Vette(s): 1981 Blue Ice Met. w/pearl ghost flames
3.45 Dana 44.
So I'm assuming you made sure those new rubber hoses you replaced are not kinked up.
How many times did you prime the carburetor? Sometimes it will take awhile to pull gas up through the fuel line when its been replaced.
If you've primed the carb a few times and still have no luck, then I would disconnect the fuel line at the carburetor and crank it to see if you have fuel pumping from there. If you do get fuel there, you may have a plugged fuel filter.
If not your fuel pump just may have pooped out. You could also crack the supply line from the tank at the fuel pump to see if you have any presence of fuel there.
I highly doubt the "sock" on the end of the fuel sending unit is plugged or collapsed, but it could be a possibility. Thats a last resort item to check there. PITA to get to.
GEN III 5.7L "LS6" Engine swap TKO500 5 spd.
3.54 Dana 44
'69 "N11" Sidepipes Borgeson Steering Box Born 8/1981
Thanks Sarge, I only primed it once, and it has been sitting for close to two years. When I replaced the fuel hoses, there was very little gas in them to start with. I did replace the fuel filter as well, so that should be clean. I'll try priming it a couple more times and see what happens.
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