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How do I prime my fuel system?

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I would like to check for leaks before starting the engine. The Chevelle has been sitting for over a year. During that time, I replaced the fuel lines between the mechanical fuel pump, regulator, filter and carburetor. These are all double flare aluminum, so I really want to sort out leaks and makes sure the flares are good. I could rig up an electric pump as a "puller", but can I pull fuel from the tank though the mechanical fuel pump?
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Is the carb dry? If it is just going to idle I would think the fuel in the bowls would last you until the fuel from the tank makes it to the carb.
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