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Forum: General Q & A
03-17-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Tractionless

Hoses are on the way. Pressure built in the tank...

Hoses are on the way. Pressure built in the tank as the vent hose filled with fuel upon the last fill up and vapor/fuel pushed out of the pickup fittings. That's fixed and a fan in the forward...
Forum: General Q & A
03-17-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Tractionless

Mine's correct; however, fills with fuel and...

Mine's correct; however, fills with fuel and blocks venting and when the temperature builds starts blowing out pick up seals etc. trying to vent. Happened last weekend for the first time in 5+ years...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Tractionless

Fuel Vent VS Fill Orientation

I'm currently in the process of ordering materials to replace my fuel fill and vent hoses. While researching the purchase online I came across a article that stated the vent thru hull fitting should...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Tractionless

Thanks guys! I'll try the fans approach and...

Thanks guys! I'll try the fans approach and report back. Trying to get on the water asap as this weekend was already canceled due to the fume issue.

Griff I'm replacing both the filler and...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,583
Posted By Tractionless

See post #50

See post #50
Forum: General Q & A
03-14-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,583
Posted By Tractionless

Anyone running one of these? Impressions? ...

Anyone running one of these? Impressions?
...
Forum: General Q & A
03-14-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,583
Posted By Tractionless

I have just the SS housings affixed to the OE...

I have just the SS housings affixed to the OE Merc pumps on '96 7.4LX MPI's. I've run the impellers for two seasons with zero end wear and only "wrinkling" on the insides of the impeller blades. ...
Forum: General Q & A
03-14-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Tractionless

I have mine hooked into the thermostat housings...

I have mine hooked into the thermostat housings on circa 1996 7.4 LX MPI's. From new (water pressure gauge kits) I have 2 psi at idle and no more than 10-12 at WOT. Same with new or 2 year old...
Forum: General Q & A
03-14-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Tractionless

Exhausting Fuel Vapors from Bilge

I'm in the process of repairing two fuel leaks, one known at the pick up elbow (on rear of tank) for one of the engines. Another is suspected in either the fuel filler hose and/or vent hose. There...
03-14-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tractionless

Nice repair above. I wound up with a new bottle...

Nice repair above. I wound up with a new bottle and clocked the barb to the correct position while verifying the internal nut did not loosen. No leaks!
02-01-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tractionless

Well Damn John now ya tell me. :) Of course the...

Well Damn John now ya tell me. :) Of course the one I ordered is in the incorrect position (by 90*) from where I need it.

Went ahead with a new one considering the cost of $40 shipped ...
Forum: General Q & A
02-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,863
Posted By Tractionless

Yes sir, I've swapped maps side to side (twins)...

Yes sir, I've swapped maps side to side (twins) without a change in character to either engine, even tested the pinouts and harness. :(
Forum: General Q & A
01-30-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,863
Posted By Tractionless

UPDATE I had the boat on the water last...

UPDATE

I had the boat on the water last weekend in cooler than normal weather. It seems as a result I only had one stall issue after a rev and it did not die on the hose when flushing at the...
Forum: General Q & A
01-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,863
Posted By Tractionless

Thanks for the insight. I repaired the stripped...

Thanks for the insight. I repaired the stripped plenum bolt and replaced the gaskets to no avail, unfortunately.



Gotcha thanks.



Who rents them?
01-30-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tractionless

Seal for Repairing Drive Lube Container

1996 Merc 7.4 MPI with square drive lube bottle.

The sealant where the wires come out of my drive lube container is leaking fluid. What product have you successfully used to reseal the wires?
...
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,863
Posted By Tractionless

Would I not be seeing a drop in vac gauge...

Would I not be seeing a drop in vac gauge pressure between hot and cold or less than spec? I do not.

I've searched for leaks all up around the plenum and intake mani areas. Nothing can be...
01-15-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By Tractionless

Never encountered sand fleas?

Never encountered sand fleas?
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By Tractionless

$6k from a highly reputable west coast florida...

$6k from a highly reputable west coast florida rebuilder. While a bargain not a cheap quality rebuild by any stretch. Seen a multitude of rebuilds running for year from them without issue.
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Tractionless

I have not done the conversion but I see some run...

I have not done the conversion but I see some run the return fuel line to the fuel filler hose rather than the tank.

Keith
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,863
Posted By Tractionless

Yes sir.

Yes sir.
Forum: General Q & A
01-12-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By Tractionless

Damn!!! Might as well just buy rebuilt long...

Damn!!! Might as well just buy rebuilt long blocks for $6k then plug and play.
Forum: General Q & A
01-12-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,924
Posted By Tractionless

I haven't used but seen many positive posts about...

I haven't used but seen many positive posts about johnsonpumps.com units.
Forum: General Q & A
01-12-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Tractionless

Are you sure it's a '96? I have two '96's and...

Are you sure it's a '96? I have two '96's and neither have the pump on the engine block but rather the mechanical lift pump sits on top of the sea water pump housing.
...
01-12-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By Tractionless

Tried to sell me a boat that I google researched...

Tried to sell me a boat that I google researched as being stolen. Denied it and took the info I found to the recovery agent to collect the reward! They called on the weekend and left a voicemail...
01-12-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,398
Posted By Tractionless

Typical irresponsibility and invincibility of...

Typical irresponsibility and invincibility of Floridiots!
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