Fuel Pump time

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Thu Jul 31 21:41:10 EDT 2003

There are pix of old vs. new (63 mm diameter vs. 43 mm) and the parts
required to install the newer pump in the older housing on Chris Miller's
pages  http://members.aol.com/c1j1miller/index.html   Somehow I can't get
url's for the specific page.  I had to look through the "old menu" on the
repair menu option available in the choices on the left of the page.

I put the new one in mine and things went about as described by Phil in the
report on Chris's page.   However, it was tough locating the intermediate
part needed to anchor the pump in the older housing.   They may be more
available now or not???? I found I needed the special tool to break the old
pump loose from its housing.  Others have reported they managed to extract
the old pump with a gloved hand.

The check valve is internal to the new pump.

At 04:15 PM 07/31/2003 -0600, Mike Miller wrote:
>Time to replace the fuel pump - sounds like a swarm of bees.. Does the pump
>come with all that is needed to install it? I am pretty sure that this is an
>old style pump. What does it take partswise to get the new style installed?
>It looks like just the pump and a hose. I'm seeing the pump for ~$150 and
>the hose is ~$50 from my parts guy - I might get a little off those prices.
>Also, what about the check valve? Does it come with the pump or is it
>external to the tank? I'm seeing some hard starting when warm and I assume
>it is the check valve.

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