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    You can get motorcycle engine oil that is full...

    You can get motorcycle engine oil that is full synthetic and is used in a wet clutch application without any problems. A supercharged Rotax engine can use any oil, synthetic or not, as long as it...
  2. There's a lot more testing, quality assurance and...

    There's a lot more testing, quality assurance and documentation with aircraft parts vs boat parts.

    I think the Riva pricing has more to do with what the market will accept vs what it cost to...
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    Delphi ?? ...

    Delphi ??

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    Put the pump in freezer for an hour then using...

    Put the pump in freezer for an hour then using two sets of vise grips 180 apart tap the pump with a rubber mallet, skip to around 1:50 in the video. If this doesn't work then as jpt said vice etc.
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    Had a 2004 RXP and sold it for the reasons you...

    Had a 2004 RXP and sold it for the reasons you listed most of my riding is the ocean so rarely is it flat and it would beat you up in the chop. Next ski was a 2005 GTX, better in the chop much drier...
  6. Thread: 2015 rtx x 260

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    If there is no record of the supercharger being...

    If there is no record of the supercharger being rebuilt get it done ASAP, the kits are 2 years or 200 hrs and the collateral damage if it fails will cost a lot more than the cost of a supercharger...
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    I would use the head you have then there's no...

    I would use the head you have then there's no problems with mixing and matching. Get new valves and valve seals from the GH store then have a reputable machine shop check the valve seats, guides and...
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    Age will turn the bearing cages brittle if the...

    Age will turn the bearing cages brittle if the cages fail the bearings fail and the collateral damage is expensive to repair vs paying for a supercharger rebuild. It's not like having a bad battery...
  9. What a mess ! Engine needs to be stripped down...

    What a mess !

    Engine needs to be stripped down to clean out all the debris so you might as well freshen it up while it's apart.
  10. A leaky oil cooler would explain the oil in...

    A leaky oil cooler would explain the oil in coolant but not the running problem.

    I have seen some black specs in coolant tanks but not as many as this one xerial did not post a pic of the...
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    Put an all black seat cover on and for me that...

    Put an all black seat cover on and for me that beats the purple any day.
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    Random thoughts here: I don't think the valve...

    Random thoughts here:

    I don't think the valve can fall out of the guide as the valve stem is longer than the piston stroke which is why they are always bent so the valve guide always has the valve...
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    Have you removed the head ? Could it be a...

    Have you removed the head ?

    Could it be a piece of the guide tip that broke off and it looks like a keeper ?
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    AWAB hose clamps are a good alternative to...

    AWAB hose clamps are a good alternative to regular hose clamps all stainless with a smooth band I got mine from a local hose supplier.
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  15. The question of why BRP changed the manual from...

    The question of why BRP changed the manual from reuse if OK to replace will never be answered unless we can get an insider at BRP to explain why the change and that's not going to happen anytime soon.
  16. I have never really given this much thought until...

    I have never really given this much thought until reading this thread.

    Most of the group I ride with are on newer generation Seadoos with iBR, the iBR operation is not one that comes up in ski...
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    Any motorcycle suspension shop should be able to...

    Any motorcycle suspension shop should be able to rebuild it.
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    I don't know what's up with these frenchy...

    I don't know what's up with these frenchy designers the colours the last few years have been horrible the purple and yellow for 2021 looks hideous to me I could live with the yellow. The 2018 gray...
  19. Tensioner removed ? Remove the cam chain guide...

    Tensioner removed ?

    Remove the cam chain guide that will give you a bit more slack on the cam chain. I just assembled a 2007 it's a bit fiddly but it can be done as ptscon mentioned do not remove...
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    I like working on mechanical things and do all my...

    I like working on mechanical things and do all my own work, I would not have a DI model if it was given to me. If you can't find a decent used 4tec model I would take the SPX models because you can...
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    I have used a few SBT parts when putting stock...

    I have used a few SBT parts when putting stock SeaDoo engines back together and never had any problems, their gasket kits and bolt kits are cheaper than BRP and work fine for me.
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    Yes same hull. That’s the reason I sold my...

    Yes same hull.

    That’s the reason I sold my 04 lots of fun on a smooth lake but a painful wet ride in the ocean with any chop or swell. Sponsons and an intake grate might help but they’re not...
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    I don’t know if that’s a Rude 1 whatever it is...

    I don’t know if that’s a Rude 1 whatever it is it’s in rough shape I would not use that housing or wheel it looks like something went through there looking at the blade damage.
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    Restoration complete.

    Restoration complete.
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    Winter project is a restoration on this, 1983...

    Winter project is a restoration on this, 1983 Yamaha RZ350K. It's now stripped to the bare frame which is getting sand blasted and powder coated the original factory red.
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