external oil pump on hudson / railton 8 cyinder engine 1935


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hello everyone,
i have a very interesting job i need to do for a client,
he wants is to convert his 8 cylinder side valve railton engine to pressure oil from scoops.
i have had some toughts and will probably ho the external oilpump way, driven from the
front of the camshaft.
VW has some pumps, so does mini.
any previous threads here


The Grumpy Grease Monkey mechanical engineer.
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have you considered adapting an existing dry sump oil system?



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good idea, I have done some research and we might consider using a VW drysump pump
directly driven from the camshaft
thansk for the info I will try to keep you posted on the progress