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    Please do! I have an old faded 2001 Yamaha SUV...

    Please do! I have an old faded 2001 Yamaha SUV that I'm planning to repaint the lower hull in gloss black. After that, I'm considering to add wetlander to the center/bottom.
  2. "To switch the speedometer display between...

    "To switch the speedometer display between kilometers and miles, push the "Volt/Hour" button for at least 1 second, within 10 seconds after the multifunction information center starts operating."
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    So reading your post, the first thing I thought...

    So reading your post, the first thing I thought is … why are you getting so hung-up on the DVM tests... Then I read you referring to the video – I watched that too, so yes, there’s no defacto-tests...
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    I'm guessing it wasn't a huge sheen, but...

    I'm guessing it wasn't a huge sheen, but certainly petrol (an oil derivative) can equally put a rainbow-like sheen on the water.
    Not familiar exactly with the EX line, although Yamahas typically...
  5. 100% correct ! Nothing to do with the shaft...

    100% correct !
    Nothing to do with the shaft seals - there are two seals aft and one seal forward on the shaft - and the seal's spring-supported lips resting on the shaft (keep it clean folks) will...
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    Neutral position. It's pure physics. Any "added"...

    Neutral position. It's pure physics. Any "added" deflection induce by the steering nozzle(left/right up/down) will proportionally take-away total trust output from the jet nozzle.
    That said, logic...
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    Yes. Basically every union from the transom/hull...

    Yes. Basically every union from the transom/hull to the nozzle needs a film of sealant. Yamaha calls for a specific OEM type, although myself an other have great luck with crankcase sealant like...
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    Yes on the veins. One more thought ... since...

    Yes on the veins.

    One more thought ... since the impeller was changed at one point, did the person whom changed it properly reseal the pump... who knows. If not, you could be...
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    Without gauging your willingness or aptitude for...

    Without gauging your willingness or aptitude for hands-on and how hands-on you’d be willing to get, owning a ski is indeed a learning process. It will come in-time, just take it a little by little,...
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    56 - 57 sounds a little slow for WOT and for...

    56 - 57 sounds a little slow for WOT and for stock. I'd stop focusing on engine performance enhancements, ribbon-deleted, etc.... when your issue is likely in the pump efficiencies.
    Since a...
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    OEM fuel assembly height measurement ?

    Okay, I've done some deep searching, can't find this info posted yet .... Does anyone have a spare Yamaha 4-stroke fuel pump assembly laying around, that they could get a couple of measurements for...
  12. Me too. Mostly I have it off because I tote a...

    Me too. Mostly I have it off because I tote a fishing rack on the back. Yet without the rack, I've been know to crack the valve just open enough for a small spray. Reason . . . since the coolant...
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    I never messed with the TTO tach, but what you...

    I never messed with the TTO tach, but what you describe is the biggest complaint. I understand there are things you could try (aka grounded backing pate) to gain a better signal. Try looking at this...
  14. Here a few points to keep in-mind: The oil...

    Here a few points to keep in-mind:

    The oil switch can and will toggle at idle speeds due to low rpms in the oil pump = lower pressures, and that is normal, yet the ski is per-programmed to ignore...
  15. Sticky: Absolutely not lifetime greased. Absolutely is in...

    Absolutely not lifetime greased. Absolutely is in the periodic maintenance schedule.

    "Intermediate Housing - Lubricate" (3-13 in my 2012 manual) :

    Initial 10 hour service
    Every 12 months or...
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    I thought I did a "how-to" on this already - yet...

    I thought I did a "how-to" on this already - yet I did not.
    Since mine is DIY, and this thread is mainly about the OEM system, I went ahead and posted a new thread over here :...
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    Foot-well drain mod - DIY

    I'm posting this in the Yamaha section, but this can likely be done on a verity of makes and models.

    I have an older Yamaha FXHO (2005 heavily modified over the years), and I got envious when...
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    Good job! I dropped a 1.8L NA in a 2005 FXHO hull...

    Good job! I dropped a 1.8L NA in a 2005 FXHO hull (see sig-line links), so I have an appreciation for the level of effort here.
    BTW, I really like the 1.8 over the MR1 any day! Plus more roomy in...
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    Equally glad for your safety, but is the context...

    Equally glad for your safety, but is the context here singular, as-in bucked just once, or is this consistently occurring?

    I'm no expert by far, but I agree with the above comment in that your not...
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    A leaf blower certainly does, and I have tried it...

    A leaf blower certainly does, and I have tried it ... but not very practical in-practice for my routine. I use a soapy sudsy premix solution to assist with salt elimination, followed by final fresh...
  21. Disconnect the servo armature from the bucket...

    Disconnect the servo armature from the bucket (left side - I think), then you can free-tilt the bucket by hand. Just make sure you support it with a firm grip, else it might unexpectedly fall into...
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    I don't store my ski like that, but I can...

    I don't store my ski like that, but I can personally say I really like the DIY drains I installed on my FX. It's been over a year and a half now, and much of the nuances I pointed out in my previous...
  23. Sticky: ^^^ Well, not totally disagreeing with you, but...

    ^^^ Well, not totally disagreeing with you, but kinda a moot comment as this thread has long since evolved. Aka, since the OP had originally opted to tap, there have been BOTH aftermarket fittings...
  24. Consider that area the lowest - aka most...

    Consider that area the lowest - aka most protruding point of the hull, susceptible to impact/strike, and beaching stresses.

    Definitely no polyester resin - aka typical fiberglass resin. As I've...
  25. http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=28206...

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=282061&p=3064625&viewfull=1#post3064625
    ^^^ The guy in post #4 has done half a dozen or more of these conversions: mr1 & 1.8L. I think he was looking...
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