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post #6 of Old 09-29-2010
Classic30
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WF, if you take the time to read through the thread that The Venerable Mr TD Wombat posted above, you'll see I forked out $1,000 Aussie for a re-build of mine (it was to be more than that but I talked them down on their parts mark-up)... so not something you really want to do until you've checked everything else.

Personally, I find it hard to believe the pump would pack up completely - it's more likely that you'd lose fuel to one of the cylinders and the engine would run rough for a while - but anything is possible I suppose.

You'll need to follow the Workshop Manual exactly to get it out (but it isn't really all that difficult to do) and an Injection Shop should be able to refurbish it for you in a day or two - particualrly if you tell them it's urgent.

Good luck!

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