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tonybroad - n/a
3-Apr-06, 07:31 AM
I'm considering fitting a facet electric fuel pump - the cube shaped one

can i go to the carbs direct (suspect flooding) or through my SU float chamber

any experiences


Nick Long - n/a
3-Apr-06, 10:04 AM
Good little pumps. There are different versions, with different output pressures. The versions look the same and should cost the same.

If the carbs were intended to be run from a pump then any version MAY be suitable. If the carbs were designed for gravity feed then the lowest pressure pump MAY be suitable.

I think the lowest pressure pump is about 1.5 psi, which is similar to the lowest pressure that a variable regulator will go down to. 1.5 psi is about a 4' head, and if a needle valve can't handle that then its not trying.


dazling - n/a
3-Apr-06, 08:58 PM
hi ya tony , i,ve just fitted a solid state pump to my craft and had problems with it over filling the carbs so fitted a pressure regulator yesterday and its running fine now and no fuel spilt anywhere


team black - n/a
5-Apr-06, 08:22 AM
For many years I used the Facet pump with the adjustable regulator they do. To set it Iwound the reg open til the fuel poured out and then wound back til it stopped