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Old 06-29-2010, 07:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It would be nice to run an electric oil pump prior to starting to ensure everything is well oiled. You'd eliminate start up engine wear. I don't see any benefits to running it after the engine is off unless you have a turbocharger. Ideally you'd also be able to monitor oil pressure and vary it based on engine load to save a bit of power.
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