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    The water regulator on the waterbox is known for...

    The water regulator on the waterbox is known for having pinhole leaks in the diaphragm that render it essentially useless. You can remove the cap and look for water in the housing. Also you can...
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    2002 STX-R history

    All these recent threads about the 2002 STX-R have gotten my interest peaked about the history of this model ski. I also have a 2002 and it's my favorite ski. Still scares the crap out of me at...
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    pics of seat cover, very interested

    pics of seat cover, very interested
  4. They're a great ski and fully capable of keeping...

    They're a great ski and fully capable of keeping up with just about every 4 stroke out there for a fraction of the price...IF you're willing to take care of it properly.
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    as someone who has seen pictures of one of the...

    as someone who has seen pictures of one of the skis in question I can say without a doubt that they are 10000% worth fixing and enjoying for a fraction of the price of a new machine. i wish i had...
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    I have nothing to add other than if you want to...

    I have nothing to add other than if you want to sell one of them I might be interested, I live not far from LOZ.
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    Dealership stories

    Hi everyone, figured this would be the correct place to post this. I love my Polaris skis and am always on the lookout for stories about the history of these skis. Maybe we have some ex-Polaris...
  8. For you speedometer...since we were lucky to be...

    For you speedometer...since we were lucky to be blessed by the Kawasaki gods with a digital speedometer, there is a company named Candoo that makes GPS speedometer units that plug right into the...
  9. Thread: Rebuild kit

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    The crankshaft is virtually non serviceable aside...

    The crankshaft is virtually non serviceable aside from the outer seals and bearings if you know what you're doing. The inner bearings can be changed, but it takes a lot of specialized equipment and...
  10. Oh boy. I have one of these skis, a 2002 also. ...

    Oh boy. I have one of these skis, a 2002 also. I paid $800 for mine. They are great machines and very, very fast. Yours looks to be overall pretty clean for its age.

    My ski did not run when...
  11. Don't know if this will help you but when you...

    Don't know if this will help you but when you install the cylinders leave them loose and install the exhaust manifold to align everything. Then install the cylinder base nuts you can get to and...
  12. Thread: Stx f12

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    Intake off makes me think it was sunk and he was...

    Intake off makes me think it was sunk and he was trying to get the water out, or was trying to inspect for broken valves. Neither will be cheap or easy to fix.
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    Subscribed, because I have a 1200 in my virage...

    Subscribed, because I have a 1200 in my virage and i am amazed at how good it goes now stock and look forward to the day it's $300 ass blows the doors off other "superior" skis
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    There has recently been some revalations about...

    There has recently been some revalations about SES on several seadoo forums and on Facebook. Look up and join the Seadoo 2 stroke owners group. Don't join the official one; join that one that has...
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    I've also had good luck removing the sensor and...

    I've also had good luck removing the sensor and putting a bead of RTV around it putting it back in the tank, and installing a clamp around the neck where it goes.
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    might be some corrosion under it causing the ring...

    might be some corrosion under it causing the ring to bubble in that spot. I'd say replace it and you should be good to go. Since the impeller has to come out of the pump to do this I would also get...
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    the hoses attach to the nipples on the pump that...

    the hoses attach to the nipples on the pump that poke through the hull, run up to the top of the hull to a yellow 90 degree plastic elbow for each hose, then run back down to the bailers at the...
  18. Thread: 2018 line up

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    I'd still like to see a polytec hull GTi or GTX...

    I'd still like to see a polytec hull GTi or GTX with the 155 or a slightly bumped up version. I bet that would be a fun ski...not as fast as a supercharged one, but being lighter with the 155 it...
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    I just ordered a new wear ring and impeller,...

    I just ordered a new wear ring and impeller, there was quite a gap and some scuffing on the wear ring. Compared to my 96 GTi, which I rebuilt the pump on last year, which has very little clearance...
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    New owner - 2006 GTX 155

    I've been a member here for a couple of years, starting with the Polaris section and then making my way over to the 2-stroke Seadoo section. Today, I am happy to join you in the 4-Tec forum because...
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    Most likely it's the EMM, and it isn't just a...

    Most likely it's the EMM, and it isn't just a swap-and-run part. The injectors need to be programmed into the EMM since each injector has slightly different fuel flow rates that the EMM must know...
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    An update to this old thread of mine...after...

    An update to this old thread of mine...after diagnosing the EMM as why the ski wouldn't run, I sent it in for repair and received it last week. Installed it in the ski and it fired right up. Now...
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    Are you able to service the Ficht DI injectors?

    Are you able to service the Ficht DI injectors?
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    I bought an SBT reman crank for a Polaris Virage...

    I bought an SBT reman crank for a Polaris Virage 700 a year ago and it worked out great. I also have one of their 720 engines in my GTi that ran great last year, haven't started the season yet this...
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    Polaris and Kawasaki used Ficht setups on their...

    Polaris and Kawasaki used Ficht setups on their skis. I have an 02 Kawasaki STX 1100 DI that I just had the computer rebuilt for and it runs, finally. When the DI system is maintained (meaning the...
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