R1150gs (GSA) Bosch fuel pump P/N 69222 update

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  1. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    So I wasn't going to say much about putting in a new fuel pump until I tried to get it. The Bosch P/N 69222 is not a direct fit anymore without a little coaxing from the Napa parts person. It seems that in the last 8 months the manufacturer has stopped including the base to the pump. I'm not sure why or maybe I just had bad luck today, but I don't think so. I went to 3 different Napa stores today in Seattle and I got the same thing everywhere. The pump without the base.

    seen here:
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    The flow rate is the same as the OEM BMW. The cost of the BMW pump is $411.12 :mully BULLSHIT I Say!!!

    Napa 69222 $57.12

    Now my pump hadn't failed nor was it making funny noises but after last year I'm being proactive.


    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/r1150gsa-fuel-pump-wiz-stuck-in-wells-nv-help.1071140/


    This is the OE set up with the Wix fuel filter next to it.
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    OE pump
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    So if you go to Napa and get the pump it looks like this on the screen
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    ^^^This shows the base that is no longer included so you will need to find this nice young lady (who also rides) to go and find the Bosch P/n 69225 and take the base off of it for you. :clap

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    It looks like this:

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    and on the pump
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    Make the connections
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    And fit it back up to the plate.
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    So I bring this up because if your going to get the Bosch 69222 pump you will need to get the adapter off of a Bosch 69225 pump and stick it on it. :D

    Cheers
    Thirsty
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  2. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    hmmmm

    that sucks that the nice generic fitting parts are no longer being included with the bargain pump.

    and you need a manicure.
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  3. darklight79

    darklight79 drink it , ride it , nail it

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    Highflowfuel.com. Think i am gunna order a spare just to have for 60 bucks. HFP 439B
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  4. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    Ya i have issues so Fuck off my fingers are fine..BWHAaaaaaaaaa
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  5. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    BTW the sock has the same P/N but will not fit the pump because it doesn't have the lower plastic piece off of the 69225.
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  6. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    Comment; I see you used spring clips at both ends of the new fuel filter. I'll be interested to hear if the fuel line blows off the hard line.
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  7. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    Not concerned really but I know what your sayin', it did cross my mind.Remember they came with the filter that is supposed to be exposed to the pressures inside of the tank so i'll take my chances. Think they'll work? or do you have another experience ?
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  8. motoree

    motoree Been here awhile

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    On the top of my to do list. Thanks for the heads up. :thumb
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  9. teomannaskali

    teomannaskali Long timer

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    There was some guy who fitted a renault pump that fit perfectly. Not sure if it was a bosch part though.
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  10. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    Here's my thoughts, if spring clamps were adequate, BMW would have used them OE. My new FF came with those same clamps which I did not use. I hope all will be well with your installation.

    I too used a new FF with a center body crimp. I found it a difficult fit when installing the tank pump plate. Next time, I'll use a filter without the center crimp.
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  11. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    I see you skipped the SS brewing U tube and went with the OE piece.

    Hmmmmm....must not have been thirsty that day.
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  12. darklight79

    darklight79 drink it , ride it , nail it

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    Good rainy day project.
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  13. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv Super Moderator

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    thank you for the heads up! is there a number of miles when these should be changed at some point? I changed my fuel filter at 120k kms, thought about replacing the pump as well but it doesn't make any too loud funny noises so I left it alone.
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  14. Mike Ryder

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    Might be time to find one and put it on the shelf though. Sometimes they just stop working.
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  15. darklight79

    darklight79 drink it , ride it , nail it

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    When it breaks then fix it .....it will give you warning And just like any rig with a pump in tank. Never run it below a quarter tank.
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  16. Stevek6thou

    Stevek6thou Adventurer

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    When my distance to empty says about 20km to go and I fuel up, the bike will only take 16 to 17 lt so there is 3 to 4 lt left in the tank for cooling the pump and this has been done a few times around the same mark
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  17. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv Super Moderator

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    I think these 3-4l aren't enough though to reach the pump for cooling it. we have that issue on the F series that when you are below half of the tank the pumps heats up/shuts the bike once your filter is clogged. this usually happens around 50-70k kms.
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  18. darklight79

    darklight79 drink it , ride it , nail it

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    at 200 miles i usually hit low fuel and it takes 6 gallons to fill. Leaving 2 gallons to slosh around and cool things. that with the big tank. I wonder if the fuel gauge assemby is different for the larger tank. Makes you wonder about creating an external fuel pump.
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  19. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    The other benefit of this pump conversion is that they are everywhere, so if it does go out again at the least it will be available. Unlike the BMW pump that could leave you waiting for the shop open.
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  20. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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    Well there are a few things i'll pay a premium for. that little hose was almost 40 bucks.
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