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    SuperJim Modded ride plate or Wedge?

    What are the differences between the wedge and having someone mill my plate? I was thinking while I had my ski down for the winter I might upgrade the impellor, remove two bars from the intake grate, polish the pump... maybe a alpha boost kit...

    I want, I want!


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    what exactly does milling the plate do to improve performance?

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    When just the rear of the ride plate is raised [by milling off the rear mounting feet] then the nose of the 'ski rises up. The Hondas are very nose heavy and nose-slam in the chop. I also shortened my plate to make my nose rise up even more. It really improves the ride.
    I did all of mine with my belt sander.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JRINJAX View Post
    When just the rear of the ride plate is raised [by milling off the rear mounting feet] then the nose of the 'ski rises up. The Hondas are very nose heavy and nose-slam in the chop. I also shortened my plate to make my nose rise up even more. It really improves the ride.
    I did all of mine with my belt sander.
    thanks for the info jr....im going to try to locate some before and after pics so i can get an idea of exactly what to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpolete35 View Post
    thanks for the info jr....im going to try to locate some before and after pics so i can get an idea of exactly what to do.
    Just don't remove too much metal on the rear feet. Some have and the bolt head pulled through the feet, causing the plate to tear off. I left about the thickness of a nickel and put a SS washer under the bolt head to make it stronger.
    It really makes it ride better in the chop.

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    milling ride plate

    Quote Originally Posted by JRINJAX View Post
    Just don't remove too much metal on the rear feet. Some have and the bolt head pulled through the feet, causing the plate to tear off. I left about the thickness of a nickel and put a SS washer under the bolt head to make it stronger.
    It really makes it ride better in the chop.

    JR hi new to jetskis do you have pics of the the plate before and after pic to show work done ...thanks Angel

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