How to Mount a Fuel Pump on a 1974 9.9 hp OMC?

Answer When you need to install a fuel pump on the 1974 OMC outboard, the procedure is exactly the same as working on the same model year Johnson or Evinrude outboard. The difference is that the OMC pump ... Read More »

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How to Switch My Evinrude 90 HP VRO Fuel Pump S to a Regular Fuel Pump?

Evinrude outboard motors with the VRO2 system don't require you to mix oil with the fuel. Instead, the oil is metered, as required, into the fuel the 2-stroke engine burns; hence the name "variable... Read More »

How to Replace a Mechanical Fuel Pump With an Electrical Fuel Pump?

The choice between a mechanical or electrical fuel pump is more of a personal preference than a choice between a pump that is better than another. But one thing is true: If you have a high performa... Read More »

How to Connect a 1974 Beetle Fuel Filter?

The 1974 Beetle fuel filter hosts an in-line fuel filter. Some fuel filters fit in the engine compartment near the master cylinder. The fuel filter for the 1974 Beetle, however, fits beneath the Be... Read More »

How to Replace the Impeller or the Water Pump in a 1974 85 Horse Johnson Outboard?

Like all of the motors made by the Outboard Marine and Manufacturing Corporation, or OMC, in the 1970s, the 1974 85-horsepower model uses a water pump to cool the engine and prevent overheating. Th... Read More »