[T3] Mechanical Fuel pump kit

Joe Plowick III gtixpress at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 05:53:02 PST 2023

Thanks everyone.  I'll take the pump apart and try matching up some of the
kits available.  I was curious if there was a tried and true working kit
out there since I know there is also a lot of junk too.  I start with the
Wolfsburg West kits.

Joe P.

On Fri, Dec 15, 2023 at 7:30 AM Soren Jacobsen <snj at blef.org> wrote:

> > On Dec 14, 2023, at 11:15 PM, Joe Plowick III <gtixpress at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have a Pierburg pump as
> > well that didn't work for me last time I tried, and probably needs a
> > rebuild as well.  I may have to dig that one out and see if it's got a
> > different design and better parts availability.
> I'd probably just rebuild that one if I were you. Wolfsburg West sells
> good diaphragms, with material from Effbe:
> https://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=113127141WW
> The only difference between type 1 and type 3 pumps of this era is the
> spring size. Type 3 had a slightly thicker spring for higher fuel pressure.
> You could always swap over your original spring, although if you measure
> the fuel pressure and it's within spec, I wouldn't bother.
> Soren
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