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Old 09-03-2002, 16:30   #1 (permalink)
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Holley Red fuel pump current draw

Does anyone out there know what current a Holley Red fuel pump draws?

We are using it to pump ATF (on the gearbox cooler) rather than fuel, but this should not make any difference.
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Old 09-03-2002, 18:24   #2 (permalink)
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easiset way is to hook up an amp meter, but make sure you check it under load (pumping the atf) to see what the max current draw is.
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My ampmeter only runs to 10 amps, and I am not sure if this will be enough. I am intending putting a circuit breaker in, but had considered putting a fuse in as a temporary measure and increasing the size of the fuse until it does't blow, but figured that someone might know and it would be easier to see if I could find them.....
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With a Holley Blue they recommend you use a 7.5 amp fuse, so a Holley Red should be about the same.
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Do's it say how many watts it uses?? divide by 12 = amps..
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Do's it say how many watts it uses?? divide by 12 = amps..
Actually you should divide by 13.8 as this is the alternator output voltage.
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Actually you should divide by 13.8 as this is the alternator output voltage.
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What about voltage drop? The Fuel pump is not connected to alternator. Keep it simple geeze !!!
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