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Old 11-13-2012, 03:20 PM
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ok thanks for all the feedback. but i just want to clarify a couple things. the boat is 3 hours old and hasnt been sitting i used it the week before.and as to the dry start i dont actaully turn the motor over completley i just turn the key for a bout 2 seconds just to see if there is enough kick . i did it with my X14 for 2 years and had done it with my jetski prior to that.
i have attached a pic of the impeller. Dealer said maybe at the factory they might have done a few dry starts.anyway it has been replaced and all go for poets day .
And some people didn't want to believe it was the impeller...

To anyone that still dry starts their boat after seeing that impeller with 3 hours on it, I have to ask, why?
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:23 PM
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And some people didn't want to believe it was the impeller...

To anyone that still dry starts their boat after seeing that impeller with 3 hours on it, I have to ask, why?
I suppose if someone really wanted to dry start their boat all the time, they could put a grease zerk in the raw water pump housing and fill their grease gun with water.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:02 PM
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It seems as if the Dealers are using the growl of the engine (can't blame them!) to sell boats they should change the impellers on delivery to their customers.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:52 PM
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yeh you blokes is USA are brought up soft you would get peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
where here in Oz we would get vegemite with out butter and sometimes without bread .we would eat straight from the jar. lol
Not all of us got PB&J, some of us got dirt and we were happy to get it!
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:53 PM
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I suppose if someone really wanted to dry start their boat all the time, they could put a grease zerk in the raw water pump housing and fill their grease gun with water.
And the zerk would survive water, how? I can't even get them to survive with grease all over them.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:00 PM
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Briefly cranking the engine to check your battery is dubious, at best. I did that once. Satisfied, I went to the lake. Put the boat in the water, not enough juice to crank it. I guess what little I had in the battery was used up in the driveway back home.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:49 PM
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And some people didn't want to believe it was the impeller...

To anyone that still dry starts their boat after seeing that impeller with 3 hours on it, I have to ask, why?
Cmon man!
That had to be ALOT of dry starts! Must've had the starter motor wired to the door chime on the front door of the dealership!
I don't doubt that running the impeller dry, repeated dry starts, etc will ruin an impeller and won't dispute those that won't crank the engine without having water flowing, but firing it up and letting it idle for a few seconds will not do that to an impeller with 3 hrs on it.

Okay now, need some sun and water or snow or something!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:58 PM
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Not all of us got PB&J, some of us got dirt and we were happy to get it!
I need say no more!!!
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:24 AM
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I need say no more!!!
No! Your comeback is supposed to be, "You got dirt?"
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:42 AM
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nah they talk funny up there . as to the army how tuff is that they use the vegimite for there grease and then they eat it
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