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September 18, 2020, 02:49:21 PM

Fuel pump wiring.

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on: September 03, 2020, 06:18:17 PM
Wirung in an electric fuel pump, which seems straight forward enough, one wire yo ground and a feed which I'm planning to do from the same feed as the coil.
Any issues so far?

I'm also wondering about putting a switch in to act line of security, working on the buggy not getting far if the buggy were to be hot wired but the pump not be switched on.
I'd wire the switch to a relay, and have the relay provide the power to the pump.
Any issues there?

Any thoughts pro/con this idea would be welcome.  ;-)up
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Reply #1 on: September 03, 2020, 06:41:51 PM
You'd be best wiring the oil switch in the circuit so that the pump cuts out in the even of an accident when the engine stalls. Also an over ride button on the dash do you can prime the carbs after a lay off.
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Reply #3 on: September 03, 2020, 08:39:22 PM
I've got a switch so I can turn it off in an emergency
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Reply #4 on: September 03, 2020, 10:42:08 PM
must say mine have always been wired live on the ignition with a hidden switch in the earth if parked somewhere dodgy but ideally you need a fuel pump relay and impact cut off switch so if you crash the jolt breaks the circuit.


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Reply #5 on: September 04, 2020, 08:21:48 AM
Re - coil....    The thing to remember about the feed to the coil.....   It is not fused in a beetle so is likely to be unfused in most buggies.