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    First, I don't know where this guy was, nor where...

    First, I don't know where this guy was, nor where he is now, went by the forum handle "handyman" ... as it's been several years since I saw his posts .... oh and looks like his domain site is now...
  2. Not going perfectly in a circle does not...

    Not going perfectly in a circle does not definitively say the bearing is gone. Sure, it very well could be... yet that symptom might also indicate the coupler alignment is out-of-spec..

    As far as...
  3. Their so-called "no questions" is actually for...

    Their so-called "no questions" is actually for them - not the consumer. And while the initial assumption is that their engines MUST be that good to back it up with a no-questions warranty - I say it...
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    Well, if "they" flip it and gas starts leaking in...

    Well, if "they" flip it and gas starts leaking in their shop floor, guess that's their problem. Hopefully "they" have dealt with this scenario before and know what to do.
    The oil... given a lengthy...
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    Glad you got it sorted-out. Thanks for posting...

    Glad you got it sorted-out.
    Thanks for posting up your resolution.
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    :-$ That's the fishing "Cooler", new for 2020.

    :-$ That's the fishing "Cooler", new for 2020.
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    Given the age and known history of that model......

    Given the age and known history of that model... investigate all 4 engine mounts. Not uncommon for them to separate which cause the engine to shift and mis-alighn on the mid-shaft coupler.

    Next...
  8. Be nice if you also have before and after RPMs to...

    Be nice if you also have before and after RPMs to give us as well.
    But I'm not even sure the ribbon-delete (RD) can give you 6MPH, much-less take it away!
    I do not know his to be fact, but...
  9. First, make sure those engine are really seized...

    First, make sure those engine are really seized or not.
    My advice : Stay far far far away from any cloned or re-manufactured engine - weak cheap junk (unless you have no morals and your goal is to...
  10. Sticky: Almost 2 1/2 pages of color-griping . . . if...

    Almost 2 1/2 pages of color-griping . . . if that's the only beef on the 2020's, guess you could say Yamaha, as a solid platform, is doing a great job??
    Me? I won't own a black/dark ski here in FL....
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    4-Stroke Referencing your diagram, part #1 is mounted...

    Referencing your diagram, part #1 is mounted inside the hull. It is suspend just forward of the seat, approximately under the glove box. If you lift off the seat, reach your hand forward and up...
  12. There was another thread on here of recent by The...

    There was another thread on here of recent by The Watercraft Journal on high hours . . .
    Basically, my mindset is that the whole "total hours" as it relates to overall engine-health is largely a...
  13. Sure glad I didn't buy a bag of :lurk5: for this...

    Sure glad I didn't buy a bag of :lurk5: for this thread ... nothing like not being able know the ending !!

    Yeah, look at the bright-side ... whomever bought it, we gots 4-pages of preliminary...
  14. Re-reading back over this thread, there is yet...

    Re-reading back over this thread, there is yet another thing that could both hinder top-speed AND hole-shot performance . . . and that is . . . are you 100% certain the throttle actually is opening...
  15. I'm still :smt017 on the part about rolling the...

    I'm still :smt017 on the part about rolling the craft and ingesting water risks ?? Doesn't that craft have a tip-over safety cutout switch? Filter or no filter, the ECU (inverted switch or lanyard)...
  16. Never seen the bypass on the motor itself... more...

    Never seen the bypass on the motor itself... more like inside the filter. Depending on brand, most incorporate a pressure-relief bypass - hince better to get dirty oil than no oil philosophy.
  17. "good to go" in my social circles. Reality is...

    "good to go" in my social circles.

    Reality is : you've got varying degrees of advice here, from varying degrees of technical professionalism, what's at stake ($$), level of acceptable risk,...
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    Well.... could be a simple as a stuck-open...

    Well.... could be a simple as a stuck-open (exhaust) valve, or as catastrophic as a thrown rod - less you already know what’s wrong with it. Metal, water, rust, a marine environment . . . a stuck...
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    Due to its non-conductivity is exactly why it is...

    Due to its non-conductivity is exactly why it is not officially recommended to be applied directly to electrical connectors (terminal pins etc...).
    Now this goes with a gain of salt, because really...
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    I saw the speed thread too, but even if having a...

    I saw the speed thread too, but even if having a mis-fire (which doesn't seem to be the case) it wouldn't sum up to a measurable amount of gas in the oil. True that the fuel would have been un-burnt,...
  21. ^^^ Kinda agree with the above. Oil ports and...

    ^^^ Kinda agree with the above. Oil ports and passages are all pretty much down-stream of supply filtration - which looks to have done its job. The only reservation I have... is if that oil-filter...
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    First let me say what an unfortunate tragedy for...

    First let me say what an unfortunate tragedy for the boy and the family.



    ^^^ Yes, this !

    Not long after becoming a first-time PWC owner did I abandon the wrist strap. It's only reinforced...
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    :facepalm: got lazy .... and just named mine the...

    :facepalm: got lazy .... and just named mine the same name as the reg numbers.


    But seriously (maybe not), boats - yeah, but PWCs - uhh???
    The state of FL does not legally recognize my craft at...
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    BLASTER 1 . . . . so, what's the larger brass...

    BLASTER 1 . . . . so, what's the larger brass fitting attached to a black hose that seems to route forward under the engine? DIY oil tap??


    Rollerdog - It's even worse !
    There have been...
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    Yup, great example of what my post above was...

    Yup, great example of what my post above was saying ... one can do this with 100% OEM parts.
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