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Re: another fuel lift pump question....

Originally Posted by Rockter View Post
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I am smiling from ear to ear. Why the heck did I keep thinking in series wiring? You are absolutely right, just wire it in parallel and allow the pump motor switch to complete the circuit!!!!!

I will run a wee bulb and waterproof lens into the footwell bulkhead, or an LED into the instrument mount. It may get a wee bit annoying at night, as it will have to be seen during the day and at night, but it's better than a lost motor.


I used an electric pump on an engine conversion, ran for years full time, no problems. You could just remove the mechanical pump and carry a spare electric pump. More on pump setups:

The Diesel Page, Electric Lift Pump and Racor Filter installation

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