Just thought id post this up since there was some question as to weather these pumps would fit in a smaller space. I put a couple differant manifolds togeather just to see how they would work.
Heres the first one
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Thread: Outback V Tsunami upgrade
03-14-2010, 05:26 PM #1
Outback V Tsunami upgrade
Last edited by byronkoz; 03-14-2010 at 05:38 PM.06 Outback V
03-14-2010, 05:30 PM #2
And the one I decided to go with06 Outback V
03-14-2010, 05:31 PM #3
And installed06 Outback V
03-14-2010, 05:34 PM #4
Last edited by byronkoz; 03-14-2010 at 05:37 PM.06 Outback V
03-14-2010, 06:43 PM #5
Looks snuggish in there! Nice work. Thats a great place for those vents.
I noticed you have the same interior speakers as me. Nice choice.
Nice Heiny BTW
PWI as usual...
03-14-2010, 07:44 PM #6
Tight fit!!! Not easy to work in such a small area. Excellent job!
Did your boat come stock with GIII? If not, what are you using for drain pumps? Post more pics once you're done
03-14-2010, 08:17 PM #7
Very slick. Good use of your space.My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
2000 Outback LS (sold)
03-14-2010, 10:08 PM #8
03-14-2010, 10:20 PM #9
03-17-2010, 03:42 PM #10Senior Member
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Thanks for the pics, just so you (and anyone else that's interested) know, Tsunami pumps with the long inlet use straight thread, so you can cut that down with a hack saw to 3/4" of an inch and it will still thread into your fittngs fine. That makes it a little easier to fit everything into cramped bilge compartments.
Also, ideally you should use bronze fittings for this application and not brass. Brass will undergo galvanic corrosion at a much faster rate, in fact we've seen brass ball valves fail in less than a year. If it's past the ball valve you can switch to plastic, which will save you quite a bit of weight and money.
Nice install though, can't wait to see the finished product!WakeMAKERS | WakePROPS | WakeSOUNDS | EasyBoatCare