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Which electric fuel pump are you using, looking for one that will flow gas thru with just mech fuel pump working and electric off.

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https://www.quickfueltechnology.com/fue ... lator.html

I have the regulator mounted directly to the fuel pump it works perfect with zero worries of loss of pressure. Most recommend mounting the regulator close to the carb but this pump does more then needed and has the power to have the regulator with the pump. I have it set to 6 psi.

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I run a Facet pump on my current boat (a little over a year), had one on my last boat that was 2 years old, still working when I sold it. Very popular pump with the aircraft crowd.
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flcracker9 wrote:I run a Facet pump on my current boat (a little over a year), had one on my last boat that was 2 years old, still working when I sold it. Very popular pump with the aircraft crowd.
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Mr Branch recommends the Mallory COMP110 which is self pressure regulated on most of his carburetor engines. The extreme high rpm or big inch strokers he recommends the Mallory COMP140 which uses a external regulator. Picking a high quality regular in an unregulated pump application is very important.

I run a COMP140 with the Mallory regulator and it has been flawless.

NOTE: The COMP110 and COMP140 are rebuildable

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SWAMPHUNTER45 wrote:Mr Branch recommends the Mallory COMP110 which is self pressure regulated on most of his carburetor engines. The extreme high rpm or big inch strokers he recommends the Mallory COMP140 which uses a external regulator. Picking a high quality regular in an unregulated pump application is very important.

I run a COMP140 with the Mallory regulator and it has been flawless.

NOTE: The COMP110 and COMP140 are rebuildable
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The most important thing to remember with when running an electric pump is to carry a spare!

That little micro pump wont feed enough fuel for WFO but it can get you home in a jam and only weighs a few ounces. Set it up with alligator clips to tap the power source and have the hose barbs installed prior to need. In less than 5 minutes you will be back running. Few extra clamps and hose are nice to have also in the dry box.

https://www.amazon.com/CarBole-Electric ... pump&psc=1

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We use the Facet pumps, they are very reliable, if you need one we stock them and can ship if needed.
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One thing about the Mallory pumps is that they are gear-rotor pumps which do not rely on rubber diaphrams to move fuel. Ethanol will eat the rubber components, and that's why most other pumps fail after a year or two. I've been running a Mallory 110 for about three years with no issues. I think it is also important to use metal fuel lines, and use rubber only in joining the fuel lines to filters, carburetor, etc.

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i have been running a carter for about 5 years now with no problem

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IF you own a A/C a Facet is a good choice you own a car motor The Carter with a carb an Walbro with EFI. do not run a a1000 Areomotive. I know all the car motor guys like running ProMod fuel pumps for a 2,000HP motor but a A1000 suck I have seen 5 or more fail in under a month. I try like hell to talk our customers out of the A1000 but some gotta learn the hard way.
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I ran a Carter and it was dependable but when we installed the Nitrous Oxide system it would drop pressure under demand and getting lean with spray is fatal. The Mallory COMP140 we are running drops only one pound of pressure at WFO feeding an 800cfm and plate.

We changed out carbs and tested it today with Mr Branch keeping his eye on the fuel pressure gauge throughout the entire rpm range. Just the one pound drop at full demand is impressive.

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