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    Ya, I'm still thinking it sounds like a loose...

    Ya, I'm still thinking it sounds like a loose valve tick.
  2. The midshaft is a short shaft with a female...

    The midshaft is a short shaft with a female splined end that the driveshaft slips into. It commonly gets frozen together there. I've had good luck squirting penetrating lube up around where the...
  3. Look at it and verify yourself for sure. ALL of...

    Look at it and verify yourself for sure. ALL of these carbs have fuel inlet lower on the carb body......closest to the engine. Fuel outlet/return higher on the carb body.....closer to the airbox.
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  4. Thread: Opinion needed

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    How much is it? If it's 2k then go for it. If...

    How much is it? If it's 2k then go for it. If it's $3500 then NO.
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    For some reason the FXHO 160hp have a tendency of...

    For some reason the FXHO 160hp have a tendency of spitting a rod. Yes, it will come out with the exhaust manifold in place. I pieced one together and got it running last year. Still have to find an...
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    Well, the engine is the same and sits on the same...

    Well, the engine is the same and sits on the same mount pattern so as far as a conversion goes......it would be relatively easy.
  7. WHOOPS!! Just reread this. Your comment...

    WHOOPS!! Just reread this.
    Your comment #4.............Lines are backwards.
    Fuel comes in at rear carb with acc pump and exits at the front carb.




    Come on guys! We're snoozing! We're better...
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    Put the cover back on. Start it up and hold a...

    Put the cover back on. Start it up and hold a dowel rod or piece of PVC pipe to your ear. Touch the pipe to the engine in various places to see where it's the loudest.
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    Tall part of the cam lobe up/away from the valve...

    Tall part of the cam lobe up/away from the valve bucket. Then slide a feeler gauge in. Spark plugs out, you can use a strap wrench on the drive coupler to turn it over or maybe bump it with the...
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    The louder growling metal grinding type noise is...

    The louder growling metal grinding type noise is the rear output on the engine......that's just the way they sound. The ticking sounds too loud to be an injector. Sounds like a valve lash adjustment....
  11. While the carbs were apart did you verify the...

    While the carbs were apart did you verify the returns were NOT blocked? I've seen them so bad corroded before that I had to heat the fitings and pull them out of the aluminum to redrill the blocked...
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    Do as K447 says........he literally wrote the...

    Do as K447 says........he literally wrote the book on this stuff!

    I had a Ficht injected Virage do something very similar. The fuel filter was plugged up and causing low fuel volume. Does it start...
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    Watching this....

    Watching this....
  14. Thread: Tired SUV

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    Well, that's a 65u engine which is pretty...

    Well, that's a 65u engine which is pretty reliable. For most of the older 2-stroke machines 200-250 hours and they're ready for a top end. You will need to bore the cylinders and go with new oversize...
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    My thought is that if they had no key then it was...

    My thought is that if they had no key then it was not tested and therefore unknown condition.
  16. Was the water cool or warm in the hull?

    Was the water cool or warm in the hull?
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    Yep, that's it.

    Yep, that's it.
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    Anybody with a BUDS or Candoo system can adjust...

    Anybody with a BUDS or Candoo system can adjust your rpm and timing in the mpem.
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    Are you saying the head was machined? Did they...

    Are you saying the head was machined? Did they cut damage out of the squish but not recut the head surface?
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    Open that low speed up to 1.5 turns out.

    Open that low speed up to 1.5 turns out.
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    The little check valve hose goes to a fitting on...

    The little check valve hose goes to a fitting on the counterbalance section of the case. It's a CB breather tube. It's just about directly under the head water hose. The bottom oil line fitting under...
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    If somebody had one here that they wanted to sell...

    If somebody had one here that they wanted to sell I would be willing to give them $500 with a trailer. That would be my max. By the time everything is repaired correctly, I still have to make a...
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    FS - Parts They came from an 08 rxtx

    They came from an 08 rxtx
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    SOLD Sold

    Sold
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    FS - Parts Going to ebay!

    Going to ebay!
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