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    impeller and wear ring gap

    my dealer is telling me i have a .25 in gap between my impeller and wear ring could this be why i'm losing 7 mile a hour ???


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    Quote Originally Posted by mustang5x0 View Post
    my dealer is telling me i have a .25 in gap between my impeller and wear ring could this be why i'm losing 7 mile a hour ???
    .25 as in 1/4 inch???
    holy chit...
    I'm surprised you had any thrust at all...
    to answer your question: YES

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    What ski are you riding? What impeller do you have, and have you ever replaced it or the wear ring before?

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    about .0006

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    Larry, Is that suppose to be the acceptable gape between the impeller and wear ring?

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    It's .014" maximum if I remember correctly... Ron

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpeconsult View Post
    Larry, Is that suppose to be the acceptable gape between the impeller and wear ring?
    Oops, you made me look it up in the '07 manual...it says:
    Clearance should not exceed .035 at the center of the blade and wear ring. It says to check each blade seperately.
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