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Need electric fuel pump '91 Mirage 1.5 l
05-18-2006, 09:49 PM
I just checked local discount parts store for electric fuel pump for 91 Mirage 1.5 and I fell out -- priced $198.00. Any suggestions for cheaper? How about an aftermarket generic electric fuel pump that you mount on fire wall?
05-21-2006, 12:29 PM
I doubt you'll find one that could produce the requisite fuel pressure of about 45 PSI. Then you'd have to fabricate some sort of pick-up tube for the tank. A pump that will produce 45 PSI is going to produce a lot of heat. How would you cool it? The gas in the tank sloshing over the regular pump dissipates that heat.
At the end of the day, I think your best bet is to bite the bullet and buy OEM or at least a quality aftermarket item, not low end junk.
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