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Jayls5
10-17-2004, 03:53 PM
I emailed the previous owner about the fuel system since I was worried about detonation with all the modifications. He said he installed 36lb injectors he got off of ebay. There's a brand new 255 lph fuel pump in the trunk waiting to be installed (I'm assuming i currently have a stock one on right now).

Mods:
Intake, 73mm MAF, 70mm TB, 94-95 inlet plenum, raised top, 10% OD pully, UD pullies, flowmaster exhaust, intercooler fan, shift kit

Questions:
1) Are the 36 pound injectors sufficient for now?
2) How far should they take me power wise?
3) Should I be worried about running the stock fuel pump and get the 255 one installed ASAP?

Thanks

Jayls5
10-17-2004, 10:25 PM
bump, i don't want to detonate my car!

XR7 Dave
10-17-2004, 11:09 PM
If it has a stock fuel pump then it won't keep up with 36lb injectors. You may not be maxing the injectors though so it may not be a problem at the moment. But yes, install the pump.

As for the injectors, they will support up to about275rwhp without problems.

David Neibert
10-17-2004, 11:14 PM
The stock pump for an 89 isn't really big enough for 36# injectors. I think it is only a 110 lph pump and it's probably the original and getting tired.

If it were me I would install the larger pump.

David