engine swap


Asked by Sep 14, 2016 at 02:33 PM about the 1989 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a camaro that was converted from a tpi to
carb but is getting too much pressure in the carb
from the electric fuel pump is there a specific type
of regulator to regulate 60+ psi to about 5psi?

5 Answers

Up Front

You may find one. I would think the easies was to do what you want to do is just buy a fuel pump for a carb. Remove the high pressure pump from tank and install a tube to the bottom of sender so it will pick up the fuel. And you can buy a pump for a carb for around $35 from the parts store. Then just mount the pump close to the tank in the supply line

Kelly Mayo

yes... a pump 140 ghp and reg is a easy swap there are many ways to do this..


It's a 350 sorry n also a mechanical block pump on the side but doesn't seem like its strong enough to pull from the tank so if I go with the carb pump I have to remove the mech pump?

Up Front

It you still have the fuel pump in the tank and you are trying to use a carb pump. The carb pump might have trouble drawing the fuel throughly the pump in the tank


Yea I think so also, I might have to go with your first comment

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