does anyone recommend a certain fuel pump?
I highly recommend going electric. Mr Gasket makes one that works great with these carbs, low pressure so not to over power the float/needle. It's part # is 42S. If your fuel pump on the carb is assembled correctly, you don't have to do anything to it, just leave as is, except block off the vacuum port.
Edited by olcowhand, November 16, 2011 - 06:09 PM.