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  1. Re: Whats the difference between R12X and F12X instrument cluster?

    I know they are not an exact replacement - different sizes. Check eBay - I see some there from time to time.
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    Re: MacsBoost 2006 F12X Review!

    For my conditions, my ski will overspeed tow or three times when started at full throttle at idle speed. Yes, my F-12X does cavitate more with 205 hp. Most say to go with another impeller, but I was...
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    Re: MacsBoost 2006 F12X Review!

    6450 is a good RPM for water temps of 85f. Your numbers seem about right when compared to my Honda. I have warmer temps and I weigh 250. I normally see 6310. You will find with cooler water and...
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    Re: Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    It's worth noting at 40 hours my GP now leaks water and oil. Water from the pump area and oil from the starboard side of the engine. My F-12X hit 240 hours and remains trouble free.
    Chris
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    Re: Low fuel warning

    My 07 F-12X will sound the alarm, then need to be reset usually twice before it stays silent. Since the alarm goes off with plenty of warning (fuel in tank), I usually run for another half hour to...
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    Re: PWC Insurance?

    I went with Markel as well. They cover my boat and the two skis. Their price was competitive but their coverage was better.
  7. Re: Dreaded code 25 on 2005 F12X with135 hours

    Reach out to Jetski International for advice and parts. Do a search in this forum. If are willing to drive to Richmond with the ski, you can try my ECU and/or knock sensor.
    Chris
  8. Re: Honda Jet ski fuel tank replaced and now won't go passed 10mph.

    As Banjo said, several have posted issues with the recall. Mine went well, but... I would definitely take it back and insist that you go to the front of the line. Don't hesitate to issue a concern...
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    Re: Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    I purchased the Candor GPS plug-in. It works well, but will not register speed at idle. It takes 30 seconds to receive and lock the satellites, then you are good all day.

    Are you going to start...
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    Re: Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    So, after about 22 hours on the GP, I can also add the paint is weak and there is an apparent problem with some grate fasteners that are causing leaking. I have a leak in mine, and have yet to...
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    Re: Jet Ski Covers

    I have a used one for a F-12X that I can sell. $80 plus ship. Let me know.
    Chris
  12. Re: Gas tank recall performed by Honda now overheats please help

    Obvious question - but anything loose. That is too circumstantial for them both to have the same issue. Seems like they need to have a more experienced tech look at them - and you should go to the...
  13. Thread: 06 f12

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    Re: 06 f12

    Since it is new to you, always a good idea to put in new plugs and make sure the air filter is good (can get mold on them and restrict flow. Mine also has a knock sound just off idle - and my jet...
  14. Re: 2002 Honda Aquatrax F12x will not go about 5400-5500 RPMS

    I seem to recall something about some waste gates require adjustment (pounds pull...)? Just a thought. Frustrating, but you'll find it soon enough.
    Chris
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    Re: 02 F12x steam out pee hole

    So, when on the hose, mine acts similar... takes a while for water to work its way through the system, and yes, once warm the water will get hot enough to steam a bit. I think you are OK.
    Chris
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    Re: Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    I took both skis out today and wanted to share some real numbers after the re-flash and intake/power filter. The GP1800 will do 75 MPH true with a full tank (18.5 gal) and me (264 LBS) in 90 degree...
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    Re: VA riding groups??

    Hey Ron! Chris here... had to bail on MeetUP, but I did get the GP1800. Only 2.8 hours so far, but it is a blast. I'll be at LKA tomorrow testing out the new mods. See you on the lake!
  18. Re: 2002 Honda Aquatrax F12x will not go about 5400-5500 RPMS

    When I added my MACSBoost intercooler, I did not tighten the silicone tube enough, and with the expected pressure and vibration it came loose. After thinking I had made a grand mistake, a second look...
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    Re: Weird RPM Issue R12x 2004

    My turbo spindle will tend to siege up during the winter storage months. It usually takes just a nudge from my fingers to get it spinning freely again. If you use a socket, note it is a reverse...
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    Re: Not the main relay

    It's easy to cross arc when installing a battery. Willing to bet it's a fuse. Let us know...
    And those ski's look to be in great shape - should move fast.
  21. Re: Hi everyone i have purchasrd two f12x,s and they sat up

    JC-SuperJet - If you are going to try and quote me, at least do so with some level of competence.

    I said "fresh gas and new plugs solve many beginner level issues". As an experienced F-12X owner...
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    Re: Weird RPM Issue R12x 2004

    When were the plugs last replaced. Fresh gas and plugs cure most issues with these turbo skis. Good luck!
    Chris
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    Re: Selling jet skis. Help with pricing

    Start at 11500 and go down to 10500. They should move at that price.
  24. Re: Hi everyone i have purchasrd two f12x,s and they sat up

    This is great advice! Brian is the man to go to - and can supply the parts at good prices. I disagree with anyone stearing you away from fixing these and getting a Spark. Ridiculous! The core of...
  25. Re: Honda turbo showing codes for all injecotrs. Help!

    Congrats on figuring it out. You obviously have diag skills.
  26. Re: Macsboost module plus " boost tubes pills"

    As I recall the stock ski came with a hose pill that gave something like 12 psi. The I/C / breather kit came with additional labeled pills. With 93 octant gas, MACSBoost recommended the 17 (or 17.5)...
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    Re: Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    With approx $800 of Riva mods (re-flash and intake), 0 to 60 in 3.9 seconds and a true 80 MPH. I still love my F-12X, but the difference is night and day. It is somewhere between brutal and scary. ...
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    Love my new GP1800, but it's no Honda

    Just thought I would share a bit about my new ski and how it compares to my '07 F-12X GPScape.

    As you can see below, I added a few mods to my Honda - MACSboost module and his I/C. The mods added...
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    Re: Another "Almost Sunk My Ski" Post

    Sorry to hear about the problems... all of them.
    Interesting what SeaTow did to you... very unethical even if it is called out in the fine print. Not too sure I agree with their definition of...
  30. Re: My new (used) F15x and Turbo Problem and oil leak .... Please HELP...

    So, I have a 12X, but they are quite similar. Since you have time, try to source an owners manual on eBay or the like. Also, it would be a good idea to have a set of plugs on hand - they are...
  31. Re: My new (used) F15x and Turbo Problem and oil leak .... Please HELP...

    Regarding the low RPM's. If the 15x is like the 12x, there could be some simple things at play you want to check first. The engines like new plugs. How was the fuel - how did it smell. Fresh premium...
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    Re: Price for '17 GP 1800 (negotiated)

    I'll pick up my red GP 1800 next week - after they put a new hood on it. Grr. The very top of the hood had a paint chip on the white part, so the dealer ordered a new one from the factory. No big...
  33. Re: Spring time routine... getting the ski on the water

    You have to love a Honda. Started up on first try and ran like a champ. After a good warm up, I ran it down lake and eventually did a speed run to confirm all was right. I was able to see 6400 RPM...
  34. Spring time routine... getting the ski on the water

    Sooo, I'm in the process of getting my water toys ready for summer. Tomorrow will hit 84f, so I'll be taking my 230 hour Honda to the lake for a shakedown ride.
    My fall routine includes full oil...
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    Re: F 12 turn idle up ? ?

    Worth noting that proper idle is 1200 when warm. My ski will idle close to 900 rpm when cold. Best to adjust after a good 15 minute run.
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    Re: Recommended oil

    Check the sticky links above. Lots of info on exact procedure and oil recommendation.
  37. Re: I have a new / never used MacsBoost module for sale. Also have a new / never used

    Sold
  38. I have a new / never used MacsBoost module for sale. Also have a new / never used HON

    I have a new / never used MacsBoost module for sale. Also have a new / never used HONDA F-12X swim step for sale.
    PM me!!!

    I had planned to buy a second F-12X, but just pulled the trigger on a...
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    Re: New To Me 2006 F12X

    Welcome to the community.
    I have a MACSBoost module and a Honda boarding step for sale - both new/un used. Great options for the F-12X.
    Send me a PM if interested.
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    Re: Price for '17 GP 1800 (negotiated)

    Sooo,
    I stopped by the Richmond boat show today and purchased a red GP1800 w/ 4 yrs of warranty.
    The base price was 13,099 with no prep or delivery fees (taxes DMV registration are additional) and...
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    Re: Price for '17 GP 1800 (negotiated)

    I visited the local dealer today to get a feel for negotiation.
    My approach was to let them come up with a standard all-in price (laughable), then let them know what I was willing to pay.
    I did...
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    Price for '17 GP 1800 (negotiated)

    I'm thinking about adding another ski and really like the 2017 Yamaha GP1800. I see that some dealers are dropping $1K on '16 models (FX SVHO), but have not read anything on price negotiations for...
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    Re: 07 F12X low idle

    Proper idle in the water is 1200 RPM. If your RPM hunts, when did you last replace the plugs? When I got my F-12X it had 47 hours and needed new plugs and a bit of idle adjustment. Mine is about 900...
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    Re: How many hours on your honda ??

    I'm now at 221 hours and working on my second battery ('07 ski purchased on '08). The original owner replaced the battery the year before I purchased it 2013.
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    Re: "bad gas" and new plugs

    Perfectly fine to mix grades. I often add a bit of aviation gas to my ski if I must use lower octane fuel. You are fine.
    I worked for a global additives producer... lube and gas additives.
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