A rubber grommet between the pump and car reduces the noise well too.
----- Original Message -----
From: Rick Gregory <email@example.com>
To: G faber <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 1999 7:40 AM
Subject: Re: fuel pressure and Weber DGV problems
> Hi again Gerry!
> I have a puralator electric fuel pump and a puralator
> My pump was mounted in the trunk and the "ticking"
> drove me nuts too. I found a nice, protected spot just
> under the trunk on the driver's side and re-mounted
> the pump there. The noise problem has since gone away!
> I recommend sticking with the electric pump. Get a
> fuel pressure gauge and "T" it in just before the
> carb. intake. Mount a regulator and adjust the
> pressure down until your gauge reads 2.5 lbs. Also,
> confirm your float level, it is critical.
> If you're still flooding out, the gross jet is another
> Take it easy!
> --- G faber <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello to the list!
> > I just got done putting on a Weber dgv on my Spit
> > and man what a
> > difference it made from my ailing stromberg, its
> > really nice to hear
> > and feel that second barrel kick in. Im having I
> > believe a fuel
> > pressure problem, I didn't check the pressure, but
> > I have one of those
> > dreaded clicking electric fuel pumps (annoying to
> > say the least) and
> > its dumping fuel on idle right down the throat and
> > stalling it out at
> > stops,
> > I had no luck at the local Pep boys try to get a
> > pressure regulator, so
> > now Im thinking of just buying an original
> > mechanical pump, my question
> > is what's the fuel pressure of the mechanical one,
> > is it under the 3 lbs
> > which I now need? or can any recommend a pressure
> > regulator and where
> > to get one at a reasonable price?
> > just though I would inquire to the more
> > knowledgeable! Thanks
> > Regards
> > Gerry
> > Honey Brook, PA
> > 80 Spit
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