Fuel system gpm

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  1. J.M.J pegasus

    J.M.J pegasus New Member

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    New to using alky pro...what gpm @ 8k would be a safe start 55-60#s boost?..going to a higher od.. my system was flowed for a lower od by aps..may need a bigger pump and nozzles..1080f (8000@17.54 gpm@100psi)enderle gear pump.
     
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    Mike Canter Top Dragster

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    What kind of bloweris this 55-60 lbs at 8000 is a ton of boost. What size motor?
     
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    J.M.J pegasus New Member

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    It's a whipple r980..548 crossbolted Chevy solid profiler 24*head. Only turn 8k cause short distance..200ft mud drags..
     
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    Mike Canter Top Dragster

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    Have already run this combination and actually had that much boost?
     
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    J.M.J pegasus New Member

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    I've made a couple short passes @ 6400 da last weekend.. putting 16.2 gpm into the motor...only turned 7500rpm with a 35 stator in the converter..made 49#s...just trying figure out if I got enough fuel going in..
     
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    If you divided the GPM by the pounds of boost you come up with .33. That is a little in the lean side but is ok. I would start off with .36. So I would bring it up to 17.5 to start of with
     
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    Thank you mike..that answer alot of doubt Ive been having..I'm gonna have randy get me a bigger pump and put a loop on it..
     
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