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Old 06-14-2018, 08:35 PM   #26
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Re: '89 K1500 engine replacement help

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Wow, there it is. If you knew how much I looked for that before I asked..... We plan on working on it this weekend. Have a mechanical pump, just need to make a metal fuel line to carb and route fuel supply to pump. Much easier than fighting all the other problems we kept running into. We'll keep everyone posted on how it goes. And yes, we're going to install a new oil pressure switch, however we did already install a mechanical gauge. At least this way the factory dash work hopefully work correctly.
Thanks, David
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:32 PM   #27
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Re: '89 K1500 engine replacement help

Why not just wire in a new fuel pump relay that isn't triggered by the ECM?
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