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    Re: How to check ignition timing on 1997 640???

    Ok, back after a while. Still no go on this ski though. Still same problem. Even tried starting fluid. it will spin a couple times then just pull down like it's firing way to soon then spin a couple...
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    How to check ignition timing on 1997 640???

    Just did a rebuild on a buddies 640 3 seater. He holed a piston and it needed crank seals. So all done and back together but no runny. Got spark, got 125lbs compression on new rings, Won't even...
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    Re: 1996 GTX 787 cooling / flushing question

    Thanks guys, new pump rebuild with new wear ring and it worked great when last used. Just a coincidence then that it quit when I tried flushing. Might be that I washed some crap up to the pisser line...
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    1996 GTX 787 cooling / flushing question

    I've never really flushed this machine before as it was always ridding in a fresh water lake. But.. I was doing some service work on them so thought I'd run it a bit on the tap. Hooked the hose up to...
  5. Any way to just replace trigger coil on TS640

    I have a 98 TS640 that measures 0 ohms across the trigger coil. Took the mag cover off and measured right at the coil and still 0. Seems crazy to have to replace the whole stator and everything....
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    Re: need carb specs for 98 TS650

    Thanks for the info.

    As for TS650, I only know what he told me. I'm just trying to get them running right. I've worked Kawi's , Yams, and Doos before but not a tigershark. A Mikuni is a Mikuni...
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    need carb specs for 98 TS650

    I'm working on a friends 97 and 98 650's. I have the specs for low speed and hi speed plus popoff for the 97. Those were in the manual online here. but...I need the same for the 98. From what I see...
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    Re: I need a mechanic in orlando :)

    to do what exactly, on what type of machine?
  9. Re: what to do if your info center craps and you need a fuel gauge

    I didn't have any luck finding a used info center, The ones I've seen change hands were a fair amount of $$. So this one carries a 1 year warrantee and works good for me.
  10. what to do if your info center craps and you need a fuel gauge

    96 GTX with dead info center. Tested 10 ways to sunday and it is dead. I didn't care about all the other crap it displayed except for fuel gauge. So....pull the info pod appart, make a round disk...
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    Re: 96 GTX Info center problem

    It has to be some part of the circuit that affects all LCD action as it's completely dead. I checked power first but have no real way to TS the LCD driver. I will however bypas it and see if I can at...
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    Re: 96 GTX Info center problem

    Well, I verified the regulator is working. If I short out the pink wire for the fuel idiot light, it will light briefly when power is connected then go out as normal. But no display on the LCD at...
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    Re: 96 GTX Info center problem

    Thanks all, I will do some more testing this week. I applied new film to this one last year and it worked great. I've not looked at the regulator to see what the number was. I'm assuming it is a 5v...
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    96 GTX Info center problem

    I've done a lot of searching and not found anything yet to help.

    Last year when I put the ski away everything worked fine. This spring the gauge is dead. Ski starts ok and runs, but display is...
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    Re: seadoo info gauge repair

    Well, it fixed mine. But you could tell it worked before I replaced the film. There was a very slight indication that some information was underneath the wrinkled and brown film.

    That is just my...
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    Re: Melted RAVE 96GTX- update

    you sure the slector valve is not restricting your fuel? a few seconds of WOT would deplete things down and you could be starving a tad. not sure otherwise.
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    Re: Whats the best deal you've ever gotten???

    95 and 96 GTX's plus trailer, 2 tubes, ropes, vests....free. Needed carbs cleaned, fuel lines, and wear rings.
  18. Re: OEM or after mkt. fuel filters...What do U use

    Both...I have the SD unit up by the selector valve and I added an inline see through unit towards the engine.
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    Re: Need input on 89 650SX

    Yes, that is what he was told by the mechanic who got it running for him. Sounded like BS to me as I've never seen a carb that they could be interchanged in. It does look low hours, just been sitting...
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    Need input on 89 650SX

    I found one for sale, supposedly low hours. Guy guarantees the motor to be good but it doesn't run right now. Been in the sun sitting as the stickers and pads are shot. Claims low hours cause it...
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    Re: 96 sea doo gtx bad cylinder

    If it's just the cylinder and nothing else. but....you'll be looking at carb work, likely fuel lines, maybe selector. Do the gauges work? And hopefully the crank and CB are still good. What about...
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    Re: Good cheap battery?

    AGM would be better than a gel cel, Bikebatts.com works great for most all my needs.
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    Re: where to get seadoo parts online

    Yea, support the site a bit. Might be a few buck more than some other place but this forum has save me a ton so well worth it.
  24. Re: HEEEEEELLLLLPPPPP.....i launched and i cant take off

    check selector before pulling carbs again. I thoguht my selector was ok but it was still not peaking like it should so I replaced it and all was well.
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    Re: A sad day for my XP800

    I don't think it's a big bang motor with both pistons firing at the same time (what a vibrating ***** that would be, kind of like the old Brit twins). Sorry. Unless you have some highly customized...
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    Re: 1996 GTX 3 seater

    Just swap what you have for an SBT rebuild. Assuming your carbies are ok etc.
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    Re: sweet deal on a couch!!!!!!

    Sounds like it might be a little 'hot'
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    Re: 1996 GTX fuel gauge question

    DL the shop manual here, pull the baffle out, and measure the resistance while moving the float. If the resistance changes then all you need is a new float. I had to replace the one in my GTX this...
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    Re: how do i tighten this bolt?

    I usually hold the threaded blocks in with a dab o grease. Plus if you have a few rings to put on there, it might not reach so have to shim it up with a piece of cardbaord. And I never use a wrench...
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    Re: anyone cover an xp hood with vinyl?

    why not just paint???
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    Re: 951 carbed detonated, a few questions

    Sounds like you need to do a good carb rebuild and check. Is the head pitting from deto or from water? How deep? Without pics it's hard to say if it would be ok.
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    Re: Will a dirty carb cause an engine to overheat?

    Dirty is pretty relative. YES, you risk hosing up your motor. Yes you could try and compensate with screw adjustments but if filters are plugged it won't matter.

    So....as Dirty Harry would...
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    Re: Sunk Ski - Now what should I do?

    What the hell is leaking so bad??? Better sort that out quickly. Should not need a bilge pump if the rest of the ski is proper.
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    Re: Replacing fuel lines

    Just chainging the lines is fairly easy if you wanted to do just one at a time.

    But....you really need to take apart and clean and or replace the selector, and you really need to pull and clean...
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    Re: Dieseling, but with a wrinkle...

    full throttle trick?? I just pull the choke. kills them right down.
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    Re: Driveshaft water leak into hull

    I had to reinstall the neoprene seal on mine. It was off just a bit and intruding in the water path and caused a cavitation problem. I noticed the neoprene seal was just slightly smaller diameter...
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    Re: 96 GTX Info Gauge Removal

    yes, you have to remove the 4 screws on the back of the gauge to get to the LCD. Then follow the instructions on this site. I just did it, very easy.
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    Re: SBT prices gone up?

    I think some people would complain if it was free.

    You can always go to your dealer and save shipping costs. :lmao:
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    Re: How bout a water jet pack

    250hp 4 stroke engine. That's a lot of HP for that device. I wonder what the minimum HP would be for decent operation??

    How can a person correlate lbs of thrust to engine / pump combinations of...
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    How bout a water jet pack

    Hopefully this hasn't been posted before. Quite interesting actually. I could see this being done with one of those seadoo jet boats with the dual engines. One for the jet pack and one for...
  41. Re: 96 xp suging at full throttle.....PLEASE HELP!

    Are the fuel lines grey in color? If so, replace all fuel lines and either clean or replace the fuel selector. That is a common symptom of the fuel line problem these are susceptible to. The line...
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    Re: pre 1996 seadoo part#'s online?

    That will work on this site as well.
  43. How many people installed an auxillary fuel filter?

    Last year I replaced all the fuel lines, selectors, and rebuilt the carbs on my 2 GTX's. I also put in a nice big clear fueld filter just before the carbs. I can look in and see if anything is...
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    Re: 97 Seadoo GTX oil leak Pics included...

    I found an oil leak in my 96GTX at the oil tank. On the top of the tank there's a black plastic cap that contains the low oil sensor and a tube for return I think. This cap is just a slip fit into...
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    Re: 4 spot trailer????

    I built one. I modeled it in CAD first but put 2 stand ups on one side and 2 SP's on the other side on long 1 piece rails. I think they were 16' rails. I also mad it a dual axle and put the axles on...
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