RE: [DML] fuel sending units
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RE: [DML] fuel sending units



Nick, Next time you want to blow money on the DeLorean call me. I could have
saved you about 500.00 here in Dallas for the same job..
John Hervey


-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Nick Kemp
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 8:59 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] fuel sending units

It cost nearly $1200 to replace the fuel pump assembly in my mighty 
Astro. Same thing ... had to drop the tank to get at it. When the D was 
in Houston they replaced the whole tank, pump, pickup, baffle, pads for 
about $1000.

The Astro pump failed again. Best part was that it was under warranty:-)

Nick
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at: http://www.razoo.com/story/Nick-Kemp-Building-The-Usbrs


jtrealtywebspannet wrote , ----On 5/9/2012 7:29 PM 
---------------------------:
>
> I recently had to replace a sending unit and fuel pump assembly in my 
> 2007 Yukon. On that wonderful piece of American engineering the fuel 
> filter (the ONLY filter) is built into it inside the tank. No way to 
> "just" replace the filter. The dealer wanted $400 just for the part, 
> more if I wanted to replace the fuel sending unit. I went to 
> gmdirectparts.com and snagged it for $170. I reused the level sender. 
> The wonderful part about all of this is I had to drop the tank to get 
> to the top to R & R the assembly. Actual replacement took all of 5 
> minutes. Dropping the tank and sticking it back took 2 hours. It is a 
> nice piece of engineering with the springs and all. I did think that 
> if someone was to reengineer the fuel tank that this would be the way 
> to go. At least in a Delorean you can get to it EASILY! Yes, you do 
> have to get a pump with the right flow and pressure specs and a level 
> sender that can work with the Delorean fuel gauge but that can't be 
> very hard.
> David Teitelbaum
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>, 
> "John Hervey" <john@...> wrote:
> >
> > Ok Dave, Like I said those modular assemblies have been around for 
> years so
> > it's not a new design. I have replaced mine in the Ford Explorer 
> already and
> > one
>
> 



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