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    Expansion pipe bolts are a PITA. Pry the...

    Expansion pipe bolts are a PITA. Pry the fiberglass away from the pipe with a piece of wood. Don't over do it and crack the glass. It will give enough to remove the bolts. Same thing for...
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    Welcome to the Hulk. Can I see the other 2...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Can I see the other 2 piston domes please?

    What does the CEN cylinder head look like?

    Was there any material left in the engine case from the previous piston failure?
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    Should be one on each end of the drive shaft.

    Should be one on each end of the drive shaft.
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    Welcome to the Hulk. Make sure those water...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Make sure those water lines and the hose fittings are clean and clear.

    If that water line gets clogged up, good chance you will have EMM damage.
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    Keep an eye on your piston wash and she should...

    Keep an eye on your piston wash and she should run for a very long time. Neglect it, and it will come back to bite you
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    Make sure the bumpers are installed on both ends...

    Make sure the bumpers are installed on both ends of the driveshaft.
  7. Where's the fun in that? Just pretend you're...

    Where's the fun in that? Just pretend you're disarming a bomb in a movie.

    There used to be a rental tool on here. Not sure if that is still going on or not?

    Try this
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    Tie the ski down to the trailer or to something...

    Tie the ski down to the trailer or to something solid.

    Start the engine and adjust one low speed adjuster for highest idle RPM.

    Adjust the throttle stop screw to bring the RPM back to spec.
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  9. I wonder why you would have to turn it on it's...

    I wonder why you would have to turn it on it's side? All SL's had 10 gal fuel tanks and I've gotten them out of mine. (the 1992 and 1993 SL 650 had an extra rib in the hull that made it impossible) I...
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    When I did my 650 to 750 conversion using the 750...

    When I did my 650 to 750 conversion using the 750 CDI, the 650 magneto did work for a while. it did eventually fail though. So the analog VS. digital thing wasn't a problem except for reliability. At...
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    MFD doesn't have limp mode on the 750. What...

    MFD doesn't have limp mode on the 750.

    What you were experiencing was running out of gas. ):
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    650's used analog signal magneto and CDI's while...

    650's used analog signal magneto and CDI's while the 780 used digital signal. I wonder if that has something to do with no spark issue?

    If you want to try running it with the 650 elec system...
  13. Can you pull the tank out through the hood if you...

    Can you pull the tank out through the hood if you remove it? It's not easy, but I can normally get them out
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    If you have 780 cyls, you would have to have the...

    If you have 780 cyls, you would have to have the 780 exh manifold because the 750 and 650 wouldn't fit.

    Tough to say what's going on without knowing the specifics of the engine. 780 uses the same...
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    FS - Parts Lots of elec problems lately. Anyone need this?

    Lots of elec problems lately. Anyone need this?
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    Welcome to the Hulk. Did you buy this ski...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Did you buy this ski running?

    780 cyls and exhaust manifold are completely different from the 650. As well as the magneto and CDI.

    We're having a rash of aftermarket...
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    Welcome to the Hulk. Not saying it's your...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Not saying it's your problem, but sometimes when the magneto is failing it gets warm and gets weak. Might be time for a new one.

    Have you tried cutting the spark plug wires...
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    Yes, wide open throttle during compression test...

    Yes, wide open throttle during compression test will make a difference.

    Fully charged and strong battery will too.

    Yes, a 1994 and 1995 750 magneto will work in a 780. The 1993 750 used analog...
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    No idea what that means either. Make sure the...

    No idea what that means either.

    Make sure the jet pump wedge is installed correctly. The thin part at the top and the thick part on the bottom.
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    Welcome to the Hulk. Sorry, I cannot help you...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Sorry, I cannot help you with locating a reliable magneto. We've been finding a few of the aftermarket ones are not working

    90 PSI is pretty low, but to have all 3 the...
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    Of course the generic version won't be an exact...

    Of course the generic version won't be an exact replacement for the Virage set up. You'll need to be creative to make it work
  22. Welcome to the Hulk. Nice find there. We...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    Nice find there.

    We need more pics.

    As mentioned, everything fuel related will need to be replaced/cleaned/inspected. Seriously....

    DO NOT go riding them WOT until...
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    Sounds like it. You can easily inspect the...

    Sounds like it.

    You can easily inspect the thermostat. No gaskets needed as the housing is O ring.

    Drop the thermostat into some hot water and see what temp it opens up at. Supposed to be...
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    Not sure what ski you're asking about? Most...

    Not sure what ski you're asking about?

    Most likely you need to remove the jet pump to replace the cooling tube
  25. Welcome to the Hulk. The water actually exits...

    Welcome to the Hulk.

    The water actually exits the engine via the cooling rail on the top of the engine.

    I assume you broke the plastic piece that the hose is attached to. There's 2 allen bolts...
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