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  1. Thread: steering stiff

    by K447
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    Welcome. Sometimes it is the steering column...

    Welcome.

    Sometimes it is the steering column itself which gets stiff. You can disconnect the steering cable from the pivot arm underneath the steering *.
    Then see whether the handlebars are...
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    Sounds like the engine is hurt. Direct...

    Sounds like the engine is hurt.

    Direct inspection (engine cylinder head removed) of the damaged (low compression) cylinder will show you how much damage. A borescope looking inside through the...
  3. Thread: GPS Tracker

    by K447
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    Link please.

    Link please.
  4. I am not entirely familiar with the version...

    I am not entirely familiar with the version history of the carbon seal.

    How far back in time does the ‘before’ version cover?

    A friend was asking me about buying a 2008 Seadoo RXP. Would that...
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    Well, blipping the throttle is a widely known...

    Well, blipping the throttle is a widely known method for clearing the exhaust system of water.

    I suppose that could also, somehow, assist with clearing the cooling water system? :-k
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    I am not so familiar with the VXR model prior to...

    I am not so familiar with the VXR model prior to the current generation which began in 2015.

    Your 2013 has essentially the same 1.8 liter HO engine as the current VXR.

    Not sure whether the...
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    Interesting. What year is your VXR? Is...

    Interesting.

    What year is your VXR?

    Is that water that was residing in a sagging droop of hose between the hull side exit and the engine?

    Was the hull sitting with the bow high or bow low?
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    We do get rather cold winters here. Photo...

    We do get rather cold winters here.

    Photo below was taken when the air temp was -25C (-13F). We loaded the skis for a trip south that day.
    ...
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    Yes, probably. If you blipped the throttle...

    Yes, probably.

    If you blipped the throttle firmly, and for enough cycles that the exhaust exit was no longer puking liquid water, then there is no excess water in the waterbox.

    I just did this...
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    A change was made, maybe a couple of months ago.

    A change was made, maybe a couple of months ago.
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    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
    ...
  12. Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
    Removal is...
  13. Thread: GP1800r next mods

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    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged...

    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
    ...
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    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged...

    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake...
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    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake...
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    I also use the Motorcraft FL400S oil filter on...

    I also use the Motorcraft FL400S oil filter on our Yamaha SVHO engines.

    350 running hours so far, on each.
  17. With Stage 2 the stock impeller is quicker...

    With Stage 2 the stock impeller is quicker accelerating with same/faster top speed than both of the aftermarket impellers?
  18. I have not worked on the TR-1 engine nor have I...

    I have not worked on the TR-1 engine nor have I used it in cold water so I do not have direct experience.

    If the TR-1 is similar to the 1.8 litre Yamaha engine regarding cold water operation...
  19. Much of what I post is not only for the...

    Much of what I post is not only for the individual posting the question.

    I write so that others who may read the thread, perhaps sometime much later, can find useful info and perhaps learn...
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    My understanding is that there are several...

    My understanding is that there are several separate factors that determine Seadoo supercharger duration before rebuild.

    Wear of the clutch washers.
    If the riding conditions cause the...
  21. It is possible the jet pump rebuild did not work...

    It is possible the jet pump rebuild did not work out.

    It is straightforward to remove the jet pump and check for potential problems.
  22. Thread: GPS Tracker

    by K447
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    You may find that the theft deterrent, theft...

    You may find that the theft deterrent, theft recovery function may be a separate product to whatever you need for interacting with the vehicle control systems for geofencing purposes.

    Geofencing...
  23. Thread: GPS Tracker

    by K447
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    There are several older threads discussing GPS...

    There are several older threads discussing GPS ‘tracker’ products.

    Most are focussed towards post-theft recovery and sometimes real-time tracking during the theft transport.

    Why is it important...
  24. An ingested stick into the jet pump can instantly...

    An ingested stick into the jet pump can instantly disable even a 110% reliable watercraft.

    Striking a barely underwater (or barely above water) object can not only damage the machine but...
  25. Thread: Rebuilt motor

    by K447
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    SLTX is just a model name. Which engine was...

    SLTX is just a model name.

    Which engine was installed depends also on the model year (last two digits of the HIN code on the rear deck HIN plate).

    Red 1050 model engines are 1050cc
    Red 1200...
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