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    How to Remove broken reverse nut from my Seadoo

    Hi all,

    I just thought I would share this. My 2005 Seadoo RXT Was taking on water. after I got the ski on the trailer I discovered that the reverse nut broke ( Piece of Sh**t Plastic ) with the threads still inside. After trying all kinds of things ( screwdriver, needle nose pliers, picks, etc. ) PAIN IN THE ASS to work in that small deep space. I finally had this idea and it worked like a charm. I took a piece of 1/2" PVC pipe and sanded it down to a slight taper and checked fitment into the broken plastic nut. Once I was satisfied with the fit, I put some PVC glue around the end of the pipe and pushed it into the hole ( ran the reverse cable through the pipe ) I waited about 2 minutes for the glue to dry and twisted the broken nut out. The total cost of the Pipe and the glue was just over $5.00. I order the aluminum replacement nut ( reverse also ) Here are some picks:

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ID:	362579Supplies. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	362580Sanded pipe with taper. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	362581 Bam! Done!


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    cool!

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    You sir are a genius!

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    Cool trick!

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