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    Monday's Road Trip

    It started out that my oldest daughter, Kirsten, and I were going to Lacrosse WI to buy a 94 SL 750 with trailer for my youngest daughter, Samantha. My older brother found out so he wanted us to go and check out a 8000 Ford Tractor not far from Lacrosse. Checked out the tractor first, got the guy down $600 in price, and bought it for my brother. Next stop Lacrosse. Told the guy that we'd be there Monday morning, and would call him when we got close to Lacrosse. Only got his answering machine on both phones, luckily we got off on the right exit when he called back. Managed to find his place without any problems. Ski and trailer look good for the money, so we paid him, hooked up the trailer to the Explorer and headed out. Next stop, Eagle River.
    I really wasn't looking for anything else, but since I found the ski on Craigslist I decided to see what else was in the area. Found a guy in Eagle River that had a bunch of performance parts, so I had called him mainly about the ride plates he had. I then got interested in the rest of the parts he had. He said he'd sell me the engine for $200, pipes for $250, and everything else he had for another $200. Went to Eagle River and found his place, nice guy, very talkative. Didn't really know what he had, but just wanted to get rid of it.
    I unloaded the Explorer this morning and did a compression test on the engine. Mag cylinder #185, center cylinder #188, pto cylinder #190. I don't think this one will run on pump gas. lol. We then took a bunch of pictures. The engine only came with on carb. I took it off and measured it, 46mm, nice looking carb. I got to thinking about that it might have a light weight flywheel, so I took off the cover. Sure enough, it's an aluminum flywheel. No markings. I pulled off the coolant rail and one head and I was amazed at what I found. Someone had machined the jug down to expose the sleeve and had an O ring to seal it. It had also machined the stock head to accept the protruding sleeve and O ringed the head, no head gaskets. Also looks to be freshly bored 1mm over. The cylinders also have a very nice porting job done to them.
    Does anyone know who did this type of engine work? This is a 93 750 engine. Also, does anyone know where I could get two more of these carbs? Looks like it could be a good project. This is going to be my wife's mother's day gift. She's very excited. Here are some pics.
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    Very GOOD deal

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    nice find
    even has a light weight bed plate
    sweet score bro

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    that is a freakin awesome deal man!!!!! sweet!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton G View Post
    . Someone had machined the jug down to expose the sleeve and had an O ring to seal it. It had also machined the stock head to accept the protruding sleeve and O ringed the head, no head gaskets. Also looks to be freshly bored 1mm over. The cylinders also have a very nice porting job done to them.
    Does anyone know who did this type of engine work? This is a 93 750 engine. Also, does anyone know where I could get two more of these carbs? Looks like it could be a good project. This is going to be my wife's mother's day gift. She's very excited. Here are some pics.
    The pipes are by PSI. They also did engine work,but I do not know if they did your engine. xlint and Kedanno have PSI boats.

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    I had a set of those cylinders. Mine was done by B&P. Betty and Pete Verona.

    http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/show...ighlight=betty

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    I think I saw those pipes on ebay for sale and exlint said, in the pic, it was missing some pipe. not sure what pipe and it this is the same deal that I saw. Maybe he can check it out and tell yA great deal.. I like the lightened bed plate. thats sweet!

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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    Wow, looks like you found an old race ski for sure.....

    Looks to be a total loss ignition. (non charging)

    Triple pipes are complete. The duct tape around the seams of the CEN one concerns me.

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    Are you on american pickers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by xlint89 View Post
    Wow, looks like you found an old race ski for sure.....

    Looks to be a total loss ignition. (non charging)

    Triple pipes are complete. The duct tape around the seams of the CEN one concerns me.
    the duct tape is probrably on there where they rub against each other ???

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