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How much is too much fuel pressure?

I have my Raptor set for 20 at idle and it stays around 15 when I punch it. Is that okay, or do I need to lower it some?

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that should be fine.

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that should be fine.
I've been idleing at 25 for a long time, WOT around 20/21

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idle on mine is 24 and WOT is 14

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I know of a couple of guys that installed a mechanical pump from a 12V and getting about 35-40 PSI on the high side. I think this is a bit extreme...

Never heard of a failure yet... But something to consider you flooding the return rail with pressurized fuel from the overflow valve. So being a little over 20 PSI isn't going to hurt nothing but consider the designed pressure and what in might do to the pump later in life.

I'm set for 17.5 at idle but at WOT never get below 15 PSI... Never

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