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Old 30-04-2018, 07:44 PM   #1
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Just trying to get things tidied up at the end of my build. What have you guys done with your fuel tanks. Iíve got the standard tank in mine at the moment running as far as I know a standard mini pump. From experience the little I have driven it unles you have well over a gallon in the tank it seems to cut out when revved. In past Iíve put alloy tanks with twin pumps and swirl pots in my track cars but wondered what others have done. Pics would be great 👍
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Old 30-04-2018, 08:09 PM   #2
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Standard Mini Mpi tank served me well, I upgraded to a Walbro 255 pump when I went hunting power, Iíve since swapped that for a Fuel Performance pump just because itís a bit quieter.


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Old 30-04-2018, 08:40 PM   #3
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I'm running a MPI tank in my car with a 160 VVC engine, after doing a lot of testing with resistors to try and get the gauge reading more accurately, when I re-filled my tank I measured what I put in to see how much was needed to move the needle and it had the best part of 5L before the gauge started to move up from empty, so half a gallon is good!
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Old 02-05-2018, 05:15 PM   #4
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So seems the tank is fine to keep but worth upgrading the pump 👍
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Old 02-05-2018, 05:57 PM   #5
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I use a mpi tank and changed the standard pump because it was noisy to a used mazda mx5 pump, just swapped the pump filter over.
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Only worth upgrading the pump if you either find it too noisy or go hunting bigger power.
Walbro pump I had was noisy, it was genuine, but you could hear it running before I fitted throttle bodies, Iíve since changed to a Fuel Performance pump on a few recommendations and had it running recently whilst getting an MPi Mini running and itís definitely quieter than the Walbro.
If you donít intend on chasing big power then most in tank pumps will fit with very little modifications.


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