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Question Can you convert a VE pump to P-pump?

The p-pump will not bolt the the VE housing. The lines will not interchange. The VE has the lines out the back in a round pattern.

Whats better VE pump or P-pump?

Registered. The P-pump would be the best choice for an all out performance build. The VE pump is a single piston pump and is limited on what you can get out of it. Basically, every cylinder is fired from one source.

Is the VE pump reliable?

The VE pump is very very reliable. Can it make high power? Not compared to the other pumps, but they can still make 450rwhp. The ticket to the VE is that they make a lot of torque.

What year 12 valve has the P-pump?

1994-1998 12V Cummins (12 Valve) Features

The first variation of the second gen cummins features the desirable “p-pump” fuel injection pump. New injectors, a larger intercooler, and a new turbocharger were also introduced. These additions help reduce emissions output compared to the previous generation.

What is VE injection pump?

The VE injection pump is a mechanically controlled, axial-piston rotary pump. It uses a vane-type supply pump to generate an internal pump pressure that increases with engine speed. It has a single pumping plunger, called a distributor plunger.

Can you p-pump a 7.3 Powerstroke?

Everyone loves a P-pumped 7.3L Power Stroke. They lope, they smoke, they make big power and they always rally the Ford fan base.

What is a Cummins VE pump?

The 12-valve Cummins engine was first placed in Ram pickup trucks in 1989. It was an instant success and exponentially catapulted the sales of the truck. Those first 12-valve engines were equipped with a rotary-style injection pump referred to as the VE pump.

Why is AP pump good?

For starters, a P-pump (Bosch P7100) adds dependability and hundreds of horsepower to the equation. On top of that, in the case of the ‘98.5-’02 trucks, the added fueling and rpm capabilities afforded by the P7100 are combined with the higher flowing 24-valve cylinder head, resulting in vastly improved drivability.

Can you put AP pump on a 24-valve Cummins?

While not everyone is looking to build a twin-turbo, P-pumped, sled pulling monster, the same basic parts used in this swap can be fitted to any 24-valve truck.

How much HP can a stock 12 valve Cummins handle?

The forged-steel connecting rods found in the 12-valve 5.9L (and ‘98.5-’02 24-valve engines) are of an I-beam design and capable of easily handling 800 rwhp in stock form.

How much HP can a 5.9 Cummins handle?

The 5.9L inline-six mill’s factory rotating assembly from ’89 to ’02 is capable of handling 800 hp (1,400 to 1,600 lb-ft of torque) without breaking a sweat, and is often pushed into four-digit territory before aftermarket rods become a consideration.

Is 24v better than 12v Cummins?

In summary, those looking to keep things stock or modest the 24v is the better street engine. If you’re looking for extreme power and performance the older 12v Cummins engine is likely the better choice.

How does VE pump work?

BOSCH VE-Pump Operation

How do you advance a VE pump time?

VE Pump Timing Bump 12 Valve Cummins

How do you adjust a VE pump?

The Bosch VE pump can be turned up by turning the power adjustment screw clockwise about 1 to 2 turns. This power adjustment screw is located on the firewall end of the injection pump under a plastic cover that will pop off.

How much HP can a 7.3 handle?

The 7.3 Powerstroke is a two-valve behemoth which measures in at 444 cubic inches and has a maximum stock power rating of 275hp and 525lb.

How can I get more horsepower out of my 7.3 Powerstroke?

600-800 HP

  1. 300cc to 400cc injectors with 200 or 400 percent larger nozzles.
  2. Custom tuning via TS Performance six-position chip or Hydra chip.
  3. 75mm or larger S400-based BorgWarner or Garrett turbo.
  4. Electric fuel system.
  5. Regulated return fuel system.
  6. Ported heads with matching cam (preferred but not a necessity)

Is a 7.3 common rail?


Back before super-sophisticated, computer-controlled, high-pressure common rail fuel systems like today’s Piezo injectors and CP4 injection pumps came around, the 7.3L Power Stroke was a great option for the 3/4-ton truck market.

How much horsepower does a VE pump have?

The first performance barrier is the Bosch VE injection pump, which with its timid fueling from the factory leaves much to be desired in terms of performance. Luckily, with simple hand tools and $0 invested, it can be tweaked enough to add more than 70 hp to the engine’s bottom line.

How much HP can a first gen Cummins handle?

How much HP can a first gen Cummins handle? The forged-steel rods used in these early 5.9L engines can handle as much as 1,500 hp, provided they’re conditioned to do so (i.e. shot-peened, balanced, micro-polished and/or cryogenically treated) and also equipped with quality rod bolts.

What is a 12v Cummins?

The 12-valve Cummins, officially the Cummins 6BT, is the engine at the bottom of the family tree of diesel engines (at least in pickup trucks). Its simple, straightforward design is a symbol of reliability, solid engineering and tractor-style torque.

What does P pumped mean?

One of this engine’s features that makes it so desirable is the Bosch P7100 inline mechanical injection pump. This injection pump, often called a “P-pump,” is the Holley Four-barrel carburetor of the diesel world.

What year did Cummins use P-pump?

Believe it or not, the P-pump was introduced so the 5.9L could meet 1994 emission standards set to take effect on January 1, 1994. The higher injection pressures produced by the P7100 were used to cut down on particulate matter produced in-cylinder (and exiting out the tailpipe).

Can you put AP pump on a 6.7 Cummins?

As it turned out, the 6.7 head doesn’t have enough room for the P-pump.

What is needed to P-pump a 24-valve?

P-pumping a 24-valve 5.9L Cummins requires complete access to the front cover and gear housing so that they can be removed. The catch is that the gear housing can’t be removed without first pulling the cam. This means everything in front of the engine must be moved out of the way.

What is AP pump on a 24V Cummins?

It is a injector pump off of the 1994-1998 Dodge Cummins. The big thing about these pumps is that they can support a lot of horsepower, they are incredibly reliable, and they are completely mechanical.

Can you make a 24V Cummins mechanical?

Registered. yes it’s possible to install a P7100 mechanical injection pump on a 24V.