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will a wet sump oiling system provide adequate lubrication on any horsepower application or is there a limit. Is a dry sump just to gain horsepower or are there other gains.
 

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Lot's of people run an internal oil pump to at least 8500 rpm and the pumps seem to provide adequate lubrication (provided the rest of the oiling system has been prepped for the job as well).

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Wet sump limitations

Wet sump can be used up to a 4.75" stroke. Anything above that needs a dry sump system
 

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I feel that a wet sump system can work to some pretty high horsepower levels without problems. Noelke runs one on his monster truck, I don't like it but to be fair it's been ok.

The real secret to a wet sump system is to have a nice big oil pan that's baffled for good oil control. Not getting it over full on oil and having a proper pickup are all important factors.

I believe that the pump starts to get in the way when you go to more than a 4.750 stroke, no problem below that even with an aluminum rod, some pickups might need a little work however but no big deal.
 
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