Welcome Guest - Sign Up today
Welcome Guest - Sign Up today
Store Links Mobile - Shop Now


1 of 2 < >


The iBoats Forums will be down for maintenance starting at 1 PM MST on 12/16/2017. The estimated amount of downtime is 3 hours. Thanks for being a part of the iBoats community!
2 of 2 < >

Help Tip: If you have a question that has not been answered to your satisfaction in the archives, it is always best to start a new thread of your own. By starting your own thread, you will receive the maximum number of views by forum members.

Below are some additional forum policies in hopes of all iboats members will follow, Thank you.

1. Please do not reply to old topics or hijack existing topics. Old topics of a technical nature are like a library book, Please do not write in them.

2. Old topics should be considered archives and used for reference only. Please do not reply to them.

3. Do not take over someone elseís topic (aka hijack) with your own question, even if it is similar. If you have a question that has not been covered to your satisfaction in the archives, it is always best to start a new topic of your own.

4. If you have a question for the original poster (OP) and the topic is over 30 days old, send the OP a PM, he may not even visit the forums any longer, or may not notice your question in the old topic.

5. By starting your own topic, you will receive the maximum number of views by forum helpers that may not even notice your question when itís posted at the end of someone elseís topic. And those answers will be specific to your particular issue.

6. Please do not post to topics that have been inactive for more than 3 months unless you are the original poster. We have very active forums and any topic that remains inactive for that long should be considered "dead". It is especially confusing when there is an entirely new question posted to an old topic.

7. Posting at the end of any topic is considered to be hijacking the original posters topic which in turn subjects the topic to be closed if it continues to happen thus not making it fair to the original poster in the future had for some reason he/she needed to return for additional information or provide an update of the problem solved which is always welcomed within a reasonable amount of time frame.

8. Please note that you should see a red banner pop up near the bottom of each inactive topic asking you not to reply to old topics. The Red banner will read: Please note this topic has been inactive for 90 days. For the best results, please start a new topic.

Thank you all in advance for doing your part in helping iboats run a smooth ship.

Additional forum rules linked below.
See more
See less

Gas Line hookup to motor

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Gas Line hookup to motor

    I have a 1993 Evinrude 175hp outboard motor for my boat. It looks like the previous owners started mixing the oil in the gas tanks and disconnected the oil line because it's been cut and pluged. My questing is how can you tell if the gas and oil is being mixed ing the tanks and how do you hook up the gas line to the motor. The motor has two plastic gas line pipes about a quarter inch round sticking out. The bottom pipe is a little smaller. I tried to load a picture but can't figure it out.

  • #2
    Re: Gas Line hookup to motor

    The larger 3/8" line is fuel. The 5/16" line if for oil. If the oil tank is still there just purge the line and hook it back up. Don't forget to plug in the electrical connection for the alarms. You're much better off with it operating. If the tank has oil in it, dump it out and start with good oil.


    • #3
      Re: Gas Line hookup to motor

      OK, I'll do that right now. Need to buy some gas line and oil line though. Thanks.


      • #4
        Sign up today
        Re: Gas Line hookup to motor

        Make sure the fuel line is 3/8" ID and has the new A-1/15 rating for ethanol.