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Universal 5411- Ok to fit electric fuel pump?
I'm replacing the fuel tank, fuel lines etc on my Catalina 27. In the process of removing the old tank, I ended up purchasing a very nice little electric fuel pump just to pump out the fuel in the old tank. I used filters while pumping out the tank, so the electric fuel pump is clean and brand new (cost over $100).
A mechanic friend of mine casually suggested that I go ahead and install it, since it would make bleeding easier, since the Universal 5411 has a mechanical fuel pump (which means bleed while turning over engine with decompression lever engaged, ten seconds at a time).
What do you think? Any problems with me using this pump in addition to the mechanical pump built in to the 5411?