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  1. Everyone removing their supercharger should own...

    Everyone removing their supercharger should own an E8 wrench, for $15 its not worth dealing with a stripped bolt https://www.jbtools.com/vim-tools-wt0810-torx-box-wrench/
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    The carbon seal should be fine, but as tiderider...

    The carbon seal should be fine, but as tiderider said when the driveshaft gets pushed into the engine like it did it creates a ton of stress on the engines thrust bearings, just keep an eye on things...
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    The impeller coming unthreaded from the jetpump...

    The impeller coming unthreaded from the jetpump would definitely allow the hull to fill with water, it pushes the driveshaft forward and creates a gap in the hat and carbon seal letting the water in,...
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    To replace the pump seal you do have to remove...

    To replace the pump seal you do have to remove the jet pump assembly, might as well do the wear ring while you have the pump out, if your impeller has any damage at all you should replace it also or...
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    It most likely needs a new wear ring, look at the...

    It most likely needs a new wear ring, look at the wear ring through the intake grate from underneath and see if you can see any heavy gouges in it
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    You're welcome, I have swapped ECU's from a 14...

    You're welcome, I have swapped ECU's from a 14 rxtx to a 2009 rxt in the past for testing purposes and you are right about the buttons and trying to get into sport mode, its just different between...
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    Did you happen to reset the throttle body after...

    Did you happen to reset the throttle body after swapping ECU's? That could definitely be a reason its sluggish, probably not opening to 100%
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    You're very welcome, those bolt extractors really...

    You're very welcome, those bolt extractors really come in handy in a tight situation like that, i would definitely replace the allen head bolts with stainless hex head bolts, the updated bolts that...
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    There are special sockets that will bite into the...

    There are special sockets that will bite into the head of the stripped bolt, I use ones like these very often in the automotive world
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    Liqui Moly makes some really good oil ...

    Liqui Moly makes some really good oil

    https://products.liqui-moly.us/marine/marine-jet-ski-oil-sae-10w-40-1.html
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    It's going to be a very reliable machine when...

    It's going to be a very reliable machine when you're all done with it! I'm looking forward to seeing more pictures. That's a lot of metal in the pto housing, do you have any damage done to the...
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    I would definitely change the oil and make sure...

    I would definitely change the oil and make sure 10w-40 goes back in, with only 97 hours i highly doubt you have any serious engine problems
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    I took off every warning sticker on my machine,...

    I took off every warning sticker on my machine, its a much cleaner and nicer look without them, the biggest pain is removing the adhesive residue!
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    How many hours on on your engine? Also I have...

    How many hours on on your engine? Also I have seen the wrong weight oil contribute to an oil pressure issue, make sure you use 10w-40
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    Lithium batteries do work well but are really not...

    Lithium batteries do work well but are really not needed in a watercraft, i have a lithium battery in a harley motorcycle because it has such high compression a regular battery just won't crank it...
  16. A brush always helps for the stubborn dust, the...

    A brush always helps for the stubborn dust, the bilge in my 2011 rxtx looks brand new still because of purple power
  17. I have had great results with a degreaser called...

    I have had great results with a degreaser called purple power, it works awesome in the bilge, its strong stuff, you can buy it at walmart or most auto parts stores or from amazon if you cant find it...
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    You're very welcome, i do feel your pain, i know...

    You're very welcome, i do feel your pain, i know how hard it is to just have had everything perfect and then this goes and happens, i have been there before and its not a good feeling, and i get why...
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    As you said its always something! It definitely...

    As you said its always something! It definitely sounds like you have a rod knock, I'm sorry this happened right after you just did all that work to your RXTX, your work is top notch by the way
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    Do you ride your GTX in the ocean? If so the salt...

    Do you ride your GTX in the ocean? If so the salt tends to corrode the pivot points on the IBR bucket and they get very stiff and that will cause the IBR light to come on, if you didn't want the IBR...
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    The next upgrade I would do would be a 4" air...

    The next upgrade I would do would be a 4" air intake and a tune for the computer, without the tune you're not going to see a performance improvement from any added parts since you'll be stuck at the...
  22. Thread: IBR codes

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    These things sure turn into a nightmare! You...

    These things sure turn into a nightmare! You might be able to push that boot back enough to get to the pin and disconnect it, i have also found that stubby gear wrenches work well for the tight spots...
  23. Thread: IBR codes

    by Rxtxruss
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    I don't think that going to be possible to remove...

    I don't think that going to be possible to remove the IBR motor from inside the hull first because the actuator is bolted to the bucket from the outside of the ski, you can disassemble the bucket and...
  24. Thread: IBR codes

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    I do rinse it after riding in the ocean but I...

    I do rinse it after riding in the ocean but I bought the machine recently and I'm doubtful the previous owner rinsed it well, and its hard to get the salt out of everywhere but ever since i cleaned...
  25. Thread: IBR codes

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    Do you ride your machine in saltwater? I have had...

    Do you ride your machine in saltwater? I have had all the pivot points on the IBR bucket seize up due to corrosion from the salt water, i took it all apart and cleaned everything thoroughly and my...
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