I used to use on of those pressure regulators. Now you know why I no
> [Original Message]
> From: Dr. Carl Rubino <email@example.com>
> To: healeylist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 7/29/04 5:27:25 PM
> Subject: confession of an over active imagination
> You may have read my fuel delivery note of last weekend. After describing
> delivery and pump running on I got several really good suggestions to
> the problem.
> I was reluctant to pull the tank right of the bat so I installed a length
> rubber hose to the fitting on the tank and blew hard. The theory being
> the filter/sock is plugged not much of my air would get through. Well it
> the same loud sound as if I was blowing into a bowl of water so I
> that wasn't the problem. I then removed the steel line from tank to
> it out-checked it with soap and water. It was fine so I re-installed it
> ran all new rubber hoses-still the pump was running all the time, air was
> obviously getting in.
> Now remember I had just installed a new pump when this problem started.
> took the fittings of the pump and lined them with plumbers teflon tape and
> suddenly no air leak and no running on of pump. Enough for one day.
> Next day I installed a pressure regulator just before the carbs-nice
> chrome thing with an adjustment on it. Fired up the car and it ran for 30
> then died. Oh God! I thought I had the pump problem solved-the new pump
> be bad.
> by now I am getting very scientific-if the car died did it do so because
> pump wasn't pumping or because of something else. Disconnected the line
> carb BEFORE the new regulator turned the key and lots of
> line AFTER the regulator and no gas-damn regulator was faulty.
> So because I panicked and thought about the worst case scenario instead
> KISS principal I spent two days frigging around when all I needed was 10
> worth of plumbers tape.