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    RIVA valvetrain upgrade installation with RIVA tool

    I have to hand it to RIVA. This tool they come up with makes it a snap

    I started installing the RIVA valve train upgrade kit on Careys ski tonight. Its pretty easy with this tool. Im going to pick up a small magnet to help with the keepers tomorrow so i can finnish the rest of them.

    I can't wait to rev this thing to 8500 and see what i get out of it
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    Will work on YOUR ski for FREE! GeoRXT's Avatar
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    Must be nice to be able to do something like that on your own.....Are there jet ski mechanic courses around....?

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    Geo, we all start somewhere bro. The instructions are easy to follow. I have confidence that you would be able to tackle something like this. Whats best, you have this forum to fall back on for help. There are lots of good people here willing to help out and answer questions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Hulk View Post
    Geo, we all start somewhere bro. The instructions are easy to follow. I have confidence that you would be able to tackle something like this. Whats best, you have this forum to fall back on for help. There are lots of good people here willing to help out and answer questions.
    I can back this up myself, im olny 19, ive never owned a jet ski before my rxp ive olny owned it for 4 months and ive done all the mods in my signature by myself and the main reason i was able to the mods was because of this forum.

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    Great job bro!

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    If you added up all the mph gained from this forum it would be in the hundreds

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeoRXT View Post
    Must be nice to be able to do something like that on your own.....Are there jet ski mechanic courses around....?
    I would recommend hanging out with someone that is a good mechanic. Doesn't matter if they work on lawnmowers or airplanes, you can learn how to be competent and thorough from anyone. I started on bicycles when I was 6 and learned basic mechanical stuff from my father and grandfather growing up. Then after I learned how to do something mechanical and almost always get it right, older and more experience buddies taught me a lot too. And of course read, read, read when learning how to modify stuff, but that comes later. Never think "doing it this way is good enough" because that always means there is a better way to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTXX View Post
    Never think "doing it this way is good enough" because that always means there is a better way to do it.
    This is very True when you half ass things chances are something will go wrong with that part. Just because you dont have something at the time doesnt mean you should "deal with what you have" wait untill the next day get the right part and put it together right. You might not get problems right when you do it "good enough" but eventually they will come. Just like Murphys law:

    "Anything that can go wrong, will."

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    IF that Murphy wasnt always drunk, maybe so many things would not have gone horrible for him

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    Thumbs up

    This forum has gotten me out of quite a few delimas. I need to get Riva`s tool and kit. I ride the limiter and feel this is just a durability fix. I need this kit!

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