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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 19th, 14, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
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Tilted fuel pressure regulator

Hey guys, I'm currently dry fitting my new intake and carb setup on the bench and I'm into the plumbing. In making the hoses I am running into a prob. My fuel pressur regulator takes the feed through the bottom and I can't squeeze a fitting in as it will hit the manifold. If I tilt the regulator a bit on the fitting, it'll fit.
Now my question is...Does it affect the feed/pressure if I do this? Its a Holley, 1-9 psi coming from a mechanical pump.
Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 19th, 14, 07:43 PM
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Re: Tilted fuel pressure regulator

Orientation of the fuel pressure regulator should not effect functionality at all. Your other option is to use a 90 degree fitting coming up into the bottom of the regulator.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 20th, 14, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Tilted fuel pressure regulator

Much appreciated my man...the 90 will be hunted tomorrow. First nice day of the year up here and the first run of the season was today
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