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Relocate The Fuel Pump To The Rear

charles durning   Silver Member USA — Posted on The Morris Minor Forum
Saturday April 2, 2016 7:52 PM

Isolators to reduce noise

Isolators to reduce noise

Mr Gasket 42S pump that failed

Mr Gasket 42S pump that failed

Bullet proof Facet pump with filter

Bullet proof Facet pump with filter

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Member Comments on Journal Entry: Relocate The Fuel Pump To The Rear   ↵
2016-04-17 20:26:04 # 33849
Comment by Glenn Keay
Hi i had much the same problem my had been fitted with a Facet pump . This was noisy and also these pumps were designed to push not lift, if you leave them in the original possie they will tend to cavitate and not draw. I did the same and fitted the pump to the rear but added an in line filter. These pumps come with a set of insulaters fitted. I also fitted a switch so that i can turn the pump off if i an working on the electrics , saves power.
2017-12-08 06:06:57 # 46776
Comment by Roger Webb
I've always found that the ticking was useful to tell you when your tank was finally empty!
2017-12-08 07:03:56 # 46777
Comment by charles durning
LOL the ticking indeed does that
2017-12-08 12:02:32 # 46779
Comment by Mike D
How about fitting a PRV and a return pipe so you get cool fuel at the carburettor Charles?
2017-12-08 12:13:09 # 46780
Comment by charles durning
I suppose you could
2017-12-08 12:52:34 # 46783
Comment by Mike D
You gonna give it a go andlet us know then Charles?
2017-12-08 14:41:34 # 46791
Comment by charles durning
Nope, Happy the way it is
2017-12-08 14:46:10 # 46792
Comment by Mike D
Have you ever measured the temperature of the petrol in the float chamber after the engine's been working?
2017-12-08 15:01:43 # 46794
Comment by charles durning
Nope, sounds like a project for you
2017-12-08 15:23:16 # 46795
Comment by Mike D
I measured it once.
2017-12-08 18:07:06 # 46798
Comment by Roger Webb
OK what was the temperature of the fuel in the carburettor after the engine was hot?
2017-12-09 02:15:59 # 46801
Comment by Mike D
So high it made me suspect a false reading.Stat top read around 85.We have an 88C stat.It was warm/hot to my hand, on a sunny 20C+ day, so probably between 40 and 45C.Infra red thermometer read nearly 60.
2017-12-09 05:50:14 # 46805
Comment by Roger Webb
Do you have a heat sheilas below the carburettor?
2017-12-09 07:05:15 # 46806
Comment by Mike D
I certainly do not have any hot Australian ladies of ill-repute near the carburetor Sir.What sort of chap do you take me for?No heat shield either.The valve body on the pump was also hotter than ambient.As was the inbound fuel pipe..

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