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  1. Thread: Bog

    by 440 Nut
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    Re: Bog

    What would cause it to ariate? I've got a couple of thoughts after doing more research.
    I read the stock reserve valve can cause fuel issues. Will this allow air to enter system ? I also read to...
  2. Thread: Bog

    by 440 Nut
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    Bog

    I have a 440 ski that I just can't seam to get rid of the bog on. This is the third engine I've ran in this ski and they all do the same thing. Complete different engines and carbs. Crank seals...
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    Re: 2001 Seadoo GTS lost power and won't restart

    This is exactly what happened to me. Rebuilt top end and wouldn't start. After much frustration I checked rotary valve and it wasn't turning. I just picked up a Craigslist motor and put it in there....
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    Re: Seadoo gts won't start

    Well I finally brought the ski home from the river and tore into it again. My original hunch was correct. I pulled the intake manifold off and the rotary valve was not turning when I spin the motor....
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    Re: Seadoo gts won't start

    One cylinder scored a piston. The only reason I think it did was the top oil tank fitting popped out . This is my wife's ski and it's always been used really easily. My 14 year old nephew got on it...
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    Seadoo gts won't start

    At the end of last summer the wife seadoo quit running. Turned out one of the pistons burned up pretty bad. I installed a remanufactured top end kit from an online supplier. Everything went together...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Ok I pressure tested the engine and it holds at 9# for ever , now what ? Idle surges and I need to have mixture screws way out fro stock for it to run. I know I did carb rebuild correct. I took it...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    I've got a manual but haven't read through the process. Sounds like it's easy enough. I've rebuilt various engines in my time just haven't got deep into one of these before. I'll do the pressure test...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Do the cases need to be split to replace the seals. Your saying to get three seals so I assume there's an inside seal. Do I need to buy a complete gasket kit too?
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Wow thanks for taking the time to address all my questions. I didn't realize these late 80s skis were such piles. I ran it today for a while on the hose. It seams to rev ok but the idle will surge...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    I pressure tested the fuel system and checked for leaks with soapy water . No bubbles . Genuine mikuni carb kit and needle and seat from sbt. Vent valve is good and tried a spare to make sure. Pick...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    I rebuilt the carb and put it back in the ski. It would fire and due right away , like it was running out of fuel. All air mixture screws set to spec. After doing this for a while I started turning...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Another thing I noticed when I tried starting it was bubbles in the fuel
    Line . I've been chasing an intermittent problem on this ski for a while. The motor that's I'm replacing is a tired 440 which...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Entire motor and carb looks completely stock. I bought it off Craigslist and the guy said he ran the ski onto the rocks and cut the hull up. I got it complete with e box , exhaust to carb. 125...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    Prior to pulling the carb apart I ordered a regular. 2.0 needle and seat from eBay. Said it's for a 440-550 jet ski. I'm wondering if I should use it. I got the motor running but it kept running out...
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    Re: Needle and seat

    I just googled glass ball needle and seat and some Weber carbs and Keihin carbs pop up. I think I remember seeing these years ago in a Weber carb in my VW days. Maybe someone used a keihin needle and...
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    Re: Needle and seat

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    Re: Needle and seat

    It's strange, I'm 53 and have wrenched on motors since I was a kid and never ran across a needle and seat like this. Looking in the jet ski manual it doesn't show this .

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    Needle and seat

    I just pulled apart the carb on my new Craigslist find 550 motor. It has a 44bn which is different from my other two skis which have a 40bn and a 44sbn. Those carbs have a typical needle and seat....
  20. Thread: Head gasket

    by 440 Nut
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    Re: Head gasket

    516373Hers a picture of the head. I'm sure it's a 440 since the 440 gasket I bought matches the head . Also the stick 550 head has 2 water fittings on it. Where does the rear fitting connect to. I...
  21. Thread: Head gasket

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    Re: Head gasket

    I bought it new off eBay about a year ago I'll take a picture tomorrow.I bought a 550 engine complete off Craigslist after I bought the head. Engine looked perfect with 125 compression I could still...
  22. Thread: Head gasket

    by 440 Nut
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    Head gasket

    I bought a mariner head off e bay a while back with the intent on putting it on my 440 engine. Now things have changed , I found a good 550 engine so I'm using it. When I bought the head I also...
  23. Thread: 440 head

    by 440 Nut
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    Re: 440 head

    Thank you . Any advise on choosing a head gasket . Brand and thickness . I want to get the most compression I can on pump gas. My other 440s have 165 psi. What's the max on pump gas ? I'm picking up...
  24. Thread: 440 head

    by 440 Nut
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    440 head

    I have 3- 440 skis and just bought a mariner head because I was thinking of putting another motor together as a spare. Then I found a 550 engine for a good price so I'm buying it and going to freshen...
  25. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    No I just cleaned it and put a rebuild kit. It came with four different springs and wasn't sure which direction to go so I left it. The large jet looked like it said 100 on it and I couldn't read...
  26. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    Well I finally got around to pulling the carb and putting a rebuild kit in. Bog is gone. Now the only problem is it's a little tricky to start. Unless I give it just a touch of throttle it won't...
  27. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    If I open up the carb won't I damage a gasket if it hasn't been opened in a long time ? I just wanted to have a kit on hand so I can reassemble carb right away. I'm not familiar with this carb . My...
  28. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    Here's some more pictures of the ski. I really rips except for that initial bog . So what carb is this and where do I get a rebuild kit and jets....
  29. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    I'll take a clear I picture when I pull it out of the water. It's a really clean ski but I was told it was a 550 when I bought it. I was in a hurry and didn't pay too much attention. I really don't...
  30. Thread: Bog

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    Re: Bog

    Plugs are light tan so it's not rich
    Where's a good source for rebuild kit and jets ?

    http://i879.photobucket.com/albums/ab352/cardaras/image_zpsyaho1jpi.jpeg
  31. Thread: Bog

    by 440 Nut
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    Bog

    I just bought another 440 . This time it's a 92 with after market head , pipe , water box , loader , impeller etc. My other 440s have the round body carbs , this one is square body . It has a bad bog...
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    Props to group k

    I'm at the river for a week and my starter died. Made a call to group k and he had a used one laying around and sold it to me at a fair price. Saved my trip.
    Good people !
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    A deal On a boat I've been waiting for came up yesterday. Way to good to pass up. Ski is going to have to wait for a bit now. I really appreciate everyone's responses but this is a once in a life...
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    PM sent
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    Sorry I'm not driving to Colorado for a ski . Thanks though
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    You know after sleeping on it that is a nice ski for the money. PM me so we can talk.
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    [QUOTE=FOG;4225001]How about a really clean piston port and I'll throw in a 650 motor (no stator, carb/intake, exhaust, probably more missing). And you have an excuse to go to Vegas!
    ...
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    Re: WTB 550 reed ski

    STILL LOOKING! Someone on here must have one . I was suppose to drive to San Diego today to look at one but the guy blew me off. Typical Craig's list !
  39. Thread: Graphics

    by 440 Nut
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    Graphics

    Is there a source for the factory looking graphics for a 91-94 550 ski ? I'm I the market for s 550 reed ski and really want a stock looking ski. I'm looking at one Friday and pictures look good but...
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    WTB 550 reed ski

    Looking for a super clean 550 reed ski. Would like originall looking ski with original gel , graphics , turf etc. NO JUNK. Must be in So Cal area. I don't want to deal with shipping and want to see...
  41. Re: Launching in Laughlin - how far south on Colorado can I go?

    Looks like you have the gas docks covered along the river. Theres more on the lake but you wont have trouble getting gas there. Topock is a good stop for lunch . Just watch water levels. between Avi...
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    Re: hull leak question

    Thanks for all the info. That's exactly what I was looking for. Sounds like a whole weekend project.
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    Re: hull leak question

    I know it's water logged. The water is in the rear half of the ski under the footwell and coming in through the 1" hole in the bulkhead by the battery. That's what is odd. It's not leaking where the...
  44. Re: Launching in Laughlin - how far south on Colorado can I go?

    I have a house in bullhead . We go into havasu from there. You can get gas / food and drink at Avi casino , needles marina , topock , Pirates cove . All befor entering the gorge leading to havasu....
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    hull leak question

    I've had a leak in this ski since I've owned it. I thought I fixed it a number of times but when I go back out it still leaks. Today I flooded the area where the drive shaft goes through the hull...
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