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    Thinking about trading up?

    Hi everybody,im fairly new to the sport and i own a 2004 gp1300r.I have recently converted to premix so i dont have to worry about the oil lines comming off.My question is how long can a person go with one of these motors before a rebuild is needed.I have no engine mods besides the d-plate,wave eaters and couplers.I was thinking about trading it in for a 4 stroke,yamaha ofcourse because i want something that i can ride for along time without worrying about rebuilding it every 100 hours or so.My ski has about 70 hours on it right now.Any thoughts or comments are greatly appreciated,thanks.


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    IMO a stock motor should go well over 200hrs.

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    I was thinking about 400hrs, but it is all about how you care for and maintain your ski which will determine how long the motor will last before needing a rebuild.

    why not just keep the GPR hull and drop a 4stroke s/c motor from an RXP or a FX SHO? That way you get that 4 stroke performance and reliability with a smaller (and better looking IMO) hull?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smbstyle View Post
    why not just keep the GPR hull and drop a 4stroke s/c motor from an RXP or a FX SHO? That way you get that 4 stroke performance and reliability with a smaller (and better looking IMO) hull?
    Sure! It's cheap and really, really easy to do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fullboogie View Post
    Sure! It's cheap and really, really easy to do!

    LOL


    Very true... plug and play.

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