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Thread: $28.50 Raw Water Strainer
04-11-2010, 10:04 PM #31
04-25-2010, 04:41 PM #32
Yesterday i installed the $28.50 raw water strainer as Al had done it in the factory location. While prepping for it i remembered Al mentioning the barbed fittings would not go all the way into the hose due to the spiral wrapped wire in the hose.
Looking at it I noticed the factory hose EL on the Vdrive only has a larger rounded end to help secure the hose, no barbs. So i got to thinking, why not emulate that on the fittings and eliminate the issue. So i did, i cut off three barbs, rounded and smoothed and i was able to get the fittings all the way into the hose (not without WD-40 and muscle!) with room for clamps and it seems to have worked just fine.2007 Mobius LSV
10-19-2010, 02:24 PM #33
10-19-2010, 02:26 PM #34
04-05-2011, 07:48 AM #35Junior Member
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I'm going with this McMaster-Carr item, there is at least two places for an install; in front of the tranny cooler and in front of the raw water pump. Probably a spot down at the hull as well, I'm traveling and can't look at my newly purchased '08 Boomer right now.
Strainer Washer PVC, Cone-Shaped Screen, 1.250" OD
$17.30 per Pack
This product is sold in Packs of 25
I attached a .gif, we'll see how that works, here is the product link
04-05-2011, 08:23 AM #36
the only problem i see with that is it restricting the flow of water if junk starts building up on the screen.2004 Moomba LSV Blue
04-05-2011, 09:51 AM #37
05-30-2011, 01:51 PM #38Senior Member
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I have an 06 OBV which is smaller and it didn't look like I could get the vertical mount from the howto to fit under the v-drive cover. There are a few ways I could get it to fit in there but I settled on this with only two elbows. The 3.25" or so section of tube I cut off was the only cut I had to make; the stock tube is now short enough that it can run to the strainer without any real issues. On the plus side I think I can also still make that stock tube connect to the v-drive if there were a reason to.
Haven't gotten it on the water to double check everything yet, but should hopefully be good to go.
05-30-2011, 04:54 PM #39
2006 Mobius LSV