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Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: cochranrg ()
Date: May 17, 2019 08:16AM

I've been advised strongly to install an electric fuel pump in my '66 Corsa.

Is there a preferred pump to use, and how do most of you run the fuel lines?

TIA for any help, and thanks to Steve Goodman for taking time to talk to me about my car troubles.


Rob

1966 Corvair Corsa Convertible

Bennett, Colorado


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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: May 17, 2019 08:27AM

Small Facet pump is all you need.

Mounted right at the tank firewall.

Good picture from Nick's BaT ad.

You only need simple in and out.

Power when ignition switch on.

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: May 17, 2019 08:34AM

Lot and lots of thread about this topic.

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: cochranrg ()
Date: May 17, 2019 08:37AM

I did do a search, but perhaps didn't have the right keywords because nothing of real value showed up. Thanks for the info Phil.

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 17, 2019 08:39AM

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: 66vairman ()
Date: May 17, 2019 09:31AM

cochranrg Wrote:
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> I've been advised strongly to install an electric fuel pump in my '66 Corsa.
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> Is there a preferred pump to use, and how do most of you run the fuel lines?
>
> TIA for any help, and thanks to Steve Goodman for taking time to talk to me about my car troubles.

PM sent with info - Steve's a good guy.

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: JimBrandberg ()
Date: May 17, 2019 10:02AM

I use Airtex E8016S.
I wire them to come on with the ignition switch but also have an inertia switch in case of an accident and toggle switch to turn it off when desired, like when working on the ignition system or lights.
I use a 15/16 plug where the fuel pump was and swap the carburetor lines around to meet at the front of the engine, then fabricate a 5/16 line to go from the tee through the firewall to the stock rubber hose by the starter.
The convertible is a little more trouble mounting where shown because that little bulkhead is stronger.

Jim Brandberg
Isanti, MN
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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: MonzaDave ()
Date: May 17, 2019 01:38PM

Phil Dally Wrote:
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> Small Facet pump is all you need.
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> Mounted right at the tank firewall.
>
> Good picture from Nick's BaT ad.
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> You only need simple in and out.
>
> Power when ignition switch on.


Third picture is my setup and the fuel pump is an Airtex, not Facet.

Dave Keillor
Rochester, MN

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Re: Electric Fuel Pump
Posted by: TerribleTed ()
Date: May 17, 2019 01:48PM

Facet pump is NOISY, I highly recommend the Airtex E8016S...much quieter.

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