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    I had a member inquire about that last year. I...

    I had a member inquire about that last year. I briefly touched on it in this thread.

    One of the things that are usually a real mess are aftermarket decals, such as registration numbers, DNR behave...
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    Yes, I would agree most of the variation would be...

    Yes, I would agree most of the variation would be in the hull. However, as the shims are 0.030", they could also be compensating for casting differences.
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    I picked up the replacement longblock from SBT...

    I picked up the replacement longblock from SBT while snow birding in FL for a few days last month. I saved some money on shipping by doing so. The new engine installed without issue. I won't...
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    The cap is not vented. There is a vent on top of...

    The cap is not vented. There is a vent on top of the tank that consists of a thread in elbow, short length of hose, and a check valve. The elbow to tank threaded connection is also pretty crappy...
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    Could you review exactly where you are at and...

    Could you review exactly where you are at and specifically what you've done? This started out as bogging out then went to no spark. I'm unclear as to where you've been and at what point you are at...
  6. Maybe last spring and/or a year ago last fall. ...

    Maybe last spring and/or a year ago last fall. It was listed, then expired, and re-listed the following spring, if my memory serves me correctly. I'm near 95% positive it was a MSX140, not a...
  7. A fellow on Mpls Craig's List had something very...

    A fellow on Mpls Craig's List had something very similar, if not the same color scheme, on a MSX140 that was on their for quite awhile. I believe he was asking a reasonable price for it and it...
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    25 psi is the normal running pressure of the...

    25 psi is the normal running pressure of the pump/regulator combination. Pinching off the pump output (return line), before the regulator, typically produces 35 psi.
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    In one of the threads in regards to fuel pumps, I...

    In one of the threads in regards to fuel pumps, I measured and posted the no load current draw of the pump as well as the stalled (pump output pinched off) current load. I didn't author the thread,...
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    Here in MN, the market is still active and strong...

    Here in MN, the market is still active and strong for Polaris watercraft. The season is so short, 8 weeks at best, that they don't accumulate much for hours. I acquired another MSX140 last summer...
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    Carter was the source vendor. However, they were...

    Carter was the source vendor. However, they were also the source vendor for the automotive applications.
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    I've never seen that "tea bag" filter in any of...

    I've never seen that "tea bag" filter in any of the units I've disassembled and that has been a number. The fuel pressure regulator (FPR) literally falling off is a common problem. Polaris never...
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    The Kawasaki regulator does not work well on the...

    The Kawasaki regulator does not work well on the Polaris DI watercraft. As it doesn't have a return line, the fuel pump output develops excessive head pressure, which in turns, tends to come close...
  14. You'll find that piston fitment info here as well...

    You'll find that piston fitment info here as well as other relevant info.
  15. I'd suggest you measure the cylinder bore taper...

    I'd suggest you measure the cylinder bore taper and out-of-round. Often, I find cylinders can "look" good and hone up well. However, when I measure taper and out-of-round, they are worn well...
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    The engine will crank without the lanyard in...

    The engine will crank without the lanyard in place on a Virage i. That is normal.

    On a Virage i, the only items that are powered from the battery/12 volt section of the stator is the MFD,...
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    Correct, CPS is an acronym for Crank Position...

    Correct, CPS is an acronym for Crank Position Sensor.

    You'll find the answers for your other questions here.
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    There was another thread with near identical...

    There was another thread with near identical symptoms on a 2002 Genesis I. You may want to take a look at it or PM the OP and see if he resolved the issue.
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    I'd start by monitoring the fuel pressure, at the...

    I'd start by monitoring the fuel pressure, at the Schrader valve, in the return line. It should be a consistent 25 psi. You can obtain an affordable gauge here. You'll want to monitor it while it...
  20. Wow, been awhile since you've made an appearance....

    Wow, been awhile since you've made an appearance. Were you just paroled? :roll:
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    Now, that I'm "old", according to my daughters, I...

    Now, that I'm "old", according to my daughters, I have finally figured why people become such pack rats when they get older. You remember how much it cost when new...
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    I never sheared a woodruff key in a watercraft. ...

    I never sheared a woodruff key in a watercraft. I've only had it occur twice, both with my former Lawn Boy walk behind mower. On both instances, I hit something like a survey monument or some other...
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    Good call. An ounce of prevention is worth a...

    Good call. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
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    I can't tell from the photo, is it just the...

    I can't tell from the photo, is it just the woodruff key that is sheered? If so, they're generic and the local hardware store probably has them. If it was sheered, it was probably from sudden...
  25. I'm going to speculate he is catholic and has an...

    I'm going to speculate he is catholic and has an "in" with the bishop, who splashes holy water on it once a week.
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