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    This is good info and what we usually see in the...

    This is good info and what we usually see in the real world.There is a point an impeller is depitched so far its essentially just slipping through the water having you turn more rpms but not giving...
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    You are complicating things more than they need...

    You are complicating things more than they need to be.Simply put all the nozzles back to stock then only repitch the prop to an 18 degree and thats it.As already mentioned earlier you would not want...
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    I think you pretty much answered your own...

    I think you pretty much answered your own questions.A 16 degree pitch with a small nozzle is not moving as much water volume and can feel lazy on the bottom end.If you add a tail cone on that setup...
  4. I would listen to Fizzle on this one.Riva grates...

    I would listen to Fizzle on this one.Riva grates are generally more of a rough water / closed course design and every boat I have personally ran one on scooped up too much water and overstuffed once...
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    The skis I have are a 2011 and a 2016 both of...

    The skis I have are a 2011 and a 2016 both of which have alot more drag.You could have more motor spinning a larger prop to higher rpms but if the surface tension from the hull design is higher than...
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    30 lb, Cams, Ethanol, and Compression.Older hulls...

    30 lb, Cams, Ethanol, and Compression.Older hulls have alot more surface tension and need alot more motor to run your same kind of speeds.What I meant was actually the opposite of what I think you...
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    A ski going this speed in 80's air and Florida...

    A ski going this speed in 80's air and Florida humidity is a solid 95 mph ski in dry winters air.We have an old style FX with alot more motor running similar speeds but it has to turn a 13/20 through...
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    I really think the extra speed is mainly in the...

    I really think the extra speed is mainly in the hull design.Unlike previous FX's the V the new one is much shallower and there are lifting strakes next to the grate which keep the rear of the ski...
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    Congrats.That new style hull is really smoking...

    Congrats.That new style hull is really smoking fast compared to the old stuff and by a wide margin
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    Dean is a very busy guy and in my experience...

    Dean is a very busy guy and in my experience trying to get anything custom tailored from him is a problem for anyone other than a close friend.Usually hes pretty good with the standard turn key type...
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    You might pick up 1.5 mph.You can run stock...

    You might pick up 1.5 mph.You can run stock bottom end with bigger wheels just need better fuel.
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    Rideplate mods are always a must do especially on...

    Rideplate mods are always a must do especially on big skis like the FX.Gets the nose up of the ski out of the water and atleast a 2mph speed increase without having to touch the motor at all.When you...
  13. Similar testing was done years ago with and...

    Similar testing was done years ago with and without filters, velocity stacks, air scoops, different size elbows, etc and the results where always the same.The further away you got the intake end from...
  14. Thank you for sharing.Unfortunately we use to run...

    Thank you for sharing.Unfortunately we use to run similar short ram intakes many years ago and its not even close in comparison.Both of the setups I previously mentioned outperform it by 200 to 250...
  15. Front Storage Intake Vs Side Cowl Intake

    Anybody tested a front storage intake setup versus a side cowling in the same conditions BOTH without air filters ? I have a feeling the front compartment intake would turn more rpms but I would...
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    FS - Parts TTT

    TTT
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    That transom looks like it was sealed...

    That transom looks like it was sealed correctly.They use to leave a huge gap in the old skis but that hasnt been the case for a bit.That stuff is a nightmare to get off completely and if you just...
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    over 30 psi or 600 hp ish is usually where guys...

    over 30 psi or 600 hp ish is usually where guys start breaking things but the guys boosting that high are mostly in a racing environment.On recreationally used skis a stock motor with a spring kit,...
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    The SHO exhaust manifolds locate the sensor...

    The SHO exhaust manifolds locate the sensor further away from the waterbox keeping them a little drier.As far as the O2 adapter gasket that shouldnt be an issue if it was installed correctly.I would...
  20. For what your trying to do a Stock intercooler...

    For what your trying to do a Stock intercooler with a BOV IMO.
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    There are alot of variables but I can tell you if...

    There are alot of variables but I can tell you if you do any kind of holeshots, wave jumping, closed course, or really rough riding it wont matter what boost wheel it is your going to eat through...
  22. The thin diffuser vanes and straighter taper...

    The thin diffuser vanes and straighter taper profile lead me to believe it started life as an XLT 3 degree nozzle 87mm nozzle.
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    If your still running a stock waterbox and...

    If your still running a stock waterbox and restricting water doesnt work try pulling the exhaust manifold at the head and makesure you dont have an upstream gasket leak.You will sometimes get one mid...
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    Usually bad throttle bodies are either frozen...

    Usually bad throttle bodies are either frozen shut or throw out codes but being stuck right at 45 sounds like no boost or a misfire honestly.Make sure the ski isnt in learners mode or that the...
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    FS - Parts Fzr fzs fx sho ho svho misc parts

    Too many pictures to upload them all.If seriously interested do not respond to this thread.Personal Message is best.Thank you

    SVHO Intake manifold with Ribbon intact $180shipped

    SVHO Upper...
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