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    Piranha IC leaking

    After not using my ski for a year I changed the oil and coolant and went out for a ride. It was low on power so I came in and after looking around I found the IC leaking. Is this normal for a ski with low hours? What should I do about it? Go back to stock or put another one in?







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    Where is it leaking from?

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    There is a hole in the radiator. When the water side is pressurized you can hear it bubbling. I suspect it is not worth fixing. It seems to be very thin aliminum and will probabily leak again. What should I do to get back on the water. Is the fizzle better or should I go for the RR? I dont really want to dump alot of money in this right now.

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    You can get the XS style on ebay bro between 50-80 bucks. Search Air To Water intercooler.

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    Thanks for the low buck repair tip. Do you know if the XS will mount to the pirahna bracket or do I need to retrofit it?

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    Wasn't the piranha IC's cores supposed to be annodised to prevent corrosion? If so, then they all should be flushed
    real throughly to prevent corrosion.
    Letting one sit that had a little water intrusion , will corrode the core on it's outside too

    contact james (fizzle), and he may have one ready to ship now(just IC). Worth a shot

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    How do I prevent this from happening again. Should I take the IC out to dry it?

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    How do I prevent this from happening again. Should I take the IC out to dry it?
    Removing all of the water is ideal, but you can also fill it with antifreeze if you are storing it for a long period.

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    I tried starting it after I removed the ic and it only clicks the starter and says Sensor on the display? Is this another problem or a result of disturbing the intake path?

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    Pull the spark plugs out , and try to start it.....could be hydrolocked. Sensor could mean a wire is unplugged, or bad

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