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    And one more thing to keep in-mind, when metals...

    And one more thing to keep in-mind, when metals oxidize . . . the resultant oxides occupy more space than the original metal. So while the anode is relatively small, as it corrodes if not flushed...
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    So the crux of my posts above was to highlight...

    So the crux of my posts above was to highlight that while the anode does indeed protect the engine (aluminum) against corrosion, the by-products of the anode are largely a contributing factor to the...
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    I don't think there is a simple common or ideal...

    I don't think there is a simple common or ideal hose one can pull for a quick-check. The problem is typically an extended lay-up (neglect) and the anode continuing to decay. The resultant...
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    It may look like salt, even taste a slightly like...

    It may look like salt, even taste a slightly like salt (if you dare), but it's likely not ordinary salt as it won't easily dissolve in freshwater. In other words, running the craft WOT in a fresh...
  5. Ambiguous phrase - can mean a lot depending on...

    Ambiguous phrase - can mean a lot depending on context. If by "better charge" you mean high running voltage - yes. If you mean holding a charge, even that is misleading with LiFEPO4 technology. You...
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    The venturi really doesn't start sucking until...

    The venturi really doesn't start sucking until one gets on-trottle. I don't know about anyone else... but getting on-throttle causes the ski to lunge forward on-plane and any water in the wells to...
  7. Yes! Have someone do a once-over on it....

    Yes! Have someone do a once-over on it. Compression, oil quality, etc... If the shop has the YDS 1.33 tool, you can pull RPM range hours from the ECU - as that will give you an idea if the craft was...
  8. Consider you dodged a bullet there - be glad your...

    Consider you dodged a bullet there - be glad your offer was declined !
    A non-running MR1 is like a flashing neon-light warning "DON'T BUY ME". The problem with the 1st generation of yami 4-strokes...
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    OP - other than the impeller, not reading much...

    OP - other than the impeller, not reading much has been done to the other half of the equation that makes you "go" :
    how about pump cone, siphon-delete, pump seal kit, seal the transom plate, pump...
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    Prices won't come down. Post-pandemic times,...

    Prices won't come down. Post-pandemic times, labor shortages is a growing issue presently, so companies are automatically raising wages, not only to attract new workers but just to keep the ones...
  11. Thread: Intro!

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    searching tip

    Welcome to the board!

    This site has tons of knowledge base. While the built-in forum search (mentioned above) works, I've often leveraged google to search just this site alone, using the "site:"...
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    It could be that there is too much oil added to...

    It could be that there is too much oil added to the egine. If this happens, you might see oil in the air filter and intake throttle bodies.

    It also could be that the engine has experience a...
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    First the shop didn't know the clutch is...

    First the shop didn't know the clutch is separately serviceable .... and now they don't know you don't really have to pull/move the engine for this job ... are they even familiar with Yamahas ??...
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    MR1 remans (including the "clones") are complete...

    MR1 remans (including the "clones") are complete junk. Went through 3 in a row - all different catastrophic failures. The so-called warranty simply outlasts your tolerance to keep replacing.
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    A weak and/or dying battery can present itself as...

    A weak and/or dying battery can present itself as a strainuos "load" on the craft's electrical components, such as the wiring, connectors, stator and voltage regulator.
    That said, there are fuses...
  16. +1 on keyzbum - cable was broken. Sadly,...

    +1 on keyzbum - cable was broken.
    Sadly, after-the-fact, these are one of those classic finger-pointing situations - aka who broke it 1st ..... Really, the only way to catch these things, is a...
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    Sounds like the orientation is correct according...

    Sounds like the orientation is correct according to post #9 on this thread http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=270619&p=2944095&viewfull=1#post2944095

    Define "pulling right" a little...
  18. More specifically, parts #11 and #9 (bolted...

    More specifically, parts #11 and #9 (bolted together) is what seals the water from the shaft in that above fiche diagram.
  19. Yes - Looks like the parts fiche say they were...

    Yes - Looks like the parts fiche say they were once the same parts :

    Housing:
    { click on the "where used" on the 3rd line }...
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    Okay, so no issues observed while on the hose...

    Okay, so no issues observed while on the hose since swapping the plugs.... yet I take it you haven't had a chance for a decent water-test yet??
    "if" the new plug won't sort this out, aka the issue...
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    Man, that sounds really good in the clip above !!...

    Man, that sounds really good in the clip above !!
    Congrats :cheers2:
  22. Don't be too hard on yourself, or take anything I...

    Don't be too hard on yourself, or take anything I posted directed towards you specifically. We often use these threads as a learning tool, moreso to widen folks understanding, as there will be...
  23. Well, that is a certainly interesting outcome....

    Well, that is a certainly interesting outcome. Now you're gonna go nuts wondering "what else" might be running through your system??

    As far as the (larger) aftermarket performance intake screens...
  24. Waverunners are a lot more tolerant on running...

    Waverunners are a lot more tolerant on running out of the water on a hose than let's say seadoos. Most of the moving parts that have the task of sealing water out are also backed by grease on the...
  25. I'm guessing your leak was obviously coolant...

    I'm guessing your leak was obviously coolant related. Just a small hose at WOT can dump a significant amount of water. If it's a loose clamp - hose still attached - it could spray only at a certain...
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