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Post  whitefield July 10th 2017, 10:12 am

My current fuel pump is a Mallory 140 with a regulator and 8 an line returnable fuel system  set at 7.5 psi 950 carburetor.

 I am looking for a fuel pump to supply a n/a 650 flywheel hp at 7800 rpm  in a 3000 lbs car.

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Post  maverick July 10th 2017, 3:20 pm

IMO, one cannot go wrong with MagnaFuel. I've had others but this is head and shoulders above them. Just pick the one that suits your needs and you can worry about other stuff. Yes, the price may be a bit higher...but you'll only buy ONE. Wink
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Post  Gregaust July 11th 2017, 5:37 am

Another vote for Magnafuel also. Mine has been awesome . I used all their reg and filters .
Have also used Product Engineering which is basically same pumps

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Post  whitefield July 12th 2017, 10:33 pm

Ok next question , what size pump or how do I go about figuring out what size pump I need ?
With all of my other engines and cars before I just guessed at what I needed. I feel I need to do this one closer to right .
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Post  tbirdmike July 13th 2017, 8:57 am

Need to know if its roots, centrifugal, turbo.
How much boost?
What fuel.

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Post  whitefield July 13th 2017, 9:04 am

tbirdmike wrote:Need to know if its roots, centrifugal, turbo.
How much boost?
What fuel.

N/A 112 renageade fuel.

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Post  BigBlockRanger July 13th 2017, 11:32 am

I've been running the same A1000 since 2011 (actually before). Street driving, track, Drag Week, etc.
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Post  rollercam1 July 13th 2017, 4:00 pm

I have been running the Aeromotive A1000 and a Magna fuel 500 for 7 years now on two different vehicles. I have had zero problems with either. Now my brother has run every holley, jegs, summit brand pump and replaces them every year or two. Like mentioned, they are worth the money
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Post  DILLIGASDAVE July 14th 2017, 2:07 am

Conventional fuel regulators (like the old design Holley stuff) are often overwhelmed and will creep if a Magnafuel 500 pump is run at/near full pump pressure. If this happens either get the Magnafuel regulators, or turn the pump pressure down a little and use conventional regulators.
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Post  Gregaust July 14th 2017, 5:45 am

My Magnafuel 500 with matching reg and filters is 11 y.o and going ok. just a weekender but has done several track days .

originally had a Holley Dominator pump lasted no time Sad

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Post  D. Sea July 14th 2017, 8:21 am

Mike,

It's hard to beat the Mallory 140 pumps. They run forever. I'm running 2 Mallory 140s on my car that are both over 20 years old. Run one pump for driving through the pits and both pumps when at the burn out box and down the track. Return style regulator on both.


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Post  biglucky July 14th 2017, 9:33 am

I have been running the same Holley blue for years running 5.70s.
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Post  Mark Miller July 14th 2017, 11:28 pm

D. Sea wrote:Mike,

It's hard to beat the Mallory 140 pumps.  They run forever.  I'm running 2 Mallory 140s on my car that are both over 20 years old.  Run one pump for driving through the pits and both pumps when at the burn out box and down the track.  Return style regulator on both.



Damon,i've also had pretty good luck with the Mallory 140 pumps.It started sounding funny 3-4 years back rebuilt it and it's been good ever since.

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Post  kjett August 4th 2017, 9:38 am

I ran my Aeromotive A2000 pump on my ranger dragging it through the mud for 5+ years and no issues. And it sees quite a bit of mud on the outside and lots of water from pressure washing after.
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