[Diy_efi] boat fuel pump

Don Sauman donsauman
Thu Apr 6 12:22:06 UTC 2006

Hi Steve

Could you not use the 15 psi electric pump from the TBI 
Mercruiser/Volvo/Chey V8 and regulate it back to 3-6 psi for a carb.


Steve Ravet wrote:

>I have a bad fuel pump (mechanical) on my boat.  This is a 20+ year old
>mercruiser MCM470 and the fuel pump is discontinued according to the
>online sources I can find.  Even if it wasn't I'd be reluctant to pay
>$130 for a mechanical fuel pump when I could get an electric for less,
>that would work with my plan for eventually putting on a megasquirt.
>Any suggestions for a marine fuel pump and regulator that will give me 3
>psi now, and 15 psi when I switch to TBI?  
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