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Electric fuel pump review

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Rod and Wheeler, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Sixguns
    Joined: Jan 31, 2007
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    edelbrock has what they call the "quiet flow", comes in two pressures. you should check them out. I Run one on my 36 after I ditched the Carter.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2011
  2. vert1940
    Joined: Aug 10, 2006
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    i run the holley red pump...mainly because the block has no provision for a mechanical pump....found out by accident that if you add seafoam to a tank of gas it makes the red pump quiet as hell....for a while
     
  3. mosimpson
    Joined: May 29, 2006
    Posts: 271

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    Don -
    Do you plumb the Jeggs pump inline with the mechanical pump, or do you install a bypass line so the mechanical pump doesn't have to pull through the electrical pump?
     
  4. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
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    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    On a AFB,I can't get floats to seal if anything over 5.5 psi.
     
  5. Grumbler
    Joined: Mar 2, 2009
    Posts: 358

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    I bought a Holley 12-125 geroter style pump and like it. I had an Aeromotive vane style and the racket was a non starter with me. The Holley has a quiet mum mum mum sound and doesn't require a regulator for carb applications

    http://www.holley.com/12-125.asp
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2011
  6. I am running a Holley blue on my gasser,works real good but as everyone has said it is loud as hell at idle I can hear it over the pipes.
     
  7. George G
    Joined: Jun 28, 2005
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    Same here. Not impressed with it.
     
  8. lostforawhile
    Joined: Mar 23, 2008
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    don't forget the Facet pumps, they are inline pumps and have been around forever, many of them will also dry lift fuel 24 inches out of a top outlet tank.
     
  9. fordor41
    Joined: Jul 2, 2008
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    I use a $30 universal pump from Advance auto. Puts out 8 PSI, regulate it down to about 3-3.5 PSI. Can't hear it run, they last for years. I used the same pump for about 8 yrs and was getting a bit noisy, told the counter guy I was taking a trip and he said bring it in & I'll give you a new one. Probably been 7-8 yrs on that one.
     

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