Any instructions on how to rebuild the fuel pump on the car?
Don Sforza wrote:
> Art, the original TR4 fuel pump can be rebuilt "On the Car"... if you're
> agile enough. The kit is a couple of bucks, and takes about 20 minutes
> (including the 15 minutes to find the parts you dropped in the grass).
> See if you can find an old Chevy fuel pump with the bowl... they're EXACTLY
> the same. But, the cork gasket between the bowl and the pump body is not
> available, anywhere, at any price (as far as I know).
> Good luck. Oh, A fuel pump kit is one of the spares I carry, along with
> points, coil, etc. And the AC kit will fit both a TR6 and a TR4 OEM pump.
> "And to think, it all started with a tractor!"
> Don Sforza firstname.lastname@example.org KA1WV
> 1963 TR4 Connecticut Triumph Register CT16707L
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ArthurK101 <ArthurK101@aol.com>
> To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: December 8, 1997 3:35 PM
> Subject: TR4 OEM fuel pump
> >I have an old original fuel pump which I just bought. It needs a complete
> >overhaul. Several questions for the list.
> >1) I know TRF can rebuild the fuel pump for 78 bucks. Does anyone know of
> >any other rebuilders?
> >1) Since it does not have the fuel bowl - can I use the bowl off the AC
> >which is on the car? OR does anyone have an original type fuel bowl for
> >trade etc.? (The car is not presently in the same location as the OEM pump
> >so I can't match them to check the fit.) TRF says they do not have fuel
> >and their guy didn't know if the repro bowl would fit.
> >3) Any other ideas? Yeah, I know - do it myself -but it really is pretty
> >cruddy. Would the rebuild kit for the OEM pump be complete enough to
> rebuild a
> >sealed old pump which appears to be intact. Would I need to replace things
> >which are not included in the usual rebuild kit?
> >Thanks in advance for all assistance. Cheers.
> >Art Kelly '64 TR4 CT33118L
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA