"Hello Otto, the hoses lead to a catch tank, this was FIA rule as i raced the car in the 80`s.
The engine has DCOE 50 Webers and external water pipes and lots of other modifications.
It is still in use for road and club races.
"Yes the original pump has a poor output, on Highway don`t rev over 3500 pm.
The car was used in over 50 race events in the 80´s and the engine is still perfect.
The oil pump supports the double volume, cold 140 psi, extremely hot 60 psi.
"WOW Andreas, you went the whole nine yards on this engine, very nice work. I see 3 vent hoses dumping into a box by the frame. Is that being recycled into the engine or just dumped to the ground. Like your garage set-up, nice to have room for a lift."
"Is there a problem with these engines and oiling when driven hard, or is this done for some sort of extra protection, etc? We are currently rebuilding our 140 and I was just going to put a new factory style oil pump in it and while I…"
Dear friend, ref. to the attached picture (taken from Urs Schmidt's new book): shown are the two types of XK120 OTS side windows: in the top the early type (used till mid '51), the differences are highlighted by the shadow frames. I'm looking for someone that has "early type" side windows, and could send me a tracing on paper of the frame, to allow me to reproduce it correctly.