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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Yeah, i am cutting up the hull to make my own fixed steer/stand up since it was already trashed, should be interesting. Using it to help promote my line of jetski apparel for my screen printing...
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Agreed haha
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    So this is what I found on day 1 of the tear down this far. Like I said, I figured you guys could appreciate what I'm finding!!
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    So all that butchery aside, I really bought the ski for that 760 motor, knowing that there would be a possibility that it would need rebuilt, but at least its complete with electronics and the dual...
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Next we will take a look at the pump and driveline, it looks like the pump came from the same donor ski as the 760 motor. The adapted pump shoe was crudely siliconed into place. The drive shaft was...
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Ok, for the obvious stuff. There were 4 off the shelf toggle switches mounted on the dash, like regular automotive ones. Also some kind of mount for a device on the handle bars, I suspect a fish...
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Its not running, "lost spark over last winter". I got it all torn apart today and its really bad in every aspect haha
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    Re: 1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Pics to come!
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    1992 Yamaha Waverunner 500/760 swap

    Hey everyone, been a few years since my last build that I posted here. Today I picked up a '92 waverunner that had a 760 "swap" done to it for $250 with the trailer and all the titles and paperwork. ...
  10. Iso waterbox for a Kawasaki 750sx for a buddy on a full rebuild!

    Anybody got a water box for a Kawasaki 750sx laying around? Factory or aftermarket ok, just trying to avoid paying over $200 for aftermarket ones. Let me know, thanks!
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    Re: Triple in a 550

    How is this going? Just caught up on years of progress!!
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Hey guys!! Its been a horrible summer so far here in north texas for us lake go'ers. All the lakes within an hour of me are shut down due to all the flooding. But I Have finally completed all...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Awesome, Thanks man!!!! Going to go get some after work
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Will have pics up as i go for sure! Do you recall what size and pitch the nuts were that you used for the wiring cap nuts? I haven't made it to the hardware store and I couldn't find the right size...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Hey guys, been a while since I've posted anything, wanted to give yall an update if you'r still following.

    -As i said, I need to do something different on my ebox, and I'm going the route that...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright guys, exciting day today, got up early, went to the shop and got the final parts installed. Took it outside and fired it up on the hose and everything checked out. Loaded it up and took it...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Any one have any questions, comment or concerns for anything that I've done so far, let me know! any and all input is appreciated!

    I anticipate that it will be on the water for its testing on...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Basically all I have left before the first initial test ride, is installing the new exhaust tube from the pipe to the water box, install water lines, and install a new fuel inlet assembly.... it...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Also completed (with the exception of the tank vent hose), the fuel lines....forgive the 2x4, i need to cross the tank straps to take out the slack of the new A/M straps.
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    I installed my new Lanyard type kill switch, pretty straight forward, just 4 mounting screw, and then 1 large screw to seperate the housing. heres the before and after photo
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Next i took on swapping my reduction nozzle to the bored out one. The one I removed is 67.2mm, the bored one is 68.5 mm. As i pulled the ride plate, I found of bunch of snail shells stuck to the...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    I used a spare power cable from an old winch kit i had laying around, that will give me the length i need for the new ebox mounting spot.452653
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Ok, first challenge I had to figure out was installing the E-Box..... I was backwards on what model all my components came out of, but now know it came out of a sitdown 750 ski, meaning big bulky...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright, another big day done today..... In all Heres the list of things I worked on, the posts to follow will show pictures

    -mounting Ebox
    -Install lanyard type kill switch
    -swap reduction...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Thanks! I hadn't even thought of hitting up ebay for it there are tons!!!:pat:
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Anyone have any ideas for going from the 2" pipe down to the 1.5" waterbox inlet with a length of around 5.5" to 6"? I'm going to raid some auto parts stores Wednesday and see if i can find a...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Thanks for the links, I'll go back through them, i was thinking i read that the 750ssxi box was the harder to install...so maybe i'm in luck or i'll pursue making one?
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright cool, I will have to go back and check that out again!
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Well as I look over the posts I've done so far, I feel like I've done more work than I've shown:sigh1: But at this point I will need some advice and help from yall, as what I have left is buttoning...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    With the start stop switch wired up, I was able to use a jump battery and test the starter and the spark. Everything seems to be in order and with a little bit of fogging oil in the cylinders (for a...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright, with the engine and exhaust mounted, i really wanted to test the electrical, since everything I got was on trade, I wasn't 100% on the integrity of anything. So I moved forward with some of...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Thanks JSNate! I am blessed with a great job at a kawasaki suzuki dealership, I am a young tech and I am lucky to be able to do some work there on my days off!
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Ok, since the engine is all prepped i wanted to drop it in and start working on making the stock 650 exhaust fit. Also since I have the big pin 750, I had the 550 coupler bored and tapped (20mm x...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright I here are some more pics of what was done before today.

    -Bars swapped to straight ones with quick steer plate, also installed a 650 throttle cable

    -installed the start/stop switch as...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    More photos and info to come in the morning, day off is tomorrow and will be heading to the shop to get some more work done!
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright since the engine is out side of the hull, I first started prepping it for install. I ordered block off plates for the oil pump, the oil drain, and the JRE adapter plate to line it all up. I...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Ok so as the hull sits it is not perfect, but here are some pictures as i got it and whats happening, I plan on cleaning, glassing, and painting once all the mechanics are taken care of. Here is the...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    I agree, after researching yalls builds, that seems to be the important buy of all the changes, I'm thinking the skat 19 at this point, but we will see as build progresses
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Alright so a little backround. I got a Deal on a Suzuki Rm-z dirtbike that needed some engine work. Payed $100 since the guy just wanted out from under it. Had a bad head gasket and needed some...
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    Re: 1985 JS550 750 conversion

    I live right off of lake lewisville in The Colony, Tx
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    1985 JS550 750 conversion

    Good morning yall from texas, love the site and have done tons of reading on the conversion! Currently in the process of of doing a 550/750 conversion. I've a good chunk done so far, pics and...
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