<VV> Question about Turbo fuel return

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Sat Sep 21 21:59:10 EDT 2013

The 63 return system does not change any stock parts, either the filler 
neck or tank.

It uses a rubber "T" in the vent line between the filler neck and tank, 
replacing the typical straight piece of rubber hose on non turbo models.

This "T" has proven troublesome, depending on which supplier, so if the 
filer neck is out, solder a nipple on it so you can just run the return 
line directly to it just like late model (68,69) cars do.

Yes, the return line should work better. But, I know people have 
disconnected the return line to drive when the rubber "T" failed so they 
could get home. ANd since you have everything removed from the car, 
adding the steel line and rubber parts should be easy.

I do not know the filter question answer.

Frank DuVal

On 9/21/2013 8:31 PM, G Monrad wrote:
> I just pulled the fuel tank from my newly purchased 63 Spyder.  The car had
> sat since 1986. And the old fuel had gone very bad.  There were pin holes in
> the tank.  Upon removal, I found that the fuel return from the Turbo fuel
> filter to the tank was not part of the fuel filler pipes.
> Question - is it worth changing to the later fuel return design to avoid
> heat-soak?
> Also, what after-market fuel filter can be used that has the excess fuel
> return and the fuel supply to the carb?  Can a tee be used at the filter?
> Glenn Monrad

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