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    If price is not a concern for you, then go get...

    If price is not a concern for you, then go get you a 2019 FXHO Cruiser. It has the new hull and is scary fast! Lots of cool stuff comes standard, too. If your budget won't allow it, then get a used...
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    OK Thanks! I'll be doing this Garmin GPS install...

    OK Thanks! I'll be doing this Garmin GPS install on my FX........ Ordering the 43cv today...
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    Is your ski an FX? Or doesn't it matter? I have...

    Is your ski an FX? Or doesn't it matter? I have an FX and would like to duplicate your install. Are all the cup holders the same size? Nice install! Thanks.... JOHN
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    Update..... I went on You Tube and watched a vid...

    Update..... I went on You Tube and watched a vid from a guy that purchased and installed these cleats on a VX. I saw that there are two pop rivets that hold a nut plate to the underside of the...
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    Thanks for the reply ... I will lube the shafts...

    Thanks for the reply ... I will lube the shafts on the cleats and keep them as clean as i can. I live in RI and will be using the ski in salt water. I had a 2006 FXHO whe I lived in NJ and used it...
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    Hi all... the ski was purchased from a dealer in...

    Hi all... the ski was purchased from a dealer in Florida... Picked it up last week. Has 49 hours. Saw the maintenence records. 50 hr service performed. Not super clean but ok. The salt water must...
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    Ski has lived in Florida for it's entire life,...

    Ski has lived in Florida for it's entire life, don't think it was "winterized". I'll ask. Yes I can and will water test ride it before I commit. It was adult owned so it most likely is totally stock....
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    Buying a used 2016 FXHO

    I have been told that Yamaha skis are pretty much "Bullet Proof", but can anything be determined about the condition of the engine by running it on a hose? I'm looking at buying a 2016 FXHO from a...
  9. 2016 FXHO Key FOB and other Standard Equipment

    I am about to purchase a used 2016 FXHO (not a cruiser). Is there a "Key FOB" for the security system that comes with this model ski?? I know the FX Cruiser HO has one but is there also a key fob...
  10. The only thing I would add is to spray some...

    The only thing I would add is to spray some anti-corrosion lube around the engine.
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    First of all... I am a Yamaha owner exclusively!...

    First of all... I am a Yamaha owner exclusively! Would not touch a Sea Don't .... Here's a thought... If $$ is an issue right now, and you want to get into the ski this season, here is my two...
  12. Looks good so far! Keep going... Fiberglass is...

    Looks good so far! Keep going... Fiberglass is easy to work with from my experience. Look on you tube too for tips on making fiberglass repairs to Corvettes and other boats. I saw one where a guy...
  13. I've never heard of such a thing with a Yamaha...

    I've never heard of such a thing with a Yamaha ski! The FX series skis are VERY stable.... I could sit on the gunwale of my 2006 FX Yamaha and it would not turn over. I can't understand what's wrong....
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    Thanks for that. info. I would only add to check...

    Thanks for that. info. I would only add to check the bilge for dropped nuts or screws. I had two down there in my last new ski. They went to the mirror trim pieces. The guys on the forum at the time...
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    Checklist for new ski pick-up

    I was wondering if anyone has a checklist to follow when you get to the dealer to pick up a new Yamaha jet ski and trailer? What should you look for around the ski and trailer before you take it off...
  16. Deal or No Deal for 2018 FX HO Cruiser?

    I went to LOOK at the new 2018 Yamaha FX skis today. I had a 2005 FXHO Cruiser and know I want to get another FX Cruiser this year. So here's what I was offered. Let me know if it is a good deal,...
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    Many thanks to you sir.

    Many thanks to you sir.
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    One last question... Why is on engine SHO and the...

    One last question... Why is on engine SHO and the newer version SVHO?? I assume the "S" stands for Supercharged High Output. What do you think the "V" stands for in the SVHO designation??
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    You are correct my friend. I was speaking with a...

    You are correct my friend. I was speaking with a sales person when I was incorrectly informed of the chain driven SC. I have learned my lesson and will only rely on very knowledgable persons on this...
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    Very informative reply. Thank you for that. Aftr...

    Very informative reply. Thank you for that. Aftr talking with a Yamaha dealer, he told me that the SHO is uses a gear driven supercharger while the SVHO uses a chain driven supercharger. And although...
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    Whats the difference?

    Been away from jet skis for awhile since I sold my 2005 FXHO Cruiser back in 2010. I'm going to buy another FX Cruiser now that I live in the Ocean state of RI. I notice that beside the FXHO which I...
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