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    Re: Cost to rebuild a Yamaha MR1 motor?

    No thanks
    I worked it out

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    Re: Cost to rebuild a Yamaha MR1 motor?

    Thanks

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    Re: Cost to rebuild a Yamaha MR1 motor?

    What currency?

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    Re: Fuel pump removal

    I think you have to remove the tank

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  5. Re: Vx110-2007 remote security acted weird wont start

    there are 2 relays on the starboard side.

    the front one is the main one.

    pull the harness plug off.

    connect 12 volt positive to the wires until you identify 2 things:

    1) the fuel pump...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Sounds like you are also having fun.

    I'm going to get a plastic wear ring.

    Do you have a build thread?

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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink/topic?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Epwctoday%2Ecom%2Fshowthread%2Ephp%3Ft%3D491009&share_tid=491009&share_fid=1348&share_type=t&link_source=app

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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Sort of straight piped


    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200520/6332ac92ef9c6cd5eca2c0c4728bfb67.jpg

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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Still busy with this

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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    The switch is to bypass what I think must be the immobilizer.

    It was already installed.

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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    Yes, I kept the Oem harness. I just cut the wires.


    The ski was starting and running then it wasn't.

    I was fiddling round and discovered if I bumped the really it would engage the starter and...
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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    This is the best one I have for now.

    On the starboard side of the engine, there is a bracket with 2 big relays mounted to a bracket in the hull.

    The front one is the main one....
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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    Just use an automotive Bosch style 4 or 5 pin relay.

    Find the wire that needs power for the fuel pump and the wire that needs power for the gauge.

    Conner t appropriately and it should work.
    ...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    I'm busy investigating the impeller wear situation



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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    :06:

    do you mean sell it ASAP?
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    I went to ride in the surf.

    The ski ride well, though it is obviously slow.
    Top speed is 50 kilometers per hour https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200102/e75ea9e5fa198a8a47ed72f2efa6689d.jpg
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    The nose piece was a bit loose with slotted fasteners which I hate.

    I purchased Allen cap screws in button head configuration.

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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    So i discovered that my full throttle full rpm speed is +- 55 kilometers per hour.
    This is +-34 miles per hour.

    Also the midshaft area is leaking which I know is a common vx problem.

    In...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    While I was washing it I ran it on the hose and it seemed to run fine.

    Then I went for a test ride at our local fresh water 'lake' in the middle of an industrial /residential area.

    The North...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Time for a wash.

    Amazing to see the difference between clean and dirty with just using a pressure washer....
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Also while I was fiddling with the wires I discovered that the main relay that powers the fuel puand multifunction gauge had been 'repaired' in the past.

    Pins soldered back in etc.

    Long story...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Whilst removing the air box I discovered a lot of DIY electrical wire repairs and unnecessary rubber tape and wires that could be shortened.
    ...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Yes, 861 hours.

    I was a bit disappointed and thought that I had bought a pipe of POS parts.


    Anyway I carried in fiddling.

    The weird air filter box was removed along with the rusty...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    So the battery was put on charge to see if it could be resurrected.

    I used my b1's battery and discovered that the extra stop switch activated the gauge and ecu. I guess a replacement for the...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Odd installation of the start switch.

    I have read all about the oil change drama, so I bought a manual pump and went ahead with the change.

    The trailer is another project on its own....
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    There is a nice air filter installed and

    A not so nice oil filter...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    The battery terminals were corroded and needed to be replaced.

    I like to crimp, solder and heatshrink....
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    I checked the plugs and discovered the previous owner did actually do a bit of maintenance.

    He greased the coils so that they would not get stick in the head.


    There was a lot of sand and rust...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Now I started fiddling.


    I found an extra Yamaha start/stop switch mounted in the storage compartment

    A completely dead battery was already installed....
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    This is how I drove home.

    Then I had to get the POS Trailer into my garage....
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    I had to inflate both tyres as one was completely deflated and the other was a bit low on air.

    Then I had to figure out how to get the whole trainer on the large trailer I had bring with me.
    The...
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    Re: Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    The ski had been used as a rental for presumably its entire existence.

    It had some damage to the nose and Port and starboard rails

    The engine looked very dirty and rusty to...
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    Project POS: 2009 Yamaha Waverunner VX Deluxe

    Hi guys

    I live in Port Elizabeth South Africa.

    I have owned a 95 Waveblaster 1 for a few years and had a run about river boat as well.

    The boat got sold and I wanted something to replace it....
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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    So i fixed it.

    An ebay 40 amp relay.

    862 hours now

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    Re: Who has the most hours on their 4 stroke?

    Hi guys

    i just bought an 09 VX Deluxe from a guy who hoards ski's and he bought it from a guy who had a ski rental business in Plettenberg Bay South Africa.

    I am in Port Elizabeth South Africa....
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    Re: 1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    Hmm,
    i did see the odd engine mounting points, but i just thought that's how they were supposed to be.
    well, i made another offer with some of the points made on this thread and again offered...
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    Re: 1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    i offered him R1500.
    he said if i give him R2500 the ski is mine.

    i noticed the flame arrestor is missing.
    all the pads & hood seal would need replacing.
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    Re: 1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/6748/dsc00853small.th.jpg

    http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/6818/dsc00852small.th.jpg

    http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/3386/dsc00851small.th.jpg
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    Re: 1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    hi,

    sorry didn't know there was a similar username here.
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    Re: 1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    Here's another ad on the same site, it looks like a better deal, 2 skis for a little bit more that the price of one:...
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    1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    Hi Guys,

    I am interested in buying the above mentioned ski.

    Apparently the engine runs, although i haven't seen it running and it doesn't look like it does run.

    According to the seller it...
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    From South Africa - A New Guy

    Hi Guys.

    I am from Port Elizabeth on South Africa.

    I have been around boats and water my whole life, never really into skis though.

    A friend of mine had a blaster 1 that out group used to...
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    1978 Kawasaki 440 Jet Ski

    Hi Guys,

    I am interested in buying the above mentioned ski.

    Apparently the engine runs, although i haven't seen it running and it doesn't look like it does run.

    According to the seller it...
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