Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    near detroit michigan
    Posts
    299

    OOPS,DONT DO THIS!!!!!!

    I modded my air intake like hulk did sorta,I was jumping big waves and the ski spuddered and stalled I opened the hood think water injestion,and my filter was loose fell off my tubing,the hose fell in the bucket and sucked up 2 15 feet pieces of dock line, 1 went all the way to the charger wheel and was getting chewed up,DV8RXP towed me bach in(thank man),
    here are pics. was a bad day.I lost 150 to 200 rpm,before pulling the motor apart.I think the charger wheel is ok but I will see tomorrow.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	dsc00090_605.jpg 
Views:	44 
Size:	1.14 MB 
ID:	440   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	dsc00089_198.jpg 
Views:	45 
Size:	1.30 MB 
ID:	441   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	dsc00088_110.jpg 
Views:	51 
Size:	1.25 MB 
ID:	442   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	dsc00086_106.jpg 
Views:	44 
Size:	1.19 MB 
ID:	443  


  2. #2
    way2fast's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    Posts
    4,013
    +1
    3
    Sorry to hear of your misfortune. We learn sonething new every day.


    Richard

  3. #3
    Site Admin Green Hulk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Morgan City, LA
    Posts
    34,994
    +1
    1,903
    YIKES!!! Be careful guys!!!

    If you do end up needing a new charger wheel i have one i can let you have cheap.

  4. #4
    RXPDAVID's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    West Tennessee
    Posts
    403
    Jerry, Do you still have the riva sc impeller for sale or are you running it in your ski?

  5. #5
    Site Admin Green Hulk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Morgan City, LA
    Posts
    34,994
    +1
    1,903
    No, im running my Riva impeller, but i do have two stockers if anyone needs one.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    near detroit michigan
    Posts
    299
    the wheel looks great no bends and the housing has no groves in it
    but I can see rub marks I cannot feel them I think is is just normal.
    will add pic later tonight after i get out of work and charge camra back up,
    THIS WHOLE THING SUCKED (LOL)

  7. #7
    rx4pain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Olympia, WA
    Posts
    1,929
    +1
    1
    Lucky, but not lucky...count your blessings on this one. I take it you had the dock line in the storage compartment...something for us to consider when doing this type of mod. What suction!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Liquid SPEED Show LAST show of the year..Oh man DONT MISS THIS!!!!
    By PowerShot in forum Race Events and News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-27-2009, 07:10 PM
  2. If you dont want to laugh,dont read this!!
    By WATER WOODY in forum Open Discussion
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 01-24-2009, 12:07 PM
  3. Dont watch this (NSFW)
    By BAR BAY H.O. in forum Open Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 10-24-2008, 09:45 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-12-2008, 06:44 PM
  5. OMG...dont try this lol
    By Hydrotherapy in forum Yamaha Open Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-11-2008, 07:57 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •