Fuel pump

Kneale Brownson kneale at coslink.net
Tue Feb 7 17:18:24 EST 2006

A wonderful example of why it pays to pay Scott a bit more for stuff than
some of the el-cheapo parts sources.

At 06:44 PM 2/7/2006 +0000, patrick.anderson1 at comcast.net wrote:
>I got a new pump about a year or so ago. Ordered from SJM and it came with 
>the basket, new hose, etc. Everything I needed for the job. He even included 
>some new hardware that was different size from the old pump. I don't recall 
>exactly what it was but remember thinking "Gee, I'm glad he included that 
>stuff" so I didn't have to go track it down.
>-------------- Original message -------------- 
>From: Peter Schulz <pcschulz at comcast.net> 
>> I went through a similar situation... 
>> I did have the sleeve for the smaller pump, but not the different hose... 
>> I managed to get some high pressure fuel injection hose from an 
>> autoparts store and cobble something together with the banjo barbed 
>> hose fittings...alot cheaper than the $160.... 
>> -Peter 
>> At 09:52 AM 2/7/2006, motogo1 wrote: 
>> >I don't know about the pressure/flow rates, but I would try it if it fits 
>> >the basket. I just went through this hassle. I'll try to keep it short. I 
>> >ordered a fuel pump for my 91 200. It is an updated pump and is much too 
>> >small to fit in the holder basket, and it needs a $160 adapter hose
>> >part) because it has a nipple instead of screw on fitting. I ended up 
>> >getting a Pierburg pump for a 93 V8 quattro. Not quite an exact fit,
but it 
>> >works. 
>> > 
>> >Gary Martin 
>> >94 UrS4 
>> >91 200 TQA 

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