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    What to do??

    I just bought a 1999 Seadoo XP limited and wanted to put some upgrades on it. What should I do?

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    Miller head, 1 over, spacers, reeds, Coffman pipe, 12 vein pump, prop, weight reduction.

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    I didn't want to do allot to the motor mostly stuff like impellers and intake grates

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    If i knew,...I wouldn't ask sea-one's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCW View Post
    Miller head, 1 over, spacers, reeds, Coffman pipe, 12 vein pump, prop, weight reduction.
    JMO everything BUT the purple pipe, its been proven that he factory 951 pipe works the best. i bought one new in 98 for my GSX LTD and i could never get satisfied with it....

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    reading the posts as i am in the process of rebuilding my xp ltd...
    what are the benefits of the above mods? vs money? Obviously speed and traction/hookup - but how much does it really add over stock?
    i looked up the 12 vein pump and that is a couple thousand... probably more than the ski in question.

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    i found the sticky ' ben's secret mods.... ' - that should probably answer your question in detail KailBoB

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    Patterson La
    Do you want a dependable ski that you can ride any way you want and not have to touch the motor, or do you want a ski that's quite a bit faster than stock, but you have to do a little tuning, and more maintenance? You can do a re-jet with flame arrestors, and sponsons, and have a reliable well handling ski. Or you can do a pipe, carbs ignition, and higher compression, and have faster more fun ski to ride, but you will have to do a little more maintenance, and some tuning to get it reliable.

    Don't get me wrong, you can have a piped ski that is reliable. But it takes some work and some trial and error to get it there. And, a lot of the parts are getting hard to find. You can't call Hot products and order a coffmans pipe anymore.

    All depends on how you want to ride it, how much you want to spend, and how much work you want to put into it.

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    take off pto and machine off 6lbs in weight. Revs like a race boat @$40.

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    What should I do for intake grate and a impeller and I'm at 5,000 feet elevation

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    Patterson La
    Stock ride plate and intake grate works well on the XPL. I tried a Worx grate and R&D plate and didn't like them. The grate felt like it made it hook up a little better in rough, but I lost some speed. The ride plate made it ride too high, and I didn't like the way it turned compared to stock. Go with some sponsons. They will make it carve a lot better than stock.

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