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Old 10-05-2012, 01:42 PM   #1
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My stock fuel pump died and I bought the 044 Bosch pump. Doing the upgrade tonight. I searched and not many info on the 993 Turbo section, many guys with 964's and other cars but noone here.

Is this a direct replacement? I am almost positive not. If someone could point out what fittings, hoses etc I might need that would be appreciated.

I heard the wiring gets hot on the 044, should I replace the wiring as well? Sorry for all the questions, just looking for some help.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:52 PM   #2
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I've done this. You need to get a couple of fittings to bolt up to the stock lines. I'll see if I can find what they were (this was a long time ago)
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I've done this. You need to get a couple of fittings to bolt up to the stock lines. I'll see if I can find what they were (this was a long time ago)
Would appreciate that.
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:10 PM   #4
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the low pressure side is M18 X 1.5 female and I think you need a male fitting with a barb. Don't remember what size if its 3/8 (-6AN) or 1/2 (-8AN).

Did you take the old pump out yet? That will answer what size barb you will need and then you can spend time on summitracing finding the exact fitting you need.
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Thanks, I will run with this thread and my old pump to S&K speed shop here in NY. Hopefully that will help me put it on tonight.

Did you change the wires or is that fine?
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Thank You. This helps, I read it but not much mention of the adapters needed but he provided it above.
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Thanks, I will run with this thread and my old pump to S&K speed shop here in NY. Hopefully that will help me put it on tonight.

Did you change the wires or is that fine?
I don't remember them giving me any issues
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Some bad advice there. 044 is better than stock
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I don't remember them giving me any issues
Thanks again Sir.
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im no help on the fittings, but i run two 044s on my old gt2 racer and now on the cayman i race. i think 1 is ok up to 600hp ish, i run 2 incase i wind the boost up or incase 1 goes down at lower boost. quality pumps

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I'd be interested in what you find, as I'm about to do this as well (single 044 to replace stock). What was the part number of the 044 that you used?
Would be great to know which fittings are required.
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I'd be interested in what you find, as I'm about to do this as well (single 044 to replace stock). What was the part number of the 044 that you used?
Would be great to know which fittings are required.
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I will make a full write up and post tomorrow with pictures, dont worry.
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Good pumps,noisy bitches thou.
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How did the fitting go? Any updates?
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