Archive - August, 2011

Mercruiser Parts – How to Find the Correct Parts for Your Mercury Outboard or Mercruiser Inboard

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

This video shows how to use the www.perfprotech.com website when searching by serial number or product model for Mercruiser Parts or Mercury Outboard Parts. The website includes detailed product diagrams that show assembly models, part number change history, quantities used and pricing. This is a powerful research tool at helping you locate the correct Mercruiser Parts to keep you on the water.

Mercruiser Parts Video

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Mercruiser Parts – Adding an Additional Seawater Pump

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Steve,

You don’t want to run 2 seawater supply pumps in a series configuration. If you want to install an additional seawater supply pump you need to install a thru hull fitting with a “y” fitting to supply water to the additional pump. Thsi allows both pumps to supply the water they freely supply without one restricting the other. The pump in the sterndrive not only supplies water to the engine but also provides cooling for the sterndrive so restricting thsi flow is not a good condition and would be difficult to notice with the engine running at normal temperature. Also in this case it would be better to install the crank driven pump so you don’t get into new belts and routing issues.

Link to pump
http://tinyurl.com/3yzbh2a

Regards
Andy Logan
Performance Product Technologies/IShopBoating
8002 West 6th Street
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 533-3812
Fax (775) 257-1769
sales@perfprotech.com
www.perfprotech.com

Subject: Product Lead Question: PUMP ASSY-W/P (#46-72774A37)

Steve writes:
Re: Seawater Pump Kit #46-72774A37 I have a 1995 Mercruiser Alpha One 305 CID V8 Will this bolt on to the engine and allow me to not use the impeller pump in lower drive unit?
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Last Bravo Sterndrive Built In Stillwater OK – 8/5/2011

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Words spoken from an unnamed source inside Mercruiser in Stillwater OK

“ Well, fellas…….we just assembled the last Bravo stern drive (which means last stern drive – period) that will come outta Plt 14 in Stillwater, OK was a Bravo 3 – 2.20 ratio. The phrase “….such bulls__t…..” keeps comin up in my head for some reason. Been a good run…with great people……”

See Image of Sterndrive

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