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    Gotta love this sport! 05Limited's Avatar
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    Great grate debate!

    Well, it looks like I have an opportunity to re-test my stock grate... since my Riva grate is nowhere to be found.

    Did you know that when the front bolt backs out, the grate not only departs the ski (taking with it the rear three bolts, brass inserts, and a small portion of the rideplate), but that the empty bolt hole allows the ski to sink?

    Not a GRATE day for me... guess I'll get back to draining instead of complaining


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    ouch make sure to use some locktite this time i put silicon to fill in the holes around the head.

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    Nonstop, all day, everyday. 01xdime's Avatar
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    Yeah i heard oneperson say the same thing as you and mine are loctited and siliconed in. 'Nuff said sorry to hear bout it and good luck getting it back together.

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    grate debate

    Jeff, sorry to hear about your grate loss (no pun intended). Are you still planning on going to W.F. ? I met you at your Delta Poker Run. If you're still going to Havasu, how about hooking up Fri? I posted a reply to Hulk suggesting hooking up w/ him & Nils @ site six @ 9AM. Waiting for his reply. My cell # is (714) 469-5520. Hope to see ya. Tom

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    Re: Great grate debate!

    Quote Originally Posted by 05Limited
    Well, it looks like I have an opportunity to re-test my stock grate... since my Riva grate is nowhere to be found.

    Did you know that when the front bolt backs out, the grate not only departs the ski (taking with it the rear three bolts, brass inserts, and a small portion of the rideplate), but that the empty bolt hole allows the ski to sink?

    Not a GRATE day for me... guess I'll get back to draining instead of complaining
    Mine did the same thing,filled up with water and the bolt went though the pump and mest up my wear ring and impeller,you might want to check yours.I was lucky be that my mech. installed it and he had to put on a new riva intake ,wear ring and impeller at his cost ($600.00). It's amazing how much water can get in through a screw hole. good luck.
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