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    Sticky: Sure two skiis would be nice, but hard to ride...

    Sure two skiis would be nice, but hard to ride two at the same time and really no need... :)

    The SVHO vs HO decision is more based on range and fuel consumption, mainly range as the season and...
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    Sticky: Are there any driving impressions/reviews...

    Are there any driving impressions/reviews available for the new GP1800R HO, better performance and midrange pull also on that one with the changes to the pump? As much as I want the power of the...
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    Sticky: I really like it, looks great. The Black/Red...

    I really like it, looks great. The Black/Red GP1800R HO looks amazing...

    From what I understand there are no changes to the actual hull design?
    Is there a RAM mount in those two circels at the...
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    Funny there are no leaked informationon the new...

    Funny there are no leaked informationon the new GP1800, Yamaha must be running a very tight ship ��
    Also very curious on the new GP1800. My wish list would be:
    - New dash with bigger screen than on...
  5. Stock most seem to be between 62-65 MPH, with...

    Stock most seem to be between 62-65 MPH, with some minor mods 65-68 MPH and some have managed upwards of 69 MPH from what I have read on this forum over the years. The numbers above include 2015-2019...
  6. Sticky: I can confirm that the Garmin 72dv also floats, I...

    I can confirm that the Garmin 72dv also floats, I hadnít snapped it in properly inte the quick release bracket and it came flying off in a wave, thought it would be going to the bottom of the sea...
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    I have a 16 VXR ( so heavier due to Nanoexcel 1...

    I have a 16 VXR ( so heavier due to Nanoexcel 1 vs 2 in your 2020) with the following mods:
    - ribbon delete
    - riva air filter
    - worx intake
    - Jimís cut ride plate

    Around 58 hours on it. I ran...
  8. Sticky: The VXR (GP1800 HO) has NanoExcel 2 hull...

    The VXR (GP1800 HO) has NanoExcel 2 hull (introduced on MY 2019) whereas the rest of the VX line has NanoExcel hulls.
  9. I put a GPS in front of the dreamometer and the...

    I put a GPS in front of the dreamometer and the 1984 Corvette dash so I donít have to look at it and can feast my eyes on a big beautiful gps char plotter and accurate GPS speed.:) Fuel level? Just...
  10. I have the Riva power filter and as stated it...

    I have the Riva power filter and as stated it cleans up the engine bay and it sounds pretty good. I did the ribbon delete, power filter and Jim’s plate at the same time so cannot say that the filter...
  11. My 2016 VXR did approx 63-63,5 mph without mods...

    My 2016 VXR did approx 63-63,5 mph without mods and brand new in cold weather. I then added Ribbon delete, Riva Power Filter and Jim's cut Rideplate and saw a best of 66,1 mph, that was with the...
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    I use a drysuit and wetsuit, the drysuit keeps...

    I use a drysuit and wetsuit, the drysuit keeps you warm and toasty and the advantage us that you can change what you wear underneath depending on outside temp. I also have one with built in latex...
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    Did you have any strap over the back of your ski?...

    Did you have any strap over the back of your ski? I made the mistake of having a strap across the back of my ski when flushing and the reversebucket goes down when you start and hit the strap. I...
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    Sticky: Any plans on testing the new GP1800R and VXR...

    Any plans on testing the new GP1800R and VXR grate vs the Riva and Worx? I have the Wirx on my VXR and if the new Yamaha grate is faster and has similar hookup, I am tempted to swap. My Worx corrodes...
  15. Thanks for the pictures! it is a very...

    Thanks for the pictures!

    it is a very beautiful ski :smt038:smt038
  16. Very interested in more information about the GPS...

    Very interested in more information about the GPS plate mount. Is the power supply pre-wired in the ski and do you attach the optional GPS-mount to any wire harness? What does the actual...
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    So there is a cut out in the 2019 FX as well,...

    So there is a cut out in the 2019 FX as well, hope there are no VX/GP issues with the new FX.

    The rubber drains seems like they will last one season. How is the drain routed, possible to clean...
  18. +1 for the above. especially the NMEA2000...

    +1 for the above.
    especially the NMEA2000 interests me as I am running Garmin GPS and it baffles me the NMEA2000 interface is not available on current skis. Since the engines in the FX have a...
  19. The FX looks great! The LCD is somewhat...

    The FX looks great! The LCD is somewhat disappointing since it does not feature GPS and 4,3” is tiny, that is iphone5 size. I run a 7” GPS on my VXR which is a good size if you want to navigate...
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    Since the GP1800R name seems confirmed and if the...

    Since the GP1800R name seems confirmed and if the power stays like today, then they should at least update some details on the R, meaning new intake grate, new ride plate and other performance...
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    I hope there is a new FX, then my beloved VXR has...

    I hope there is a new FX, then my beloved VXR has to leave room for one of those since the kids want to join my rides. I hope to see the following.

    - new dash with built in GPS
    - more and clever...
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    I have ’16 VXR and a friend has a ’17 FX HO and...

    I have ’16 VXR and a friend has a ’17 FX HO and for ocean riding the FX doesn’t make you work as hard for keeping the same speed. He seems to just cruise along more whereas I have to be more active...
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    I have the Worx grate on my 2016 VXR. It does not...

    I have the Worx grate on my 2016 VXR. It does not add any top speed on the contrary I estimate I have lost 0,5 mph with it. I hooks up good and is slightly better in chop, however I changed early...
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    Do people seal up the gap between the hull and...

    Do people seal up the gap between the hull and rideplate/intake grate, I mean trying to make the transition between the two smooth? Same thing for the little gap between the intake grate and...
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    Was hoping there is an easy way to connect the...

    Was hoping there is an easy way to connect the Garmin converter to the two pins, or rather into the connector for the wires that goes to the regular gauge. Will update when I know more. From what I...
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