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Old 04-28-2010, 09:43 AM
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Fuel System Flush

Hows it going everybody? So my car has been sitting for a long time now, maybe like four or five years. I fixed my ground and timing issues, drained the old gas from the tank. Put fresh gas in. Now i opened the banjo nut to purge the fuel line with the fuel pump on. And all i got was a trickle. My question is how would someone go about flushing the lines out. I think that they are all gummed up. I should have had a geyser of fuel come out of there. Is there any products out there or do i start with new lines and filter? Side note the car started for a second but was starved for fuel so i shut down so i know that i have a running motor now. Yay!. But i finally got this far so i have to keep going ya know! Any input is appreciated.
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:47 AM
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Re: Fuel System Flush

i'd say first things first, get a new fuel filter.
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Re: Fuel System Flush

yeah, that sounds like a good idea! haha. Im so glad that there is a drain bolt on the fuel tank. Go honda with that one!
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Re: Fuel System Flush

Any recomended brands for a fuel filter? Fram?? I dont want to spend more than $30 if i can help it.
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Re: Fuel System Flush

meh, dont think it really much anymore what brand. they are all decent for the most part. but i;d go fram if ur local parts store has em.
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Re: Fuel System Flush

so i think the fuel pump is shot in my car. I have 12 volts going to the fuel pump but nothing is happening. My manual says check the ground for the pump but is dont see what its talking about. So if it is shot should i get a walbro. Ive saw them on ebay for $90 or so. has anyone used a walbro in their ride? is 190lph suffecient or should i get a 255lph. What could i get out of a nasty fuel pump? Is there such a thing as over kill? Any advice is apprieciated.
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Re: Fuel System Flush

meh ya if your gonna replace the fuel pump, then ya a 255l hp walbro

ya no worries bout it being over kill, it works fine. i;m running it mine, and i know a couple others are too
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Re: Fuel System Flush

sweet thanx man
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Re: Fuel System Flush

another question, if i get something that serious what should i do about the rest of the fuel system, i havent upgraded anything. should i do a rail and regulator. that will prob help in the tuning department cause i think i need a vafc. if i remember correct the injectors are good to 400hp.
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another question, if i get something that serious what should i do about the rest of the fuel system, i havent upgraded anything. should i do a rail and regulator. that will prob help in the tuning department cause i think i need a vafc. if i remember correct the injectors are good to 400hp.
nah i wouldnt worry about it. i mean unless your building up your motor for boost or something. otherwise your stock rail and fpr should be just fine.
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Re: Fuel System Flush

ok cool. thanks for the advice. i cant afford that stuff any way lol. my goal is a nice n/a motor. i think im going to do cams at some point to compelement the head work i blew an exhaust valve apart. that sucked i had to put a silencer in the muffler cause this cop always gave me a hard time. it restricted it so much i messed i my motor real bad. it was quick when i got done. boom blew a head gasket and rings when the car over heated. i;m not giving up on this SOB!
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ok cool. thanks for the advice. i cant afford that stuff any way lol. my goal is a nice n/a motor. i think im going to do cams at some point to compelement the head work i blew an exhaust valve apart. that sucked i had to put a silencer in the muffler cause this cop always gave me a hard time. it restricted it so much i messed i my motor real bad. it was quick when i got done. boom blew a head gasket and rings when the car over heated. i;m not giving up on this SOB!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAH

i'm sorry, but this post is just funny to me. i guarantee you did Not fuck up a exhaust valve because you put in the silencer. how do i know? i've been rocking one in my lude for the last year or so with no problems at all.
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maybe not then but the valve did get broken into like more than one piece. it is pretty funny. i just dont know why that happened. it was like 7 years ago
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Re: Fuel System Flush

walbro 255 FTWWW.
it'll run just fine on an "almost" stock motor, plus it'll give you room to grow in the future for more power


and you remembered incorrectly. stock injectors are only good til like 230hp'ish. DSM 450's are only good til around 300. its the stock RAIL that is good til 4-500hp.
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