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Old 06-03-2010, 03:11 PM
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Default Fuel pump in 96 Ram 1500 question

As most would know the Ram 1500 has the filter built into the "Fuel pump module" basically a single unit that has the fuel filter, pump, gauge sensor and fuel check valve all together that is housed inside the actual fuel tank.
There is no external filter outside the fuel tank.

Question can it be changed so that the fuel pump and filter is housed outside the fuel tank ???

How difficult would this be, and has anyone else done this?

I know the easy option is to simply buy a new Fuel pump module and stick it in, 30 minute job, but wouldnt it be nice to have the fuel pump, filter etc outside bolted onto the chassis for easy access and maintanance instead of having to release the fuel tank every time.

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I know it can be done but for the cost and labor I don't personally think it's worth it unless you're running it in a high performance application.
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Besides Mark you don't have to change the pump but maybe once in the life of the vehicle .
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Besides Mark you don't have to change the pump but maybe once in the life of the vehicle .
Assuming you don't use cheap aftermarket parts.
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