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    2015 FX HO - High Temp Warning/Limp Mode

    I've got a 2015 FX HO (1.8 engine) with about 70 hrs on it. Bought it brand new and it's been flawless.

    Last time we went out it was a hot day with smooth water and we went on a 60 mile ride....
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    I make sure it's warmed up at least 10 minutes of...

    I make sure it's warmed up at least 10 minutes of running before I hit the thottle and then I usually avoid wide open for another few minutes.
    I'm not one of those guys who goes from launch to wide...
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    Does Your FX Pass the Smell Test?

    Not sure if this belongs here or in general discussions so I'll put it in both and hopefully the moderators will let me know.

    I write long stories, so sorry ---

    I have a 2015 FX HO Cruiser I...
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    Thanks. Even a signifcant amount of gas in there...

    Thanks. Even a signifcant amount of gas in there is not enough to raise the oil level on the dipstick, based on my experience with the Kawi, so I don't expect that would tell me anything.
    Thinking...
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    Does your FX Pass the Smell Test?

    I write long stories, so sorry, but get a grip ---

    I have a 2015 FX HO Cruiser I bought brand new when they first came out in October 2014. It has about 35 hours on it. I am paranoid about gas in...
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    I agree with Ski Hacks. I wouldn't trust the guy....

    I agree with Ski Hacks. I wouldn't trust the guy. I have brochures for both '15 and '16 Waverunners. This is definitely a '15. Also, it's doubtful the dealer could get it wrong. The DMV would catch...
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    That looks like a pretty good price to me. Ask...

    That looks like a pretty good price to me. Ask them what the Costco program price is or if they don't participate, call Costco and find a dealer who does and price for comparison. But basically, the...
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    What's your formula for making sure the bow...

    Hard to tell from the photo, but the trailer may just need adjusting.

    Moving the winch tower forward will bring more of the hull onto the bunks. This affects tongue weight so recheck that after...
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    I'm enjoying the red state/blue state back and...

    I'm enjoying the red state/blue state back and forth. Personally, as far as character goes, I'll take youth and inexperience over age and treachery any time. However, back to the subject of this...
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    I have Progressive and max coverage, including...

    I have Progressive and max coverage, including $500k bodily injury liability which is the highest they will give you. Coverage also includes the trailer. You tell them the max replacement value you...
  11. Wow -- thanks for the tips. Great prices. And...

    Wow -- thanks for the tips. Great prices. And supercharger warranty is same price as NA warranty. Such a deal!
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    This is the best explanation I've seen about...

    Once the hull is sitting properly on the bunks, the tie down straps are what keeps it there.

    You want dual tie down straps pulling the rear of the hull down to the trailer. If there is excess hull...
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    Hey that's a beautiful new ski you got there --...

    Hey that's a beautiful new ski you got there -- enjoy!! Love that carbon color too - awesome.

    I know you already bought it and I'd say you got a GREAT deal on it, but since the thread was about...
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    Hey Ozark -- yeah, I guess I wrote a short story,...

    Hey Ozark -- yeah, I guess I wrote a short story, anyway. I like to give the details and to make things clear and understandable for the reader. A lot of the posts you read on the forums here are so...
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    2015 FX Cruiser HO in-depth comments

    I indicated earlier that after I had some time with my new 2015 FX Cruiser HO, I would be glad to post my impressions if it were of any interest. So as a follow-up, here's some of my personal...
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    Hey Ryan -- I'm in the San Francisco Bay Area and...

    Hey Ryan -- I'm in the San Francisco Bay Area and I don't know what people are actually getting but they're asking pretty healthy prices. I recently bought a new FX but looked at used ones on...
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    Hey thanks very much to all of you for your...

    Hey thanks very much to all of you for your helpful replies. I did the adjustment just as you said, but as zone5 pointed out, the ball joint seems to be glued on there. I could not get it to turn...
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    New FX HO - How do you adjust the steering?

    Hi Folks,

    I just bought a new 2015 FX HO -- probably one of the first 2015's sold. I took it out on its maiden voyage and did the 1 hour 35 minute break-in as detailed in the manual.
    I noticed...
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    I agree completely and I think we're now on the...

    I agree completely and I think we're now on the same page. As you say, the original reason here is to help the guy who started this thread. I will defer to your expertise and hopefully he will solve...
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    nicjak -- Thanks for your reasoned reply, I...

    nicjak --

    Thanks for your reasoned reply, I appreciate that. Yes, after a year or two of occasionally looking at this forum I did figure out it is primarily for enthusiasts, racers, etc., which I...
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    If I have to choose between a manufacturer...

    If I have to choose between a manufacturer specification and what some guy I don't know says on a forum, then I'll just go with the guy from the forum?

    And if I have a warranty, and I develop an...
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    Well I hate to tell you Dude, but I'm not wrong,...

    Well I hate to tell you Dude, but I'm not wrong, you are. Or do you know more than the manufacturer?

    Here's a link to the 2008 Ultra 250x specs published by Kawasaki, taken directly from their...
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    You're using the wrong plugs. CR9EK are for the...

    You're using the wrong plugs. CR9EK are for the normally aspirated engines.

    The 250x uses NGK PMR9B. They are special laser platinum plugs. The dealers and parts houses charge around $21-$22 each...
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    I'd do the smell test. Do you smell gas on the...

    I'd do the smell test. Do you smell gas on the dipstick or the oil filler cap? If yes, then the guys here are telling me to change oil every 8-10 hours. If no, then 25 hours should be OK unless...
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    How come the Kawi has California registration...

    How come the Kawi has California registration numbers?
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