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  1. I don't believe that would cause a bog but...

    I don't believe that would cause a bog but cylinder 2 would have been getting less oil than it should have been getting. How long was it ran like that?
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    The triple pisser kit moves the center and rear...

    The triple pisser kit moves the center and rear cylinder water output to the front next to where the front cylinder exits. The advantage is you can see that all three are flowing while your riding...
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    From all the research I have done the last two...

    From all the research I have done the last two years since I have owned my 2002 STX-R I am going to assume you were hitting low 60s top speed. I believe the maxed out modified ultra 150s with triple...
  4. I have never ran it on the hose using the line...

    I have never ran it on the hose using the line from the pump area.

    I know on the hose my pipe is cold like your describing. In the water the pipe gets very warm/hot after riding. I can touch it...
  5. On the hose I believe the cold water from the...

    On the hose I believe the cold water from the hose enters the pipe without getting heated from the engine. In the water the pump forces the water into the cylinders then into the pipe and pissers....
  6. I would start with pressurizing your fuel system...

    I would start with pressurizing your fuel system to make sure there aren't any leaks. It is easy to do with a bicycle tire pump. Connect the pump to the check valve hose from the tank and pump it up...
  7. Thank you for the excellent response. I will give...

    Thank you for the excellent response. I will give that a try.


    Should I start a new thread when I have a question going forward?
  8. The mat in the left foot well came unglued. About...

    The mat in the left foot well came unglued. About half of it is loose. The mat itself is in good condition overall. Is it possible to remove the old adhesive from the hull and glue it back down? I...
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    If you have access to a borescope take a look. If...

    If you have access to a borescope take a look. If not remove the head on the suspect cylinder. That should tell you a lot. Removing the head is fairly easy. You can then get a good luck at the top of...
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    If the knocking is coming from the engine you...

    If the knocking is coming from the engine you shouldn't run it anymore. Most likely there is play in the crank/rods and it needs to be rebuilt.

    Easy thing to do for videos is to create a youtube...
  11. I agree with Steve45. There is not enough time on...

    I agree with Steve45. There is not enough time on those plugs to gauge anything.

    Was there anything wrong with your ski to prompt the carb rebuild? Did you burn up a piston or have a seizure?
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  12. I am sorry to hear it blew a rod. That sucks. You...

    I am sorry to hear it blew a rod. That sucks. You would need to have the crank rebuilt, get a new upper and lower case (if both are damaged) and probably more if any of the piston/cylinders were...
  13. I agree that SBT seems to be hit or miss in terms...

    I agree that SBT seems to be hit or miss in terms of reliability. From what I have read here they use very cheap parts. With that said many people have had good luck with their motors and they do...
  14. I might have asked this before but what is the...

    I might have asked this before but what is the ideal RPM at WOT and flat out for the 1200 STX-R? With the modified aftermarket prop from Impros I have installed I am topping out at 7k rpms according...
  15. Just a FYI, here is a pic from ADA racing for...

    Just a FYI, here is a pic from ADA racing for their different dome sizes for this engine.

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    On my freshly rebuilt engine with 42cc domes I got between 150-152 psi. I tested with plugs...
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    Here is a video of my 1200 STX-R running on the...

    Here is a video of my 1200 STX-R running on the hose. Keep in mind I have the triple pisser mod so I don't have any water coming through the two pissers that connect to the nozzle. ...
  17. Pulling the pump is fairly quick and easy if it...

    Pulling the pump is fairly quick and easy if it isn't stuck on. I would start with that to see if the engine spins with the pump removed. It is unlikely the pump is the problem but since it is fairly...
  18. As far as I know the cylinders themselves are not...

    As far as I know the cylinders themselves are not cut. I could be wrong but I believe only the heads are cut or modified. I have a couple stock cylinders I could measure for you if really needed. I...
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    That makes sense. Thank you for explaining it.

    That makes sense. Thank you for explaining it.
  20. I have been looking but no good deals have popped...

    I have been looking but no good deals have popped up yet. It is a seller's market so I am not expecting to find a deal any time soon. Maybe in the off season the right deal will come along.
  21. I finally had it on the "big side" of the pond...

    I finally had it on the "big side" of the pond today. It ran flawlessly again! The dream meter read 62 at one point. I didn't have GPS on at that moment but for whatever reason my dreamometer seems...
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    So if there is an air leak causing a run away the...

    So if there is an air leak causing a run away the stop button won't kill it? How do the plugs fire if the stop button is pressed?


    I am not questioning you I am curious how a runaway works.
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    To be sure of this remove the bracket that bolts...

    To be sure of this remove the bracket that bolts the throttle cables to the engine. I am embarrassed to say I had the same issue that I swore was not because of an over tight throttle cable but I...
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    I probably can't help much but I will post my...

    I probably can't help much but I will post my experiences since I've owned my project rebuild. Since it has been running perfectly this year the temp of the three pissers all feel identical to me...
  25. Should I install a "strainer" on my 2002 STX-R?...

    Should I install a "strainer" on my 2002 STX-R? How, what and where do I do so?
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