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  1. Thread: 2017 VXR speeds

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    Mine always had a bit of a lumpy idle since new,...

    Mine always had a bit of a lumpy idle since new, 135 hrs now and still idles the same as when new. No change with new plugs or different fuels so I take it it's normal.
  2. I would try an impact screwdriver with the...

    I would try an impact screwdriver with the correct hex socket, this should remove it. You can purchase one at local auto parts store, sears or harbor freight. Hope this helps.
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    No community boat ramp available??

    No community boat ramp available??
  4. That's pretty normal for VX models, very little...

    That's pretty normal for VX models, very little flow.
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    I've tried at different speeds and shifting body...

    I've tried at different speeds and shifting body weight around on my 2015 VXS and have never been able to do a 180° or 360°, its that precise. Its an awesome ski.

    With little effort I could...
  6. Doesn't look like that plug did much work. Top...

    Doesn't look like that plug did much work. Top speed is also a quite low. Hope the new plugs fix the issue. Mine also runs 65 mph with ribbon delete.
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    I have 5 year Yamaha 'Y.E.S' warranty on my ski,...

    I have 5 year Yamaha 'Y.E.S' warranty on my ski, purchased last year.
  8. Thread: GTR230 Opinions

    by FXVXS
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    Agree with the above, but VXR/S performs way...

    Agree with the above, but VXR/S performs way better in rough waters and no SC to worry about.
  9. Love the color, wish mine had that color scheme....

    Love the color, wish mine had that color scheme. Enjoy it, its an awesome ski. 120 hrs on mine and 0 issues.
  10. I have a '15 VXS and a '16 GTI SE , VXS/R is way...

    I have a '15 VXS and a '16 GTI SE , VXS/R is way better in the chop. Was out on 2-3 foot chop and rode both skis for comparison and VXS def shines in this type of riding. GTI is awesome on smoother...
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    Same here, def want to make it out there.

    Same here, def want to make it out there.
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    I always spray silicone spray on the engine and...

    I always spray silicone spray on the engine and inside hull. After riding always rinse engine bay with fresh water. I bought a $20 shop vac to suck up any water collected in hull, then open all...
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    I change every 50-60 hours ,really don't feel any...

    I change every 50-60 hours ,really don't feel any difference when I change at that interval but it's peace of mind.
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    I love my local lakes, I do more lake riding than...

    I love my local lakes, I do more lake riding than ocean, although I prefer ocean riding. I'm like 10 mins from a really nice lake, so it's convenient.
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    There's probably 3 months during the year that I...

    There's probably 3 months during the year that I do not ride, usually Nov-Feb, other than that you could ride pretty much the whole year. Yes there are gators in lakes and sharks in salt water but I...
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    Very nice, super clean.

    Very nice, super clean.
  17. If you already checked all the clamps, hoses,...

    If you already checked all the clamps, hoses, including intake hose and you are running new plugs, I would do a compression test. If you have a buddy that has a similar ski, try swapping ignition...
  18. I had vibration throughout my rpm band, turned...

    I had vibration throughout my rpm band, turned out to be a loose exhaust clamp , tightened up,all was perfect after. Def felt like something was caught in grate or impeller though.
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    Sticky: Looks like one of the battery terminal nuts....

    Looks like one of the battery terminal nuts. Maybe one fell off during assembly and it was just easier to install another one instead fishing that one out??
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    I had the exhaust clamp come loose at 100 hours,...

    I had the exhaust clamp come loose at 100 hours, causing vibration and loss of power, tightened up and all was back to normal.
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    VXS is also a good choice, has the flat seat for...

    VXS is also a good choice, has the flat seat for 3 up riding and trim control and hits 65 mph with ease.
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    Any Yamaha with the 1800 HO engine is also a good...

    Any Yamaha with the 1800 HO engine is also a good choice, plenty of power, good on fuel and super reliable.
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    Kenny, check the hose clamps on the exhaust. Mine...

    Kenny, check the hose clamps on the exhaust. Mine came loose at 100 hrs, causing vibration. Tightened up, all was perfect after.
  24. My friends '15 VX did the same exact thing. Took...

    My friends '15 VX did the same exact thing. Took it out the water, let it sit for about a hour in the sun with seats off and was back to normal, never happened again. Strange..
  25. Thread: 15 VXR mods

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    I've gps mine at 65, hit 66 briefly. '15 VXS with...

    I've gps mine at 65, hit 66 briefly. '15 VXS with just ribbon delete. Half tank, 170 lbs rider on lake.
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