FORD SYSTEM: Dry Sump Oil Pumps and Mechanical Fuel Pumps
4-Stage Oil Pump......3 suction and 1 pressure
HTD Dive Hub set-up on a ATI Balancer
Dry Sump oil pump mounting plate for Ford Modular
Engines, covers all 4.6L, 5.4L & 5.0L engines
Great new Billet Oil Pan...Cut from one 120 lb block of aluminum. This Oil pan not only
strengthens the lower portion of the block with its extra thick flange, it is less than 3" deep! Makes clearance
Great for Turbo
projects, has plenty of drain back fittings.
Just look at that material around the outside edge...a pan and engine griddle in one!
Specially designed Dry Sump
Systems from Aviaid are
engineered for use with Ford
4.6L, 5.0L & 5.4L “Modular”
are proven to supply
lubrication under the
severe conditions, along
superior scavenging. The
is the key to
are several options to
from, including Pump
size, “plumbing” specifications,
and type of Storage Tank and Accessories
We can supply you a Quality Dry Sump Oiling System to suit any need.
Below are the two most popular option for the Dry Sump Systems on the Modular Engines, the 3 and 4 stage systems. Our
Sump Pumps are among the best in the world, and used almost exclusively in racing formats like NASCAR, NHRA, NMRA, and many
other racing formats. Dry Sump Systems are not just for the race track anymore, many high performance street cars like
the new Chevy Corvette and Ford Mustang GT500 come factory ready with their own style of dry sump oiling systems. We
can solve your oiling problems, from pumps to hoses, just give us a call.…We also sell every replacement part, seal,
shaft and bearing these systems use. For additional engine systems or any questions, please call Pro Weld at
Mechanical Driven Fuel Pumps
When Maximum Performance is needed and versatility and reliability are
expected, there is only one way to go….With a Engine Driven Mechanical Fuel Pump.
Why play around
with multiple electric pump set-ups? The cost of pumps, mounts and fuel tank modifications don't add
up. Spend the same amount once and be done with your fuel delivery worries! 90% of all
power adder engine failures come from fuel starvation…..Electric pumps just cannot get the job done like a engine driven
We use Aeromotive Mechanical
Fuel Pumps, which come in two versions one supports up to 3600hp on gas and the other supports over 5000hp on gas!
Pump one flows 2600lb/Hr @ 60psi at 5000rpm, pump two does flows 4500lb/Hr at the same speed and pressure!!
While most electric fuel pump are measured in L/Hr, were talking Gal/Min….like 12 gallons @ 100psi every minute!!
Think about that for a minute….your lame 112L/hr pump is only supplying roughly 32 gallons an hour, and that
is limited to a maximum of 46psi.. At 12 Gal/Min, we can supply 720 gallon of fuel in 1 hour! And do it at 100psi….
Of-coarse you're not going to use that much fuel all the time…But high performance engines at full throttle
under race conditions use a lot of fuel, especially under huge loads of Boost Pressure and or Nitrous loads.
Why should you choose to go with a Dry Sump Oil Pump?
In the world of Modular Engines there are plenty of reasons to go
with the extra expense of installing a Dry Sump oil System:
1. Better Oil Control. Oil
control covers a large expanse, include but not limited to pressure, volume and recovery. The Oil Pump
pressure section on the Dry Sump pump is much bigger than the stock Ford Oil Pump, in both volume and pressure it could produce.
You have control over your Oil System requirements, and can change them to match the engine's needs.
Oil Pressure and Volume can be adversely effected by increasing your system needs. The addition
of an engine oil cooler, Turbo-Charger or two, long hose lengths or use of larger filters, can all leand to oil system overload.
A Dry Sump System will allow you to add any accessory you need without the worry of lower oil pressure or lower oil
Also under this same heading of Oil Control, would be
controlling the oil once used by the engine. The Dry Sump Oil Pump has several suction sections on the
pump that allow it to completely keep the oil pan void of engine oil at all times while running. The Dry
Sump Pump sucks the engine oil from the pan by way of baffles and wells cut into it along its side. Because
the suction section of the pump has both more capacity than the pressure section, and because there are 2-4 suction section
to the 1 pressure section, the oil is savaged from the pan at all times, keeping it empty.
2. Low Pressure Atmosphere.
Another great benefit of the spectacular scavenging done by the suction section of the Dry Sump Pumps Is Low Pressure
Zone or Vacuum, created inside the engine. This low pressure zone, not only helps pull oil from the top
of the engine, down to the oil pan, but it also helps make additional horsepower. You first made additional
HP from the fact that we got the oil quickly out of the oil pan and stopped it from turning up and against the crankshaft,
hindering its rotation, and that of the rods and pistons. Don't think fluid can have a dramatic effect
on moving parts, think about how a Torque Converter works and transfers fluid motion to mechanical motion, the effects are
the same in an engine! Next we make more HP by getting the excess oil out of the top of the engine, from
the valve train, and back to the pan so it doesn't over accumulate and do the same thing up there, slow down parts and
wipe into the air to cause breather problems. These are pretty much what most expect a Dry Sump System
to do, but they also do more. The low pressure zone or vacuum produced in the engine allow many part to
function better than they could at no vacuum. The Rings are one part in particular: They allow the top
and secondary rings to seal in the combustion pressure more effectively, and since that is there main function, they make
more power by doing a better job. The oil rings also do a better job of oil control, which makes the engine
more efficient and that helps make more power. All because the vacuum not only pulls the excess oil away
from the pistons and rings, the negative pressure zone helps the rings maintain and expand their tension on the cylinder walls.
The same low pressure, also has a positive effect on all seal and gaskets, helping them seal there areas better.
3. Better Oil.
Yes, the Dry Sump Oil System can help you keep your oil in better condition. The oil the suction
section pulls from the engine is very aerated. It has been pressurized and forced through offices, spun
at high speeds, sent flying in the air and heated to extreme conditions. The whole hydrodynamic principle
that allows the bearing to function in an engine, depend on oil not having air mixed with it. Air can expand
and contract, while oil cannot, this is how the bearing can live in there extreme environment without wearing out.
The Dry Sump System, removes that aerated oil, and pumps it to a reservoir, of holding tank. Inside
this take, are several layers of screens and valleys that force the oil returned to it, to travel down and around the screens.
This movement of oil, allows the air held inside, to escape, leaving only engine oil at the bottom of the tank.
The pressure section, pulls its supply oil from this lower tank section, which allows the engine to only see clean,
pressurized engine oil.
Using the Dry Sump pump, allow the use of a billet front thrust bearing set-up. To
use the front mounted thrust system, you have to remove the stock oil pump. By using the Dry Sump Pump,
this takes care of the problem, of no factory oil pump. The advantage of a front mounted thrust system
is better control of the crankshaft. The system locates the thrust, and helps keep the crankshaft from
deviating, especially when used with automatic transmissions and torque converters, that tend to balloon or expand under hard
use and push the crankshaft forward. This forward movement can kill the stock oil pump, wear bearings,
strain rods, and take out front seals. Maintaining proper crankshaft thrust or position, is always very
important. But becomes increasingly more important the harder you turn an engine or the more you work it.
5. Other Advantages.
Control of Pre-Heating, you can install a tank heater and pre-warm the engine oil prior to starting the engine.
This allows more uniform flow, and protects engine components from initial start up damage. Extra
Large Oil Capacity, the typical oil storage tank has a capacity of 3 gallons. This large capacity allows
the oil time to de-aerate, and assures constant supply. Ability to Pre-Prime, You have the ability to easily
remove the drive belt and using a battery drill, spin the oil pump to pre-lube the engine. This assures
all components has adequate lubrication, prior to being under load.
For Turbo-Charged or Super-Charged Engines
mentioned the additional pressure and volume the Dry Sump pump provides, but there are many additional advantages to running
a Dry Sump System with this set-up. Besides the oil feed, most systems are haunted by getting the oil back
to the oil supply. First off, if you run a high mounted super-charger, you can allow it to gravity feed
back to the oil pan. Your biggest challenge is tapping the pan, above the oil line. The Dry Sump pan comes
with many threaded outlets, plenty for even a twin turbo set-up. On low mounted systems, the oil drain
has to be pumped back to a oil pan, as gravity will no longer take care of it. With both high or low mounted
Turbos, you have the option to route the drain oil into a swirl pot or holding tank, and have one of the
suction lines pick up the oil and return it to the system. This keeps the hot drain oil out of the pan,
and keeps the aerated oil separated. Drain oil from a Turbo, that is spinning at 75,000 rpm or more, wipes
the oil into a butter like cream, hence the much larger drain line compared to the rather small oil supply line.
This is nothing but air having been wiped into the oil repeatedly. because the oil has so much air
in it, sump pumps have a very difficult time of pumping the return oil back to the pan, and add much un-needed complexity
and worry to the system. Which why most low mounted systems experience oi seal and turbo trouble.
Dry Sump Oil Pump rear section, modified for
3/8" hex drive
Aeromotive Fuel Pump Clamp mounted to rear of
Aeromotive mechanical Drive, Fuel Pump...capable
of making 3600hp on gas!
Side view of Dry Sump Pump and Aeromotive
Fuel Pump....Awesome Assembly!
Dry Sump Pump W/Fuel Pump attached to 4.6l
engine. Mounting location clears headers and manifolds, this is a tubocharged set-up.
Front view of Oil Pump mounting