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Facet Fuel Pumps - for vehicles running carburettors

Facet Fuel Pumps - for vehicles running carburettors

Facet electric fuel pumps are suitable for most road or light competition race / rally carburettor vehicle applications.

There are now 3 ranges of the Facet Pump.
The Solid State (cube) and the Cylindrical pumps have been in use for many years. The additional range is the Posi-Flow which is an up to date development of the Solid State.


What's the difference between types of Facet Fuel Pumps?

There are now 3 ranges of the Facet Pump.

The Solid State (cube) and the Cylindrical pumps have been in use for many years. The additional range is the Posi-Flow which is an up to date development of the Solid State.


Solid State (cube) Pump

There are 4 versions of this pump


Psi Flow USgal/Hr


SS500 40104 Road 2.0-4.0 25


SS501 40105 Road 3.0-4.5 30


SS502 40106 Fast Road 4.5-7.0 32


SS503 40107 Competition 7.0-10.0 34

These part numbers are not fitted with a check valve so when the pump is not running fuel can flow back. This is rarely a problem in motorsport applications.

The pumps run constantly and will click even when full pressure has been reached and no fuel is flowing to the carbs.

The pumps have a maximum lift of 30cms so must be fitted near the level of the fuel tank.

The ports are 1/8NPT and the inlet should be fitted with a filter union. The small one is FPA906 and the large one with a paper filter (not replaceable) FPA930. Both these filters screw into the inlet and have 8mm push on unions.

Negative earth only.

 


Cylindrical Pump

This is the pump fitted to many carburetted competition cars the usual versions are

Psi Flow USgal/Hr

STC505 475459E Fast Road 6.0-7.0 35


RTW506 480532E Red Top Competition 6.0-8.0 40

Again not fitted with a check valve. Again the pumps run constantly. In some applications a low pressure supply is needed to avoid running a pressure regulator. 3 alternative pressure springs are available for the pump 2-3Psi, 4-5Psi and 6-7Psi. The springs cost £2.79 each and can be fitted by the pump supplier before dispatch.

The pumps are fitted with a replaceable internal filter which is inside the base of the pump. The magnet fitted into the bayonet base cap attracts any magnetic particles drawn in.

The pumps have a maximum dry lift of 60cms so it can be at the front of the vehicle.

The Red Top pump has 1/4NPT female unions; the Silver Top 1/8NPT unions. Brass push on unions are available either straight or 90 degrees for 6mm, 8mm and 10mm hose. We also have Goodridge unions to fit.

Negative earth only.

 

 

Posi-Flow Fuel Pump

This is a development of the Solid State pump.

Psi Flow USgal/Hr

60106 4.0-6.0 32

and is equivalent to the SS502 but slightly less expensive.

There are two versions fitted with internal Check valves

Psi Flow USgal/Hr

60301 4.0-6.0 32


60302 7.0-10.0 34

The advantage of the pumps with the check valve is that they have a maximum lift of 127cms. The check valve is useful in diesel applications as it prevents the system draining back.

1/8Npt unions and negative earth only.

 

 

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10th July 2014