Intex pool pump upgrade.


Feb 16, 2020

I am about to setup my new above ground Intex pool (4 m x 2 m x 1 m). Model no. 28316.

Would like to upgrade the filter pump from start and have been looking at 2 models:

Intex 1500 GPH Filter Pump and 2500 GPH Filter Pump

Please can anyone give advice of these two pumps? There is not much price difference, but my concerns are:

1. Is the 2500 GPH pump too much? (Can a filter pump get too big?)
2 Does anyone know if any of these pump will auto fit to the model of my pool?

Would love to hear which pump you would choose.


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May 3, 2007
Pleasanton, CA
I would go with the larger pump. Intex pump are really under powered. Not sure what you mean by autofit. The hose lines should be the same size as what you have now.
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