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  1. Take the sock off of the bottom of the pump...

    Take the sock off of the bottom of the pump assembly. Spray some WD40 into the bottom opening of the pump cartridge. Then try running it forwards and backwards.
  2. Oh well... too bad you're not closer. Don't...

    Oh well... too bad you're not closer.

    Don't know if you can test the coil. But try swapping them and see if the spark moves. That will tell you if you have a bad coil.

    Shoot me an e-mail...
  3. Low compression might be due to corrosion on...

    Low compression might be due to corrosion on valves. It's possible to clean them up without disassembling the motor.

    What you see on top of the pistons might be residue from unburned gasoline.
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  4. Damn... I guess I should have taken the ride. If...

    Damn... I guess I should have taken the ride. If you part it out, you'd get half your money back for just the gauges. But there's so much info available on this site, that you'll probably get it...
  5. Just asking... saw it and was tempted, but didn't...

    Just asking... saw it and was tempted, but didn't want to drive to NJ. If it's the one I saw, it was a great deal at $2K and you can't lose. If you happen to be in NY, I can help you get it going....
  6. Is it the one that was listed on Marketplace...

    Is it the one that was listed on Marketplace yesterday and located in NJ?
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    Crankcase Bearing Identification

    Pulled the crank and bearings to clean up a set of 15F cases. Lined the bearings up nicely on the bench, but of course they didn't stay lined up.

    There are no color codes on the bearings......
  8. Never experienced a bad plug on the 1.8 motor. ...

    Never experienced a bad plug on the 1.8 motor.

    But plugs frequently go bad on the MR-1 motor. When one plug goes bad, top RPM drops from 10K+ to about 8K and top speed drops from about 60 to mid...
  9. Here's something you can do with a minimal set of...

    Here's something you can do with a minimal set of tools...

    Check to see that all 4 cylinders are firing. While the motor is running, unplug the spark plug wires one at a time. If the engine...
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    Tempted to take you up on that offer. Where in...

    Tempted to take you up on that offer. Where in CT are you? Might be able to get the part dropped off.
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    15F Crankcase Damage

    Damaged cases have been collecting dust. Thought the damage was not bad enough to scrap them. But many months on ebay didn't locate someone that wanted to try fixing them, so I decided to see what I...
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    WTB I have a brand new YS-DF-14/21

    I have a brand new YS-DF-14/21
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    You need all of the electrical equipment from the...

    You need all of the electrical equipment from the HO motor... ECU, e-box, harness, gauges, security module. The 06 gauges won't fit the 04 hull without modification, so you'll need to get gauges...
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    Save your money. Use hose clamps. I've done it...

    Save your money. Use hose clamps. I've done it several times on Kawasaki 4-stroke motors.

    Triple cylinder installation... a 1-person job (greenhulk.net)
  15. WTB - Parts 2005 FX Cruiser

    2005 FX Cruiser
  16. Is the GP1800 for the friend to ride? If so, buy...

    Is the GP1800 for the friend to ride? If so, buy it and I'll ride with you.

    Never owned a supercharged Yamaha, but after two boats and ten WaveRunners with 4-stroke motors, I'd swear by Yamaha...
  17. That fuse should be right next to the ECU,...

    That fuse should be right next to the ECU, attached to the ECU bracket.

    I had a 15F with the exact same problem. That fuse had one broken leg. If the ski hit a wake or wave, it would stall out,...
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    Can't blame her for laughing... it's so small!

    Can't blame her for laughing... it's so small!
  19. Check this fuse.

    Check this fuse.
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    Doesn't the "flipover" switch cut off the fuel...

    Doesn't the "flipover" switch cut off the fuel pump?
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    SOLD I have FX tanks in NY.

    I have FX tanks in NY.
  22. I'd start by checking for the most common...

    I'd start by checking for the most common problem... cracked head. From what I understand, if you remove the valve cover and run the motor while flushing, you'll see water bubbling up around the...
  23. Valves are different on the 300. If I remember...

    Valves are different on the 300. If I remember correctly, the exhaust valves are a little shorter.
  24. Used heads don't cost that much. Not worth...

    Used heads don't cost that much. Not worth trying to weld it and risking unknown problems... not to mention wasting a head gasket in the process.

    I have a few heads available.
  25. Thread: Sold

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    SOLD Sold

    Sold
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