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Add a mechanical feul pump to a 1987 camaro

Car was injected now carbed.want to put in a mechanical one

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THE ENGINE IN THIS CAR IF IT IS ORIGINAL IS NOT SET UP FOR A MECHANICAL PUMP.sorry for caps. the pump runs off of the cam via a pushrod and newr motors did not have this option look on the side of your motor and see if it has a block off plate if so you may be in luck remove plate install the pump rod and rotate motor by hand while holding rod up in there see if you feel it move up and down. if so just install new plate and pump. remember if you do this you will have to remove the electric pump out of the tank and install a sender designed for mechanical pump it will not pull freely thru the electric pump.So with all this in mind it may be easier to keep the electric pump and install an adjustable pressur regulator

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