06-22-2010, 05:14 PM #1
- Join Date
- Jun 2010
Is a 95 SLX 780 Project Ski wothwhile??
Considering a project ski to get back into the sport. Last PWC I had was a 92 or 93 SL650 a LONG time ago. Looking buying a broken ski to keep my investment down and to hopefully rebuild the unit into a reliable machine that I know inside and out. Any finding a lot of SL750s and one 95 SLX780. The SL750s don't excite me too much, but is the 780 a bettet machine? I am looking at paying roughly $ 300 or less and it probably has a broken rod. That means $ 300 min + gaskets to fix. Worst case $ 700 for a short block. Is this too much money? How fast are these things? How fast CAN they be? What other Machines should I consider?
I know I am asking alot. Need advise and this appears to be the place to get it.
06-22-2010, 05:21 PM #2
- Join Date
- Jul 2007
- near Toronto, Canada
The SLX780 is a fun machine. Strong acceleration, fun handling. Top speed somewhere in the 50's.
Broken rod means the crank shaft must be rebuilt. A short block rebuild is probably the way to go, unless you want to do all the engine work yourself.
There will be other things that need attention on a fifteen year old PWC.
Have a look here;
Polaris Fuji (blue) engine
06-22-2010, 05:29 PM #3
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