Be sure to review the information provided in the Notes tab for details on any required modifications.Despite the potential need for modifications, this high-volume oil pump is an excellent choice for anyone looking to improve the oiling system of their vintage flathead V8 engine. It's a simple and effective way to ensure that your engine gets the lubrication it needs to perform at its best. So why take chances with your engine's oiling system? Invest in a high-volume oil pump and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your engine is getting the care it deserves. The HV pump is approx. 1-1/4 deeper than an OEM'49-'53 oil pump. The bottom of the pan will most likely require modification to accept this additional depth. Pump measures 5-1/2 from mount surface to bottom of the pump. Definitely the piece and price to get!! By on May 16, 2019. Fantastic for v8-v12 flathead ford. Yes, I recommend this product. I bought this because of reputation. By chris on August 14, 2018. It is difficult to evaluate this product until it has been in use for a reasonable period of time. By Paul r on March 01, 2016. By tlq8 on June 30, 2014. Great product, helps keep oil pressure up at low rpm. Related Items / Suggested Parts.
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