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    Interesting. What year is your VXR? Is...

    Interesting.

    What year is your VXR?

    Is that water that was residing in a sagging droop of hose between the hull side exit and the engine?

    Was the hull sitting with the bow high or bow low?
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    We do get rather cold winters here. Photo...

    We do get rather cold winters here.

    Photo below was taken when the air temp was -25C (-13F). We loaded the skis for a trip south that day.
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    Yes, probably. If you blipped the throttle...

    Yes, probably.

    If you blipped the throttle firmly, and for enough cycles that the exhaust exit was no longer puking liquid water, then there is no excess water in the waterbox.

    I just did this...
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    A change was made, maybe a couple of months ago.

    A change was made, maybe a couple of months ago.
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    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
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  6. Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
    Removal is...
  7. Thread: GP1800r next mods

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    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged...

    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake manifold.
    ...
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    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged...

    Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake...
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    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become...

    Update: Apparently the ribbon disc can become dislodged and even work loose and be drawn into the engine intake valves, even on a stock engine with the plastic intake...
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    I also use the Motorcraft FL400S oil filter on...

    I also use the Motorcraft FL400S oil filter on our Yamaha SVHO engines.

    350 running hours so far, on each.
  11. With Stage 2 the stock impeller is quicker...

    With Stage 2 the stock impeller is quicker accelerating with same/faster top speed than both of the aftermarket impellers?
  12. I have not worked on the TR-1 engine nor have I...

    I have not worked on the TR-1 engine nor have I used it in cold water so I do not have direct experience.

    If the TR-1 is similar to the 1.8 litre Yamaha engine regarding cold water operation...
  13. Much of what I post is not only for the...

    Much of what I post is not only for the individual posting the question.

    I write so that others who may read the thread, perhaps sometime much later, can find useful info and perhaps learn...
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    My understanding is that there are several...

    My understanding is that there are several separate factors that determine Seadoo supercharger duration before rebuild.

    Wear of the clutch washers.
    If the riding conditions cause the...
  15. It is possible the jet pump rebuild did not work...

    It is possible the jet pump rebuild did not work out.

    It is straightforward to remove the jet pump and check for potential problems.
  16. Thread: GPS Tracker

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    You may find that the theft deterrent, theft...

    You may find that the theft deterrent, theft recovery function may be a separate product to whatever you need for interacting with the vehicle control systems for geofencing purposes.

    Geofencing...
  17. Thread: GPS Tracker

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    There are several older threads discussing GPS...

    There are several older threads discussing GPS ‘tracker’ products.

    Most are focussed towards post-theft recovery and sometimes real-time tracking during the theft transport.

    Why is it important...
  18. An ingested stick into the jet pump can instantly...

    An ingested stick into the jet pump can instantly disable even a 110% reliable watercraft.

    Striking a barely underwater (or barely above water) object can not only damage the machine but...
  19. Thread: Rebuilt motor

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    SLTX is just a model name. Which engine was...

    SLTX is just a model name.

    Which engine was installed depends also on the model year (last two digits of the HIN code on the rear deck HIN plate).

    Red 1050 model engines are 1050cc
    Red 1200...
  20. What year is your SLT 750? How many running...

    What year is your SLT 750?

    How many running hours since the last engine or top end rebuild?

    How many hours since the last jet pump rebuild?

    What was the water temperature on that last WOT...
  21. Well, do you have self-recovery (self-rescue)...

    Well, do you have self-recovery (self-rescue) plans/methods should the thing fail at the most inopportune moment, in the worst possible location, in the most catastrophic manner?
  22. Examples of the rocky shorelines and open waters...

    Examples of the rocky shorelines and open waters we often see.


    https://youtu.be/bBEyQLdX5Dk


    https://youtu.be/TP4Kd2PnwDM


    https://youtu.be/zrskLHA4H0c
  23. Maybe we are somehow partly talking past each...

    Maybe we are somehow partly talking past each other. :-k

    I would only tow a ski ‘fast’ if towing slowly was not a reasonable option. In my region a lot of the shoreline is inhospitable, especially...
  24. Can you provide any follow up on how this was...

    Can you provide any follow up on how this was resolved?

    Did it become an insurance claim?

    If it was repaired are you now back on the water?
  25. Let the engine warm up gently, then start riding...

    Let the engine warm up gently, then start riding at medium slow, just on plane. The engine will warm up and run just fine. *

    Stay close to the launch point for the first little while, so you can...
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