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    01 slx 1200 - the black one!

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    Picked it up in July and just got in as much riding as I could but it is time to pull the ski in for the season and need a list of performance upgrades for a winter project.

    From what I have read from you guys I think I have a short list of things to do but I would like your input on other upgrades and/or suggestions.

    High octane (pump gas) domes (when you buy them are they a direct replacment or do you have to modify?)

    Reeds (what do you recommend?)

    6 degree wedge

    Intake grate (already installed)

    Impellar (any suggestions over stock?)

    Anything else that would be an easy mod (without spending real big bucks)

    I want to keep it reliable but do want to go fast.

    I am planning on going thru everything and replacing anything that needs replacing (mounts, hoses, wires etc.) it doesn't have abunch of hours on it since new (a few hundred max - I know who had it) should I rebuild the top end?

    Any help would be great!


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    Mine had 270+ hours on the motor with no problems...I am rebuilding it because the engine will be out for a while so it seems like a good time...Otherwise i wouldn't worry about it as long as compression is good, leak down in specs, etc...

    Do all your mods and then send it out ot have the stock prop tweaked back down into the 6700 range after you know what it turns with all the mods added...The stock prop will be faster than any aftermarket prop you choose as long as it is tweaked for the proper RPM band...

    Do the CDI along with the domes...limited spec

    Go with the V-Force 3 Reeds...Very, very nice parts...(600 HO RMK's fit)

    Will probably need to rejet along with those mods (fatten it up a little)...

    Also...get a extra stinger for the top of your pipe and play with slowly opening it up...You'll be suprised at the results (once you've done the other mods...it won't work on a stocker)...

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    HEY CHRIS I cant believe you forgot the most important part about the slx!!!!! the WATER BOX.... FORGIVE ME ON WHAT TYPE CHRIS WHAT KIND IS IT?

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    Welcome POSFIT.


    The all black one was one of my favorites.

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    See Eric what you don't understand is that in most places (the backwoods of North Florida not being one of those places)...a loud, jet engine sounding ski is a frowned upon thing and does absolutely nothing for our public image...

    Where you and I live it's almost a "must have" but that's the exception and not the rule...

    Besides from a budget standpoint there is absolutely no gain (maybe 20 rpms) in going to the aftermarket waterbox...

    Now that said...I wouldn't have one without it!!!

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    mods

    got a set of barely used carbon techs reeds,90.00 bones shipped.the 01 had the jetworks valve right???hows about a set of sleeper carbs???92 oct domes and a reprogrammed cdi will do wonders for takeoff,the 01slx had the good 202 prop,it's a keeper unless you want every little bit of top end speed and don't care that much about takeoff,i'd keep the 202 if it was me.if you ride mostly river a 5 wedge is the way i believe,if you ride the lake ocassionally i'd stay with the stock 4 , sponsons, sponsons, sponsons.they make a big difference on that hull type,i believe hot seat is the only one left on those.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hydrotoys
    Welcome POSFIT.


    The all black one was one of my favorites.
    My favorite too!

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    Umm, yah. Detailed pics.

    I want to have some decals made.
    Last edited by wetherby; 09-23-2006 at 06:32 PM.

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    The all black one was one of my favorites.[/quote]

    Did someone says pics? While this is not the one mentioned in this thread, I thought I'd post the only one I have of mine at the moment.
    Last edited by Screamin'SLX; 09-24-2007 at 06:20 PM.

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    If you would be so kind. I would like detailed pics of the decals. Prefferably with something to gauge the size.

    Thanks!

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