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  1. The cap for the CB shaft has an 0'ring around it...

    The cap for the CB shaft has an 0'ring around it for sealing. That small chip is OUTSIDE the o'ring.........luckily, another non-issue.


    By the way, some of the best mechanics are...
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    Use the 6 holer and call it a day.

    Use the 6 holer and call it a day.
  3. I've noticed misfiring on most 4 strokes after 20...

    I've noticed misfiring on most 4 strokes after 20 hours (depending on time frame)OR....even just after a winter nap! Seems if the machine is ridden 40 hours in one season then it's not an issue. But...
  4. The head shell is a very thin cast piece. Welding...

    The head shell is a very thin cast piece. Welding might warp it if not done carefully, worth a shot.
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    Sounds like it was done correctly. Got any pics...

    Sounds like it was done correctly. Got any pics of the process?
  6. How much for a good MSX cylinder and piston?

    How much for a good MSX cylinder and piston?
  7. Any competant welder with a good TIG setup can...

    Any competant welder with a good TIG setup can fix that no problemo. Should be around $120 tops.Then grind/reshape with a dremel and a carbide burr.

    HINT.....a lot of guys have nice setups in...
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    It's an Ultra 250x going through a quart of oil...

    It's an Ultra 250x going through a quart of oil an hour...........cracked piston.
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    My first questions would be......Where did the...

    My first questions would be......Where did the oem water seperator/fuel filter go? And, What type of inline fuel filter is it?......paper is a no-no.
  10. Flywheel......file those flush and don't worry...

    Flywheel......file those flush and don't worry about it.
    PTO......I see (and have made) pipe wrench marks plenty. A non issue.
    RAVE gasket surface gouge. You can use a flat file or stone on the...
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    Carbon dust is organic based. Try some simple...

    Carbon dust is organic based. Try some simple green, it's great on most organics.
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    Ohm the stator 'charge' coil while cold, then...

    Ohm the stator 'charge' coil while cold, then again while hot. You can also backprobe the connector while running it to check AC voltage output. It sounds kind of like you might have a charge coil...
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    I can tell you from my limited wake jumping...

    I can tell you from my limited wake jumping experience......keep the belly flops to a minimum. You want to land a bit nose up. The pump will break the water and the machine will land softly. Let off...
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    I commonly see compression come up 10-15psi after...

    I commonly see compression come up 10-15psi after proper break-in.
  15. Something else is going on. Maybe dirty...

    Something else is going on. Maybe dirty injectors, faulty IAC or TPS, or something internally like bad valve seals (leakdown test). After it fowls a set post some up close shots so we can see what...
  16. What he said. The only fuel injected 2...

    What he said.

    The only fuel injected 2 stroke that can be premixed is the 1300 GPR bacause the fuel injectors are at the air intake and the whole engine will still get lubed.

    When the fuel...
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    Wait.........are you thinking a GTX could...

    Wait.........are you thinking a GTX could actually 'jump' a wave? .........Maybe if they're breaking 4ft plus (ocean)....on freshwater, no way.
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    I also use that technique to fill the carbs after...

    I also use that technique to fill the carbs after a cleaning or overhaul.
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    Don't rev it, pull the choke and use the choke to...

    Don't rev it, pull the choke and use the choke to keep the idle down until the carbs fill with fuel. They commonly do that right after a carb overhaul cause the carbs are dry. If the choke doesn't...
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    120psi is what I see on most 66v engines in good...

    120psi is what I see on most 66v engines in good shape. Low hours are great, BUT....it's the age that kills these. One of those oil lines could pop off literally any minute!!! I have a pretty clean...
  21. I doubt that's a nick. That's right about where...

    I doubt that's a nick. That's right about where one of the screws goes that holds the ring. Probably just got drilled all the way through.....it's a non issue.
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    When it started getting good.....

    2003, Seadoo released the GTX Limited Supercharged with 185hp!!! A customer of mine just bought these matching twins from an older fellow. They need a good detailing as they've been sitting unused...
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    Bad news bubba.....the rear shaft bearing seized...

    Bad news bubba.....the rear shaft bearing seized up and snapped that shaft. Also looks like it ruined the SC housing. You'll need to pull the engine so you can remove the PTO housing and find the...
  24. Just do like all my customers and don't maintain...

    Just do like all my customers and don't maintain anything 'til it breaks, lol!!
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    The one directly under the air compressor returns...

    The one directly under the air compressor returns to the oil tank. You'll probably need to clean the oil out of all the RAVE tubing too........and don't forget to hook that up BEFORE the engine is...
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