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    PWC Build Yamaha HULL Options . . .

    Greetings All!

    So, here's my situation. I have a 2007 Yamaha FX that was recently wrecked and has extensive hull damage. The ski's mechanics all work fine and the engine has low hours, so my...
  2. Re: Honda F-12x Purchase Advice Needed!!!!

    Believe me I would love to! But I dont have the wet suit gear, or proper thermal footwear to ride in freezing water.
  3. Honda F-12x Purchase Advice Needed!!!!

    Greetings All!

    A quick rundown of my scenario, I am in the process of searching and looking to purchasing a Honda Aquatrax F-12x to match up with my R-12x. In my search I have found a seller with...
  4. Installing Oil Block Off Kit on 01' XP

    Ok, I'm in the process of converting my XP over to pre-mix and have removed the pump and oil reservoir, the small oil lines and capped off the inlets at the manifold, and have installed the plate...
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    UPDATE: So I received my fuel valve today and swapped it out with the old one. After a little effort the ski fired right up, and although it idled a little lower than it did before (around...
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    Thanks All for the input!

    Actually took it to the water this past weekend and it was cutting off. The idle seemed fine under the load of the water, but after getting some wind behind it up to...
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    Lake Lanier
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    Only one of the two skis have a rebuilt carb. So I dont think the rebuild kit is the issue.
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    I use SBT carb kits
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    Re: Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    Thanks.

    I dont think the quality of the engine rebuild is a factor. Aside from being rebuilt from a reputable builder, only one of the two skis had the engine rebuilt. So I am getting...
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    Twin 01' XPs Idle Problem

    Greetings All,

    OK, here's my situation. I have two 01' XPs that I have been working on during the winter and getting ready for the summer. On one I had the engine rebuilt, (installed it myself),...
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    Re: XP RPM Wide Open At Startup ????

    Yup! Adjusted the idle to 28-29 RPMs and now it starts right up! smooth sailing now. I cant wait to test it out once the spring hits. Until then its time to start on his twin brother that's been...
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    Re: XP RPM Wide Open At Startup ????

    Thanks! That's exactly what the issue was. The cable nut on the back end had actually come lose and was off the thread. Now, cranks up and sits at 2.RPMS out of water now. It does shake a little...
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    Re: XP RPM Wide Open At Startup ????

    Thank you for the detailed notes! so a couple of quick (and maybe dumb) questions . . . 1. when you mention the throttle cable at the carb bracket, I assume you are referring to the linkage that...
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    Re: XP RPM Wide Open At Startup ????

    I took the air box back off and both of the plates are sitting open. Is it possible the lower cable on the bottom of the carb is in the wrong position? I noticed two notches in the swing arm for...
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    XP RPM Wide Open At Startup ????

    Cheers!

    So, I have recently rebuilt the carb on my 01' XP 951 and got everything reassembled, changed the gray fuel lines out to black, and treated the fuel that was in the tank (ski has been in...
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    "fuel hoses replacement" 01' xp 951

    So in conjunction with rebuilding the carbs on my 951 XP, I also replaced the crappy grey fuel hoses throughout the ski. The issue is, I replaced ALL hoses with the larger 5/16" fuel lines, instead...
  18. Re: HEAVY START UP SMOKE: 2 Cycle Oil Recommendations???

    Wow, that's a great idea WFO! I may wait to see ho your creation works before I alter anything.
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    Base Carb Gasket???

    Quick 101 question . . . I am reinstalling the carb on my 951 XP. In regards to the base gaskets between the carb and the intake body, do I need to use any type of gasket sealant/adhesive to ensure...
  20. Re: HEAVY START UP SMOKE: 2 Cycle Oil Recommendations???

    GOT IT! THANKS!

    I will put the valve on the oil line some time this winter.

    So, any suggestions on a high quality 2 cycle oil to go with? Is it worth running the Amsoil or Lucas oil(s)?...
  21. Re: HEAVY START UP SMOKE: 2 Cycle Oil Recommendations???

    THanks for the advice,

    So this may be a newbie question, but what type of shut off valve should I use, and where exactly to I install it? (what line/hose?). any pics would help . . .

    Not sure...
  22. Re: HEAVY START UP SMOKE: 2 Cycle Oil Recommendations???

    Its not worth the cost of fixing the seals right now. I will do a rebuild once the engine wears out. If all else fail I will just ride it and deal with the smoke. Once the engine dies I will...
  23. HEAVY START UP SMOKE: 2 Cycle Oil Recommendations???

    I have a 2002 GTI LE That I have ran the last two seasons with really no issues. The one thing that it does do is smoke heavily during start up and when its cold. (Usually when it warms up the...
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    Full Bore VS SBT Top End Rebuild

    Looking for advice and input on which direction to go in purchasing my Top End Rebuild Kit for my 2001 XP. As the Summer weather winds down I have began to plan out the rebuild of my ski to get it...
  25. Re: 01' XP Fuel System Cleaning Over Haul HELP!!!

    Well its been running all season, despite the low compression and bogging issue. I ordered a new compression tester kit so I will measure it again with both and note any discrepancies. Regardless,...
  26. Re: 01' XP Fuel System Cleaning Over Haul HELP!!!

    THANKS FOR THE ADVICE!

    Yeah, Plan to pull the engine and rebuild as soon as the cold weather hits. And also replace the jet pump and housing. Attempting to get the the rest of this season before...
  27. 01' XP Fuel System Cleaning Over Haul HELP!!!

    Greetings!!!

    I am fairly new to PWC riding and maintenance, so please excuse any beginner bone head comments, but I really need some input and recommendations. So here's the story . . . I have a...
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    2003 Honda F-12X Suggestions

    Cheers! I am currently debating on picking up a used 2003 Honda F-12x to pair with my current 2004 R-12. After picking up my R-12 this season I absolutely fell in love with it!!! Its manoeuvrings...
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    2002 Seadoo GTI Smoking

    Looking to get some advice and insight on a smoke issue on my 2002 GTI LE. Currently the ski rides good and the engine seems solid at idle. ( no knocking or rattling noises). Compression is at...
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    Re: 2002 Seadoo GTI - Oil Leak???

    Thank You!

    So did BRP make a replacement single piece reservoir to replace the two piece?
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    2002 Seadoo GTI - Oil Leak???

    Hi All,

    Looking for some help and/or input concerning my GTI ski that has me boggled at the moment. It seems like after every ride on the ski there is a mixture of water and blue 2 cycle marine...
  32. Re: 2001 GTI - Top End Rebuild vs Engine Swap

    Ok, so would I be able to tell if there's a bottom end issue once I take the engine out of the hull?
  33. Re: 2001 GTI - Top End Rebuild vs Engine Swap

    Thank you,

    So how difficult is it to measure and calculate the size of the cylinders? From the DIY videos I have researched it seems a bit confusing in attempting to do. Plus I would need the...
  34. 2001 GTI - Top End Rebuild vs Engine Swap

    Hi All!

    I am currently mulling over buying a used Seadoo GTI 2001 from an individual for $500. The hull, electronics, and parts are in good shape, and the owner says he just had the pump rebuilt...
  35. Re: 01 XP Low Compression - Need a TOP End???

    Thanks!

    The fuel was the fuel that I winterized the ski with last season. I did drop a half can of Sea Foam in the tank before taking it out this weekend again, and it rode well for the day. No...
  36. Re: 01 XP Low Compression - Need a TOP End???

    I replaced the spark plugs in Sept. right before I winterized it and put it up for the season. So they have very few miles on them.

    Yes. The XP was winterized properly.

    Side note - Today i...
  37. Re: 01 XP Low Compression - Need a TOP End???

    Thanks! So does the fuel system rebuild just involve changing out the fuel hose lines and filter? Is there anything else?
  38. 01 XP Low Compression - Need a TOP End???

    Hello Everyone,

    I am fairly new to the site and forum group, so please excuse any "Neebie" comments or questions in advanced. I purchased a set of Ski's late last season (2002 XP and 2001 GTI...
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