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    you're getting a bit ahead of yourself, the...

    you're getting a bit ahead of yourself, the engine might need a block and cylinderhead depending on the level of damage. if you can see damage on thge piston, the head might be unsalvageable.

    go...
  2. ready to invest a bunch of time and money into an...

    ready to invest a bunch of time and money into an unsupported model?

    is it stunning?

    the intake hose was off because somebody was spraying a shitloads of ether in there to get the engine...
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    Another welcome aboard... in regards to the...

    Another welcome aboard...

    in regards to the difficult start up, drilling a small hole directly over the center carb lets you use a small squeeze bottle full of premixed gas to get the engine...
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    some directed...

    some directed lubricant+pblaster+heatgun+deathblow hammer+2x4+leverage. try to eyeball the joint from underneath the ski. wear googles.

    Don't be stingy with the lube or the heat, watch the hull....
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    dropped a valve. sorry bout that. the valve...

    dropped a valve.

    sorry bout that.

    the valve stems in an underutilized engine can corrode, but typically its the later years one that snap at the valve head.

    that plug looks like it was hit...
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    thanks for the follow up. this sort of...

    thanks for the follow up. this sort of participation is invaluable to the forum membership, especially when people are dealing with problems just like the one you encountered.

    it is a big problem...
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    After you read some more of my struff you'll see...

    After you read some more of my struff you'll see that I don't kid around much. My sarcasm is really strong however

    the bearings need to be knocked out with a drift, from behind

    again, not easy...
  8. Yeah, dealing with the seadoo parts books is sort...

    Yeah, dealing with the seadoo parts books is sort of like there "where's waldo" of parts

    you now have earned "shop grunt merit badge level 1" :-)

    now try to find the ignition key for a late...
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    couple of things: your not going to have an...

    couple of things:

    your not going to have an easy time of this

    you need:

    a really good ( and I mean good ) bench vise solidly mounted

    good breaker bar and likely a cheater bar
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    gliding to shore is the preferred method. running...

    gliding to shore is the preferred method. running wfo at the ramp can create some difficulties with other boaters who dislike PWC's
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    155 hours means it's time to do a jetpump...

    155 hours means it's time to do a jetpump inspection. you want to be real careful doing a drop test on a fitch system, the spark is strong enough to stop your heart.

    12v is not a good battery...
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    if you get to the ramp real early in the morning...

    if you get to the ramp real early in the morning you might be able to get away with doing the test while the ski is strapped down to the trailer

    30 seconds at full throttle should do it. watch the...
  13. you can look it up and order one here: ...

    you can look it up and order one here:

    http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/4tec/showmodel.asp
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    nice-two posts on the same issue and of course I...

    nice-two posts on the same issue and of course I answered the wrong one.

    so now the question has to be:

    who did the emm go to? Not many people can fix them reliably. I suspect yours went to the...
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    welcome aboard GH don't jump the gun and roll...

    welcome aboard GH

    don't jump the gun and roll right up to the "stuff" you've read

    there are a whole lot of things that need to be know before a proper diagnosis can start

    1-spark...
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    Better to post this in classifieds after you...

    Better to post this in classifieds after you qualify to do this thread is so dead even Iím about to unsubscribe

    Even the local speedster guys stopped coming around my shop cause they got tired of...
  17. oil filter improperly installed most likely. It's...

    oil filter improperly installed most likely. It's pretty much a blind install so if you are sloppy, you can punt it.

    reach in around the dipstick to feel if the filter isn't actually tight, or...
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    And....
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    I was insinuating that the stator was damaged by...

    I was insinuating that the stator was damaged by the PO removing or attempting to remove the flywheel and that damage finally caused stator failure

    Fact that the flywheel was quite troublesome to...
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    most likely now that my long term storage has...

    most likely now that my long term storage has finally come on line I have the answer on your stator issue

    Using bolts that are too long when running the flywheel puller will do that exact type of...
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    well that;s some absolute fookery..may have been...

    well that;s some absolute fookery..may have been some previous damage that finally failed if you didn't find anything bouncing around in there, not even any metal bits on the magnets

    how was it...
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    sorry to say your problems are just beginning,...

    sorry to say your problems are just beginning, since running DI pumps are a pretty tough find these days. Do lots of research on the topic before plunking down for any pump that claims to "work in a...
  23. Pesky liability insurance, actually I'm boat...

    Pesky liability insurance,

    actually I'm boat shop competitive at $135
  24. Sticky: UPDATE with a side order of WTF Frankly I'd be...

    UPDATE with a side order of WTF
    Frankly I'd be taking a stink eye to any HF product that has welded bits, including presses and engine cranes...
  25. you must unbolt the exuast from the manifold,...

    you must unbolt the exuast from the manifold, remove the rubber muffler strap and move the entire exhaust back a few inches or you will be in there for a few days. I'm poretty sure there are some how...
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