Fuel Pressure Regulator

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Fuel Pressure Regulator

Postby scotth510 » 01 Sep 2004 17:59

I have a set of 40mm webers that are in need of a fuel pressure regulator. I was just wondering if there was a certian one that would do or will any make work? Thanks in advance.

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Postby banzai510(hainz) » 02 Sep 2004 21:38

I havea cheap dial Puralator brand one set to 3.5 pounds for my MIkunis(Mallory electric low volume pump. I think they were 20$ US for the regulator

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Postby 68Datsun510 » 02 Sep 2004 21:51

I have a holley from my dcoes. Worked fine. LMK if ur interested
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Postby scotth510 » 02 Sep 2004 21:54

I found one made by Mr. Gasket from Lordco. It was exactly what I was lookig for.
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Re: Fuel Pressure Regulator

Postby Byron510 » 31 Oct 2015 10:41

Brining this thread back from the dead on Hollow’s Eve - fitting....

A local enthusiast, Glen, has just installed a nice set if DCOE's on his L20B. I went over to his place the other night to assist with a linkage question, and noted the fuel pressure regulator he installed was an inline Dial style Mr. Gasket unit.

Now from experience, I had two similar design Holley fuel pressure regs fail on me many years ago. Guys, what is your experience with this Mr Gasket unit? Are they reliable? Does the fuel pressure drop off like it did on the Holley units that look identical (is this just a rebadged units that is actually the same product with a different name?)

Additionally, mounting the pressure reg on the engine – what do the engine vibrations do to the unit over short and long term Does this mounting position effect it’s operation?

Anyways, any input from the crew here would be appreciated, as well as experience long term with their use so that I can pass along reasonably accurate information to this new member to our community.

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Re: Fuel Pressure Regulator

Postby okayfine » 31 Oct 2015 17:30

I had one of those dial-a-pressure regulators. It clogged on me a few times before I chucked it (like, stopped the car on the freeway, got out, twisted the dial back and forth, set it again, drove off). When I needed a regulator, I've since gone with a Holley version, but not a clone of the dial-a-pressure piece above. I used this:

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1-4 psi, they make another that's 4-7 psi.

I didn't put a gauge to the dial-a-pressure regulator, but I'm not that confident the fuel pressure settings were very precise. You need a pressure gauge to set the Holley regulator's pressure.
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Re: Fuel Pressure Regulator

Postby Byron510 » 01 Nov 2015 07:54

Just a Sunday morning bump, does anyone have experience with these Mr Gasket fuel pressure regs that they can share?

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