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    Silicone Removal - HELP!

    I have 6.5 hours on my 250 and have not been happy with the top end. My FX HO is almost as fast. I noticed a glob of silicone where the intake meets the pump. How do I remove and reseal? This is my first Kawi and I want to be careful. Any special precautions? What do I reseal with, etc? Also there is a thin film of silicone on the ride plate. Will this impact performance? Mike
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtench View Post
    I have 6.5 hours on my 250 and have not been happy with the top end. My FX HO is almost as fast. I noticed a glob of silicone where the intake meets the pump. How do I remove and reseal? This is my first Kawi and I want to be careful. Any special precautions? What do I reseal with, etc? Also there is a thin film of silicone on the ride plate. Will this impact performance? Mike
    Cheack teammoto at top of forum....decent write ups on alot of stuff.

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    I tried to reseal it and I made it worse (no cavitation to cavitation). I am taking it to a jet ski mechanical to get it clean up and seal up correctly. Should be around 3 hrs of labor.

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    It looks like Kawi just used a puddy knife and filled all the gaps. I guess I'll do the same and hope for the best. Does anyone have a way to remove the blobs of silicone without removing the intake. Mike

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    ok this is it again, one more time, if you look back at some of our post this has been talked about, this is what your talking about right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultra250 Tn View Post
    ok this is it again, one more time, if you look back at some of our post this has been talked about, this is what your talking about right?

    Opps, didnt post the pic.take the intake grate down and take a razor and shave it off.or pull the pump.
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