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  1. wow..must have been a pretty good labor charge...

    wow..must have been a pretty good labor charge for all of that

    what a pain in the ass on an IS also

    what caused that level of sinkage..drain plugs? :-)

    and in the meantime..the OP's clock is...
  2. main relay may be washed out. I would jump the...

    main relay may be washed out. I would jump the starter solenoid right now to get the engine to crank so you can blow out the water.

    make sure there are no fumes in the hull, remove seat and open...
  3. get the engine running as soon as possible,...

    get the engine running as soon as possible, that's key

    hook up the hose, start the engine, turn the water on, shut water first, the the engine

    after running it at idle for three or four minutes...
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    start by opening the trim control box in the back...

    start by opening the trim control box in the back of the hull. try not to break any of the latches on the big ovaly shaped cover

    if it full of water, you have some work to do. not difficult or...
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    so there you have it, two mechanics are telling...

    so there you have it, two mechanics are telling you to take a pass.

    don't make the mistake

    btw, welcome aboard GH

    lets find you a nice 4tec or yamaha VX 110 for 5k..shouldn't be that hard.
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    take a pass, spend 5k and get a nice 4-tec, in...

    take a pass, spend 5k and get a nice 4-tec, in the end you'll be happier

    DI's don;t take well to sitting idle for ten years.

    and shops that can service them are few and far inbetween

    most if...
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    from my feeble memory ( it was 1984) I would say...

    from my feeble memory ( it was 1984) I would say the price point as $4500 or so and it was a pig and top heavy and impossible to service. Luckily the dealer decided to expand into kawaskai jet skis...
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    take a one quart sample from the reserve line (...

    take a one quart sample from the reserve line ( that's near the bottom)

    put it in a jar with a lid

    in a few hours look at the jar.

    Water will have settled to the bottom

    I know how these...
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    for easy cold starts... 1-spark plugs properly...

    for easy cold starts...

    1-spark plugs properly gapped
    2-no extra filters ( esp paper ones ) in the fuel line, fuel system has to be perfect. No air leaks
    3-fuel tank should pressurize when it's...
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    it would be nicer to share the solution here

    it would be nicer to share the solution here
  11. Thread: 12 Years

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    :party:

    :party:
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    I was barley able to ride the wetbike..I think...

    I was barley able to ride the wetbike..I think the best I did was about fifty yards..then there was that gator by the flood control gate.

    hint:..there ain't no beaches ( or ocean access for that...
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    and here I thought I've seen it all....... ...

    and here I thought I've seen it all.......

    btw, when the "wet bike" first came out I worked at a kawasaki dealer that carried them

    worst year of my life as a mechanic basically
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    in many cases where people came in looking for...

    in many cases where people came in looking for hard start help, I just had to show them how easy their skis start by simple applying a small amount of throttle on some short crank cycles.

    I tell...
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    follow ups are important. love to see some...

    follow ups are important.

    love to see some pics of that mess.

    do let us know how the flywheel removal goes..start with the PB now....
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    keep looking for the keys without one working...

    keep looking for the keys

    without one working key, you cannot start the "duplicate" key function on the ECU

    yeah, sucks for anybody who hasn't seen the advice of keeping the slo key taped to...
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    Oh I'm sure the philly shooter bought all of his...

    Oh I'm sure the philly shooter bought all of his firearms thru a licensed dealer and passed background checks.
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    2013 VXR, fix or part out?

    Nice looking ski. Under 100 hours on the clock

    the engine is making some horrible noise when cranked. I gave it the once over yesterday

    the hull is full of motor oil, so I assume it broke a...
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    any updates? just had a 2013 VXR dropped off...

    any updates?

    just had a 2013 VXR dropped off at the shop, looks like a water leak from the head over #1 trashed the engine.

    now looking for said engine....
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    and....?

    and....?
  21. Put the primers into the airbox cover above each...

    Put the primers into the airbox cover above each carb throat

    good idea not to remove the choke plates, that never turns out well

    pressure test the fuel lines, you have an air leak, likely from...
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    this link above: ...

    this link above:

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/images/oe.png

    you can order the fuel pump filter right from the forum store
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    might be better off parting value on the 08...

    might be better off parting

    value on the 08 doesn't justify a huge investment

    buts lets see what you got
  24. not for nuthin, you need a checklist, or a...

    not for nuthin, you need a checklist, or a helper, with a checklist
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    since you have the engine out, a hair dryer can...

    since you have the engine out, a hair dryer can be handy to apply heat to the dowel pin area as well

    treat the cover with some respect, it's been on that engine for 18 years!
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