i did this years ago when putting an HO 302 into a 4x4 ranger. i decided to go carb but the truck already had factory fuel pumps wired in. they have two pumps, one in the tank that puts out only 6psi (exactly what you need for a carb), and a booster pump on the drivers frame rail that bumps the pressure up significantly higher. i left the one in the tank wired to the ignition switch, and yanked out the booster pump and ran the tank pump and line right to the carb. ran fine for years that way!
years later when i wanted to go to EFI, i bolted all the efi stuff in place, put the booster pump back in place, made an EFI harness to fit the ranger, and it worked great too.
so, if you want something cheap to get it running, grab an in-tank 87 ranger pump, doesnt matter what engine
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