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Old 03-10-2004, 03:42 PM
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Any Benefit To A Light Wheight Fuel Pump Push Rod?

Is there any true benefit to having a light wheight fuel pump push rod over a standard? The price difference is only about $7.00. I know lighter is always better, and I'll probably buy the light wheight rod(for a 340 horse 350 sbc) I'm just curious.

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Old 03-10-2004, 04:09 PM
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I personaly wouldnt see much, but some will argue that anything lighter is better, but on that I wouldnt loose no sleep. HG
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The light weight one will not float at higher rpms like the heavy steel one will. If you have a weak spring in the pump, its even worse. If you are planning on turning over 6 grand, i'd go with the light weight one to be on the safe side.

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