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    Fuel Pump

    Anyone see a benefit to getting a mount that raises the fuel pump 3/4 of an inch off the top plate? Supposed to keep the pump cooler I guess??

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    The reality, fuel does not move through the system fast enough to optimize molecular advantages.

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    I did this with my fuel pump to get it away from the heat of the engine. I don't know if it helps but I do know it won't hurt. I know slam me for not knowing. I do know many small things that do help the 206 and that even though they are small micro gains, they do add up. However, I did not use what is posted in the link. I went to the hardware store and bought white nylon spacers 1/4 id and 3/4 inch tall for 33 cents each and simply used longer bolts

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gab507 View Post
    However, I did not use what is posted in the link. I went to the hardware store and bought white nylon spacers 1/4 id and 3/4 inch tall for 33 cents each and simply used longer bolts
    LOL, but the one in the link looks cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by FXSquad View Post
    LOL, but the one in the link looks cool
    I can't deny that, It is definitely cool looking. LOL

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    How about this?
    Measure the temp of the fuel going into the fuel pump and then measure the temp of the fuel coming out.
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    You can buy a lot of plastic spacers for 45 bucks. Heck if you folded them nice you could probably stack 35 one dollar bills, drill holes in them, and get the same spacing. Save 10 bucks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike97760 View Post
    You can buy a lot of plastic spacers for 45 bucks. Heck if you folded them nice you could probably stack 35 one dollar bills, drill holes in them, and get the same spacing. Save 10 bucks!
    I understand. Link was simply to illustrate what I was talking about.

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    They are nice -- I just freshened a 206 that had one of these on it.
    Value in performance? Couldn't tell you that, but it sure does add some "bling" to the fuel pump & engine.
    Getting the pump slightly higher (max by the rules) also alleviates some of the crankcase oil getting past the diaphragm breather in the fuel pump. I know, most just smear a dab of silicone over the breather and be done with it. I think this little fuel pump riser bracket is pretty slick and good for the guy that's making them. I'm thinking it will be copied by others who wish they thought of it first -- and eventually the market will bring the price down some.

    FWIW, Cooling fuel (namely alcohol and/or nitro) has some benefit. Not so much with gas. Now, I'm talking cooling as in freezer or dry ice bringing the temp way down, not just a degree or two. I'm pretty proud of our dyno and I know it won't show me the difference in running gas at 90* vs 92*F.



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    ^ Do you offer free shipping?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlsonMotorsports View Post
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    Good one.

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