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Old 11-17-2011, 01:48 PM
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I believe I will go with the 42lb injectors as I do not plan on going with the Dinan tune. I have someone local and with the headers and running 8psi of boost I think the 30lb injectors would be on the low side.

I just ran some calculations and I know someone doing a similar setup got 440whp (517bhp). If I run ~50psi at fuel rail to get that power I would need the 42lb. The 30lb injectors can only support 380bhp where the 42lb can support 500bhp.

Not sure how incredibly accurate that is as I am running ~355bhp now on 19lb stock injectors!
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