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#3108924 - 01/04/13 09:48 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: cecil30-30]
TNDeerGuy
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
 Originally Posted By: TNDeerGuy
Drop the tank, not that big of a deal....or if you have access to a couple of buddies just take the 6 bolts off of the bed and take the bed off—that's even easier.
I've done several fords and a toyota and we never had to pull the bed off to take the tank off.Maybe a Chevrolet is different,but I wouldn't think so.Have you ever replaced a fuel pump on a truck?


Chevys aren't that much different, but if you don't have a lift, a transmission jack and are working with a higher than half-full tank of gas it is a royal PITA and it's just alot easier to just take the bed off. Since you asked....I have done hundreds of the things over the years, but I was working with the proper equipment. ;\)

To the original poster....make sure that you change the fuel filter when you change the pump and keep it changed on a regular basis and as others have stated...1188 is highway robbery if that is all they are doing.
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#3108942 - 01/04/13 10:00 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: cecil30-30]
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
Do it yourself.THey are not that hard to put on.Just drop the fuel tank and it comes out of the top,very easy to take in and out.Sounds like a big job,but it really isn't.


"Just drop the fuel tank"???

The bed comes off by loosening a few hex bolts. I'm certain it'll be much easier (and less messy) than dropping the tank.
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#3108945 - 01/04/13 10:02 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Spikes]
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 Originally Posted By: Spikes
Shouldn't be much over $600. I think the fuel pump for that truck is about $400 I would get $200 plus cost of fuel pump if I was doing it.


When my fuel pump went out a few years back, I think a new one was under $100 from O'Reilly. The guys in the truck shop at my previous employer had it installed in under 30 minutes. They earned a case of beer for their troubles.
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#3108962 - 01/04/13 10:12 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: TAFKAP]
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#3108994 - 01/04/13 10:33 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: 1 good shot]
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There was someone on here that cut a hole in the bed of the truck changed the pump and jb welded the piece of metal back in the hole can't remember who it was though
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#3109049 - 01/04/13 11:20 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Spikes]
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 Originally Posted By: Spikes
We always take the bed off lot easier than dropping a fuel tank


ditto

i know a fella that had mutiple issues with pump he made a flap so he didnt have to pull the bed lol
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#3109054 - 01/04/13 11:25 AM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
 Originally Posted By: Spikes
We always take the bed off lot easier than dropping a fuel tank


ditto

i know a fella that had mutiple issues with pump he made a flap so he didnt have to pull the bed lol

Same here, got a buddy that literally cut a piece out of the bed and hinged it!!

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#3109146 - 01/04/13 12:30 PM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Winchester]
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
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 Originally Posted By: Spikes
We always take the bed off lot easier than dropping a fuel tank


ditto

i know a fella that had mutiple issues with pump he made a flap so he didnt have to pull the bed lol

Same here, got a buddy that literally cut a piece out of the bed and hinged it!!


I have done this on many a truck, cut an access hole, rivet in a piano hinge on one side and a couple 3/8 inserts on the other and your set for good. Even got fancy once and put counter sunk rivets on the hinge and a few stainless countersunk 5/16 philips head screws on the other.


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#3109353 - 01/04/13 03:31 PM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Kimber45]
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Got mine replaced last year for a alittle over $400
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#3109379 - 01/04/13 03:58 PM Re: $1188.29 for a fuel pump [Re: Spikes]
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 Originally Posted By: Spikes
We always take the bed off lot easier than dropping a fuel tank
I agree, or you can cut a square out of the bed above the fuel pump and just bolt a bigger piece back in.

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