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    Finally got my Mikuni parts in, so I reassembled...

    Finally got my Mikuni parts in, so I reassembled the carbs and put everything back on the motor. 454019454020454021454022454023
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    I like that plan! Might be some 53gr, but same...

    I like that plan! Might be some 53gr, but same effect.

    Vacuum plugs aren't made from rubber rated for constant contact with fuel, and I'd rather not have them deteriorate and end up with fuel...
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    Just bumping the thread, hoping to get a...

    Just bumping the thread, hoping to get a response. Anyone?
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    Update on the hose: $16 is for one foot, not ten....

    Update on the hose: $16 is for one foot, not ten. So I'll be getting the Tygon F4040a for in the tank.
    Needles and seats: I built a pop off gauge and they all pop at about 19 psi. Tips all look...
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    Fuel line plugs

    I'm having trouble finding a proper plug for the fuel lines to convert to the triple tap pump. I have the pump, but need to find a good way to cap off the extra ports on the carbs ( blue bits on the...
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    Well, I took some more time today to tinker with...

    Well, I took some more time today to tinker with the machine. I looked through the wire diagram and figured out that the fried wire (and I mean melted off insulation the entire length of the loom) at...
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    Yup. SAE 30R10 rating. So far, I'm looking at...

    Yup. SAE 30R10 rating. So far, I'm looking at $35/ft....
    I've been talking with Saint-Gobain (the makers of "Tygon" branded tubing. So far their F-404-A or LP-1200 are good for immersion, but not...
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    The plastic part is in the pics I linked above....

    The plastic part is in the pics I linked above. I'm pretty confident no one has been inside the tank since new, so I'm fairly certain it belongs in there.
    As for the rest, compression is good...
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    Tear down: '94 SL750

    I decided to get started tearing down the other SL I got a few weeks ago. It's the one that cranks over, and ran very briefly on ether. Today's task was to remove the fuel tank and begin sorting out...
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    I missed something somewhere?

    I missed something somewhere?
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    Oh, I talked with the local Polaris dealer, and...

    Oh, I talked with the local Polaris dealer, and basically they have nothing left and can't get anything. One of the parts I know I'll need is the rubber seal/o-ring that goes around the driveshaft...
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    plugging away

    I only had about 15 mins to work on them this evening, so I decided to test compression on #2:
    115 -115-112
    Considering the elevation (~3350) I think that's acceptable all things considered.
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    For front mounting, one could make a pivoting...

    For front mounting, one could make a pivoting carrier that makes use of parallelogram arrangement. It would carry the 3rd ski higher up and forward, then pivot back and down to launch. No need to...
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    I decided to get out the borescope and see what...

    I decided to get out the borescope and see what the piston wash looked like: https://photos.app.goo.gl/wNPFT9bQhVn1RjWa8

    Some lean, some rich. At least we know the pistons aren't holed!
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    Thanks K447, I did see those and am working my...

    Thanks K447, I did see those and am working my way through. I'm pretty sure it's your videos I used to learn how to remove the jet pump.
    I'm fully aware the it's going to take time to go through...
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    Sticky: I know this thread is old, but does anyone still...

    I know this thread is old, but does anyone still rent/sell the alignment tool? I'll be needing one. Thanks
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    new guy in MT

    Hi everyone,
    New guy to the forum, and PWCs in general. I'm here because my wife is terrified of sailing. Yup, spent a year getting a trailer sailboat ready. Took her out, and the first gust of...
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