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Fuel Pressure on chev 1500

I hooked into the fuel rail and got 35psi key on engine off, 50 consistintley running and 60psi when i tried to floor it even though it backfired and sputtered and didn't want to run, but both time when the pump stops (key on engine off when it reaches pressure and when i shut the motor off after running) the pressure bleeds off by itself (no leaks anywhere) what does this mean and how do I fix it!?!? Please Help!!

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