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Fuel System

Vehicle Information: Model: cpe; Year: 1969; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): big bore /stock; Total Mileage: xx6954;

I make frequent trips from the SF Bay areas to Santa Barbara, a 600 mile round trip. One of the local 912 gurus claims that if you travel that far with little or no oil consumption it is because your fuel pump is leaking fuel into the crankcase. My car never requires additional oil between changes and might show only a slight loss of oil on one of these 600 mile runs (less than a cup). Is he right? The cost of a rebuild kit for the stock fuel pump is pretty hefty... almost to the point that going to an electric fuel pump sounds sensible... forget about fuel leakage worries forever. Does this make sense?

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