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    On Shore Cooling Adapter (fake-a-lake)


    jfthunder
    • Year: 2003 Brand: Malibu Model / Trim: VLX 21 Cost: $0-$249 Engine Type: Monsoon 335

    nickm inspired me to post my version of the fake-a-lake after reading his post for the Raptor motor. Not being a closed system, a constant flow is required so what I did was take a 1 1/4" reinforced tube and coupled this to a 1 1/4" elbow and then to 1" adapter. From there I added a  3/4" adapter with a hose hook up. Works great and I can run my Monsoon and maintain proper temp all day long! Version 2 will be permanently plummed with a diverter valve. Coming as soon as I find the right tubing because the factory set up is just a few inches too short to cut and insert the T fitting. Not sure if this is right but it works for me. 

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    So here is the final version. I added a 1 1/4" comb T fitting with a 3/4" threaded outlet for the ball valved garden hose fitting. Screw on the hose and open the valve, close the raw water intake, turn on the hose and fire it up! Less than 60 seconds. 

    The total cost was about $12.00

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    Edited by jfthunder

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    Oops...didn't realize someone else posted this already!

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    Stumbled across this the other day, I've been thinking about including one in my spring projects for a quick connect engine flush that's not plastic. Allows you to shut off the thru hull and easily connect a garden hose. Plus, it comes with a cap and valve. 

     

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    Edited by dh009

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