12-06-2009, 11:44 PM
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Independence, MO
mechanical fuel pump..
The best way to disable the mechanical fuel pump is to replace it with a plate. This plate could be easily fashioned out of a piece of flat aluminum or steel (aluminum would be better) cut to size with a grinder. You can use the pump as a template to drill two mounting holes. seal it with form-a-gasket.
You could remove the acutating rod but that might cause oil to pass though the acutating rod's passageway and drain out the breather tube.
Just removing the hoses will create a waste of energy as the camshaft will still be driving the pump although no fuel will be moving through it.
I hope that this helps!
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