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    No, I haven't gone to the dark side...well maybe just a foot!

    No, I'm still a die-hard Polaris guy but some of you have noticed that I've been posting over in the Yami section because I recently picked up an extremely fast Yamaha GPR...almost goes 90mph...yes that's right, 90mph! Why you ask, well to be frank...because of the speed! I don't have the money in order to even think about, if it could even be done, and get a Polaris watercarft to reach that kind of speed...especially compared to what I ended up paying for this GPR. So that's all there is to it...of course I'm going to try a few things with it to see if I can get more out of it as 95mph sounds like a good number to me. I will continue spending plenty of time here in the ole Pol section!


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    Welcome to the Yamaha side and congratulations on your purchase

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    what did you get? how about some pics? and last how much did it cost you to get a ski that does 90+?
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    Just remember the GPR is the fastest ski on the planet and should be treated as such. Respect the hull and it will respect you. If you blink and forget to check the basics it will throw you for a loop. Be safe and respect the ride. I look forward to your results. PS we need to talk about Props when you start your tweaking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rizzo7883 View Post
    what did you get? how about some pics? and last how much did it cost you to get a ski that does 90+?
    RiZ
    It's an '06 GP1300R that has been converted to a carbed system with a 1456cc engine with gas exhaust valves and triple pipes...among other modifications. Cost...just under $7K ...that's after I sell off the double trailer that came with it. That's a little less than what my Virage TX project cost me and it's going to go almost 20mph slower!...but that Project had a little more reason behind it than just all out speed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beerdart View Post
    Just remember the GPR is the fastest ski on the planet and should be treated as such. Respect the hull and it will respect you. If you blink and forget to check the basics it will throw you for a loop. Be safe and respect the ride. I look forward to your results. PS we need to talk about Props when you start your tweaking.
    And I will respect it!

    I'll be knocking on your door before I do anything to the prop...I hear Yamis don't respond the same way as do most others.

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