2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

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Re: 2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

Post by freddiebooysen » Wed May 16, 2018 2:28 pm

Mark

Did you manage to get this sorted out and how ?

Want to check my fuel pump think it is a facet one that is in there which might be causing issues.










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Re: 2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

Post by Cyndi Kritzinger » Thu May 17, 2018 9:27 am

HOWDY FREDDIE.

ON THIS ISSUE, I DON'T HAVE GOOD NEWS FOR YOU.
I AM STILL RUNNING MY ELECTRIC HUCO PUMP (WHICH ACCORDING TO THOSE IN THE KNOW IS STILL TOO HIGH A PRESSURE) AND DRINKING FUEL AT AN ALARMING RATE.
I DID IMPORT THE REPLACEMENT FUEL PUMP FROM THE STATES BUT AFTER FITTING IT GOT NO FUEL WHAT-SO-EVER. DUE TO THE FACT THAT I USE MY BUS REGULARLY AND HAVE BOOKINGS FOR MATRIS DANCES ETC.... I HAVEN'T WANTED TO MESS AROUND WITH ANYTHING TOO MUCH. PERHAPS IN THE LATTER PART OF THE YEAR I'LL START TRYING TO SEE WHY THE NEW PUMP ISN'T WORKING. COULD BE THE SPACER IS TOO HIGH OR THE SHAFT TOO SHORT. MAYBE THE CAM INSIDE THE ENGINE IS SO WORN IT JUST ISN'T FUNCTIONAL ANYMORE. I AM KEEN TO SORT IT OUT THOUGH AS MY FUEL COSTS ARE ASTRONOMICAL BUT I LOVE THE BUS TOO MUCH TO STOP DRIVING IT!

I KNOW THIS ISN'T REALLY HELPFUL RIGHT NOW BUT AS I MENTIONED, PERHAPS LATER THIS YEAR I WILL SPEND A BIT MORE TIME TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT THE ISSUE IS.
GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BUS. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU PULL INTO MY DRIVEWAY!

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Re: 2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

Post by freddiebooysen » Thu May 17, 2018 4:41 pm

Mine has the aftermarket facet pump

A proper fuel regulator seems to be the one to go for on my end

Will have to figure out how to test this and see what I can get my hands on.

But later the year is fine have lots and lots to do






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Re: 2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

Post by Tony Z » Thu May 17, 2018 9:47 pm

I've got rotary electrical fuel pumps that work at the right pressure for our carbs. I use them on my modified engines with weber carbs and have installed one on a 411 with stock solex carbs and have sold a few to others in stock and modified applications. So far, around 8 years without any failures that I know of. No regulator needed.
Price is a bit steep at R1300 excl postage.

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Re: 2L FUEL PUMP ISSUE

Post by freddiebooysen » Fri May 18, 2018 5:56 am

Thanks Tony will keep it in mind when I get to the fuel pump. Wow yeah that is a bit steep but quality I suppose comes at a price.






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