Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1

    newbie here, yamaha gp800 guestion.

    I've got an 01 gp800 with a completely unsalvageable engine assembly, what options do I have? The cost of a new engine, carbs, stator, etc... far exceed what the ski is worth. Is swapping in a 1200 an easy endeavor as I've seen those engines more often, if so, what all do I need to change? Thanks for any help.


  2. #2
    You Cant swap to a 1200 different everything including motor mount locations in the hull. I have full electrical minus display with flywheel cover and stator. You could get yourself a SBT engine which is a short block and rebuild the carbs and be done. I can sell you all electrical with cover for a couple of hundred. Your engine can be totaled and SBT will accept it including major wholes in the block as a core. Find yourself a good set of carbs or rebuild and your set.. Carbs I sold already.

  3. #3
    They will take a core if its even corroded and falling apart? I thought it had to be rebuildable. I will keep you in mind for those pieces, I currently have my 95 seadoo xp for trade on craigslist for a complete gp800 engine, so maybe that will pan out, it not I'll have to sell it and buy an engine.

  4. #4
    SBT pretty much takes anything as long as all parts are there. I have reeds for it too if those are shot.

  5. #5
    Moderator OsideBill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    11,875
    +1
    30
    I have a nice set of carbs for an 800

  6. #6
    How much for the carbs? do they have the base plate on?

  7. #7
    If anyone hears of someone selling a good Gp800 engine, let me know please, Thanks

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. NEWBIE HERE: Found a 2001 Yamaha XL800
    By ik95 in forum Yamaha PWC Performance (2-stroke)
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 11-05-2013, 01:47 PM
  2. newbie here...engine knocking loudly on gp800!
    By matman115 in forum Yamaha PWC Performance (2-stroke)
    Replies: 36
    Last Post: 10-07-2013, 06:48 AM
  3. newby here with a gp800 and a sudden prob need help
    By silvercrxsir in forum Yamaha PWC Performance (2-stroke)
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 09-21-2011, 08:46 PM
  4. newbie here, 03 gtx SC exhaust??
    By lextoy in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 02-03-2007, 02:47 PM
  5. Newbie Here Sayin whats up
    By Gforce in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-02-2005, 09:50 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •