Corksport Fuel Cell JMF PI

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    After playing the mixing game for too long I decided I would like to try out a fuel cell and just run straight corn in it. I looked at a lot of options and moving the battery or doing a trunk cell but with small kids in the car I did not want fuel in the cabin. So here we go. This is as budget friendly as I could make it while still making it reliable. This is kinda complicated so I suggest going through the install instructions a few times and just walking through it in your head.

    I will say the first impressions and the fitment of the fuel cell are top notch. It took some time to install but was pretty easy. Not a ton of work is needed to get it into place and the CS instructions are great.

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    I am sure I am missing a few things but that is the bulk of it. You will need fittings for the rail and regulator which I already had as I was switching from an in tank setup. I will include pics of my setup.

    This is a great way to mount the pump and pre-filter . The included stuff above will allow you to do it this way. You will need to make your own sort of metal plate but if you got this far you can figure that out. The fuel pump has to be under the tank as it is gravity fed. Picture courtesy of CorkSport
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    Wiring is pretty neat all things considered. I was able to mount the relay to the horn bracket. I also grounded the LED there. The rest of the grounds go to a factory point behind and above the cell.
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    Feed line coming from pump to post filter. upload_2021-9-14_23-51-55.png
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    Return line goes to brass fitting and you can see the feed line as well.
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    I know this pic is a jumbled mess but you get the idea. I marked the fuel lines and labeled it.
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    I mounted the vacuum block under there, I will be getting a different bolt that will sit flatter as it will hit the hood seal otherwise.
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    And this is where the cell gets filled.
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    Yeah so this is a decent amount of work, planning and thinking but if you stick with it you can do it. If you are like WTF I just wanna go fast, buy their kit. Thanks to @CorkSport - Derrick for all the help
     
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    Fixed my images....
     
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    Thanks for the great post! Metal Member extension applied. Moved to the reviews section as this is very detailed. If anyone sees a solid post, I'm always looking to upgrade members and give back.
     
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    Excellent, thank you! I will look forward to your path finder efforts!
    I have a tank that I bought at Xmas. With forge rebuild now bolting back together... Was thinking I should get mine in place. Now you can help me decide what path to take. Decided first motor back in, and running... Then do tank and decide on fueling path.
     
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    I feel like this is the best way to do pi now that the corksport tank is available
     
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