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02-25-2009, 05:49 PM
Ok guys I know that some of yall have done this so I am looking for any kinda advice that you have found on pulling a 951 in a X2. I allready have the engine and all the works. I work in a machine shop so fabrication is not a problem. Just let me know what kinda problems yall might have ran into and how you solved it.
02-25-2009, 06:13 PM
Nobody has done it yet but there are a couple of elves working on it as we speak. 617 has been done and tested though.
02-25-2009, 06:16 PM
Well I will keep everyone up to date on mine.
02-25-2009, 06:22 PM
Dont forget , lots of pics please.
02-25-2009, 08:19 PM
I wanna see it done I set the engine in there just to look at it. I figure your gonna have to cut and remake the hood and hood seat. Or find a different exhaust manifold posibly foward facing.
If you have a machine shop make a tighter fitting manifold I will take one when you get it figured out
I tried with the stock pipe as I don't have other options right now another pipe might fit
02-25-2009, 08:29 PM
I tried it with the stock pipe and its a nogo,I don't have a Coffmans or Rossier to play with,I know the pipe makes a huge difference in fittment of that engine into the SXR,the x2 would be pretty much the same.
02-25-2009, 09:17 PM
there is a caughman on ebay right now I cant afford it but here http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts-Accessories_Personal-Watercraft-Parts__Sea-Doo-951-Coffman-Pipe-suit-GSX-LTD-or-XP-LTD-SXR_W0QQitemZ150327521410QQddnZPartsQ20Q26Q20Acces soriesQQadiZ2813QQddiZ2811QQadnZPersonalQ20Watercr aftQ20PartsQQcmdZViewItemQQptZPersonal_Watercraft_ Parts?hash=item150327521410&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245&_trkparms=72%3A543%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318
he declined my offer
02-25-2009, 09:20 PM
Yeah I decided to go with a 787 in mine,mounting is basically the same on both but the exhaust on the 787 will clear with a small amount of massaging to the bottom of the hull.
04-07-2009, 10:14 AM
Well here is the latest. I got the motor, electronics, intake,carbs., and the pipe. I got lucky and the engine that I bought is in perfect running condition so i wont have to spend alot on a rebuild. I fabed up some mounting brackets at work last week and test fitted the engine and I think it will all fit. I desited to go ahead and replace the all the gaskets and rings on the engine sence the guy I bought the engine from said it has been sitting up for about 5 years. I will take some pics this weekend on my progress but as of right now I have everything I need to put the ski together. I will start painting as soon as the weather warms up. I am plaining on having the ski on the water by the end summer.
04-15-2009, 12:00 AM
I decited to do somthing a little different. So I chopped alot off the hood and front and chopped 2in off the back. Here is a pic. What do yall think so far?
04-15-2009, 11:39 AM
Looks good. Post some progress pics on the engine fabrication....
04-15-2009, 03:11 PM
I think you have lightbulb or 2 out in your garage. Looks sweet!
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