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    I'm kind of a big deal SeanCucf's Avatar
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    Horrid Rattle....

    So, my GTX has always had a rattle when out of water associated with the driveline. The RXP is the same way. I assumed it was just normal, being that they both sounded the same. I assumed it was a lack of resistance. But, this past weekend I was parked next to two new RXP's and when they were pulled out of the water there was no rattle. Is there something that I can do about this or is this something others have?? Both flywheels greased and the GTX just had new pump oil and a wear ring installed w/ the rattle still present....


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    If everything mechanical is sound, then the drive shaft to prop is making the noise. it is normal...PR...

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    I'm kind of a big deal SeanCucf's Avatar
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    awesome...that was my UN-educated guess, but I wanted to be sure. I guess the new ones just had newer, non-wore tolerances. thanks....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanCucf
    awesome...that was my UN-educated guess, but I wanted to be sure. I guess the new ones just had newer, non-wore tolerances. thanks....
    It is the prop rattling on the drive shaft (I think), and is normal

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    my brother's 03 gtx-sc had the rattle with the stock prop, we put a solas on and the rattle went away. My 04 rxp with stock impeller makes the sound, i never even worried about it, it's normal. Unless you are an ocean rider you really don't have to run it out of the water.

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    me=ocean....99.9%

    thanks all......never want to ASSUME rattles are normal. Makes a thread so much different; "you ran it with______ going on?"

    never questioned it till I heard the new ones.....

    thanks for putting this to rest

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    Quote Originally Posted by miketrin
    my brother's 03 gtx-sc had the rattle with the stock prop, we put a solas on and the rattle went away. My 04 rxp with stock impeller makes the sound, i never even worried about it, it's normal. Unless you are an ocean rider you really don't have to run it out of the water.
    Mike: the Solas has a way better nose cone and helps cushion absorb the sound...PR...

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    i have a horrible rattle IN the water. i thought it was the drive shaft/prop thing but i pulled the pump, greased it up, and didnt help any. its drivin me nuts.

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    i have a horrible rattle IN the water. i thought it was the drive shaft/prop thing but i pulled the pump, greased it up, and didnt help any. its drivin me nuts.
    Mike, this is in your new ski?...PR...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mxl16
    i have a horrible rattle IN the water. i thought it was the drive shaft/prop thing but i pulled the pump, greased it up, and didnt help any. its drivin me nuts.
    If it does not rattle WORRY!

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