I also have a 1989 15hp Honda kicker. I have been having thoughts of getting a 1996 8hp that I am looking at. Is this something that I should be worried about? I would just switch the main engine fuel line over as needed, using necessary fittings if engines are of different brands. Are you putting a four stroke or two-stroke kicker on? Some would run T before the bulb and add a second bulb. My boat has a separate fuel line hook up right on the splash well for an auxiliary motor. Seems everyone has a different way of doing it. It is important to note you should never feed more voltage into a motor than what it is rated for ie.
We do not take any responsibility for the content on this page. I didn't figure out for sure what the problem is but I think I will be adding a shutoff valve on my kicker fuel line to start with. I would also like to cleanup the wiring to the batteries - currently all the power wires run back to the battery. Trolling motors are known for instantaneous, adjustable, and quiet power that offers big advantages in both maneuverability and convenience to fishermen. I looks like you had to purchase the ranger mounting plate for your transom, how much did that set you back? I plugged that hose and left it alone to put the original tank. Never had no issues, just was doing other work to the boat this year rotted transom on a 2001 Lund Mr Pike, 3 months out of warranty, but that's another story, and decided to investigate running 2 fuel lines. It works fine but gets tedious times when trying to constantly adjust speeds.
Hooking up another hose to one fitting would be simple, go straight to kicker. Time for extended periods of new account in a plug connector to keep the 24 volt line transom trolling motors. I run two batteries with a switch,and alternate between the two. Trolling motors generally require 12-volt, 24-volt, or 36-volt power, and any boat owner can hook one up. Include a 40-amp circuit breaker on this positive connection.
My motors both use the same battery but my downriggers have their own and I keep a set of jumper cables in the boat in case I ever have to give a motors a jump. Dealer told me the gas lines there if I decided to put a kicker on. I came to the conclusion that it was fuel. Just a note on not having power trim. Do you have some more info on what you are adding? Workdog, I think I have a good idea how to go about at it.
On fishing discussion forums 4 hours ago - milk tanker trailer just to add together to a 24-volt,. Spare outboards, otherwise known as kicker motors, are probably as important as your main drive system. Hey guys, Yesterday I tried to run the fuel lines for my main motor and kicker. The setup you described is correct. Safety To avoid shorts, it's always a good idea to keep the positive terminals covered with protective shields or proper electrical tape to prevent them from coming in contact with stray wiring, metal objects or other battery connections. It has to be a 3-way valve, which will divert fuel to one line or the other. Not really much different from using the battery selector switches on a boat.
Workdog that was a new but clever idea I thing that is probaly going to be my best way. I T'd my 6 hp nissan 4 stroke into the 50 hp johnson oil injected 50 hp and seemed to be ok early in the season. We see this as a common use in places like Lake Michigan where fisherman use kickers while trolling for Trout and Salmon. The switch will allow you to run the main motor without sucking the little motor dry of gas. That something very likely be fuel.
Simple 12 or three wire for a replacement motor at. The other thing is, it is a longer reach and eventually you will get sick of pulling the motor up and down. I rig my boat this way and it works great. Sailboaters use kicker outboards as a vital component for navigation. Sportsman's guide has too heavy duty trolling motor plug.
In late 1999, we started our first message board. One of the main reasons for a kicker is if something goes wrong with the main engine. That's how I do it since around 1974 , Steve. Or Use a 3 way fuel valve and run fuel line directly to the valve and switch the valve to the motor you want to run. Relaxation can i pilot trolling motor output 24v series parallel, 24-volt wiring minn kota trolling motor.
Whether you have a brand new motor or a used clunker there are too many variables that surround the operation of a boat motor. The next use, and probably the most important, is to have an emergency back-up in case the main drive fails. This assumes an outboard for the main motor. Just don't wont to tote around a Seperate tank for my kicker. Pumping up the bulb helps but I usually have to bleed air out of the line before I can get the kicker to start - messy and not good. I also don't have much of an electrical draw while trolling - downriggers are manual is the big thing.