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Im working on the fuel system on my 66 mustang right now. It has a carter 6 PSI mechanical fuel pump. Anyways, my question is: can a fuel filter be mounted in the back of the car before the mechanical fuel pump? Has anyone done this before? I know mechanical pumps can push the fuel through a filter sufficiently, but can they pull through a filter from the back of the car sufficiently? I want to get the filter out of my engine bay, but im not ready to go with a whole new electric fuel pump system yet.
 

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Shouldn't be a problem, but most people would recommend that you still keep the filter between the pump and carb. Lots of people run dual filters like that though for added protection.

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The diaphram in the fuel pump will over time slowly deteriorate, so having a filter between the pump and the carb is a good idea. Some of the inline filters look pretty clean too, if your intent of moving is for aesthetic purposes.

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I have a canister filter by the tank, and a little in-line filter before the carb. Works fine for me. i have the same pump too.
filter looks like this:

but its a Delco.

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Oh good, i was actually planning on doing that fram canister filter, just wanted to make sure it would work. thanks
 
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