I've been doing some research as I think my fuel pump is slowly on its way out. Sometimes it doesn't prime when opening the door, feels a bit slow every so often. I'm getting a list of all the parts I need for my stage 2 and I think it would be wise I upgrade the almost 100k miles old fuel pump with a shiny new one.
I've read that either getting an LCR one or a Walbro 255lp/h in-tank pump will be good. I'm inclined to go for the Walbro due to it being a lot cheaper for a new unit but have read about fitment issues. The Walbro seems to be a smaller size to the OEM and either need to butcher the housing or getting an adapter.
The threads I've been reading are a good 3-4 years old now so was just wondering whether anyone has fitted one of these recently, whether they'd changed the design etc? I think I'd rather get an attachment/fitting kit instead of modifying the actual housing just for peace of mind but wanted to get other peoples views on this if possible.
It's probably the door lock switch causing it not to prime, rather than the pump itself. I bet the interior lights dont come on either when that happens...
I can't really help in regards to what pump you could use as an upgrade, but if it was me and i was planning on chasing big numbers i'd be inclined to use a generic in-line pump that flows well and leave the tank pump as a lift pump.
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