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#11400662 - 02/08/16 12:53 PM fuel pump help.
opie Offline
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Registered: 01/25/16
Posts: 8
I have a 94 60 hp johnson with a bad fuel pump. I no longer use the oil injection system. The replacement pump is pricey but not needed since I mix the oil and gas. My question is can I put a less expensive fuel pump on?

#11400664 - 02/08/16 12:54 PM Re: fuel pump help. [Re: opie]
steve@scp Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 6612
Loc: Quitman,Tx
this question should be asked down in the boats and motor sections.

that's where all the tech's hang out at. smile

#11402333 - 02/09/16 07:56 AM Re: fuel pump help. [Re: opie]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Remove all of the oil and fuel components and install an electric fuel pump. Have done a bunch using a Mister Gasket low pressure pump. Just connect the purple wire that went to the VRO pump to the red of the electric pump. I have used a bunch of these without any problems: eBay item number:

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#11402553 - 02/09/16 09:01 AM Re: fuel pump help. [Re: opie]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1077
Loc: Lufkin Texas
The electric pump will work although you need to regulate it. Might gain a little by not using crankcase pressure. Personally I would just use a vacuum pump from an older motor. Sierra offers a couple. While you have the starter off. Replace all of the other fuel lines. I use clear blue lines from the dirtbike world.

#11404276 - 02/09/16 08:52 PM Re: fuel pump help. [Re: opie]
Angler's Marine Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/27/10
Posts: 865
Loc: Seven Points, TX
I use the electric pumps too. No more having to pump the bulb. They work great.

#11405128 - 02/10/16 10:10 AM Re: fuel pump help. [Re: Angler's Marine]
Spiderman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3257
Originally Posted By: Angler's Marine
I use the electric pumps too. No more having to pump the bulb. They work great.

Me too! Best thing I ever did, typically they will last me about 4 years. If the motor fails to crank it is the 1st thing I check. Oil & gas mixture is always correct when mixed in the gas tank.
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