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    98 GSX LTD no beep no nothing

    My 951 GSX sucked up a bunch of weeds and overheated and took on a bit of water. I was w able to rectify the issue and get it back on the water for a short duration before it dying and unable to start back up. Since then I haven’t even gotten a beep from when I put the key on or hit the start...
  2. B

    98 XP Limited solenoid click but no start

    I just inherited a 1998 xp limited and threw a new battery in it. The key has a faint beep (1/50 I get the loud standard double beep and then a solid alarm sound maybe 30 seconds later). When I click the start button, I get a repeating solenoid click. I have tried the sketchy way of putting a...
  3. E

    98 GTX RFI rectifier/stator troubleshooting sanity check

    Hi. Summary: 12v low on display...won't start in water...started on trailer then backed into water...kind of ran, but not to standard max rpms. Compression is fine at ~145. Okay, so, checked fuses in rear electrical box. One 20amp was okay, the other 20amp was blown, the third fuse was fine...
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    Storing 1998 Challenger 1800 in gargage - GAS SMELL

    So i recently purchased a 1998 Challenger 1800, with the intention of storing the boat in the garage. When storing the boat, there is a definite smell of gasoline. I am not worried about ignition, more the usability of the remainder of the garage (as it is meant to be my home gym). In was...
  5. M

    98 XP Limited Bogging

    So I took the ski out the other day, everything was running fine for about 40 mins. on the lake. It then started bogging at half throttle and wouldn't go over 20mph. RPMs also skyrocket to 6-7k. It was pretty choppy out there and took a beating. Initially, I thought it was something with my fuel...
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    BRAND NEW 98-2001 Speedster SEATS!!

    I know everyone has been complaining, including myself about the seats on the 98-2001 speedsters with no real replacement.... until now! Check out the Brand New 1998-2001 Seadoo Speedster Seats for my 98 Speedster! No more cracked / faded / embarrassing seats! What do you guys think???? More...
  7. JerMcMahan


    Hello, I have a 1998 GTX limited 951 Sea Doo. Where can I find a computer system for one?
  8. DeanRoberts

    RESTO Seadoo 1998 GSX Limited 951 - Rebuild

    Hi All, My first post here. I am in the process of rebuilding my engine after a big end conrod bearing failure.. It is the first time i have rebuilt an engine and i have learnt a lot from reading the manual and online etc. Finally the engine is on the mend again and i have just sealed the...
  9. J

    1998 SeaDoo GTS Starting Issue

    Multiple issues. This is a 1998 SeaDoo GTS. First, I just replaced the mpem because it was blowing the 5 amp fuse. When I connect the lanyard, I hear two beeps, but get nothing when I hit it he start button. I ran a multimeter and can clearly see that the solenoid is not even activating (I took...
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    1998 Speedster Driver Armrest, 204610879.

    I just bought a 1998 Seadoo Speedster and it is missing the driver armrest in red. I have searched the internet and no one seems to have the part. Does anyone know where I can buy this part new or used? Are there any guides on how to make a replacement part? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
  11. Rhianna Ulrich

    High Altitude: 1998 seadoo jetski GTX Limited

    Howdy! I am a newb, which is daunting. but, I have a question. I am looking at a 1998 seadoo jetski GTX Limited - my question is, how well will that until and that age work in high altitude with two adults and a child on it? Would it still haul? Or am I expecting too much from something 16 years...
  12. mtrainer

    98 speedster issue

    Ok so I am out of ideas on this one. I have a 98 speedster, the twin with 220 hp. I have had all kinds of problems with this boat and now I have a new one I cant figure out. On my RH engine, the Aft cylinder is dead. I can pull the spark plug lead off of it and it will keep running, if I pull...
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    1998 sportster 1800 help!!!

    I just bought a 1998 sportster 1800 I too it to the lake and it started well and idles great but when you push the motors over 3500 RPM the stall out and die but if you run one at a time it will pulse almost die then rev I have good spark? Help me first jet/seadoo iv owned
  14. S

    98 speedster oil pump

    The nipple is cracked off my oil pump so oil is just running out.. Do I need to buy the assembly or just housing? Does it come pretuned or do I need to mark where it comes off? thks!
  15. S

    98 Speedster - I need a windshield (hood)

    I am looking for the passsenger side windshield hood (front storage compartment cover) as mine is completely cracked off.. I assume there is noway to repair it.. Thks!
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    New to the forum and really need help. 1998 seadoo GTS backfiring

    So I bought a couple of seadoos 2 yrs. ago. Last summer my mother (crazy) in law wanted me to leave them at the cabin to play on, stupid me I did. The next day they brought them home to me and told me, " I got to the middle of the lake and it flipped over on me, I couldn't get it flipped back...
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    Worth buying for resell????

    I found a 1998 GSX Limited a guy wants to sell for $450 NO TRAILER. It needs a top end rebuild. He took care of this jet ski along with a 2000 GTX like they were his babies. Garage kept, covered, maintenance every year before and after summer. Has a bit of hours but taken care of to the max...
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    1998 GSX Limited Leaking?

    Hey everyone, I was hoping to get some clarification on what might be wrong with my 1998 GSX limited ( i believe it is the 951 dual carb motor). I just bought this ski at the beginning of the year, and out of the water it is fine, but after i took it out last weekend, i noticed a white grease...
  19. J

    Carbon seal replace ment, No propulsion, Water in hull

    This past weekend I replaced my wear ring because the old one was badly damaged (as seen below!)and I was getting pretty bad cavitation. I had no problem getting the old one off and putting the new one on. I did not remove the impeller. I took my jet ski (1998 gti) out for a test run this...
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    1998 SeaDoo GSX Limited 951_Modification

    Hey everyone, I just joined the forum and I was hoping to get some of your expert help. I just bought a 98 GSX Limited with 72 hours on it. It currently doesn't run properly in that, the only way to keep it running is to choke it again and again. It seems the low speed jet in the carb...