[Diy_efi] boat fuel pump
Thu Apr 6 23:26:10 UTC 2006
Safety reason --- no, only corrosion but that may not even be an issue.
double clamp and sray with CRC Marine 66 or similar to leave a waxy
coating over it.
BTW the HP pumps I have seen are mounted close to forward RHS of engine
Steve Ravet wrote:
>>From: diy_efi-bounces at diy-efi.org
>>[mailto:diy_efi-bounces at diy-efi.org] On Behalf Of Don Sauman
>>Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 7:22 AM
>>To: diy_efi at diy-efi.org
>>Subject: Re: [Diy_efi] boat fuel pump
>>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.
>I have found there are 3 mercruiser electric fuel pumps. 2 low pressure
>used with carbs, and 1 high pressure used with all EFI (TBI and MPI).
>The EFI pump is discontinued. From the parts diagrams it doesn't look
>like the carb pumps were used with regulators so I doubt they'll do 15
>psi for EFI. One www page specified that the EFI pump doesn't have
>threads on the inlet fitting. It must be a friction fit onto the fuel
>cooler, which is probably why it's only sold preassembled now. Looks
>like a dead end with mercruiser parts unless I spring for the
>I took another look at David Allen's boat EFI page, he used an inline
>Ford pump. Is there any safety reason to not use an automotive fuel
>pump instead of a marine pump?
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