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Fuel Pressure Regulator


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Ok, So i'm on my way home today, and some kid in his brand new Hyundai Tiburon GT thinks his car is faster than mine. Naturally he finds out its not LOL . Unfortunately, this comes at a cost to me. I get home to find out my Fuel Pressure Regulator dripping gas. I was hoping it was just one of the hoses connecting to it that cracked, becuase I can not find anywhere on the regulator itself that appears craked. Unfortunately, after replacing all the hoses gas is still dripping off of it. So I looked at MSA and VB and both have replacements for $60+ plus shipping, and a special order one from Autozone is $42. Is this something I can pull off of a parts car? I'm still recovering from the heater valve that I ordered 3 weeks ago (which still hasn't come BTW) and would rather not have to fork over another $60. Would this be a foolish thing to do? or would it be okay, assuming the used one is clean and appears in good shape. If I shouldn't use it, does anyone know where I could get one cheaper?

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A simple search on this club site turned up this: http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18449&highlight=Fuel+Pressure+Regulator This thread is only a few days old.

I can understand the need for conversation at times by not looking for answers yourself, but like the old saying goes, "God helps those who help themselves".

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I cant see how you could say they seldom go back when it is a rubber diaphram that is vacumn operated and has been on a car that has high underhood temps for 25+ years.

They do go bad, and if you are having a leak at the FPR I would definetly say it is bad. Dont go to MSA or VB, get it locally. Cheaper and faster, plus it comes with a warranty.

If you do have a parts car, and you think the FPR is good on that car then use it to replace your defective one.

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I cant see how you could say they seldom go back when it is a rubber diaphram that is vacumn operated and has been on a car that has high underhood temps for 25+ years.

They do go bad, and if you are having a leak at the FPR I would definetly say it is bad. Dont go to MSA or VB, get it locally. Cheaper and faster, plus it comes with a warranty.

If you do have a parts car, and you think the FPR is good on that car then use it to replace your defective one.

In my experience, they seldom go bad. I have never had one personally go bad and the only one I have personally seen go bad was damaged by the person working on the car.

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