All Small Six Deeper Oil Pan Options Poll - Moroso

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POLL: Which type of pan solution would you be interested in:


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1966Mustang

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One of the goals of the https://fordsix.com/threads/the-ideal-200-built-by-committee.81835/ thread is to identify parts that are 'needed', but not generally available and try to get them made for us. So, in looking to find a replacement for the High Energy oil pans that Classic Inlines used to import from AU, I spoke with Moroso about possible pan options. Their advice on HV oil pumps was to contact Melling (which I will).

There question to me was what the market demand was and if we could get some idea of the demand.

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High Energy Wet Sump Pan
So, here's a poll - let me know what you'd like to see. You can select all options if you want. A wet sump fabricated or modified stock style would come with an appropriate pickup tube. Dry sump would need more fleshing out as far as other parts required - tanks, pumps, etc.

For a modified stock pan - a good supplier of uncoated cores would be needed. Fabricated means Moroso would make the whole pan and have more control over the quality.
 

wsa111

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Here is one using a stock pan that i fabricated.
It has an oil scraper & louvers.
Plus it prevents the oil from leaving the pickup dry under acceleration & quick stopping.
 

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wsa111

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Yes sir. All those mods might give you 3-5 HP gain.
Plus control the oil in the sump.
A stock pan is like a bath tub.
 

chad

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yeah, I'd say the pan is less important (I made a 170/250 but for a spec swap-in) and #1. an easy to place windage tray & scrapers might B nice? Specality might come #2 like my bronk or for the fox bodied rigs (double sump w/steer link.)? but these are so low number - its Y we custom...
 

wsa111

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yeah, I'd say the pan is less important (I made a 170/250 but for a spec swap-in) and #1. an easy to place windage tray & scrapers might B nice? Specality might come #2 like my bronk or for the fox bodied rigs (double sump w/steer link.)? but these are so low number - its Y we custom...
Chad, every several HP gains add up.
 

1966Mustang

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I am looking into a windage tray 'kit' - easier, cheaper and I could do that pretty immediately.
 

chad

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"...Chad, every several HP gains add up."
agreed, the race is won by innumerable increments in each and every sub-system w/the auto. Tons of tiny ticks totaled on the tally~
 

1966Mustang

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Any benefit over the 'diamond mesh' style vs louvered? Also, do they need to be louvered or would slotted/holes work?
 

1966Mustang

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I contacted crank-scrapers.com and some background from @DannyG - apparently, they have a block and pan to do one for the 200's. Would like to see that produced, and this info helps.
 

chad

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"...they have a block and pan to do one..."
yeah but needs to B quite inexpensive to by-pass DIY
I do not have the 200 but would more like to see their windage tray
(than these).
 

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I am willing to get something produced if we get an answer. I am in the process of getting a good supply of unpainted reproduction pans. Not cheap. I’ve talked to another well-known pan supplier and they were willing to work with me if I had unpainted pans so they could put on their famous gold anodized finish.
Maybe I wasn’t the only one that saw an episode of Engine Masters called “Pantastic”
 

65coupei6

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These are good for all out race and the built by committee build.

A good question to ask is what would a person pay for a pan? You will get some hp gain as shown in the episode.

@chad makes a good point.
 

chad

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may B I've 4gotten the set up (good ta restate every once'na while). We wanna 'top shelf' but still ''affordable"? There are so v e r y many individual choices. Where do we make them (ie how often, what trade offs, what budget, etc)? May B I'm wrong?
EDIT:
o0OP, thought a I was over at the "performance build by committee" thread. That's a "no holds barred" 10/12K$, 400 hp model.
 
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