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One thing I did on my 2GM20 was to add a small electric inline pump between the racor and the engine. Did this when I had a fuel pump go out and was able to limp her home. After that neatened it up and left there with a switch. When changing filters I can turn it on and open the bleeder. Takes 5 seconds and easy as can be. I've ran it out of gas which is usually a pain to get them going again. Up and running in a couple minutes. My last boat had the 3GM in it and ran it out before (seems a common thread here) and it took forever to get that one going. Pump was around $20 at the parts house.
Thisisus
Islander 32
Mobile AL
 

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When I'm ready to bleed the primary fuel filter and system I pressurize the fuel tank.

I do this by taking the vent tube loose and blowing a full lung-full of air into the tube. Had to blow two lung-fulls into the tank once when it was pretty empty. Then I stop it up with the proper size bolt.

Then I just open up the proper bleed screws and fittings and she bleeds herself.......
 
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