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    best way to blow $4000?

    I have been searching around on this forum as well as a few others for a few weeks now but I still have some unanswered questions I am hoping to figure out. I have a 06í RXP, which I have been toying around with the idea of racing, or at least modifying it to increase performance and top end speed. Up until a few days ago I was just about ready to order a RIVA stage II kit and go from there, but now I am under the impression that their may be a few better alternatives for the same $, like PPG, or mixing and matching the best parts from a few different places to gain the best performance. I LOVE the idea of buying a complete kit and installing it, but is that my best option? I would still like to have a reliable seadoo (If there is such a thing), as I donít want to have something so extreme I am pulling the motor out every season to have it rebuilt. And as far as money, I am looking to spend in the ballpark of 2000-4000$, depending on what I can do for the most bang for my buck.
    PS feel free to kill me if this question is asked every other week and I have yet to find it under a search.
    Thanks for reading this long post!
    ~Rusty


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    Best way to spend 4G's? Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll.hit_it.gif I'm sorry I could'nt help myself!

    Rusty,
    You have come to the right place, welcome abord! I can't answer your question but many here who can. Take your time read what they have to say and I'm sure you will get the results you want. I'm sure the others will chime in here in no time. Best of luck!

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    id have to say become a drug addict

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    Quote Originally Posted by benny
    id have to say become a drug addict
    I did, its called speed.

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    Rusty, if i was setting up another ski and had $4000 to spend this is how i would do it:

    - Home made 4" air intake direct connected to Riva high flow hood for RXP
    - Riva Intercooler
    - Race Engineering Pro Block Off's
    - Thru hull exhaust kit
    - Riva Grate
    - Riva sponsons or Jet Wings sponsons if you really want to drop some $$$. The Jet Wings are amazing to say the least.
    - Solas 15/20 and send it to me for my "magic touch"
    - Rotax Racing SC impeller or wait for the Riva stage 3 SC housing and impeller to be released (later this month)
    - Rotax Racing ECU
    - Rotax Racing 42# injectors
    - Rotax Racing lightweight valve spring retainers with shims or wait for Rivas titanium retainers/spring package to be released (later this month)
    - Riva tool to install retainers without the need to remove the head
    - Oil catch can
    - Metal supercharger washers

    I have tested many combinations and the above mentioned will yield the best results and maintain reliability. Okay so i went over the budget a little, but i always do

    I sell all of the above thru my online store and offer a discount on the Riva items. I don't carry the Jet Wings sponsons, but they can be purchased from www.jetwings.com.

    Welcome to the forum!
    Last edited by Green Hulk; 09-08-2006 at 08:40 AM.

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    Jerry ( OVER BUDGET) never

    Jerry are you going to stock the SC shims anytime soon?

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    Rob, im working on getting a big quantity of the shims.

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    Thank jerry.Have you and the other half got over the weekend yet

    Let me know when the shims are in...

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    Yes, i finally got caught up on sleep

    I'll keep you posted on the shims.

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    Jerry, Good to see you this weekend glad to hear about the Green Hulk STAGE II kit looks like a good combination.

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