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What causes oil pressure problems?

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on Mar 7, 2018 12:18:42 PM

There are a number different direct and indirect causes for oil pressure problems. Everything from incorrect set up to incorrect installation can create an oil pressure issue.  There are even situations that can cause oil pressure drops despite the correct parts selection and flawless execution.  In these cases a Dry sump system or even an Oil Accumulator such as the Accusump can prevent catastrophic engine failure.

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Topics: Engine Maintenance, Engine Oil System Technology, Oil Pans

How to Change your Oil with an Accusump

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on Aug 11, 2017 4:31:19 PM

Changing your oil is a job that every gear head can do easily.  However, adding an Accusump to the car can make this engine maintenance task a bit more complicated.  There are a few extra steps required to be sure your Accusump is operating properly and getting its share of fresh oil.

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Topics: Engine Maintenance, Reducing Engine Wear, Engine Oil System Technology, How to Guides

Accusump Install - Do & Do Nots

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on May 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As with installing anything the Accusump has a list of Do and Do Nots when installing.  These unfortunately are common mistakes we see despite warnings in our full product installation guide. To save you the time we have listed a few of the common mistakes we see along with the correct way.

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Topics: Engine Maintenance, Reviews & Comparisons, Engine Cooling Technology, Engine Oil System Technology, Accusump

4 Pieces Needed to Install an Accusump Correctly

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on May 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM

The Accusump is an important part of many oiling systems across the world. The Accusump can be an intimidating installation. To help simplify the process of selecting parts we have put together a quick list of the 4 pieces you will need to properly install the Accusump in your oiling system. 

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Topics: Engine Maintenance, Reducing Engine Wear, Engine Oil System Technology, How to Guides, Accusump

Accusump Basics

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on May 5, 2017 4:42:53 PM

The Accusump has been around for over 30 years. Since it was created the Accusump has saved countless engines, spared thousands of bank accounts and allowed racers to continue racing instead of needing costly engine rebuilds in the middle of racing season.  

The Accusump is a piston style Accumulator. To really understand what that means we need to break that down into two parts. Part one, what an Accumulator is, and part two, the benefits of the piston design.

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Topics: Engine Maintenance, Reducing Engine Wear, Product Tech, Engine Oil System Technology, Accusump

Engine Maintenance Is A Pain

Posted by Jeff Behuniak on Nov 29, 2016 3:12:44 PM
It is common knowledge that engine maintenance is a necessary part of an engine. Maintenance costs money, time and can often lead to costly downtime.  Proper engine maintenance however can prevent premature wear and also improve efficiency over the life of an engine.  With modern technology it is common for standard automotive engines to last well into the 200k mile range and beyond.  A quick browse through the cheap cars listed on craigslist will confirm this.  There are many different things that can affect maintenance intervals for an engine.  The most obvious of those being how the engine is being used.  The three most common applications for engines are Standard Automotive, Marine, & Industrial Use.
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Topics: Engine Maintenance

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