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Oil Pump Cavitation

This is a discussion on Oil Pump Cavitation within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Has anyone experenced a problem with the LS6 oil pump cavitating when running above 8000 RPM. I have a drag ...

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    Oil Pump Cavitation

    Has anyone experenced a problem with the LS6 oil pump cavitating when running above 8000 RPM. I have a drag race only combination with a solid roller cam and would like to run up to 9000 RPM. I am getting ready to dyno the engine and am looking for any information I can find before I destroy any parts.

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    i really don't know anyone turning 8000 rpms in a LSx motor.
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    Does Anyone have any experence with the new Melling Oil Pump?

    mrr23 I will take some Photos of the Super Stock LS1 and post them.

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