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Fuel pump bypass

Post #1 by Tom61 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:45 am

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Cheap easy mod to prime the carbs after drain down or when your wing has been stood for a while. Just open the fuel cock open the valve wait a minute close the bypass valve then start her up. Ideal for early wings with mechanical fuel pumps.
Saves all that cranking.
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #2 by ericheath » Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:54 am

anim-cheers1 anim-cheers1 Saves the starter
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #3 by Fred Camper » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:33 pm

I like it. Thank you for posting. Will you be selling the kit? LOL.
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #4 by 05c50 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:42 pm

If I remember correctly, Pistol Pete posted something like that a few years ago and he was selling them. I'm old so don't quote me on that.

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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #5 by 05c50 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:48 pm

Maybe it was Randall.

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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #6 by CYBORG » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:48 pm

I use an electric fuel pump..... does the same thing Less moving parts action1
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #7 by robin1731 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:57 pm

CYBORG wrote:I use an electric fuel pump..... does the same thing Less moving parts action1


And you don't have to remember to move a lever one way then the other. ;)
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #8 by Cakey » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:02 am

Great idea. Any pics of one set up on the bike? It’s one thing that annoys me as I religiously run the bowls dry now after getting sick of pulling the carbs off and cleaning when it sat to long and I had not run it dry.
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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #9 by robin1731 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:39 am

One thing to remember. The tank would need to be at least 1/2 full for this to work.

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Re: Fuel pump bypass

Post #10 by Cakey » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:49 am

Good advice as always Robin.
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