I'm trying to put a mechanical fuel pump on a 96 chev 350. The pushrod hole is blocked. What now?

Tiny
RICHARD ROSE
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  • 1996 CHEVROLET TRUCK
The engine is rebuilt for a street rod and is installed. Can anything be done to drill the port without removing the engine?
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Friday, October 14th, 2011 AT 3:58 AM

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JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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I would recommend an electric fuel pump. Is there a reason why you want a mechanical one? As far as drilling the port, you will get metal shavings in the engine.
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Friday, October 14th, 2011 AT 4:07 AM
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Hey I got a wild idea? Magnetize the drill bit so the shavings stick to it and clean it often? Throw some magnets in oil pan for extra measure?
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Friday, October 14th, 2011 AT 5:17 AM

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