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    :-/ youíre right time to go back through and re-read the whole thread.
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    Well thought out. I ride a few bays around here...

    Well thought out. I ride a few bays around here that are warmer but also Lake Ontario so it sounds like cast pistons are the way to go. Suggestions on what cast pistons to buy?
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    Thanks for the info. So how long do you need to...

    Thanks for the info. So how long do you need to warm the thing up would you say? Idle it for 5-10 min. Or what RPM? I heard till the pissers get warm? Also what grit diamond hone? Like I said...
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    Great. Do you know the stock bore opening size? ...

    Great. Do you know the stock bore opening size? The guy before me didnít know much about the boat and how to run it. Or even what pistons were in it. No peeling in the plating. It feels very...
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    I finally got around to measuring my bores on the...

    I finally got around to measuring my bores on the 785. .00541Ē is the gap between the piston and cylinder walls. These as they sit currently have streaked the cylinder walls (pictures to follow) as...
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    Just ordered a bore gauge. How do I tell if it...

    Just ordered a bore gauge. How do I tell if it still
    has the Nikasil coating? Do you think the rings wore faster because of the nikasil? Iíll know more once I measure the bore of the cylinder. ...
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    I can be on this forum all day. Thanks for all...

    I can be on this forum all day. Thanks for all your knowledge. I measured the piston to cylinder gap and the closest I can measure is .009 if I try to center the piston. Just out of the limit. ...
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    I took the head off tonight just to take a look...

    I took the head off tonight just to take a look at the piston wash. Keep in mind it’s been running like this for 4-5 years. But infrequently. He said 10-20 hours a season. The cylinder walls looked...
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    I took the intake grate off tonight and measured...

    I took the intake grate off tonight and measured the clearance of the impeller. .009Ē. The manual says .002-.008 is standard and service limit is .02. So looks decent? Here are some pictures. I...
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    Looks great. That took a long time I’m sure. ...

    Looks great. That took a long time I’m sure. That is the route I will take when I pull the motor out.
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    Great I’ll be doing this shortly and will post...

    Great I’ll be doing this shortly and will post pics of the project. Sounds like a good plan. It’s my first 785 and I’d like dial it in this summer. What is my best source for 750 pistons? A few...
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    Great information. Iíll go that route. Can you explain your process you use in matching the exhaust ports? And the tools you used. Do you lightly hone the cylinders with anything I know they are...
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    Ok so now I have a fleet of older 95-2001 Polaris...

    Ok so now I have a fleet of older 95-2001 Polaris and Seadoo jet skis picked up for minimal investment. Here is the list: 1995 SL750, 1996 SLX780, 1996 Seadoo XP, 1999 Polaris Pro785, 1999 Seadoo...
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    I might jump on that. I just picked up a 2000...

    I might jump on that. I just picked up a 2000 Pro 1200 for next to nothing. Drove to South Carolina for it. Brought it home yesterday on a double trailer with a 99 seadoo GSX. It’s beat. I’ll...
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    Thanks looking now

    Thanks looking now
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    Sounds like the pro 1200 wouldnít be much different from my 2001 slx 1200 other than the hull? Either way there is one I am scoping out.. running out of room in my garage. Lol
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    Lets see if I can get this thing rolling to meet...

    Lets see if I can get this thing rolling to meet up
    on Watkins Glen. Iím interested for sure.
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    Those were great to read through. Thanks

    Those were great to read through. Thanks
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    I took the water separator apart tonight, which...

    I took the water separator apart tonight, which was full of water, and the metal filter screen had a little debris on on it. When I cleaned it off I noticed something inside it. It looks like...
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    McMaster Carr is my friend now, lots of stuff I...

    McMaster Carr is my friend now, lots of stuff I can use.
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    I saw a post on somewhere here that there was a...

    I saw a post on somewhere here that there was a carbon fiber plate behind the MFD. Did someone make them? Anyone still have a carbon fiber panel that the MFD sits in? Mine is pretty beat
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    Great info. Damn Iím liking the 785 more and more. Wish I could get on the water. Might need to take a trip south! As far as the East Coast Watercross. Can anyone enter? Iíd love to get into it but...
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    Xlint89 thanks I’ll make sure they are in...

    Xlint89 thanks I’ll make sure they are in correctly. Could you put a picture on here of your strainer for the cooling system? And or what strainer you used. I found a second Pro, working in...
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    Great tips, I think that is my plan..... In the...

    Great tips, I think that is my plan..... In the next few weeks I’ll take it apart to do the fuel hoses, carb rebuilds, new jets, needle and seats as well as the tempo fuel lines on the exhaust pipes....
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    Great info about the RFI engines...what is that...

    Great info about the RFI engines...what is that black boat in your signature: myself?
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