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    Fuel pump

    Ok so my fuel pump decided to shit itself...well...its whining badly so i wont drive it untill i replace it.

    I wanted to go down the Walboro 255lph road but im hearing mixed views on them, some saying they are awfully noisy and some saying no issues at all, i also heard there are chinese knock offs which are simiar price but dont last piss...

    Anyone here any recommendations/links to genuine pumps or good quality upgrades?

    Thanks in advance.

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    What car have you and where are you

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    Its a 99 WRX Impreza import
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    Rcm?

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    Have a brand new in the box Scooby worx 340 lph if ya want it based in offaly

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontommy View Post
    Rcm?
    Bob Rawle recently advised me against the RCM pump as I have one in my car but I have been having problems on high boost so took a log and sent it to Bob to have a look. He came back to me saying that I was running leaner than when I had the car mapped which was only 3 months or so earlier.

    From his notes he said that I had an RCM pump and he has noticed alot of these failing recently as they have changed supplier apparently. He advised that he suspects my pump is failing too and to get get the below one instead as it is better quality

    https://scoobyworx.com/swrd-colossus...mp-16426-p.asp

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    Walbro in mine for 9 years works perfectly.
    im not here for a long time,im here for a good time colin mcrae. r.i.p.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bang View Post
    Bob Rawle recently advised me against the RCM pump as I have one in my car but I have been having problems on high boost so took a log and sent it to Bob to have a look. He came back to me saying that I was running leaner than when I had the car mapped which was only 3 months or so earlier.

    From his notes he said that I had an RCM pump and he has noticed alot of these failing recently as they have changed supplier apparently. He advised that he suspects my pump is failing too and to get get the below one instead as it is better quality

    https://scoobyworx.com/swrd-colossus...mp-16426-p.asp
    If going for 340lph do you not need to put a pressure regulator on it aswell

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    I am gonna change fuel pump on my classic soon as it's 23yrs old , of what I've read walbro is best ?

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    Scooby worx are getting great reviews look it up on scoobynet

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    I bought the scoobyworx swrd pump like Gordon says scoobynet and other good reviews swung it for me walbro tried and tested too and same price too

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    Had a walbro in a previous car and put one in my bug. louder than stock, but at least you'll hear if anything is wrong. Depending how loud your exhaust is, you might not hear it at all when driving.

    Bought mine in Murray Motorsport. Could have saved around €20 online but went with local business and can walk into premises if any problems.

    Apparently the quality dropped for a few years on them but has been resolved. Source : Internet 😂

    2 available for turbo imprezas, classic p1 and newage onwards is one, and other is for classics.

    pickup and supply on pump is different between the 2

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