[Diy_efi] boat fuel pump
Thu Apr 6 23:31:06 UTC 2006
Should read block high not black high
Don Sauman wrote:
> 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 black high.
> Steve Ravet wrote:
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>>> Subject: Re: [Diy_efi] boat fuel pump
>>> 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.
>> 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
>> pump/cooler assembly.
>> 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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