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Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump

Specs
Material Type:
Steel
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Each
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Free Flow Rate:
97 GPH
Overall Height:
5.34
Overall Width:
3.10
Overall Length:
5.26
Center to Center:
3.50
Maximum Pressure:
7
Notes
Flows 67 GPH while maintaining 5 PSI, regulator not required.
Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump
Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump
Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump
Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump
Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump

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What's in the Box

Speedway Electric fuel pump is a standard pressure street pump for gasoline only. It has a maximum pressure preset of 7 psi and a free flow capacity of 97 gph. It flows 67 gph while maintaining 5 psi. No regulator required. 

  • Internally regulated at 7 psi
  • Gravity fed fuel "pusher" design
  • Mount below lowest point of fuel tank
  • 3-1/2" from mounting bracket surface to the very front of the pump
  • Fittings with pump are for 3/8" hose

Notes

The best location for mounting any electric fuel pump is the rear of the vehicle. The inlet and outlet of the pump must be mounted below the lowest point of the tank. This is necessary to allow for an adequate fuel supply. The pump is designed to push fuel and not designed to suck fuel out of the tank. It needs to be gravity-fed or if it’s pulling from the top of the tank, it needs to develop a siphon feed to the pump. The pump should be mounted on the chassis, IN A VERTICAL POSITION WITH THE PUMP MOTOR ON TOP. Avoid exposure of the pump and fuel lines to moving parts and to any hot areas, such as the exhaust manifold. The pump should not be mounted in a closed area, such as the vehicle’s trunk.

This is a 12 volt pump and the pressure is NOT adjustable. Pressure is pre set at 7 psi and maintains 5 psi while flowing 67 gph. If less pressure is needed you will need to also order a regulator such as part number 56058500. Pressure needs to be supplied as specified for the carburetor in use. Using too much pressure will force the fuel past the needle and seat in the carburetor and cause excessive fuel in the engine and the related problems.

Specs


Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
RATING BREAKDOWN
12 reviews
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Star
2
RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT:

Bill Bailey
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
Cypress, TX

Speedway Red Electric Fuel Pump

August 17, 2015
The first pump overheated and seized. The replacement pump leaked fuel from the seam on the side of the case. Both pumps were louder than expected. I recognize that my situation is very rare in the sense that the probability of two pumps failing is very small. But it happened. In both cases Speedway stood behind their products and offered me a return and replacement for the pump. Great customer service.
Pros:
  • Both Pumps Were Returned
Cons:
  • Failed Rather Quickly
  • Two Of Pumps Failed
  • Louder Than Expected
No, I would not recommend this product.
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johnny1949
kansas

great pump right size for location

April 03, 2015
Easy installation also good pressure for fuel system
Pros:
  • Good Quality
No, I would not recommend this product.
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bostonbill
Verified Purchaser
Grant, NE 69140, USA

Quiet, Efficient and a Very Reasonable P

September 24, 2014
The pump on my 29 A coupe died a premature death. thought I'd try this Speedway pump. As usual, rapid delivery. Quality is excellent. After a simple installation I tried to start the car. When I turn on the ignition I thought that the pump was inoperative. I crawled under the car and the pump was humming away. It worked perfectly. Drove 135 miles the next day and the pump never skipped a beat. An excellent buy!! Thanks Speedway!!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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RacerX123
Verified Purchaser
Holland Michigan

happy, happy, happy

September 13, 2014
So far so good. I've put on several hundred miles in the last month and no problems.
Pros:
  • price and it slipped into my holley mount.
Cons:
  • None
Yes, I recommend this product.
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NSRA36
Verified Purchaser
SHAWNEE OKLA

SO FAR SO GOOD....IT'S QUITER THAN THE H

September 07, 2014
GOOD SO FAR AND GOOD SERVICE....THANKS ...FAST SHIPPING
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Outlaw557

Won't purchase this pump again.

September 19, 2013
Installed this pump, it was quite loud, and after approx. 100 miles it quit working all together...upon disassembly found there was no rubber gasket in the bottom plate, however it never leaked.
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

Outlaw557, thank you for your feedback. Your comments have been forwarded to our Quality Control team to ensure that these pumps meet the required standards. Unfortunately, this fuel pump was purchased 10-31-2010 which is past the 1 year warranty from the original date of purchase and therefore cannot be returned/exchanged/refunded. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your consideration. For further assistance, feel free to contact our helpful techs at 1-800-979-0122. Again, thank you for your feedback as we are happy to help in any way.
Kell
Verified Purchaser
West springfield,MA

ved promptly

June 17, 2013
the pump was just what I needed and customer service was there to help me, by explaining all my questions , the pump arrived promptly the second day as expected
Pros:
  • delivers on expections
  • great
Yes, I recommend this product.
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JasonsCDV
Verified Purchaser
Denver, CO, USA

This product has great features

June 04, 2013
I received the electric fuel pump I ordered in just 2 short days. I installed it with ease and ran a pressure gauge inline with the system. The pump performs exceptionally and has cured all my hard start problems and vapor lock.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Gus327
acushnet, Ma.

Originally reviewed this pump as good, b

April 26, 2013
If this pump looses suction or the tank goes dry, plan on having to prime this pump to get it to move gas again. Mine turned out to be not self priming. I actually had to use another pump to push fuel into it to get this one to pump fuel. Works ok once primed, but don't run out of fuel!
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

Please be sure to follow the mounting instructions below for this pump to ensure proper use. PUMP MOUNTING AND INSTALLATION: The best location for mounting any electric fuel pump is the rear of the vehicle. The inlet and outlet of the pump must be mounted below the lowest point of the tank. This is necessary to allow for an adequate fuel supply. The pump is designed to push fuel and not designed to suck fuel out of the tank. It needs to be gravity-fed or if it?s pulling from the top of the tank, it needs to develop a siphon feed to the pump.
Gus
Verified Purchaser
Acushnet

Good pump

April 23, 2012
Easy to install and wire, keeps up the the 3.2 V6 blower motor in my 3/4 size 32 ford roadster.
Pros:
  • Works good with my AP
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

10 questions : 13 answers

2 answers

Mounting Location Is it just me? I have never seen a fuel pump mounted below the tank. I have a 1936 Plymouth Coupe and no way can you mount the pump "below the lowest point of the tank". I currently have a "CARTER" mounted above the tank on the frame, but would like to install a newer one like this one from speedway, but am being told I can't use it. Can anyone please clarify if I can install this new pump in the same location? and if it really needs to be installed "below the lowest point of the tank"? Thanks, Jack

JackRod36
Ohio, USA
October 07, 2014

Mounting Location Is it just me? I have never seen a fuel pump mounted below the tank. I have a 1936 Plymouth Coupe and no way can you mount the pump "below the lowest point of the tank". I currently have a "CARTER" mounted above the tank on the frame, but would like to install a newer one like this one from speedway, but am being told I can't use it. Can anyone please clarify if I can install this new pump in the same location? and if it really needs to be installed "below the lowest point of the tank"? Thanks, Jack

Answers

November 02, 2014
bostonbill
My installation is at frame rail level. Tank sits above by about 15 inches. And, the pick up tube in in the tank, bottom. Pick up is at top of tank. Works perfectly. Also, a VERY quiet pump. Perfect.
October 08, 2014
EricM
Ideally this pump should be mounted below the tank for best performance and longevity. It may work when mounted higher but the life of the pump will be affected.
2 answers

What's the amperage on this fuel pump? I have a SBC 305 w/ a Edelbrock 650 carb

Gallo
February 25, 2014

What's the amperage on this fuel pump? I have a SBC 305 w/ a Edelbrock 650 carb

Answers

May 09, 2014
Craigo
It draws about 4.5 to 5 amps until the main gasket fails. Then it draws zero amps in the landfill.
March 04, 2014
EricM
This pump will pull 7.5 amps at start up and 2.5 amps continuous.
1 answers

Is this pump compatible with methanol? If not, what would you recommend for a mini sprint?

Steven3
December 12, 2013

Is this pump compatible with methanol? If not, what would you recommend for a mini sprint?

Answers

December 13, 2013
EricM
Yes this fuel pump can be used with methanol.
2 answers

Will this pump be ok for an E85 application?

TKelly
Louisville, KY, USA
December 02, 2013

Will this pump be ok for an E85 application?

Answers

May 09, 2014
Craigo
Absolutely not. It fails immediately with E10.
December 02, 2013
EricM
No this fuel pump is not intended for use with E85 fuel.
1 answers

will this work with 6-volt system ,and is pressure adjustable

brian
August 23, 2011

will this work with 6-volt system ,and is pressure adjustable

Answers

August 24, 2011
John
This is a 12 volt pump and the pressure is NOT adjustable. Pressure is pre set at 7 psi and maintains 5 psi while flowing 67 gph. If less pressure is needed you will need to also order a regulator such as part number 56058500 or if more pressure is required then we suggest our part number 91012801. Pressure needs to be supplied as specified for the carburetor in use. Using too much pressure will force the fuel past the needle and seat in the carburetor and cause excessive fuel in the engine and the related problems.
1 answers

What is the thread size on the inlet & outlet ports? Is pipe thread or another thread type? I am going to compression fittings for seamless aluminum fuel line instead of rubber hose. I can't seem to get pipe thread to work for the fittings. Any suggestion

June 24, 2011

What is the thread size on the inlet & outlet ports? Is pipe thread or another thread type? I am going to compression fittings for seamless aluminum fuel line instead of rubber hose. I can't seem to get pipe thread to work for the fittings. Any suggestion

Answers

June 27, 2011
Jason
The inlet/outlet fittings are a British thread size and we have found no other fittings to work with pump other than ones supplied with pump. Fittings with pump are for 3/8" hose.
1 answers

Does the suction on the pump need to be at the same level as the bottom of fuel tank or can it be higher.

May 06, 2011

Does the suction on the pump need to be at the same level as the bottom of fuel tank or can it be higher.

Answers

May 09, 2011
Jason
The inlet and outlet of the pump must be mounted below the lowest point of the tank. This is necessary to allow for an adequate fuel supply. The pump is designed to push fuel and not designed to suck fuel out of the tank. It needs to be gravity-fed or if it’s pulling from the top of the tank, it needs to develop a siphon feed to the pump.
1 answers

I just want to make sure I understand, when this pump reaches 7 psi, it will automatically cut off? I don't have to worry about it burning itself up? Thanks.

EnragedHawk
Waco, TX
April 07, 2011

I just want to make sure I understand, when this pump reaches 7 psi, it will automatically cut off? I don't have to worry about it burning itself up? Thanks.

Answers

April 11, 2011
Jason
Pump will not burn itself up.
1 answers

Sir would this pump be fine for my Ford Small Bloc 302 ci, 600 CFM Eldelbrock.. the manual says not to exceed 6.5 PSI on a pump ?

Fitz
Menasha, WI
March 27, 2011

Sir would this pump be fine for my Ford Small Bloc 302 ci, 600 CFM Eldelbrock.. the manual says not to exceed 6.5 PSI on a pump ?

Answers

March 30, 2011
Craig
That pump should be fine for your application. It maintains a constant pressure of 5 psi at 67gph and has a maximum pressure of 7 psi which should work fine with the Edelbrock carb.
1 answers

Can this pump be mounted at any angle including upsidedown?

DICK
Wakefield, RI
March 14, 2011

Can this pump be mounted at any angle including upsidedown?

Answers

March 17, 2011
Jason
The best location for mounting any electric fuel pump is the rear of the vehicle. The inlet and outlet of the pump must be mounted below the lowest point of the tank. This is necessary to allow for an adequate fuel supply. The pump is designed to push fuel and not designed to suck fuel out of the tank. It needs to be gravity-fed or if it’s pulling from the top of the tank, it needs to develop a siphon feed to the pump. The pump should be mounted on the chassis, IN A VERTICAL POSITION WITH THE PUMP MOTOR ON TOP. Avoid exposure of the pump and fuel lines to moving parts and to any hot areas, such as the exhaust manifold. The pump should not be mounted in a closed area, such as the vehicle’s trunk. Follow the steps below for mounting the pump.
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