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    Next time. Get a brass punch and bang on it a few...

    Next time. Get a brass punch and bang on it a few times. Happens all the time here
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    FX HO but with a dual prop setup, makes all the...

    FX HO but with a dual prop setup, makes all the difference
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    There are 9 different things that it could be,...

    There are 9 different things that it could be, and we could guess all we want. however you can help us out, by taking off the plastic liner in the hood compartment and take a look at the steering...
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    take apart your start button and kill switch...

    take apart your start button and kill switch assembly and clean it out. Then check your + battery cable and see how bad it is, I have to replace after 2 years but we put 300-400 a year on them. For a...
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    As a side note, don't forget to get a 1/4 inch...

    As a side note, don't forget to get a 1/4 inch ratchet and a 5/16 socket and wrench down every single hose clamp from the beginning to the end. A yellow handed nut driver will not get them tight...
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    When I throw my ski on a trailer, often I will...

    When I throw my ski on a trailer, often I will fill the hull with about 10 inches of water and toss a bunch of degreaser and dawn to thrash around and clean the ski while driving. Will include bleach...
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    If you remove a spark plug on these skis, throw...

    If you remove a spark plug on these skis, throw them away and put a new one in. The crush washer on the plug will be deformed and you will have difficulty getting it torqued right, then you run the...
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    The only thing outside of regular hand tools is...

    The only thing outside of regular hand tools is to get yourself a few smaller pry bars. harbor freight ones are what I use. It makes taking the pumps off and prying off the shoe easier. While you...
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    Remove tb Unbolt fuse box and relay assembly and...

    Remove tb
    Unbolt fuse box and relay assembly and set out of way
    5 bolts on the front housing.
    Then your two motor mount bolts. At this point you’ll probably strip out a mount or two which might...
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    Ive done about 20-30 stator job with the engine...

    Ive done about 20-30 stator job with the engine in, but id rather yank a motor.

    Youll almost always find something else that needs attention.
  11. Key West ski rentals for a long time Greenhulk member

    Give Nicole at Fl keys jet ski rentals. 305 396 7255


    Edit: i did see that you said you are staying in key west. As a rule, she doesn’t rent to people staying on kw for a few safety and a few...
  12. Eventually they gave us a refund on that part for...

    Eventually they gave us a refund on that part for it being so close to warranty, and because they wanted it for testing. Ive replaced every single ride motor (5 or 6) on all of my ride equipped skis....
  13. Ive had multiple RIDE motor go out on my skis....

    Ive had multiple RIDE motor go out on my skis. You will never be able to tell its broken just by looking at it or even tearing it down. Take her to the dealer
    and have them fix it for you.

    I...
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    Always Bring a compression tester and a new set...

    Always Bring a compression tester and a new set of spark plugs. Check psi and check plugs for condition. Put new plugs in ride again.
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    2015 VXS only 7k rpm...any ideas?

    Look up the nozzle of your ski and see the kind of gap between impeller and housing. If you shine a light up in the intake grate it might make the gap easier to see.

    From my experience the...
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    https://www.dropbox.com/s/j5rueywowccl2nu/Factory%...

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/j5rueywowccl2nu/Factory%20Yamaha%20Vx110_Vx1100_Repair_Manual.pdf?dl=0


    Its for the older years but the engines and drive lines are the same. So any torque specs and...
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    2015 VXS only 7k rpm...any ideas?

    Of course the dealer will sell you the most expensive parts to throw at it, and then suggest other expensive parts when nothing happens. but don’t do that, only person who gains from that game is the...
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    2004 FXHO not moving

    The Splines on your shaft are just about impossible to break or strip . However, what you probably killed was your coupling that connects the engine to your intermediate assembly. If you can reach...
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    Ive towed countless 4 stroke yamahas all the way...

    Ive towed countless 4 stroke yamahas all the way past 30mph and do it on a regular basis. There is absolutely no need for a valve on an fx or Vx platform...
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    Man, i wish i would have seen this post months...

    Man, i wish i would have seen this post months ago so i could have helped you from wasting all this time and effort on pulling that engine apart.
    all it takes is a 7 dollar brass punch and a few...
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    Pop off the hose that goes to your Air filter and...

    Pop off the hose that goes to your Air filter and test speed again.
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    I have to replace the + wire in all my skis at...

    I have to replace the + wire in all my skis at least once in their lifetime. Def want to replace that cable and connectors. If you dont have a large crimper, most hardware stores offer this service.
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    Where the bilge hose routes up to the highest...

    Where the bilge hose routes up to the highest point in the there is a 90 degree fitting. On this 90 degree piece there is a pin hole i believe to aid in getting air pockets.
    Get hose, fill inside...
  24. Thread: Need advice

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    Need advice

    After over 6 years of running my first location here in the Fl Keys, Im trying to open a second rental location and am wanting to get a "jet pack" to add to my fleet of activities.

    I know there...
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    Leave them stock, you'll only gain a small amount...

    Leave them stock, you'll only gain a small amount on accel and low end performance. Since there is no official ecu tune, the motor will spin the same speed regardless. Only way to squeeze a mph or...
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