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Bud Kennedy

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Fuel Line Replacement
« on: November 09, 2018, 06:23:37 PM »

Just an observation.  A couple months back, I had the fuel lines in the Ranger replaced.  It was showing signs of cracking and I had noticed that when running on plane at about 3500 rpms you would start hearing a harmonic sound.  The motor was not missing but it had a cadence to this harmonic (don't know how else to esplain it)  Motor did not miss and still performed ok but just in case I had the fuel lines replaced along with all of the connectors.  Also noticed the fuel sender gaskets had a very slight ting that indicated that some level of fuel seeping was possible and I could smell gas from time to time.

Now the gaskets are sealed and a complete new set of fuel lines installed and I just wanted to report that the harmonic sound is no long present.  No gas smell and the motor runs stronger than ever.  I ran a little WOT the other day which is very rare for me and I want to report that the GPS speed was 63.8 mph.  I guess that is super given that my boat is an old 300 series hull with a Johnson 150 fast strike. 
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Re: Fuel Line Replacement
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2018, 06:02:34 PM »

After all the trouble you had and the money you put into the motor Bud it's great to hear all is now well!!!
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