Electric fuel pumps, do i need a regulator?

Old 09-08-2007, 05:57 PM
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Default Electric fuel pumps, do i need a regulator?

What is the purpose of a regulator?

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Old 09-08-2007, 07:08 PM
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Yes you need a regulator, because most good electric pump are capable of puting out 12/14lbs of pressure and that sometimes will blow by the neddle and seats in the carb. Most people set the regulator at 8lbs.

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Old 09-08-2007, 07:31 PM
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If you're going on the cheap, Holley and Carter among others make a pump that doesn't need a regulator, Holley's red pump for example, I've run those alot with no issues.
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Old 09-08-2007, 07:46 PM
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I have the holly blue pump as well as the mallory 140 series i think it is.
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Old 09-09-2007, 02:22 AM
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Both of those pumps require a reg , they will run at about 12-14 psi you need about 7-8

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Old 09-14-2007, 08:17 PM
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Hey OZY..i would like to see more of your Mopar ?..
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Im chevy also but, I LOVE THE OLDS MOPARS!!! can remember riding my bike down to webster chysler, plymouth to see the new mopps in the showroom (that was a lloooonnnnggg time ago. show us more!!!!! David.
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