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Hopalong I need your help #13366976 12/10/19 02:03 AM
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I'm going to do the electric fuel pump conversion Searched for what wire I can tap into for the power with no success.
Can you help me?


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Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13367503 12/10/19 03:33 PM
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Where you mounting electric pump


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Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13367505 12/10/19 03:34 PM
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Also why you putting a electric pump on motor, you cant put it in battery compart


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Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13368263 12/11/19 12:55 AM
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Wouldn’t mind hearing the reasoning as well.

Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13368639 12/11/19 12:44 PM
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https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-50102

if its a merc power relay with "purple" wire from anywhere on tha motor and/or harness...

Originally Posted by tincan86
I'm going to do the electric fuel pump conversion Searched for what wire I can tap into for the power with no success.
Can you help me?


he's not askin' permission.. jeeze… says he's gonna do it so why question his judgement?.. maybe he's jus lazy like me and don't wanna waste energy with tha pumpin' tha "bulb"...………..

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Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13368687 12/11/19 01:27 PM
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you can tap into the purple wire going to the voltage regulator for the pump


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Not Judging you just cant put electric fuel pump inside boat because of Fire hassars and it not coastguard approved


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Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13369612 12/12/19 12:03 AM
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they are putting a automotive fuel pump under the cowling instead of buying a oem fuel pump.

Re: Hopalong I need your help [Re: tincan86] #13370198 12/12/19 03:34 PM
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I am putting an electric pump on for 3 reasons. First one is I blew two motors when the VRO went out. I am not going to chance this motor with the same fate. Reason two is simplicity, once I hook it up I know it is working because I can hear the pump. Reason three, in the event that the pump stops working I can go to any Autozone and buy a replacement for $50, 7 days a week even in BFE



Pump is under the cowling in the same area as the stock pump, did the same procedure to a 1987 Evinrude and worked great, that motor has been sold and who knows how many hours are on it now still running strong.


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