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electric fuel pump?

Hi there I just installed a Mr gasket 95p on my 38 sedan my question is, is it suppose to cut out when it pressurizes the fuel line or does it run continually. It seems to have good flow when I took the line off the carb but when attached it wont even completely fill the filter at the carb

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It not filling the filter completely is common and really is of no concern.
Many times with mechanical pumps you'll see very little fuel in the filter and why is because it's passing through the filter fibers quickly and is making it's way up to the carb. When on the pump runs continuous, however when the carb is full and the pump is running the pump goes into a bypass that circulates the fuel around without building pressure or forcing volume.
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thanks that answers a few concerns I had, I guess I need to mount it in a different spot so it does not make so much nose
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Keep in mind when you mount it that it is not designed to pull fuel, it's designed to push it. It needs to be close to the tank as possible and level with the bottom of the tank or lower. Lower and close to the tank creates the siphon effect so it feeds it a constant stream of fuel without pulling it.
If it's too far away or higher than the tank the pump will run hot and shut down.
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Its mounted 1" from the tank and the inlet is about 11/4" from the bottom of the tank, its just sounds load and kinds of vibrates on the rear cross member on my 38 ford frame
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Did you isolate it from the frame. Rubber clamp and also rubber between the mounting bolt and frame helps tons
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