RobbMc Pump ?

Discussion in 'Street/strip 400/430/455' started by Torqued, May 1, 2021.

  1. Torqued

    Torqued Member

    Does anyone recall if the back of their pump looked like this? It looks like the arm is being held in with ABC gum.

  2. 87GN_70GS

    87GN_70GS Well-Known Member

    Maine doesn't have 20210501_175132.jpg
  3. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD" Staff Member

  4. Torqued

    Torqued Member

    Thanks for the pics Scott. I was hoping to get this on the car tomorrow, but will wait until I speak with the mfg.
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  5. My RobbMC pump 20210501_211527.jpg
  6. Torqued

    Torqued Member

    All is well...the epoxy is something he started putting on the pumps as insurance to keep the pin in place.

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  7. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD" Staff Member

    I thought that might be the case.
  8. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dumb this down for me:

    What needs to change on a stock Stage 1 if I was to upgrade to this pump?
  9. john.schaefer77

    john.schaefer77 Well-Known Member

    The metal line from the pump to carb. I made my own AN line for that. The return line and feed line (if you are using the originals and not upgrading) can be used but may need slight shortening or lengthening to rubber lines.
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  10. TORQUED455

    TORQUED455 Well-Known Member

    That ABC bubble gum is going to end up in the oil pump pick-up screen. It will likely do nothing to hold that pin in. The manufacturer needs to re-learn how to swage properly. Yikes!
  11. B-rock

    B-rock Well-Known Member

    I just purchased the same pump and it is epoxied in the very same way, I'm also not very happy about that.
  12. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    Are you using a filter with the line between the pump and carb?
  13. john.schaefer77

    john.schaefer77 Well-Known Member

    Yes, a RobbMC one inline between carb and pump.

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