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fuel pump
The pump is a rather low pressure design... The first 1/3 of a tank would likely keep the carbs fed as long as you were gentle on the throttle... Many bikes use simple gravity feed (no pump) and work quite well... What really determines the need for a pump is the location of the tank (above the carbs) and the choice of the float seat diameter...

You can use just about any pump as a replacement as long as you take into account the pressure limits (pop-off pressure) of the needle and seat in the carbs... If you go with a higher pressure pump, then you would need to also change the flloat seats to a proportionally smaller diameter (increase pop-off pressure)... If my pump were to fail, then I'd go with something like this and mount it where the fuel filter currently is...

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fuel pump - by Guest - 03-24-2009, 06:37 PM
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Re: fuel pump - by Ed Z - 03-26-2009, 06:55 AM

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