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    Sticky: Re: alot of x2 pics

    -2" chop, and a rockered nose, that has to be awesome in the surf!!!
  2. Re: difference between x2 and sxr pump tunnel

    Udjenl,
    Did you see the ProWatercraft pump stuffer?
    http://www.pwctoday.com/showthread.php?t=476317

    If you don't swap the tunnel out, you may want to use one of these to straighten the flow of...
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    Re: X2 across te front of a trailer.

    Looks good!
    If you added enough weight to drive stiffer springs, it might be worth double checking what the load rating on your tires is. I was looking for a good picture of the tire sidewalls, and...
  4. Re: Kawasaki 650 Flywheel Puller Recommendation

    +1 for both!
    Rent one of these for free:
    http://www.autozone.com/loan-a-tools/harmonic-balancer-installer/oem-harmonic-balancer-puller-kit/555524_0_0
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    Re: x2 pump area insert

    http://www.pwctoday.com/showthread.php?t=327086
  6. Re: Race mods: Set back pump, front fill, tubbies, trim, etc.

    my bad missed your reply..
  7. Re: Race mods: Set back pump, front fill, tubbies, trim, etc.

    I'm wondering if waterhappy is talking about the "driveshaft fill". Here's a how to thread for this that actually has pictures!... basically - where the driveshaft passes through the hull into the...
  8. Re: Allen head pivot bolt R&D turn nozzle seadoo pump

    If you can get the thread pitch, and dia and length of the shoulder section on the one you have (they're probably the same, or see how it fits and adjust as required) and google search for "shoulder...
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    Re: Ride plate question

    Ride it first!!! They're easy to swap out, it's only 4 bolts, but it's hard to put material back on once you cut it....

    I went from a full length Mariner rideplate very similar to stock, to the...
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    Re: $50 X2 Project

    I've had good luck using harmonic balancer pullers. Lots of auto parts places loan tools for free....
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    Re: Boring and Porting 650

    If you bore the cylinders yourself, don't forget to chamfer / break the edge on all of the ports. I don't have an exact chamfer size to give you, it's in the neighborhood of .5 mm I believe. Anyone...
  12. Re: Aluminum pipe vs stainless pipe vs carbon pipe ???

    It's on my bucket list, can't wait to see someone make one! I just grabbed the first link that came up after searching for carbon fiber sleeve. 4" has a range of 1.75" - 4.8" which might work for...
  13. Re: Aluminum pipe vs stainless pipe vs carbon pipe ???

    Does carbon absorb / dampen sound better than aluminum & steel? Since pipes tune sound pressure waves, you would want to keep as much of that energy inside the pipe. I think I read someone's post...
  14. Re: Looking for Ride plate for X2 that's level with hull bottom?

    Mariner, O/P & Jetlyne ride plates all have a "hook" / are tilted down like your picture. All the pics I've seen of stock ride plates never made them look flat, but I haven't seen a good picture from...
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    Re: Rear Cavity vs Front Exhaust

    Thanks Bob! What about reversing the position of the inlet & outlet of the waterbox from Bandit's picture? I believe at speed, the water stays pretty suspended in the exhaust stream, not sure how...
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    Re: Rear Cavity vs Front Exhaust

    What did you think of the rear cavity exhaust vs. a "straight" rear exhaust? is it noticeably quieter than straight out the back??? I'd like to convert to rear exhaust, but don't like the idea of...
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    Re: 96 kawasaki 650sx

    a black rectangular box between the tank and carb should be the external fuel pump for the Keihin 28mm carb. That carb does have notches under the base by the two bolts, but no notches that would...
  18. Re: Can't ride 90s vintage skis without this....

    Oh Snap! They used to have that stuff in the soda machines at my high school. I better go get some right now before they sell out.
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    Re: Two odd x2 hood problems

    Loctite 660 is designed for press fit repair as an option if you don't like JBWeld.
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    Re: Exhaust change=bogs out of the hole

    On pic #6 of your first post - the fuel check valve is laying in the bilge under the pipe & there's an open hose on the tank.
    Reinstall that check valve before your next ride!!

    Fuel mix might be...
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    Re: Traded the 550 sx for this...

    Looks nice! Stock carb is a 28 mm cdk (34 mm across the throttle plate) another tipoff is the 28mm has an external fuel pump mounted to the hull right next to the carb
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    Re: Waterboxes...

    '86 stock weight is 7.0 lbs
    '87-'93 stock weight 5.8 lbs for box only, and 9.2 lbs with rubber feet attached.
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    Re: Muffin's modern 550/750 racer

    looks great, really love the tunnel that the two center strakes form, similar to A/M hulls.
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    Re: KAW 650 w/44mm Mikuni leaks from venturi

    Just in case you don't have a copy of the parts diagram / Mikuni Bible, watercraft carbs at bottom of list: http://www.mikuni.com/fs-carburetor.html
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    Re: '88 X2 budget build

    I was worried, saw something on CL that looked deceptively like your build. Glad to see you're sticking with it, it looks great!
  26. Re: Putting together a set of dual sbn 38's with external pump

    subbed, I've got a set of blue triples from a Polaris sl650, would like to do the same thing. curious what your jetting ends up at. I'm pretty sure they're 70 main & 70 pilots stock.
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    Sticky: Re: alot of x2 pics

    Nice build Millah, Fuel door's perfect!
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    Re: Surprise! '86 X2 Build

    That looks like a good project!
    I'd keep the roost boost / find a buyer. It doesn't have any performance benefit, but is a period piece for these skis.

    I've had decent results with simple...
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    Re: 89 X2 resto, won't fire

    looking nice! 2nd the engine pics.
    Stupid question, but it's Feb...... Are you running it in the water?
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    Re: first x2 build!

    Sounds like this'll be nice when you're done. The bottom hull of the gen 1 x2's (86-95) never changed, so you could make a mold from a donor ski if you wanted. Just swapping to the full length...
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    Re: What defines a Real Stand Up?

    Polaris Hurricane
    Original WetJets

    If you want to count illegitimate love children, then don't forget
    Kawasaki Typhoon
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    Re: Riding w/o fire extinguisher

    Same experience here in MO. Have had safety inspections with boats still on the trailer in the harbor, and random times on the water & the water patrol always checks for fire extinguisher and checks...
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    Re: Superjet waterbox in a 550SX hull ???

    Those Sp & Xp water boxes had the outlet point straight up in a stock location. The outlet pipe extends down into the box within less than 1" of the bottom of the box.
    Are you guys cutting /...
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    Re: X2 Battery relocation

    The stock drain location could become a water inlet during deep water starts, no wake speed riding, etc. What do you guys think about getting rid of the stock drain tube, and running a new drain...
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    Re: just another x2 build

    edit: saw your other post. I'm not a fan of how the stock hood hinge is exposed either. Mine's chewed up a lot of the fiberglass around the hinge, from I guess people removing the hood? Stoked to...
  36. Re: Help identify and or explain these parts (photos inside)

    Flame arrestor adapter.
  37. Re: Coffman 750 Pipe - Identify this chamber, and advice for 650sx Conversion

    Is that a dry pipe? It looks like 3 water fittings on the chamber at the head pipe end..
  38. Re: Belgium X2 square nose ( Who made that X2 mod , thread link ? ) thanks

    Greetings Jack,
    Look up Vumad , he's on pwctoday & the X.
    Here are two of his threads on the X-2 builds sticky. I want to say he posted a summary build thread in the pwctoday X-2 forum early this...
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    Re: partially reusable 650 pump seal

    Wow, congrats! I was doubting this would work, glad to be wrong!
    For V2.0 you might want to try to find a closed cell foam -especially one with a "skin" on it / smooth outer surface - something like...
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    Re: Riding Technique

    SO it's not specifics on how to spend your tray time.... But agreed, buoy courses, or even practice turning around a piece of driftwood, is very enlightening. A fixed reference point gives a lot of...
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    Re: 650 SX Mikuni sbn 44 carb upgrade

    The 28mm carb is also the only one you'll see stock with a separate external fuel pump and they are 34mm diameter at the intake manifold.
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    Re: Different X2 drive shaft diameters

    +1 Thanks!
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    Re: 650 breaking point

    Man that's a good looking ski, keep the tannerite away from it! I was going to ask if your exhaust manifold to head pipe gasket is solid - but I saw your other vid, that should be solid, like you...
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    Re: 94' 650 Ts Build

    Awesome! glad it's running good.
    FYI, I think I've read it elsewhere, but according to Group K's resto mod build, "Stock Kaw 650s turned about 6200rpm, and the stock limiter is at 7000rpms." I...
  45. Thread: Tribute x2

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    Re: Tribute x2

    For "standard jetting" a lot of people have posted good results using JonnyX2's jetting as a baseline, or something close. I was happy with it on mine....
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