We're seeing more myths dispelled every month. For years, we've always wanted high-volume (HV) pumps feeding oil to our performance street engines, but we're hearing more and more that standard factory-type pumps are just fine for the street, and the smaller-height gears require less power to turn. There's some power in that, but it depends on your engine design, too. We know Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles need extra flow, but Mopars are happy with factory parts. Lazzeri says: "The oiling system is pretty basic: a steel Moroso 7-quart pan and pickup, fitted with a Milodon windage tray. The pump is a Melling standard-volume design."