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Old 04-22-2012, 12:53 PM
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impellers for ballast pumps

So there are lots of threads on this topic and many opinions but I am ready to replace my
impellers in my 2002 X-10 ballast pumps. I have the green ones everyone raved about but I found they work great in one direction but not the other? The local dealer is saying the jabsco rep says to use the black ones as they dont heat up the pumps like the green ones do?? So who is using what and has the best success and why...........Thanks
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:01 PM
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Intresting...

I found just the oppisite.
The green ones last longer,but there fill rate is slower.The black ones fill quickly,but don't last.
I have the green in my pumps and mine seem to work fine in both directions.
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:51 PM
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The black ones are way too stiff. I had a black one in one of my pumps, and it would not reverse directions most of the time. I got sick of pulling that impeller to fill/drain and switched the green ones. My other 2 pumps had yellow ones and they seemed ok, but I think the green seem to work better overall.
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:03 AM
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Just installed green ones this Saturday and they filled fast. When I emptied they sucked the bags tight like a vacuum sealed bag.
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:24 AM
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Just installed green ones this Saturday and they filled fast. When I emptied they sucked the bags tight like a vacuum sealed bag.
Can the "green ones" be purchased online somewhere?
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:19 AM
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Can the "green ones" be purchased online somewhere?
Wakemakers.com seems to have them .....
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:28 PM
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How hard is it to change out the impeller?
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Old 05-09-2012, 05:17 PM
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Just saw the you tube on it. Cake. Cant believe the dealer quoted 11/2 hour labor.
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:30 PM
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Once you get access to the pumps it takes about 3 minutes per pump
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:24 PM
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Another question. is it imperative to run the engine RPM at 1500 minimum while filling and emptying the Jabsco pumps?
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