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    Alright, I put myself into a slight holding...

    Alright, I put myself into a slight holding pattern. I had originally bought a set of crank seals from SBT when I started tearing this down. After much research, I have ordered some OEM yamaha...
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    Sorry to hear that, hope you turn some up soon.

    Sorry to hear that, hope you turn some up soon.
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    It doesn't feel like I got much done, but I am...

    It doesn't feel like I got much done, but I am just taking my time (what little time I have when I get home). I got the powervalves all installed in the cylinders and the anodes put in too. Hoping...
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    That leak down test is in the plan. I am doing...

    That leak down test is in the plan. I am doing as much homework on this project as I can, I'd like this build to last several seasons.
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    Thx Jonesy, I did paint them tonight, just some...

    Thx Jonesy, I did paint them tonight, just some rattle can black engine paint cause I can't do audacious colors and running low on budget.

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    And I got my crank in today. No more...
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    Question: my cylinder jugs are as received with...

    Question: my cylinder jugs are as received with nikasil plating all around, should I paint the exterior black or leave them silvery?
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    Finished putting the carb rack back together. ...

    Finished putting the carb rack back together. Setup for the dual feed and return has the 95 main jet installed on the RH side. Highs at 1 5/16 and lows at 1 1/16 just a hair rich on Oside bill...
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    I have a 1200 gpr crank at crankworks as I write...

    I have a 1200 gpr crank at crankworks as I write this. It should be coming back in a few days. I'll let you know how it arrives asap.
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    I got some Wiseco (Japan) bearings. When...

    I got some Wiseco (Japan) bearings. When measuring them they are about 6-7 thousanths shorter than the ones that came out. Inner and outer Ý are the same. Any worries with these? I don't think so...
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    Sticky: My dealer has a 2021 fx limited in stock (already...

    My dealer has a 2021 fx limited in stock (already sold) that I went by to look at today. It came in Wednesday and they still have it in the shop putting it together, but it looks pretty sweet. I...
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    Alright, the cylinders came in with the pistons,...

    Alright, the cylinders came in with the pistons, rings and wrist pins. I need recommendations for wrist pin bearings. Anyone have some input on wrist bearings? Mfg, source, type etc...?
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    Millennium is shipping me all new pro x pistons...

    Millennium is shipping me all new pro x pistons with my rebuilt nikasil replated cylinders,, matched and with ring gaps filed and fit. One step ahead already. I'm getting excited like I used to back...
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    Crankworks called, they have mine in work and...

    Crankworks called, they have mine in work and should be done in 2 weeks or less. WooHoo!!!
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    Got some good news, the cylinders are done and MT...

    Got some good news, the cylinders are done and MT is shipping them back. They're on the way and should arrive early next week. Can't do much till the crank gets back though.
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    Unfortunately I can't answer your pop off...

    Unfortunately I can't answer your pop off question, but something is surely wrong if there's no pressure.

    I do have a question for you. When did you send your crank to Crankworks? I sent mine...
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    Well, I heard from Crankworks today and their...

    Well, I heard from Crankworks today and their large press has been down for parts and I'm still in waiting. I couldn't get any one to tell me a time frame, other than two weeks to a month...
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    I'm ok with stretching the springs, it wasn't...

    I'm ok with stretching the springs, it wasn't much I just wanted to do it a little at a time to not over do it.

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    And now, as the late great Tom Petty said...
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    Sticky: Just over 1K in transp, assy, and pprwork fees. ...

    Just over 1K in transp, assy, and pprwork fees. Then we have sales tax too....
  19. Yes, the 90 that comes out of the carbs is a low...

    Yes, the 90 that comes out of the carbs is a low speed pilot jet, and it is not the correct size (outside diameter) to easily install in the fuel line. A 90 high speed main jet is larger and fits...
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    Not really, it would have to be an insane price. ...

    Not really, it would have to be an insane price. This thing will basically be a modded out zero hour ski when I'm done with it. I've had this ski close to 20 years and want to get several more out...
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    Yes, I put a straight edge across the arm and...

    Yes, I put a straight edge across the arm and leveled them. Using the wd40 too. (Used carb cleaner the first time, not so nice on the fumes. Wd40 is better)

    I stretched the second one and got...
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    Thanks! Ok, update today. I got one carb...

    Thanks!

    Ok, update today. I got one carb rebuilt, just taking my time in the evenings. I put the dull silver spring in, and popoff was ~25psi. So, I took it out and stretched it a bit. Popoff...
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    Well, I didn't do anything too exciting this...

    Well, I didn't do anything too exciting this weekend, but I did get the hull cleaned up. I washed the engine bay and the outside with a good once over. And.....I removed all the factory decals. ...
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    I've been searching for the rear seal oil port...

    I've been searching for the rear seal oil port mod, and am not finding much except some screen shots of the Group K post from (somewhere??). Can anyone point me to what rear port should be sealed,...
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    I finally finished something and started putting...

    I finally finished something and started putting this ski back together. I got all the wiring finished for the bilge pump and the FF exhaust back in place. Put the battery box and ECU back in the...
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