[Healeys] Negative ground SU fuel pump question
healey.nut at gmail.com
Tue May 11 00:05:08 MDT 2021
The trick with Facet pumps is to not use the square body pumps but to use
the cylindrical Bendix style Facet pump. It is more expensive but much
quieter and is extraordinarily reliable. I've put one on my A90 (which
originally used a mechanical pump), it it had performed flawlessly. I've
mounted the pump on the chassis using facet rubber bobbins and that reduces
the noise to a very acceptable level... just enough to know if the float
bowls are overflowing or not.
On Tue, May 11, 2021 at 12:16 AM <rfbegani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of Facet pumps, so many years ago I was a member of the MEMA
> Export managers division and had the opportunity to share stories with many
> of its members. The Export Manager of Bendix told me he had worked for a
> long time with BMC and Donald Healey to replace the SU-Pumps with the Facet
> Pump. He got the approval to be the new supplier of the Healey cars when a
> few months later the decision to cease production was made.
> Bob Begani
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