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FASS or Airdog?

The title pretty much sums it up.

What is your decision and why?



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It is the matter of personal perference. I like the airdogs because I know a lot of people that have them and haven't had much trouble with them. I don't know of many people that have the fass.
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why do you need anything more than stock ?

I read to many threads on AD2 problems to ever consider one

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IMO you can't use AD2's install kit and expect a reliable pump. I've run one for five years but the install kit that came with in went in the garbage.

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I wouldn't do either. Have good friends that have trouble with each of them. Two of my friends have had FASS pumps fail and plus they are loud. I have had one friend with an Airdog fail and then the replacement pump from them failed. They were not very friendly to deal with either.

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Have a read. AD2 harness

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For a high pressure pump: Neither. Both have very poor track records for high pressure pumps.

For a Lift pump to your stock HFCM or aftermarket high pressure pump: Both have reliable options for lift pumps.

Personally, I have a FASS lift pump, but I got it from a FASS dealer, so I am confident that if I were to have any warranty claims they would take care of it for me. Mine has been in for a year and a half with no problems.

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