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davidstan
03-16-2012, 01:45 PM
This year chose not to winterize w/ exception of sta-bil and battery maint so my question is since my x2 has been sitting for 5 months indoors should i still fog thru the plugs before i crank it? How often do you all change tranny fluid and spark plugs? I will change oil and impeller of course.

JRW160
03-16-2012, 02:14 PM
Tranny fluid is every 100 hours or annually. I think spark plugs are the same. The spark plugs are about $2 each and it takes about 5 minutes to change them. No reason not to change them really.

I didn't fog mine and had no trouble starting it the first time this year.

mikeg205
03-16-2012, 02:34 PM
I check plugs, and change if needed... you should at least pull plugs and inspect.... I turn my engine a few times to start oil circulation then attach safety cable and start while in the water or when attached to water source...

CantRepeat
03-16-2012, 02:46 PM
This year chose not to winterize w/ exception of sta-bil and battery maint so my question is since my x2 has been sitting for 5 months indoors should i still fog thru the plugs before i crank it? How often do you all change tranny fluid and spark plugs? I will change oil and impeller of course.

Are you asking if you should fog through the plugs now? If so, no, that is something you do to winterizing. It's purpose is keep rust down in the cylinders. Doing it during your summerizing wont do anything because it's gonna burn off in the first few minutes of running.

I do plugs and trans every other year.

davidstan
03-16-2012, 03:12 PM
Ok thanks I bought the x2 used and previous said it was serviced but could not verify exactly what was done so will just do a complete service. Thx for your help.

TLR67
03-18-2012, 06:33 PM
All I do is put my Battery in and turn the key.... I do everything else when i winterize...

east tx skier
03-18-2012, 08:26 PM
If you haven't changed your fuel filter or cleaned your flame arrestor in a while, I'd do those things as well.

davidstan
03-18-2012, 08:31 PM
If you haven't changed your fuel filter or cleaned your flame arrestor in a while, I'd do those things as well.

Thx Easty just added that to my list.

-V-
03-18-2012, 08:38 PM
I don't have a fuel filter.

mikeg205
03-18-2012, 08:43 PM
I don't have a fuel filter.

?? really ?? that seems strange...

-V-
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
every time i ask someone they say i do not. Unless you count the one that is IN the fuel pump IN the tank. But as everyone else has said, and with me also looking, I do not have an external fuel pump.

mikeg205
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
every time i ask someone they say i do not. Unless you count the one that is IN the fuel pump IN the tank. But as everyone else has said, and with me also looking, I do not have an external fuel pump.

Ahh...that answers it... the filters in the base of the in tank pump filter pump thingy...:)

-V-
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
should I have to change the whole.....for lack of a better term...."thingy"?

mikeg205
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Can you get at it easily - I would change it if it wasn't changed in awhile...

http://www.waterskis.com/155101-and-155102-p/mastercraft_fuel_pump_filter.htm - not expensive...

-V-
03-18-2012, 09:35 PM
I can get to it fairly easy, how hard is it once i get out the screws that hold it in?

mikeg205
03-18-2012, 09:41 PM
I only have external...will have to pass of to another....you can PM Too_tall he rebuilt his fuel pump module.

seatonmarine
03-27-2012, 01:34 AM
If you have A/C delco plug #MR43LTS, they should be changed every 100 hours. If you have the newer Platinum/Iridium plug by AC, they don't need changing but every 4-5 years. Change your engine oil and filter(this should be done during winterizing), grease steering system, replace impeller, check battery connections and clean(make sure to check the battery cable where it connects to the starter as they are loose here alot), tighten all hose clamps. Start up with water attached and verify oil pressure, volts, etc... look in engine compartment and make sure no water is coming from cooling system...go have fun

psychobilly
03-30-2012, 08:35 PM
Well I'm all done de-winterizing. I ended up loose'n the accelerator pump over the winter. Holly kit and we're back in business.