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Re: New Fuel Pump

To: Smitty <>
Subject: Re: New Fuel Pump
From: Bud Krueger <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 14:16:26 -0500

    Any chance that you're suffering from the unvented tank syndrome?

Bud Krueger

Smitty wrote:

> For the first time yesterday my dependable "B" left me stranded along the road
> while I was on my way to work.  I could hear the engine starting to die so I
> immediately pulled to the side and was trying to figure out why it was
> starving for gas.  Gas tank was full and everything seemed fine.  Then I
> realized I was no longer hearing the familiar tick of the fuel pump from
> behind my seat and figured the pump contacts must have froze or died
> completely.  After sitting for nearly 1/2 hour I tried it again and heard the
> contacts so I immediately started the engine and continued to my destination.
> After work it started fine and took me home with no problems.
> Question:  Before this occurs again I'm going to purchase a new fuel pump.
> Yesterday was just a warning but next time it may not correct itself.  Do you
> suggest staying with the same type of SU fuel pump (Moss 377-165) or is it
> better to go ahead and purchase an SU solid state fuel pump with modern
> reliable electronic solid state switching (Moss 377-255)?  I'm going to order
> one immediately so any advise would be great.  Thank you.

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