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    Tested the new Riva sponsons on my Spark -Video and pics

    Guy's, I have to admit. I was the biggest skeptic when it came to sponsons on my spark... I really didn't think it needed them. Boy was I wrong. I decided to install the new Riva sponsons and was blown away at how it totally transformed the handling of this ski. Having sponsons has turned this little Spark into a slot car. It will turn as hard as you can possibly hold on.

    What's cool about these Riva sponsons is they are actually 7 position adjustable. They have 3 adjustments on the backing plate and 4 adjustments on the sponson blade itself. These are very well constructed with the backing plate being made out of billet aluminum and the sponsons blades a strong polymer with billet inserts for the bolts.

    Check out the video overview I did on them to give you a better idea of the construction and adjustment methods



    I have plenty of these currently in stock if you want a pair for your own Spark. Use the discount code: greenhulk to save 10% off the listed price.

    Thank you!
    Jerry

    RIVA Sea Doo Sponson Kit for Sea Doo Spark

    Our SPARK Pro-Series sponsons deliver dramatically improved handling & straight line stability with their superior fin & backing plate design....
    RS26130 $279.95

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    Looking forward to videos of said slot car

    Can they be setup for "loose" handling for spins etc, more that the stock? (I.E go up higher than stock)

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    Quote Originally Posted by GasResearch-VT.SE View Post
    Looking forward to videos of said slot car

    Can they be setup for "loose" handling for spins etc, more that the stock? (I.E go up higher than stock)
    Hi Chris, they sure can. They are 7 position adjustable and you can actually position them higher than that of the stock sponsons. Would be great for slipping and sliding... not my cup of tea, but my sons would love it

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    Common Jerry , u like it loose .... Lol

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    Hate to admit the spark is more fun than a rocket couch

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    Quote Originally Posted by GasResearch-VT.SE View Post
    Hate to admit the spark is more fun than a rocket couch
    Chris I have to agree... kind of like a moped... fun to ride, but you don't want your friends to see you riding it...haha!


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    When you took the stock bolts off. Did the stock nuts fall inside the hull an have to take the top deck off to get to them?
    or are they like the s3 hull just take bolts off an bolt back on?

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    When I removed mine, I had the deck still on..

    Had no issue re-threading into original nuts.

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    The sponson square nuts are held in place by a plastic housing (sort of like the old X4 pump nuts) so you don't have to take the top deck off.
    Just don't torque the hell out of them when you tighten them and you will be fine.

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    Let's hope the hull stays together ....

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