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    My friends ski 2018 did the same thing - his is...

    My friends ski 2018 did the same thing - his is stuck on a floating dock after sitting a a long period - waiting to hear what the issue is.

    good luck - post what you find.
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    Sorry - sad that RIVA doesn't stand up - my...

    Sorry - sad that RIVA doesn't stand up - my thoughts also

    I'm in Fort Myers - any rider wishing to ride - Thanks

    I am so glad we have billet knobs available for the engine though.....
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    Your ski does not look like a 2019 FX SVHO - ran...

    Your ski does not look like a 2019 FX SVHO - ran today on light chop, chop and flat - almost no bounce with stock plate - RPM 8400 solas 13/18 74 MPH in fort Myers riva stage 1 + less the POS Riva...
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    So I tried shimming the Riva whole plate, and...

    So I tried shimming the Riva whole plate, and just the rear.... then I put the stock plate back on to compare. On my ski the Riva plate no matter how I shimmed it - bounced so bad almost...
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    I shimmed the entire riva plate down - still...

    I shimmed the entire riva plate down - still porpoised badly. I installed the Riva intake grate with the riva plate back to stock - it was better - it moved the porpoising up a few hundred rpms' but...
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    sponsons don't touch water at high speed - how...

    sponsons don't touch water at high speed - how can that help with porpoising? I'm shimming whole plate down flush with intake grate - I'll know more tomorrow
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    One should not have to shim anything - I put my...

    One should not have to shim anything - I put my stock plate back on - much better - safer ride. but a couple mph slower. I'm going to shim the entire plate - I tried the rear - same issue.

    If I...
  8. FS - Parts VXR uses 155mm - retail is $340 for impeller -...

    VXR uses 155mm - retail is $340 for impeller - why not just buy the whole assembly - lucky 13 ($250) , pump ($250) , driveshaft $250), impeller - you can unbolt yours and install a complete assembly...
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    Is there a reason Riva or someone in the know...

    Is there a reason Riva or someone in the know doesn't address this issue? Is it the oem grate? poor R & D? Cover up? :-0 ;-0

    Ride on.
  10. FS - Parts Sold - Thanks

    Sold - Thanks
  11. hardest (scary) part is drilling thru the rear...

    hardest (scary) part is drilling thru the rear handle / hull section - it will never show - I used 3/8 quick connects to tank and line - to tie it to the tank - just cut the oem vent line just above...
  12. Moeller ? Photos and details on where and how...

    Moeller ?

    Photos and details on where and how you routed the fuel line in from outside and then forward. I went thru the rear opening by the hook and drill thru next to the battery vent - ran the...
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    my fresh air hoses were (? wtf) flat to the...

    my fresh air hoses were (? wtf) flat to the bottom - 2019 FX SVHO - with more or less a stage 1 - running 76 - more testing - sea level - hot and humid - 83xx rpms

    Tim
    Fort Myers
  14. Different Tim here - I just plumbed a mueller 12...

    Different Tim here - I just plumbed a mueller 12 gallon into my system tied to the oem vent line - it draws fuel from the rear first
  15. Some of us enjoy cruising - just as I do with my...

    Some of us enjoy cruising - just as I do with my Cycle - often cruise 100 miles or more. Life is more than donuts ;-)

    Whatever trips your trigger...
  16. Little testing today - trim down one click -...

    Little testing today - trim down one click - almost perfect - running 8300 76 mph - I think I'm going to shim one side of the rear - then try the other - as leaning seems to help
  17. I have same ski with a riva plate and a few...

    I have same ski with a riva plate and a few extras- bounces at WOT - 75 mph. Someone must have a fix for the new hull. I'll be carrying extra fuel also.
    For a test - throw one can into the front...
  18. FS - Parts Skat trak impeller - oem pump - lucky 13 cone - drive shaft off an 2013 VXR - $500

    Sold the ski back to stock - maybe 10 hours on the stuff - retail $$$$$

    I believe impeller is a 13/18 - whatever this site recommended

    I now own a new FX SVHO - so nothing fits. All like new...
  19. FS - Parts Solas ST-CD 15/20 impeller NIB - never used $100 plus shipping

    Solas st-cd-15/20 Concord SeaDoo impeller has unique blade design that delivers remarkable thrust take off, improves acceleration and top speed. Solas st-cd-15/20 Sea Doo impeller. This upgrade over...
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    Kinda disappointing for Riva - Is Jim's modded...

    Kinda disappointing for Riva - Is Jim's modded Ride plate - better choice?

    Thanks

    Tim
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    2019 fx shvo with Riva plate porpoising

    riva intake, riva ribbon delete, riva flash,riva ride plate. now rune 76 GPS - up from 68 :-)

    BUT... dreaded porpoise at top end. is the solution shimming the rear of the ride plate?
    ...
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    Try not to 'lean it a bit' - enjoy

    Try not to 'lean it a bit' - enjoy
  23. The way it is plumbed - the front tank gets empty...

    The way it is plumbed - the front tank gets empty first. I had 6 gallons in my front on my RXTX - plumbed the same way - works great.

    Tim
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    usually if you turn off then back on the battery...

    usually if you turn off then back on the battery switches four or five times - it will reset. wait a minute between on/off cycles. Worked for me.
  25. 2019 FX SHVO Tune problem - which conenctor

    The instructions for a 2018 do not match the 2019 - I have only 2 plugs into the ecu - one grey - one black -

    Which one is the correct one?

    Thanks

    TIm
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