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  • how much fuel pressure ?

    how much fuel pressure do you run on a street car with a mild build ?
    Thanks

    Keith
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    With a regular carb setup, they like 5-7 psi. Holley carbs like the high end of that, some stock carbs prefer 5-6.
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    • #3
      thanks. thats what I thought & the gauge shows almost 6 but I just could not remember if that was correct.....

      Keith
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      • #4
        Modern carbs 6 is good. If you had Strombergs, they like about 3.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by ford84stepside View Post
          Modern carbs 6 is good. If you had Strombergs, they like about 3.
          Right, older carbs had a harder time holding back the fuel at the needle and seat.
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