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Istock66
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posted April 04, 2005 07:20 PM           send a private message to speedy2   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
Has anyone else ran one of these new race pumps??

I put one on a motor and when I primed it with a half inch drill before its initial fire up. It felt like no other pump Ive primed. It wasnt smooth spinning at all like you would expect from a better pump??

stockcar5
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posted April 05, 2005 10:55 AM  
the differance might be that this pump has a cover that machined so the shafts of the gears go INTO the cover. so the gears are supported on both sides. i have one and it runs great so far. nice constant oil pressure. i've got about 65-70psi warm at race rpm (5-7k)

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