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Old 10-06-2022, 02:15 PM   #1
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Default Anyone know about Gateway connectors for Mercruiser?

Hello all you knowledgeable boaters out there. Iíve a question for you please:
Does anyone know about gateway connectors that can hook-up a Garmin chart plotter to a 2000 mercruiser 7.4 MPI (454ci)? The plotter is a Garmin Eckomate that has vesselview. It would be nice to be able to read the engine functions from the plotter as advertised.
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I have a 2000 Maxum 2800scr.
Thanks a million,
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Old 10-07-2022, 09:06 PM   #2
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I'd like to know also, I have the same engine
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Old 10-16-2022, 10:11 PM   #3
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I'm not that knowledgeable, but I did come across this video about hooking up a system to some 1999-2000 vintage 454's to a new Garmin system. See if this gives you any ideas.
https://youtu.be/cN0vOcwoCz4
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Old 10-25-2022, 06:35 PM   #4
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Default Engine Gateway

I just installed an engine gateway on my new to me 2000 2700SCR with the 7.4L MPI. I went with one from Fox Marine and is hooked up to a Simrad IS35 Display. My engine used the MEFI-3 and I added the oil pressure kit. So far I'm very happy with it and Allen with Fox was very helpful. As far as the Garmin side of things I have no experience but suspect a quick e-mail to Fox will get you all the info you need.

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