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    GPRXP saltwater durability

    I have been reading about conversions alot lately and my head is now officially 1 inch bigger from all the info. I know I have read they are not durable in salt unless you do some mods. I saw the post on the reverse flush which is good but I was wondering what other saltwater tricks you guys employ to prevent corrosion etc.
    Anodes?
    what kind and what else if you don't mind sharing. Looking to take a shot at building one this winter


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    Salt water durability is not a problem...

    Anodes in the open loop plate..anodes in the intercooler..painting the underside of the ride plate and flushing with salt away after every ride..

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    Ok thanks but what kind of anodes and where can I find them?
    Also will the stock IC be ok to use? I plan on just doing stock swap with metal washers for now. I read about using Piranha IC for salt but dont want to spend another grand on the build if I don't need to.

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    I'm getting ready to start a conversion so i've been doing a all around research on this.

    Anodes in the open loop plate..anodes in the intercooler..painting the underside of the ride plate and flushing with salt away after every ride..
    What are anodes?? And what's the porpuse of flushing with salt after every ride?? I mostly ride in salt water so interested in learning about this precautions/ maintenance..

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    Zinc anodes. Most marine stores carry them. You can also google and see what exactly they do but in a nutshell they slow down/ prevent electroylsis.

    You don't flush the ski with salt, its a product called Salt Away and it is supposed to bond with the salt and flush it from your system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gprjersey07 View Post
    Zinc anodes. Most marine stores carry them. You can also google and see what exactly they do but in a nutshell they slow down/ prevent electroylsis.

    You don't flush the ski with salt, its a product called Salt Away and it is supposed to bond with the salt and flush it from your system.
    Thanks for the info, just googled and got on track, also didn't know about Salt Away, will look this up..

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    I have a zinc anode on my rideplate and in the open loop cooling plate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RX951 View Post
    I have a zinc anode on my rideplate and in the open loop cooling plate.
    Did you bolt them? how do you put them on??

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