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Old 11-30-2012, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by sbc423 View Post
Hey guys I'm new to this Site and have a major problem need help asap I just had a motor built for my mud truck ill give some brief specs on it maybe it'll help u answer my question its a 400 block with 421 stroker kit bored. 40 mahle flattops 630 lift cam 262 @ 50 thousndrhs 64cc chamber aluminum heads 1.5 roller rockers stud girdle etc now to my problem I bolted everything up all that's left is the fuel pump I ordered a 110 gph edelbrock mechanical pump and went to put it in but the push rod is stuck up against the plate that holds it I've rolled the miter still no change the pump rod won't move any ideas
Did it fall and get wedged. You can grab the end a little with the long bent needle nose and wiggle it loose. Be sure not to scratch it up where it goes into the engine. May need to turn the motor a little make sure ypur off the lobe to get it loose.

Hope that helps.
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