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    Buying my first Sea Doo

    Hello all! I'm hoping you can help me out. It's kind of short notice, but I found 2 different Sea Doos for sale and am looking for advice on which one to buy and which one would be easier on the wallet later on when it comes to parts. I am in the middle of a brand Y build right now. Never owned a Sea Doo before so I figured go to the people who know their stuff.

    #1 1998 GSX Ltd. https://springfield.craigslist.org/boa/5756240299.html

    #2 2000 GSX RFI https://springfield.craigslist.org/boa/5775154556.html

    I would think that the 98 would be the clear winner here, but I imagine I will need to go thru carbs if it sat that long. Or would the RFI be a better system to own? I work on my own junk. Cars, GoKarts,Bikes,my other ski, I'm just not a PWC tech, and I know very, very little about the brand. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

    Mario


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    I personally would not by either. I would look for a carbureted 800. The 951 is a great Engine when set up properly, but can have reliability issues if neglected.

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    See? That is why I joined Greenhulk! Just curious. What year range are the carbureted 800's?

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    96-97 in the GSX, 96-97 in the xp, 96-97 in the GTX, 97-99 in the SPX.

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    Awesome! Thanks a bunch!

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