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What is the fuel pressure spec for a 1987 Monte Carlo with a 4.3 V6? I'm trying to check my fuel pump to make sure I have enough pressure. I just need to know what I should have.

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For a TBI it's 9 to 13 psi. for a CPI its 54 to 62 psi

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