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Old 07-26-2012, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Pupsvette76 View Post
i was stumped cuz it runs great and i couldnt figure how fuel is being delivered when the fuel pump isnt being fed any fuel ... like when you shut the engine down and the fuel runs back down the hose in the tank out of the fuel pump when you go to start it again how does fuel flow up and out against gravity
It's possible there is a check valve in the system that won't allow the line to drain back but that's just a guess. I have a Holley Blue pump on my S10 drag truck that is mounted under the bed at the rear close to the fuel cell but my fuel cell has the line coming out of the back.
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