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This is a discussion on oil pump within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; what is the difference between the stock oil pump in an ls1 and a stock oil pump in an ls6?...

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    what is the difference between the stock oil pump in an ls1 and a stock oil pump in an ls6?

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    Quote Originally Posted by emotionalpiracy View Post
    what is the difference between the stock oil pump in an ls1 and a stock oil pump in an ls6?
    dont quote me on it, but i think the ls6 is geared, or tighter tolerances than the ls1.
    if your running an older ls1 pump, the biggest thing you want to replace if you start to lose oil pressure is the "O" ring seal

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    Not sure but when I changed them out, I got an aditional 20 PSI of oil pressure. WOO HOO!!
    2000 SS Camaro Heads, Large cam, Fast 90, 9"w/430's and locker, yada yada yada... you get the picture

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jays00ss View Post
    Not sure but when I changed them out, I got an aditional 20 PSI of oil pressure. WOO HOO!!
    thats what counts lol

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