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Fuel pump access cover for truck bed.

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by evilrb, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. Jan 27, 2021 at 7:49 PM
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  2. Jan 27, 2021 at 10:05 PM
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    artsr2002

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    That's pretty cool but, just how often are you working on your gas pump?
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2021 at 10:20 PM
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    gosolo

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    I’m not really understanding what the need for this is. Your fuel pump might easily last 10 to 15 years. Cutting the hole in the bed compromises the paint and could allow dirt, dust, water, etc to drop onto the tank and various components. Please explain what I’m missing, what is the up side?
     
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  4. Jan 27, 2021 at 11:50 PM
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    the tanks so easy to drop.. i wouldnt worry about it. unless youre fixing a rotted out bed. theres no real need for this.
     
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  5. Jan 28, 2021 at 1:34 AM
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    Well since I'm upgrading to an Aeromotive 320 pump for the supercharger I figured that it was an easy thing to do since I'm already in there the first time.
    Tanks are easy to drop but I'm usually a 1 man show and I absolutely hated the process on my 4runner..
    Kinda turned me off to the job.
    Had to replace the pump 4 times in a month with just a stock Denso unit from Autozone... a long messed-up story that drove me crazy.

    I just figured I'd ask if anyone has done it before like the 4runner guys do.
    If not it's only like $30-$50 for better piece of mind.
    Plus I'm spraying my bed with rhino lining so it's an easy job to get a nice finish result.
     
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  6. Jan 28, 2021 at 3:47 AM
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    Do it and report back!
     
  7. Jan 28, 2021 at 5:18 AM
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    Never knew you could buy something like that. I think it's a good idea if it keeps you from dropping the tank or pulling the bed. Especially if you're going aftermarket and might need to service it again in the future.
     
  8. Jan 28, 2021 at 5:34 AM
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    GM owners were well known for cutting an access door through the floorboards of certain vehicles because dropping the tank was a royal PITA. Measure twice, cut once.

    The OEM pump had enough juice to supply the OEM blower, so why ‘upgrade’?
     
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  9. Jan 28, 2021 at 5:38 AM
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    Is it possible that dropping the tank on the 4Runner is worse because it has less ground clearance than our trucks? I feel like I could use a floor jack, with a piece of lumber to stabilize, and easily lower the tank to the ground. It would help if it's close to empty.
     
  10. Jan 28, 2021 at 8:31 AM
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    This makes sense, I understand
     
  11. Jan 28, 2021 at 2:52 PM
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    I already have “access” holes to my gas tank from the bed rust underneath my bedliner. Wasn’t my choice but good to know they have a purpose. :D
     
  12. Jan 28, 2021 at 2:54 PM
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    Any particular reason for the aeromotive instead of a denso mk4 tt pump? The denso is actually a larger diameter and stouter feeling unit than the aeromotive/walbro sized pumps.
     
  13. Jan 28, 2021 at 5:41 PM
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    I have a brand new one with FPR leftover from another build, that's all
     

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