As written by Ian Fowler – FLASH CUSTOMS
A swirl pot
is used in between the fuel tank and the injectors, utilising a high and low pressure fuel pump. The idea behind a swirl pot
is that this will reduce the chance of fuel starvation during hard cornering when there may be a possibility of the fuel pump sucking air from the main tank
Most swirl pots
have 4 connections – in, out, return to tank and breather. The fuel enters the swirl pot
at a tangent to the side of the pot creating a ‘swirl’ effect, this helps remove any air bubbles which can be bled out through the breather stub on the top of the tank.
are generally used on track day and serious motor sport vehicles running an injection system. Cars running on carburettors generally have a large enough fuel pot under the carb, regulated by the float assembly and shut off valve to not require a swirl pot
Picture shows a custom made polished aluminium swirl pot manufactured by ourselves – Flash Customs
for a customers drift car.
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