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    Sea doo bombardier580 oil problem HELP

    So I got this ski a week ago with “an oil issue” it fills the case with oil and am now diagnosing it. Supposedly recently rebuilt so I’m hopefully crossing crank seals off the list. I went to take the oil pump off and noticed the spring on the oil “throttle lever” was not doing its job and it...
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    RESTO Dual Resto: 1992 SPi and 2001 GTX DI Restoration

    Hello, everyone! So, after many days of searching the forum, reading on restorations, and wondering how to go about my two “problems”, I joined the forum. The reason for joining and searching is that I recently acquired two semi-neglected Sea Doos for free. One is a 1992 SPi 580 white engine...
  3. Camarojoe12

    Jet pump questions

    Hi all, I am new to seadoo’s but have always liked the old school skis so I finally grabbed one. It is a 1990 3 seater gt with reverse, it needs a motor which I picked up to swap out of a good running “parts” ski. I figured while I was replacing the engine I would replace all of the fuel and oil...
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    1992 Seadoo XP 580 Won't Run in Water

    Hello all, I have a 1992 Seadoo XP. It ran great last summer after replacing the PTO flywheel, drive shaft, needle bearing and seal carrier. However, when I launched the Seadoo this year, it ran for a short period of time and then died out. Problem: The engine starts and runs great on the...
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    587 Single/Dual Carb Differences - Rotary Timing - Port Configuration?

    Hi All. What's the difference between the single and dual carb 587? Obviously the intake manifold is different, but why is there a different spec for the rotary valve timing? Seems like it should be the same unless there is a difference in the cylinder porting or block machining. I noticed...
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    Seadoo 580 single carb white smoke

    I bought my 89 seadoo after sitting for 12 years. I removed both gas and oil tank and rebuilt the carb. I replaced spark plugs, and primed oil and gas. It fired right up and is very strong in water. I know that this topic has already been posted but I can't seem to relate to my classic ski...
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    1993 to 1991 bombardier yellow to white engine swap help needed

    Hello, I am new to this site and pwc's but have quite a bit of experience with engines...as I am an R&D technician for Stihl. I have several questions regarding an engine swap I am attempting...hopefully someone can help. BTW, this is a low/no budget project, I have a manual, and I don't have...
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    1992 XP 587 Won't Start After Riding ~30 Minutes

    Strange issue. I have a 1992 XP 587 white with the following. • Rebuilt Carbs (Mikuni Kits) • New Solenoid • New Rings (honed cylinders; 140 compression on both) • New top end gasket kit • New Exhaust gaskets • New Battery • Black Fuel lines (No Grey Tempo) • Inline clear fuel filter...
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    90 Seadoo Run's on trailer Stalls in water

    The Problem: I purchased a 1990 SeaDoo SP - There were several issues that needed to be corrected just to get it to start. Now that its running it seems to only run while on the trailer, and Stalls when placed in the water. Work Performed: The fuel tank was removed and flushed out, the...
  10. chevyguy

    Flywheel

    Starter, Ignition, Ring Gear -- rusty case & bendix Starter issues all over. Last year -- starter was draining battery, couldn't turn it over. Possible bad plugs, bad starter too. Replaced with new starter (eBay) - last August. This year, finally get her out (93 spx) only to have no luck...
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    1995 GTX 580 Fuel Line Hookup

    Is it possible that I have had my fuel lines running the wrong way all this time? Since I have owned this machine the main fuel line has been hooked up to the PTO and the return line has been hooked up to the MAG. The MAG has the fuel pump. The machine has run but always hard to start and...
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    95 GTX 580 not getting fuel

    Hey all, I have a 95 gtx 580 with dual carbs. It will start immed when I put fuel in the carbs. I have replaced all fuel lines. It was running before I replaced the lines however it was getting progressively harder to start(which is why I replaced them). Once started it was running fine with a...
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