R3 oil usage query

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R3 oil usage query

Post by V8 Power » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:17 pm

As the R3 has three oil injectors per rota compared with two for the S1 does this mean it consumes more oil as potentially 50% more flow?
Or is the same amount of oil used but spread between three injectors instead of two?
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Re: R3 oil usage query

Post by Ainmhidh » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:46 pm

Don't have a basis for comparison, but I'd say my R3 maybe needs 500ml after 8-10 full fills (if that). Or about that much after 20 minutes of hard driving round Mallory...
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Re: R3 oil usage query

Post by delta0 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:42 pm

The OMP rates are different. I don’t have them to hand to compare but I believe the R3 injected less as the coverage was more even in the engine.
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Re: R3 oil usage query

Post by warpc0il » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:01 pm

The whole OMP system is different, with separate pumps for the centre and side oil nozzles, plus a pressure sensor providing feedback to the PCM.

The related PCM control programming is more complex than the S1, making more emphasis on engine load and less on engine revs.

This means that oil consumption may be less, or could be more, depending how you drive.
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Re: R3 oil usage query

Post by AndyBrad » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:56 am

500ml per 500 miles for me

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Re: R3 oil usage query

Post by V8 Power » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:11 am

That is very interesting Dave re the different set up. Thanks for the info.
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Ours is about the same 500ml per 500 miles
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