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Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« on: January 30, 2020, 11:38:43 PM »
Anybody have some photos and info on how the electric fuel pump is mounted and plumbed in the R model? I'm also looking for a source for a rebuild kit for the 240A.
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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 12:17:28 AM »
Rebuild kits were being sold on fleabag
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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 12:33:33 AM »
Anybody have some photos and info on how the electric fuel pump is mounted and plumbed in the R model? I'm also looking for a source for a rebuild kit for the 240A.
Drew Serb of the Cobra Experience is a well known rebuilder and parts supplier of those . I assume he still does them.  If you have one now and If you put power to the pump and it doesn't do the thump thump thump noise or if it only makes one thump  that means the internal switch is bad. It is easier and less expensive to buy one that already makes the pumping sound and re seal and re gasket that one that the switch still works in. The switch has been obsolete for decades know and when you find them NOS they are expensive. There are people who have been successful rebuilding them (not me) but again expensive.  I have been buying ,selling ,using and rebuilding them off and on for a number of years now and that is what I have found to be the case . Hopefully others have had better luck then I. 
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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 10:26:07 AM »
   I have seem them mounted to the bracket for the trunk hinge on the driver's side.
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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2020, 12:45:46 PM »
I'm also looking for detailed photos / drawings of a Stewart Warner 240-A fuel pump installation in a R-Model. Would also like to find a Stewart Warner 240-A installation and parts drawing if available, as a friend gave me a pump to use in my car.

Thank you.

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2020, 05:57:49 PM »
Here is one.
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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2020, 08:14:58 PM »
   I have seem them mounted to the bracket for the trunk hinge on the driver's side.

Randy,
That would be the more common single SW240A unit mounting arrangement. It had issues being up so high. I have SAI photos somewhere of the single plumbing arrangement and the passages where it enters the underside and connects to the long range fuel tank fuel pickup. The point of entry for the dual is similar.
The previous image above that Bob G. posted is the dual SW240A mounting from 5R098. I took dimensions of that bracket years ago and installed it in my 65. Here it is:

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2020, 08:20:08 PM »
Anybody have some photos and info on how the electric fuel pump is mounted and plumbed in the R model? I'm also looking for a source for a rebuild kit for the 240A.

Mickey,

I so happen to have a full set of the re-Build kit from SW. What is it you need?

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2020, 08:26:45 PM »
I'm also looking for detailed photos / drawings of a Stewart Warner 240-A fuel pump installation in a R-Model. Would also like to find a Stewart Warner 240-A installation and parts drawing if available, as a friend gave me a pump to use in my car.

Thank you.

Don
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I have the SW service instructions...I found them. (some may be duplicates)

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2020, 08:53:35 PM »
More.

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2020, 08:55:36 PM »
last set. I took out the dupes.

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2020, 08:58:35 PM »
The switch...a lot of time the pins can get crud build-up and cause it not to work.

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2020, 10:21:38 AM »
SFM5S000, thank you for the Service Instructions. That is exactly what I was looking for! This is very helpful, now all I have to figure out is how to print them, as when I try to fit them to a page, I lose all print quality and they are not readable? 

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2020, 11:51:16 AM »
First a *huge* thank you to SFM5S000 for those detailed docs. I am very grateful for your efforts. Just one lurkers opinion.
To gt350bp - I  expanded the images (one at a time) copied and pasted them into a directory - renaming them SWpump1.jpg thru 11. By printing them as full page pictures, I get around a 5x7 service instruction that is readable and can probably expand that if necessary.

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Re: Stewart Warner 240A fuel pump
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2020, 08:08:44 AM »
Will give that a try. Awesome information and thanks again.

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