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    pulling the engine for a bottom end bearing...

    pulling the engine for a bottom end bearing inspections was a wise move

    I'd still try to run a compression test, before cracking the engine cases, just to be sure of what you are going to be...
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    I'm taking it the wrong way this time

    so sit back and listen to this wonderful tale of "unobtanium"

    My 94 jeep Cherokee which I parked a few years ago is being sold

    its a nice little truck, but with business being practically...
  3. I'd go high NADA book value retail and then add...

    I'd go high NADA book value retail and then add 10% for tough covid market and another 10-15% for the logbook

    of course you could settle for less but that's what my initial ask price would be...
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    there is a specific warning in the manual about...

    there is a specific warning in the manual about the installation of the driveshaft bearing boot clamp on the pto to prevent exactly this problem, assuming of course you aren't talking about the...
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    safe to assume that when that asshat that did the...

    safe to assume that when that asshat that did the service left the main water feed hose unattached, the attention to detail in installing the oil filter was also less then perfect.

    so I'm...
  6. those numbers look darn good considering your...

    those numbers look darn good considering your circumstance.

    at worst, the end of that engine will come 3.7254 hours sooner then previous

    according to extended calculations I ran on my TRS-80
  7. Id say you may have had a critter problem...

    Id say you may have had a critter problem suddddenly

    are you getting any rpm reading on the console when you crank the engine?

    and exactly what parts of the ski were assembled?

    at the moment...
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    if it was the beginning of this season I'd agree...

    if it was the beginning of this season I'd agree on the $6500 price given the triton trailer

    Given the current market circumstance if somebody really wants it they best be ready to put at least 5k...
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    I'm very familiar with that kind of rock...

    I'm very familiar with that kind of rock ingestion problem

    you'll need to remove the impeller to do a full inspection

    to accomplish this you'll need a _good_ bench vise and some hand tools.
    ...
  10. pull the fuel rail, bag the injectors in gallon...

    pull the fuel rail, bag the injectors in gallon freezer ziplocks and see what happens when you crank the engine. replacing/cleaning the injectors is no big deal as you'll see as to how easy the fuel...
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    there is not a impeller wrench specific to the...

    there is not a impeller wrench specific to the spark. I was able to use one of my existing spline wrenches so my best guess is that its the small two stroke size..with he next up being for the 4-tec...
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    For tiggt spots in a fume free environment I tape...

    For tiggt spots in a fume free environment I tape some 1/2 pvc pipe to the end of the vac hose

    I cut the end of pvc to a 45 angle to allow for scrapeage

    In really tight spots a single edge...
  13. ouch, lucky indeed I'd prep a spare lanyard...

    ouch, lucky indeed

    I'd prep a spare lanyard key, and of course paint it yellow with a fairly sizeable bit of yellow nylon strap attached to it
    message of your choice stenciled onto the webbing...
  14. you deedent get the notice... they fresh out...

    you deedent get the notice...

    they fresh out of red tape in mexico

    in all seriousness I don't recall seeing anything touted about a new anti-siphon/vac break/magic gate of Aquarius to stop...
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    i was find of the $125 colt pythons myself....and...

    i was find of the $125 colt pythons myself....and the $10 sks clones
  16. at some point in the near future I should be able...

    at some point in the near future I should be able to provide top speed and rpm when this prop is installed on a 2016 rxt-x.

    lake levels permitting of course....
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    finally got the old delorean fired up after...

    finally got the old delorean fired up after sitting since 1986...

    https://www.wideopenspaces.com/time-machine-get-a-load-of-these-vintage-gun-ads/
  18. Good question! It actually first came in for a...

    Good question!

    It actually first came in for a check engine/limp mode issue

    His dealer couldn’t look at it for at least a month

    He was hoping I could repair it so his family could enjoy a...
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    I'll guess 5000-6500 on price, in any event a...

    I'll guess 5000-6500 on price, in any event a solid buy

    good luck with her
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    check with m/m marine out of California, its a...

    check with m/m marine out of California, its a salvage joint



    and in regards to dealing with scammers.

    I had a scammer send me a keychain thru the mail and then claim that they shipped the...
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    go with the Kawasaki for sure and follow the...

    go with the Kawasaki for sure and follow the excellent advice here

    its fortunate that there is a great body of info available on those skis, here.
  22. I'd say that about covers it...... one of the...

    I'd say that about covers it......

    one of the things Ive seen that I'll mention

    towing is dangerous business, any way you cut it. How much of a hurry can you be in to keep it to say 15knts?
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    the oem fuel pump is certainly pricey, so is...

    the oem fuel pump is certainly pricey, so is getting stuck a few miles from shore

    and for a shop the liability issues are so huge that the only pump I would install for a customer would be an oem...
  24. unless the 2020 models have made some radical...

    unless the 2020 models have made some radical changes in the cooling system ( maybe part of the anti-ingestion system) to prevent the pump from feeding water to the engine when its not running here's...
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    pick one: you use a can of motocycle chain...

    pick one:


    you use a can of motocycle chain lube or something along those lines. the can straw fits into a rubber grommet on the side

    cable lubers on the river company
    ...
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