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    very cool that your bringing this back to life...

    very cool that your bringing this back to life and are doing a sweet job of cleaning it up !
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    1++ to that..........the 155 pump also uses a...

    1++ to that..........the 155 pump also uses a bronze bushing for added support that can throw 'feel' off, as compaired to earlyer yami pumps that don't.. glad you sorted this out and are rideing..
  3. Thread: 94 wr3 gp 700

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    read the GP BIBLE that is posted near the top in...

    read the GP BIBLE that is posted near the top in the sticky section of old school.... while this is not your exact ski but it methodicly walks you thru mods that can be also performed to your ski...
  4. Thread: 94 wr3 gp 700

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    sorry left "washers" out of my speel.. (thanks...

    sorry left "washers" out of my speel.. (thanks cutlass)
  5. Thread: 94 wr3 gp 700

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    the handles on that may be found on ebay or just...

    the handles on that may be found on ebay or just take them off and reinstall the bolts (I'd take them off, its better as a 1 up)... a cheap fix would be to make them out of plastic cutting board .....
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    I'm looking at a 155 pump housing I have here.....

    I'm looking at a 155 pump housing I have here.. it definatly could use some reinforcments on the backside ..its some pretty thin metal..maybe Laying up back side, kevlar or 'glass with epoxie to...
  7. Thread: 94 wr3 gp 700

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    search old school for the 'heat gun' trick for...

    search old school for the 'heat gun' trick for plastic renewal on those rub rails and nose ...use a good fine rubbing compound to get out the stains in the white hull and the blue of your engine...
  8. Thread: 94 wr3 gp 700

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    depends on how hard you run it.. 10 gal of gas on...

    depends on how hard you run it.. 10 gal of gas on the 760gp goes a long way more hours wise putting around easy, over blasting it at every chance ..all skis are different just like drivers.. full...
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    the one on the back is a safety device Yamaha...

    the one on the back is a safety device Yamaha builds into skis..it shoots water from the jet pump into the air to show others that basiclly your a YAMAHA ski... (most remove it entirely to gain back...
  10. you sucked rocks and sand ..you also sucked them...

    you sucked rocks and sand ..you also sucked them in smaller form into your engine and cooling system tract...you will need to inspect the engine for full cooling water flow ..check the hoses and all...
  11. its possible it was ceramic or powder coated...

    its possible it was ceramic or powder coated because it had pitting... this would work as race engines are now done internally to help windage oil return to the pan..the coating smoothing out the...
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    1+, then buy it!!

    1+, then buy it!!
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    its relative to how hard you run it ..at steady...

    its relative to how hard you run it ..at steady idle after start up, you should be able to put your hand on the water lock box with out too much discomfort..I'm guessing 120 -140 deg..remember , at...
  14. my guess ,spline is stripped out ..if the safety...

    my guess ,spline is stripped out ..if the safety cover is removed from the inside you can verify that the intermediate shaft is moving.. if the rubber coupler were bad, it would still turn the...
  15. While I do concour with the nose down retaining...

    While I do concour with the nose down retaining more cooling water to the engine side and not the exhaust , but I would not as this may also leave hotspots in the motor where air may be trapped.. It...
  16. that pipe doesnt get water till the end of the...

    that pipe doesnt get water till the end of the chamber, If I'm thinking about it correctly,...IMHO a 45% forward tilt should not let water go forward past the hump,thou moisture still in the system...
  17. 1+++ same here in florida... also clear your...

    1+++ same here in florida...
    also clear your engine after a run as cutlass describes above..
  18. you can tint the marine tex and use it as your...

    you can tint the marine tex and use it as your final coating/surfacer as its a 2 part epoxy perfect for this type of repair..(go online and look for marine tex..good stuff!!!)
    larger marine stores...
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    sounds to me your not getting fuel thru the...

    sounds to me your not getting fuel thru the system (clogged in tank filters)or is pulling air in some where... check your fuel lines for cracks and also your fuel gate valve..
    check your pulse line...
  20. yes fiber glass it first if its not SMC (sheet...

    yes fiber glass it first if its not SMC (sheet molded composite).. get marine tex for the final outer repair,tinting it yourself with gelcoat tint..
    being purple you' ll probly need to custom mix...
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    read the GP bible by PISTONWASH, should still be...

    read the GP bible by PISTONWASH, should still be in stickys here in old school...there was 'kits' offered non O/E, but no longer..as posted above you could build one...read the bottom of CUTLASS or...
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    look for about 130-145 lbs compression if its a...

    look for about 130-145 lbs compression if its a stock motor..(less than 10-15% of 130 , youll need to rebuild the top end) readings should be within 10% of each other ...(power balance issues)...
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    If your really worried about its finding its way...

    If your really worried about its finding its way into the engine/hull , just install closeable ballcocks, one each on the cooling line and the bildge suction.. no more worries!!!, 'cept if you don't...
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    just clamp off the bildge scavange line as its...

    just clamp off the bildge scavange line as its usually the culprit to hull filling..
    on the 500, yami had lines teatherd high, up into the hull to stop this action ..remember to remove it after!!!
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    the "leaks" you are decribing are normal while...

    the "leaks" you are decribing are normal while on the hose.. water that would normaly be pressurized and cooling your engine is now being suppleyed by the hose,backfilling your system..thru gavity...
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