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Old 04-19-2004, 03:41 PM   #1
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Question can I lower fuel pressure

Anyone know if you can lower the fuel pressure by putting a resistor into the power line going to the fuel pump?
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Why would you want to do that? IMHO that would be just asking for a possible lean condition on the "big end" and possibly some burned pistons. An adjustable regulator is a much safer alternative.
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NO.

why do you need to lower it?

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the correct way to lower it is by adjusting the 'fuel pressure regulator'
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Lowering fp would be to accomodate different injectors (sort of a rough initial tuning). As for a regulator, doesn't that require either (a) getting into the fuel tank, or (b) having a new return line back to the tank? If there's a way to have a regulator in the engine compartment without added new lines please let me know!
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