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    Unhappy RnD intake grate, more cavitation?!

    Did take the r12-x on the first test runt after mounting the RnD intake grate. The first thing i noticed was that i cant give full throttle before the pwc gets some speed, i have to go on 30% throttle the first 25mph or else i get cavitation :S

    Also if i do a fast turn its the same thing, no fun at all..... A fast turn and i stand still :S

    Anyone else has this problems? What can i do? Is it just to trow the RnD away and put on the honda oem intake grate again?

    The summer has arrived in Sweden and i want to beat the shit out of my r12x on the waters here now


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    grind the s**t out of it. Jme did this successfully.

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    Make sure you have completely sealed the rear of the intake grate as the front of the ride plate uses the same sealant to seal.
    If there is even a small air leak through this area the pump tunnel will draw air from on top of the ride plate causing cavitation.

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    I had the same problem! You need to seal the hell out of it and it will be good, don't be afraid to use some silicone!!

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    agreed, seal it up and it works pretty darned well for Chinese garbage. I like the way both my ski's run with it.

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