Search

Type: Posts; User: TimeBandit

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,108

    Knowing the "big news" here is the true 160mm...

    Knowing the "big news" here is the true 160mm design, but looking at the benefits of this newly one-piece design, along with the replaceable wear ring, which I consider equally big news (given Yamaha...
  2. Hmmmmm .... can more folks confirm this please !...

    Hmmmmm .... can more folks confirm this please !
    And for even more clarity, when you say "does not start" do you mean the starter button is dead, or that it turns-over, yet won't fire-up? Then when...
  3. Replies
    2
    Views
    78

    The way you have described things, I’m leaning...

    The way you have described things, I’m leaning towards water in the oil might not have come from the recent drain plug hull-flooding gaff, as the water would have had to get high enough to get into...
  4. "I" would not go with an MR1, specifically the HO...

    "I" would not go with an MR1, specifically the HO 1100cc. Firstly, by this time, there are likely less OEMs and more cloned & reman'ed ones left, meaning inferior parts. Second, the OEM 1100 was...
  5. Sounds like that notorious (often rare) “long...

    Sounds like that notorious (often rare) “long start” (plenty of threads on that here) issue.
    Many of us have indeed experienced this scenario on these 1.8L engines (both SC & NA platforms). It goes...
  6. They are commonly known as "tubbies" : ...

    They are commonly known as "tubbies" :


    453864

    Urrrummm, sorry . . . not that tubbie . . .
    These tubbies :


    453865
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    108

    ^^^ what he said. Also check for wear ring...

    ^^^ what he said.
    Also check for wear ring "blisters" while you have it pulled.

    Next, re-check them motor mounts .... the age and year of that ski has a known history of de-lamination of the...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    210

    Yes, it cuts fuel - well . . . sort of . . . ...

    Yes, it cuts fuel - well . . . sort of . . .

    Long-version :

    Lanyard switch has two functional properties:
    a) Engine-stop logic signaling (via ground signal) to ECU.
    b) Interlock to start...
  9. First, go ahead and delete that oil concern from...

    First, go ahead and delete that oil concern from your head – as this was only a valid concern with previous generation (pre-2010) Yamaha engines which utilized a dry-sump system very sensitive to oil...
  10. In addition to your above concerns (fuel range,...

    In addition to your above concerns (fuel range, reliability, hull-size), you need to also look into overall sea-worthiness. Especially under open-ocean conditions, being wave/swell action, being...
  11. Replies
    1
    Views
    126

    I did a search a ways back, to get a...

    I did a search a ways back, to get a "dirty-count" based on online forums and posts to see how many I could find that failed and what types/years they were....
    ...
  12. Replies
    1
    Views
    116

    MR1 ... I've installed starters many times on...

    MR1 ... I've installed starters many times on that engine, and with grease on the o-ring as you have, it really should just go in with mild effort at most, so the fact that yours is not, tells me...
  13. Replies
    2
    Views
    123

    First, I don't know where this guy was, nor where...

    First, I don't know where this guy was, nor where he is now, went by the forum handle "handyman" ... as it's been several years since I saw his posts .... oh and looks like his domain site is now...
  14. Not going perfectly in a circle does not...

    Not going perfectly in a circle does not definitively say the bearing is gone. Sure, it very well could be... yet that symptom might also indicate the coupler alignment is out-of-spec..

    As far as...
  15. Their so-called "no questions" is actually for...

    Their so-called "no questions" is actually for them - not the consumer. And while the initial assumption is that their engines MUST be that good to back it up with a no-questions warranty - I say it...
  16. Thread: Upside down

    by TimeBandit
    Replies
    4
    Views
    152

    Well, if "they" flip it and gas starts leaking in...

    Well, if "they" flip it and gas starts leaking in their shop floor, guess that's their problem. Hopefully "they" have dealt with this scenario before and know what to do.
    The oil... given a lengthy...
  17. Replies
    11
    Views
    439

    Glad you got it sorted-out. Thanks for posting...

    Glad you got it sorted-out.
    Thanks for posting up your resolution.
  18. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,635

    :-$ That's the fishing "Cooler", new for 2020.

    :-$ That's the fishing "Cooler", new for 2020.
  19. Replies
    5
    Views
    157

    Given the age and known history of that model......

    Given the age and known history of that model... investigate all 4 engine mounts. Not uncommon for them to separate which cause the engine to shift and mis-alighn on the mid-shaft coupler.

    Next...
  20. Be nice if you also have before and after RPMs to...

    Be nice if you also have before and after RPMs to give us as well.
    But I'm not even sure the ribbon-delete (RD) can give you 6MPH, much-less take it away!
    I do not know his to be fact, but...
  21. First, make sure those engine are really seized...

    First, make sure those engine are really seized or not.
    My advice : Stay far far far away from any cloned or re-manufactured engine - weak cheap junk (unless you have no morals and your goal is to...
  22. Sticky: Almost 2 1/2 pages of color-griping . . . if...

    Almost 2 1/2 pages of color-griping . . . if that's the only beef on the 2020's, guess you could say Yamaha, as a solid platform, is doing a great job??
    Me? I won't own a black/dark ski here in FL....
  23. Replies
    2
    Views
    122

    4-Stroke Referencing your diagram, part #1 is mounted...

    Referencing your diagram, part #1 is mounted inside the hull. It is suspend just forward of the seat, approximately under the glove box. If you lift off the seat, reach your hand forward and up...
  24. There was another thread on here of recent by The...

    There was another thread on here of recent by The Watercraft Journal on high hours . . .
    Basically, my mindset is that the whole "total hours" as it relates to overall engine-health is largely a...
  25. Sure glad I didn't buy a bag of :lurk5: for this...

    Sure glad I didn't buy a bag of :lurk5: for this thread ... nothing like not being able know the ending !!

    Yeah, look at the bright-side ... whomever bought it, we gots 4-pages of preliminary...
Results 1 to 25 of 200
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4