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stromberg regulators

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by XWYNNSGUY, Jul 19, 2011.

    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 103


    Hi All, The heat is on outside. And has anyone had any luck with those small ajustable fuel regulators on your low pressure carbs? Now that the regulator is in place I don't seem to be getting enough fuel? Just figured I would ask. Thanks, Tom

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  2. dickster27
    Joined: Feb 28, 2004
    Posts: 3,200

    from Texas

    Do you have it installed in the proper direction? What's you pressure gauge say?
  3. tommy
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 14,757

    Member Emeritus


    It looks like the one that I put on in 1997 and AFAIK it's still working. I have read about problems with some of the cheap regulators but mine has been just fine. It was an electric pump.

    I just realized while thinking about this response that my 2 97s on my Stude engine don't have a regulator. They were on the truck when I got it and working well so I never thought about it. I did rebuild the stock Stude fuel pump and replace the fuel lines that supplies them but they still work fine without a regulator. Just my personal experience.
  4. Tommy's Cycle
    Joined: Mar 22, 2006
    Posts: 766

    Tommy's Cycle
    from So Cal

    Use the Holley low pressure regulator, P/N 12-803.

  5. flatmotor40
    Joined: Apr 14, 2010
    Posts: 572

    from georgia

    use the Holey get rid of that cheap chrome one it was nothing but trouble on my 2 97's

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