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    Question about flushing your ski after being in fresh water?

    Hey Greenhulk Peeps!

    Quick question, who does and doesnt flush their ski after going in fresh water?
    Just curious thats all.. Would slightly dirty water cause any dramas?

    Also, when I flush my ski I make sure there is no more water left in there by turning off the hose and giving it a few squirts until uit runs dry. Someone told me that it is bad to leave your ski without water in it? Is this true or BS?

    Cheers


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    Quote Originally Posted by stippa View Post
    Hey Greenhulk Peeps!

    Quick question, who does and doesnt flush their ski after going in fresh water?
    Just curious thats all.. Would slightly dirty water cause any dramas?

    Also, when I flush my ski I make sure there is no more water left in there by turning off the hose and giving it a few squirts until uit runs dry. Someone told me that it is bad to leave your ski without water in it? Is this true or BS?

    Cheers
    I only ride in salt water so my opinion mightn't mean much. I would still flush it out after each ride as there are probably small amounts of contaminants in the water you ride.

    What your doing is fine. Just be sure only to run it long enough to get what water is left in the system out. If you run it too long with no water to the exhaust, you will do damage.

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    I ride fresh 100% and never flush it. It's stored on a lift in the lake all summer so it's tough to do, and I don't see it as necessary for the average person.

    I have manually flushed out the intercooler a couple times - never anything real bad.

    In three years the only drop in performance I've ever noted what when my SC tore itself apart.

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    I flush after every ride, salt, fresh, whatever.

    It will help flush out sand, debris, and other particles...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rangermtb5 View Post
    I flush after every ride, salt, fresh, whatever.

    It will help flush out sand, debris, and other particles...

    Get a strainer. It will help with debris a little... At least on large pieces....

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    Move to a cleaner lake..... I live a 3rd cleanest lake in the USA NEVEr flush my skis......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lvnspeed View Post
    Move to a cleaner lake..... I live a 3rd cleanest lake in the USA NEVEr flush my skis......
    3rd cleanest huh?

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    I ride in fresh water also and don't flush.

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