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  1. Forgot to mention, check your rubber hoses. If...

    Forgot to mention, check your rubber hoses. If the one going out gets too hot, they get soft. When that happens, it's possible it may collapse when under way. Usually it's good at slower speeds but...
  2. The screen may be clear, but what about the other...

    The screen may be clear, but what about the other end? It's a tiny hole that can easily become clogged.
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    Those are Wiseco pistons. So the top end has been...

    Those are Wiseco pistons. So the top end has been replaced once already.

    Cen and PTO wash look great. Maybe, ever so slightly rich if you're trying to wring out every last bit of RPM from her....
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    Poll: The domestic (red) engines have a sealing gasket...

    The domestic (red) engines have a sealing gasket built into them, so no, you don't need one. Inspect the seal for any damage though.

    Now, if you have aftermarket reed valve cages, you may need a...
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    If you ended up buying the pro 1200, I'd suggest...

    If you ended up buying the pro 1200, I'd suggest getting one of these as a spare.

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=283343
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    Very similar in engine performance. Obviously the...

    Very similar in engine performance. Obviously the big difference would be the handling. The SLX has a flatter bottom which would make it almost "slide out" in a hard turn. The Pro 1200 should carve a...
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    Here's the sales brochures for both skis. ...

    Here's the sales brochures for both skis.

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=15562



    There's a ton of info in the "tech" section if you ever have some free time and want to do some...
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    Strainer ...

    Strainer https://www.mcmaster.com/inline-strainers

    My set up and why I installed one. http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=139414&highlight=pro+785+strainer

    Pro 1200 is similar,...
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    I want to say it was up around that area in the...

    I want to say it was up around that area in the front. It was only a piece of aluminum glued to the hull.

    I'm wondering why the riveted HIN plate was missing from the rear. if someone removed...
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    With the valves, make sure you install them the...

    With the valves, make sure you install them the correct way. It seems like it would be backwards, but that's how they go in.

    Make sure to use genuine Mikuni rebuild kits. The cheaper kits don't...
  11. Where in Ohio are you? There are at least 2 of...

    Where in Ohio are you?

    There are at least 2 of us in the NE area that might be willing to help with the testing of the CDI
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    Well... it depends. Generally we say to go...

    Well... it depends.

    Generally we say to go through it. Previous owners are notorious for being hacks and doing some really stupid stuff.

    So, just for that reason i would say to go through the...
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    Pro 785 cyls are nikasil plated. If you do rings,...

    Pro 785 cyls are nikasil plated. If you do rings, normal honing stones won't work.

    115 psi is a tad low, but would be fine for running like that.
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    Similar top speeds, but totally different...

    Similar top speeds, but totally different animals. 785 around 63 MPH stock and SLX 1200 about the same, maybe slightly more on flat water.

    Pro 785 when running correctly will accelerate much...
  15. You're running lean. Most likely a lack of...

    You're running lean.

    Most likely a lack of fuel from clogged jet or fuel line.

    Other possible cause is an air leak.

    Using the choke to make it better proves more fuel (or less air in this...
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    Would be no problem doing the swap. Sounds...

    Would be no problem doing the swap.

    Sounds like you got a good deal going already though
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    Sorry, I never saw this thread until now. Have...

    Sorry, I never saw this thread until now.

    Have you checked that all 3 cyls are warm to the touch when ran in the water? Looking for a dead cylinder.

    Does the ski immediately rev limit when put...
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    Sorry, I do not know of any plugs you can buy....

    Sorry, I do not know of any plugs you can buy. What I did in the beginning was to use a 1/4" bolt in a small piece of hose as mine.

    The better option is to get a set of 780 carbs that do not have...
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    Was there extra head pipes in the parts you...

    Was there extra head pipes in the parts you picked up? I thought there might be.

    Yep, the sole reason we recommend new owners go through EVERYTHING when they buy a used ski. You're living proof of...
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    Yes, the 780 magneto and CDI's will work with...

    Yes, the 780 magneto and CDI's will work with 1994 and 1995 750 electronics.

    The one thing you want to pay attention to is the timing advance when buying a CDI for the SLT (3 seat model). The SLT...
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    I'm not a huge sports guy. Although, there is...

    I'm not a huge sports guy. Although, there is quite the hype around the Brown's this year though. I'd rather play with my toys than watch TV for hours. Especially when it's this time of year. Time...
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    Honestly, I don't want to tell you to try it, and...

    Honestly, I don't want to tell you to try it, and then have something fail. I'd rather you source an OEM magneto and CDI first, but you're free to try anything you'd like
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    Not a bad idea to install a water strainer to...

    Not a bad idea to install a water strainer to prevent stuff like this from happening.

    Keep an eye on those 1/8" orifices
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    If it's popping out the waterbox, it's got to be...

    If it's popping out the waterbox, it's got to be timing. A plug is sparking when the exhaust port is open.

    We need to find you an OEM magneto and CDI you can try out. I know it's not what you want...
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    I'm guessing you mean the flywheel when asking...

    I'm guessing you mean the flywheel when asking about marks being seen through the inspection hole. The magneto is behind that and unseen.

    I can honestly say I've never used a timing light on a...
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