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    Remember the "Help a girl out" thread? Problem resolved!

    Well I know it's been a while since I last posted an update on the ongoing vibration problem with my 08 SHO... Remember this thread? http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/show...=115770&page=3
    Anyhoo! It has been in & out of Riva multiple times - Everything was checked & double checked, Pump, bearings, drive shaft was put on the V- blocks, engine realigned - you name it they did it! The problem still persisted, however it was intermittent - Yamaha stepped in and sent someone down from Orlando multiple times and the ski was tested every which way but wednesday!!! Inbetween times I was still riding it, albeit carefully... More problems cropped up, my display fogged up, my no wake /cruise assist crapped out after riding OS & then I noticed there was a little too much water when I took the drain plugs out, esp after OS riding. Last week my engine and gas tank was removed - the hull was filled with water, and lo & behold I had 5 breaks in my bond line, the worst of which were located right at the front of the hull... Problem found! Yamaha have stepped up to the plate good style, They are rebonding it, new rub rails, checking all internals and replacing anything damaged by excess / prolonged exposure to salt water, extended my war for another year FOC... and a few other things which I can't quite remember off hand!
    I have to say both Riva Service & Yamaha were 5 star & didn't think I was some crazy chick with a silly problem! They stuck by me & the ski & hopefully now this is the end of the saga!!!!!!
    Thank you guys for all of your help!


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    Egg Cell Ant !!!

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    lets see sea-doo stand behind their product like that (cough washers, cough cough)

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    WOW. Sounds like some awesome customer service. It's really hard to track down something like that. Glad it all worked out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHO-08 View Post
    I have to say both Riva Service & Yamaha were 5 star & didn't think I was some crazy chick with a silly problem!
    The jury is still out on that one girl JK
    Glad you got it all sorted out
    matt

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    I still would want a new ski if I rode in salt.

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    It's not the destination, it's the journey!! Rip'nTear SHO's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by hitman View Post
    WOW. Sounds like some awesome customer service. It's really hard to track down something like that. Glad it all worked out.

    Quote Originally Posted by KEYZBUM View Post
    The jury is still out on that one girl JK
    Glad you got it all sorted out
    matt


    Awesome Sammy.......lookin forward to seein ya rippin around in the water....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHO-08 View Post
    ...ongoing vibration problem with my 08 SHO...

    ...I had 5 breaks in my bond line, the worst of which were located right at the front of the hull... Problem found...
    How is the hull problem related to the vibration problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KEYZBUM View Post
    The jury is still out on that one girl JK
    Glad you got it all sorted out
    matt
    Was going to say something sarcastic Matt... then I remembered... you have met me! It's all true!

    Quote Originally Posted by krispaintballz View Post
    I still would want a new ski if I rode in salt.
    I tried... trust me!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rip'nTear SHO View Post



    Awesome Sammy.......lookin forward to seein ya rippin around in the water....
    Me too! Wont be long!

    Quote Originally Posted by K447 View Post
    How is the hull problem related to the vibration problem?
    With 5 breaks along the bond line, when riding OS & rougher conditions water was being forced into the hull from all sides, The worst breaks were right by the front of the hull, just by the nose cone, pump was doing its best to pump the water out - Where I ride when you come in it is a no wake zone, with excess water in the hull it made it unstable and vibrated- by the time I got to the island , water was most of the time gone when I looked under the seat. If I went straight to the marina (short ride) excess water poured out when I undid the plugs.

    Have to give Kudos Palmbeach Jessie had ridden my ski & nailed the problem straight away...

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    Awesome i was wondering about your ski the other day.Now I know its fixed

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