Healey Sports Cars

mods & upgrades for Healey (Nash, Austin, or Jensen) cars, including engine swaps

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Chris Buckaloo
Jacksonville, fl
(67 posts)

Registered:
02/06/2009 12:33PM

Main British Car:
1962 Austin Healey 3000 BT7 Ford 289 Smallblock V8

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Electric fuel pump and Carbs??
Posted by: mtnrek@yahoo.com
Date: February 16, 2010 11:04AM

Any one know a good combo for the edelbrock carb, or should i just stay with the mechanical one?


Bill Young
Bill Young
Kansas City, MO
(1337 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 09:23AM

Main British Car:
'73 MG Midget V6 , '59 MGA I6 2.8 GM, 4.0 Jeep

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Re: Electric fuel pump and Carbs??
Posted by: Bill Young
Date: February 16, 2010 11:38AM

Unless you're turning a lot of rpm and suffering from fuel starvation problems I'd stick with the original mechanical pump. If you go to an electric then you would most likely need a pressure regulator as well, just added expense in my opinion.


HealeyRick
Rick Neville

(469 posts)

Registered:
12/19/2007 05:01PM

Main British Car:
1963 Austin-Healey 3000 Ford 5.0L

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Re: Electric fuel pump and Carbs??
Posted by: HealeyRick
Date: February 16, 2010 07:07PM

I decided to stick with the mechanical one, the electrics are just too noisy.

My Healey build: [forum.britishv8.org]


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