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    Re: Double Trailer questions

    I have a Yacht Club WC222. The trailer weights 525 lbs and I have the tounge weight at around 80 lbs. The trailers total cap. is 2175 lbs.
    My weights are as followed:
    Yamaha VXR 728
    VXR fuel ...
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    Re: Skis in movies

    One of the Jackass Movies. They start in a pool and jump it out of the pool.
  3. Re: End of season report on the new VX Cruisers

    Did you tighten the elastic around the edge of the covers? I only trailer with my covers on, and they never once came loose.
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    Re: First ride on my first Jet Ski!

    At the chance of getting flamed, I can see that in certain circumstances. If I have a friend riding my Yamaha and I'm on my boat out in lake Erie, I can most certainly see him at a farther distance...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Lucky!!

    My Girlfriend lives in westland, right next door!

    Where is your riding place of choice around here??
  6. Re: 1994 montego ignition coil plug wire replacement

    I had the same issue. I explored the task of replacing wires and decided it was to much of a job. If you search eBay and Amazon for ignition coil, you will com across a 30ish dollar aftermarket...
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    Re: TS 770 and other tigershark part out !!

    Any chance you have an undamaged exhaust hose from the 770? The one from the expansion chamber to the first resonator.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    I'm in Redford. Between Livonia and Detroit.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Took it out to the lake. Ran well in break in. Blew an exhaust hose and almost flooded the hull. Had to get towed it.

    She resides on craigslist now.
  10. Re: Looking at used Yamahas, pleease advise...

    Hey, gotta get that 3000+ post count someway! I guess I should just start posting smilies! :paranoid:
  11. Re: Looking at used Yamahas, pleease advise...

    Nothing helpful to add, but i will say that the Detroit river has some good riding. The bend near the bridge makes some awesome waves!! I always launch down river in trenton and it will be smoooooth...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Well guys, its all back together. It runs.

    Anyone want to buy a shark??

    She is a fickel bi*ch.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Would this single carb set up I have here cause blown head gaskets?
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Bad set up??
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Most of the gaskets have been STB, quite frankly because I have no clue where to get them. One was from my nearest power-sports store, Arctic Cat brand. The prior head was flat, tested by means of a...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    See that's where I'm stumped. I have a gasket breach on two completly different motors, in the exact same spot, on about 6 or so head gaskets. Seems too related to be a coincidence on both motors, in...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    So I am thinking. This head gasket keeps blowing where the water from the jet pump enters the head at I'm assuming a high pressure. My cooling is as followed:

    In from pump -> to rear of heat ->...
  18. Thread: Jaypr

    by 2013rubicon
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    Re: Jaypr

    Oh-bam-ah
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Well, got a call from SBT. Motor was analyzed and deemed water ingestion and head gasket failure.

    I don't know what else to try here.
  20. Re: How can I pull off the cylinders off my tigershark 770 1998

    Pull off the starter. It makes life so much easier getting to that bolt.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Thanks Jeep. Just got done looking at my restrictor. All looks good. I will pick up a water filter. Just got done re-doing my bilge system a few weeks ago.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Looks like they addressed that hull fitting on mine by having it go through the starboard side. What sort of issues will a clogged jet restricter on that tee to exhaust line cause? Mine is pretty...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Hmm that's how mine is. Darn. Thanks man!
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    Re: Beach stand made of wood not PVC?

    Hey DirtyD. I went out to Belleville lake for the first time today. Nice lake! Much much much bigger than I thought it was. Tons of people. Also......

    Had the BLUE ANGELS fly directly over me at...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Further looking, I noticed that I could not come across any model that has cooling like mine. Should the cooling line go straight from the jet pump to the head? I haven't found anything time that...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Ok so looking at the sbt install guide for the 770,the pictures look like the cooling goes into the exhaust first?? I am so confused on how these cooling lines run.
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    Re: Which Yama VX to get?

    In theory, to to cruse at the same speed with the 2 different motors, the HO would be working less using less fuel, but has more displacement requiring more fuel, so its a crap shoot
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    Re: Beach stand made of wood not PVC?

    If I have the girlfriend with me, then either Orchard Lake, Cass Lake (closed at the moment - boat launch renovation) or my favorite is the chain of lakes in Pickney (Bruin lake, half moon lake,...
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    Re: Beach stand made of wood not PVC?

    I'm right next door in Westland!
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    Re: water in oil hose

    That is probably not a wise idea either. Pretty much anything big enough to cover the hole would be sufficient. I thought the block off plate would be something sophisticated, but it is literally...
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    Re: Bubbles in the pool

    Who is bubbles and is she hot?
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    Re: water in oil hose

    From what I understand that might be no good. From what you are explaining, the oil pump is not getting any oil. The pump relies on the oil it is pumping through to lubricate it. If you run it with...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Now that I read my prior post, I wasn't clear. on the pump itself, the cooling line comes out on the port side. There is a white hose that then crosses over the pump (in-between the deck and pump)...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Ok, finally got the go ahead to send the motor back to SBT. Upon removal, it seems as if there may be some play in either the connecting rod or wrist pin bearings. Once one cylinder is at TDB and the...
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    Anybody home?

    Filled out a warranty form (on a <2 tank motor) last monday...kind of expected to hear back by now....

    Anybody home??
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    Re: Adding a tach

    Wow after reading my prior post I should not be permitted to post on weeknights after 9pm. It didn't even make sense!

    I, like you, much rather prefer an analog gauge. My VXR has all digital gauges...
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    Re: Adding a tach

    A thought on that... With the wasted spark, both plugs fire at once, so essentially 2 fires per complete single piston cycle... Couldn't you set the tint tach to rest as a 1 cylinder motor, get get a...
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    Re: Adding a tach

    I was looking at the Tiny Tach, but wanted it to look OEM. If one didn't mind the look of the TT, then that is for sure the way to go!
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    Re: bilge pump replacement with larger gph

    You will love the new bilge pump. I can clear a half full hull in about a minute.
  40. Thread: Oil change

    by 2013rubicon
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    Re: Oil change

    145?? you are lucky! I was quoted 250+parts!!

    Got a sucker off amazon for 25 bucks that worked great.

    Yamaha oil and filter was 60 bucks. Much cheaper...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Mine does not have the water filter, and that did cross my mind. I feel like that really isn't causing my issue. I will pick one up for the heck of it. To as far as my knowlege, and with the service...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Is there some way I am getting too much pressure from the jet pump into the motor? Cativation messing with something? I am at a total loss with this.
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Yeah it does, but I mean I feel like I have a deeper issue than the motor. At this rate, it will be costing me 100.00 per tank of fuel and the tune of 2 motors per tank.

    Add this to the...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Completely at a loss. Here's what has been done:

    New motor
    All new fuel lines
    Pre mix at 32:1 per sbt for break in
    Carb rebuilt
    1 up on both pilot and main jet
    New cooling lines
    Fuel...
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    Re: Getting better, still a few issues.

    Well, had it out today. Brand new SBT motor. Half a tank through break in runs funny.

    150psi front cylinder, 70 psi rear. What the hell.
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