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    given the HP per cylinder potential and the...

    given the HP per cylinder potential and the slightly anemic oil capacity compared to the 15f motor I would say an oil cooler is a must.

    One of my favorite service sales line is:

    dude, if your...
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    oops sorry, meant to say intercooler....just...

    oops sorry, meant to say intercooler....just finished quoting the same year ski with a blown head gasket

    pressure test it, but get that milky oil out there as soon as possible, use some cheap...
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    needs a head gasket

    needs a head gasket
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    the oil fill cap from a 74...

    <sarcasm mode on>

    the oil fill cap from a 74 pinto is an exact match, but that one is $29

    Seriously, $16.49 is a GIFT considering how old the ski is and what those caps typically sell for. I...
  5. the ecu will beep bitch now and then if it can't...

    the ecu will beep bitch now and then if it can't talk to the console but afaik, the ski will run normally
  6. the xp uses slightly larger fuel lines ( 5/16 v...

    the xp uses slightly larger fuel lines ( 5/16 v 1/4) then other seadoos, that's why the fuel valve and other bits are pricey

    not sure exactly what might happen if you go with the 1/4 inch lines
    ...
  7. kinda of a toss up as far as I'm concerned, the...

    kinda of a toss up as far as I'm concerned, the next guy to get in there will be unhappy if the pin is missing or if you leave the pin in and drill a new hole, massive confusion about what to do.
    ...
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    float arm is jammed. Likely it's retaining screw...

    float arm is jammed. Likely it's retaining screw wasn't installed properly and backed off, or the same with the seat retainer screw

    be careful or you'll burn it to the ground. flush the hull like...
  9. out of curiosity, what did the magic wand cost...

    out of curiosity, what did the magic wand cost ya?

    btw a common problem on the 05 when the battery is left out for too long
  10. read it again, it covers everything you need to...

    read it again, it covers everything you need to know.

    once you get the encoder wheel in the right spot it will fire right up

    given the questions about the rebuild I'd suggest pulling the...
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    is the price right? I'd get a compression...

    is the price right?

    I'd get a compression check at the minimum

    heated garage a bit of a plus, but there might be a fuel pump issue if it's still on the second tank of gas :-)

    I'd have a shop...
  12. two tips: 1-don't beach it. nothing good ever...

    two tips:

    1-don't beach it. nothing good ever comes of that. Especially if the ski has IBR
    2-the ski has likely had some bottom or hull repairs which makes it not track straight, lots of...
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    for reference, at full throttle you can expect to...

    for reference, at full throttle you can expect to burn 16gal/hour on flat water
  14. http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=22341...

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=223410&highlight=GSS342BX

    that covers the bits you need to replace the fuel pump, including the filters

    I've used these pumps with success in the...
  15. looks like you'll need a half a dozen cans of PB...

    looks like you'll need a half a dozen cans of PB blaster/fogging oil just to get started

    the throttle bodies might be junk

    I'd throw a scanner on them just to see what error are sitting in the...
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    yeah, I'm in the market for one too. I'm...

    yeah, I'm in the market for one too. I'm officially too old to be doing the preztel dance working on some of these trailers with two skis on them

    I just did two blowers on some 05's and I swore...
  17. check the hose connections going to the heat...

    check the hose connections going to the heat exchanger. the oem spring clamps are crap and with salt exposure they are likely to let go. need some norma clamps for those

    crappy area to work. The...
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    I believe Mr. igor is actually looking to buy an...

    I believe Mr. igor is actually looking to buy an 07 215 ecu, that should lessen the pain to get the correct ecu for your current need

    check the classified, he bumped it a couple of days ago
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    uggh//it's an IS? hit it a few more times with...

    uggh//it's an IS?

    hit it a few more times with the flush, three minutes at a time, a ten minute rest and again, pulling the deck isn't an easy job unless you have a fully equipped shop

    you must...
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    welcome to GH! do a heavy flush, you got...

    welcome to GH!

    do a heavy flush, you got coarse sand into the jetpump (beaching with an IBR is a big no no) and that has plugged up some of the ports in the exhuast pipe

    use a good hose and...
  21. I'd be happy to drop the $60+ not to have to deal...

    I'd be happy to drop the $60+ not to have to deal with an oil flooded engine, again
  22. by the way, if you do have to split the hull,...

    by the way, if you do have to split the hull, take my little bit of advice.....

    use some masking tape across top and bottom of hull for alignment and cut it with a razor where the hull splits.
    ...
  23. Go with the magent for a while splitting the hull...

    Go with the magent for a while splitting the hull is a bit of a pain but does have the upside of you giving the various clamps and fasteners the once over
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    likely if that is actually the correct key that...

    likely if that is actually the correct key that your dess post has taken a dump. pretty typical on older models.

    clean the post with a scotchbrite pad and examine the inside of the key to assure...
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    go to an auto parts store and get some vacuum...

    go to an auto parts store and get some vacuum port plugs. use some safety wire to keep them in place
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