Re: [DML] Re: Questions on DMC #3416 answered..sort of
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Re: [DML] Re: Questions on DMC #3416 answered..sort of

Sorry, yes you are absolutely right. There are three versions of oil 
pumps, two depths and two teeth patterns. I discovered it the other way 
around, trying to mount a late pump into an early block.

What I meant was that you can make a 3 litre engine look exactly like a 
DeLorean engine. The journals are all the same size etc etc.


wingd2@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Martin,
> Try putting a 2.8 oil pump into a 3.0 block and let me know what 
> happens. Everything inside these engines is NOT interchangeable. Just 
> because it will bolt into place does not mean it will work correctly. 
> The pumps happen to be a few thousandths difference in depth. Enough 
> so that the 2.8 pump will not build any oil pressure in the 3.0 block. 
> And you can only guess at how I discovered this one out :-(
> Marty

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