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    4-Stroke GP1300R tank is a drop-in replacement and has the...

    GP1300R tank is a drop-in replacement and has the nessesary mount for the VX fuel sender. Don't try to retrofit a 1200R tank--good chance you'll have a leak.

    No reverse on the GPR... the cable...
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    4-Stroke I'll do the best I can to answer. 1....

    I'll do the best I can to answer.

    1. https://www.partzilla.com/product/yamaha/60E-51317-00-94. They were used on FXs and GP1300Rs. You can find on eBay for $50-$75, but that is the easy part....
  3. A little off topic, but how do your lifts do in...

    A little off topic, but how do your lifts do in wind/waves?

    -Greg
  4. Both MacGruber and I are often in the field...

    Both MacGruber and I are often in the field buying skis and sometimes need to get the deal done quickly, and the screwdriver test is a way to tell if you have a potentially healthy motor. Compression...
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    There is an oil pressure sensor, as I recall, on...

    There is an oil pressure sensor, as I recall, on the front lower right of the engine. Check the service manual. This setup I bought a while back to check pressure on a 310 that I rebuilt last summer....
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    Pretty much the same as a stock VX, about 52....

    Pretty much the same as a stock VX, about 52. However, it starts every time and I don't expect it to go 'boom' for another 1000 hours--longer life than a 66V for sure.

    I have not yet water...
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    Yes, just completed a 1999 XL1200 LTD this past...

    Yes, just completed a 1999 XL1200 LTD this past weekend! Same conversion as the XLT1200s.

    -Greg
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    4-Stroke One update here. Use the GP/XLT800R waterbox and...

    One update here. Use the GP/XLT800R waterbox and waterbox-to-resonator hose (you can pick them up on eBay). The 800 has a 2.5" nipple and does not require welding.
  9. Thread: FX Fuel Tank

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    SOLD Found and bought 5 of them. :-)

    Found and bought 5 of them. :-)
  10. Thread: FX Fuel Tank

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    SOLD FX Fuel Tank

    Looking for a FX fuel tank. Any year. Please PM price shipped to 75862.

    -Greg
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    That is the ink mark for the rod weight. When...

    That is the ink mark for the rod weight. When purchasing a replacement, make sure to get another that is stamped J. Sellers on eBay don't always know this and don't show a photo of the stamp, and you...
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    Best to get a Kawi service manual which will...

    Best to get a Kawi service manual which will answer your questions, and many others you'll have along the way. Rod bolts are not reusable per the manual. Head bolts are reusable. Bearings color is...
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    Those cylinders are Nikasil coated. There are a...

    Those cylinders are Nikasil coated. There are a few vendors that can replate, but my understanding is they need to do all four. Millennium Technologiesis one of them. Or you can source another set of...
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    Slightly off topic, but an easy way to fill the...

    Slightly off topic, but an easy way to fill the carbs after a rebuild is to pull the return line, then apply a little air pressure to the return hose until fuel starts dribbling out the return...
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    Just attach your drill chuck to this like it was...

    Just attach your drill chuck to this like it was a drill bit.

    -Greg
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    I just pull the pump and attach directly to the...

    I just pull the pump and attach directly to the drill chuck. In my experience it has to spin pretty fast, but I'm more just looking for verification oil is pumping out of all the lines.

    -Greg
  17. The cams may appear to be moving the valves, but...

    The cams may appear to be moving the valves, but that does not mean you do not have stuck valves, which are very common in this motor if it sat up for a long time with a full water box. A little rust...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yes, (3) new 1.5...

    Thanks for the reply. Yes, (3) new 1.5 needle/seats. Running injection. The oil lines seemed pretty good, and I did test by pulling the injection pump and putting a drill on it. Nice even flow from...
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    Thanks for the reply. Are you saying I should...

    Thanks for the reply. Are you saying I should richen-up the lows? Maybe another half turn?

    -Greg
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    Here are pics of the plugs. This is not full...

    Here are pics of the plugs. This is not full throttle/chop/pull plugs, but after I ran onto the trailer and shut off. For what it's worth.

    -Greg
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    GPR/XLT 1200 Carb Recipe

    I picked up a 2000 XL1200LTD with another FX140 deal a couple of weeks ago for a very good price. Super clean ski, 66 hours, perfect compression, freshwater it's entire life, garage kept. Owner said...
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    Replying to my own older thread to update for...

    Replying to my own older thread to update for completeness...

    Yes, for the FX140 version of the MR1 you will need to cut the rear-most hump. I'm told by a friend that the 1.8 requires both humps...
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    On the SUVs the ride plate bolts, pump shoe...

    On the SUVs the ride plate bolts, pump shoe bolts, and motor mount bolts are threaded into a thick piece of aluminium that is sandwiched in fiberglass. You should be able to tap it for a slightly...
  24. On dry ground, tilt the ski up as high as you can...

    On dry ground, tilt the ski up as high as you can on the trailer. Fill the back end with water over the top of the mid-shaft housing. Look for leaks under the ski.

    -Greg
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    FS 2" pump spacer and five (5) 95mm bolts available?...

    2" pump spacer and five (5) 95mm bolts available?

    -Greg
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