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    What condition are the cylinders in? Were they...

    What condition are the cylinders in? Were they original (nikasil plated) or aftermarket (liners). Others may disagree, but I'm a proponent of OEM.

    Use OEM carbs parts, too!
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    Very common. Buy a polyurethane replacement from...

    Very common. Buy a polyurethane replacement from Rhaas. It costs about the same as OEM. $$$
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    Not sure if that's the right one or not. The...

    Not sure if that's the right one or not. The Kawasaki parts catalog calls for a 59496-3749.
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    Welcome aboard, Andy! Did you do all three...

    Welcome aboard, Andy!

    Did you do all three cylinders? Did you use OEM parts?

    Here, read this thread, it will tell you all you ever wanted to know about the STX-R:...
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    Most likely it is the pump. Water gets between...

    Most likely it is the pump. Water gets between the liner and housing and causes corrosion, which swells and forces the liner into the impeller.

    Time to pull the pump off.
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    The display looks nice. Can you see how they...

    The display looks nice. Can you see how they opened it? How they sealed it?
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    I think it can happen even in fresh water.

    I think it can happen even in fresh water.
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    If you're trying to measure the firing voltage on...

    If you're trying to measure the firing voltage on the spark plug wires, that meter won't work. The voltage is in the 20,000+ volt range and it will just damage your meter. Checking with a spark...
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    I don't know if the regulator has any effect on...

    I don't know if the regulator has any effect on the spark.
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    I buy my polyurethane hose on Ebay. 1/8" ID. ...

    I buy my polyurethane hose on Ebay. 1/8" ID. 7/32" ID will also work, fits tighter. I make the hoses extra long to make it easier to remove the carbs.

    The oil injection system mixes oil with...
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    I don't know for sure, but I believe that they...

    I don't know for sure, but I believe that they changed the end fitting from aluminum to brass, or something like that.

    Look on Ebay, there are several -3709s on there.
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    Racing sailboats often rough up the surface. My...

    Racing sailboats often rough up the surface. My catamaran hulls are sanded. Creates turbulence in the boundary layer, which cuts drag.
  13. What does that mean? This is an Ultra LX, NOT an...

    What does that mean? This is an Ultra LX, NOT an Ultra 250. This one isn't supercharged.
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    You were holding the start button down the entire...

    You were holding the start button down the entire time during the video?

    What does it do if you crank it with the spark plugs out?
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    "The orange key assembly seems to be disabled." ...

    "The orange key assembly seems to be disabled." What does that mean? How do you turn the electrical system on & off?

    Regarding the manual, the STX is very similar. It even uses the same...
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    I've purchased socks from them. Affordable and...

    I've purchased socks from them. Affordable and pretty quick shipping.
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    Welcome aboard, AKIQPilot! I'd look at the...

    Welcome aboard, AKIQPilot!

    I'd look at the kill switch. Those can be troublesome. The contacts are sandwiched between a pair of springs so that it will function when you pull the lanyard, or...
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    Or ride it with the seat off. Or back it in the...

    Or ride it with the seat off. Or back it in the water and leave it strapped to the trailer and take the seat off. Whatever is easier.
  19. Welcome aboard, Its70! 1. Impeller is the...

    Welcome aboard, Its70!

    1. Impeller is the best improvement, but don't expect miracles. If you want to go faster, you need a bigger engine.

    2. Don't know which impeller, contact Skat-Trak or...
  20. Looking good! Looks like the infamous Orange...

    Looking good! Looks like the infamous Orange Switch in there. Did you take the magnets out, or will you still use a key?
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    I don't remember. I just went to the local and...

    I don't remember. I just went to the local and asked what they used to glue the crankcases back together and bought a tube.
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    I only use compressed air on carbs that are...

    I only use compressed air on carbs that are disassembled.
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    I haven't measured it, but I would guess that the...

    I haven't measured it, but I would guess that the carb spacing is the same as the spark plug spacing.
  24. Of course it uses more oil and high speed than at...

    Of course it uses more oil and high speed than at low speed.
  25. While you're in there, be sure to check those oil...

    While you're in there, be sure to check those oil lines for security and to make sure they're not brittle/cracking.
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