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Old    Patrick (patrick)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-18-2007, 10:53 AM Reply   
'03 bu vlx, indmar monsoon efi engine.
Where exactly does the raw water go once it enters the boat. i.e. raw water intake -> water filter -> impeller -> ???
My boat's intake hose looks like it goes straight to the v-drive unit then out and to the impeller, but that can't be right can it??

(Message edited by patrick on October 18, 2007)
Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-18-2007, 11:04 AM Reply   
That is right. The impeller sucks through the v-drive, transmission cooler (at least on my previous Indmar powered boat) and then into the impeller. From there into the engine circulation pump.
Old    scooter (spherren)      Join Date: Aug 2005       10-18-2007, 11:04 AM Reply   
I believe in from bottom intake grate, around to lower v-drive unit, raw water pump, to trans cooler to top of front of engine intake, then disperse to exhaust and engine water pump and block.
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-18-2007, 11:35 AM Reply   
george is right... it flows thru the trans cooler then to the impeller and then the eng...
Old    Patrick (patrick)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-18-2007, 1:16 PM Reply   
Good to know. Thanks for the info!
Old    Patrick (patrick)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-19-2007, 8:32 AM Reply   
One more question. If I run antifreeze through the engine, would I have to use a fat sac pump to pump it out of a bucket and into the hose or would the impeller be able to suck it out efficiently enough?
Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-19-2007, 9:14 AM Reply   
The impeller can suck it from a bucket
Old     (1boarder_kevin)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-19-2007, 11:18 AM Reply   
the boat will pull a 5 gallon bucket down in less than a minute.

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