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SX 192 Mods

Discussion in 'Yamaha AR190, AR192, SX190 and SX192' started by SamCF, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. swatski

    swatski Jetboaters Captain

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  2. Buckeye Boater

    Buckeye Boater Active Member

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    For the guys that have switched to the SVHO intercooler, where did you get the extra hose to either make the T/Y fitting or run a second dedicated line? Is it 1/2 inside diameter?

    Thanks.
     
  3. Shannon

    Shannon Well-Known Member

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    I got mine at O'reilly Auto Parts. I got 3 feet but you will not need that much but I wanted some extra as a backup. Yes just tell them 1/2 inside diameter heater hose. I think it cost me like 4 dollars and it was way better than the OEM on the boat. Much thicker. Your going to love the upgrade @Buckeye Boater
     
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  4. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Same with me. I went to the local auto parts store and used radiator cooling hose.
     
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  5. Rick Owens

    Rick Owens Active Member

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    Ok got my svho intercooler installed and added a dedicated line. I will be swapping out the factory pissers to the silver ones. Yes or no on adding the black decal.
     

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  6. WildBillF1

    WildBillF1 Active Member

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    I think it looks better with the black decal.
     
  7. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    @Rick Owens tough choice. I like both the stock and black so I'm of no help :D.
     
  8. Rick Owens

    Rick Owens Active Member

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  9. Rick Owens

    Rick Owens Active Member

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    Ok finished installing the dedicated water line for the svho ic added the silver pissers

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  10. Shannon

    Shannon Well-Known Member

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  11. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Yea that looks really nice! The black blends in with the other black pieces nicely. Great job @Rick Owens

    Today I never realized how much of a difference in speed is impacted if you have people in the bow. Headed out on the lake with the wife and kid and we were hitting 7600 but my top speed was lower than usual and at 45 MPH. I had them move to the back to see how big of a difference and my speed went back up to my usual 49 MPH, maybe a tick lower for the added weight and gear. That small amount causing the bow to sit in the water more really does have a big impact.
     
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  12. Rick Owens

    Rick Owens Active Member

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    Thanks! Hard to drill on a new boat lol. I know what you mean about having people up front. But as I recall when I had a stern drive it would also lose Speed with people in the bow. At lest you got to go today. Rain and wind all day here today. The way I look at it when all the family goes I usually set it on cruise around 6000 rpm and run about 25-28 mph. Also helps on fuel. I don't run at WOT all the time but it's hard not to lol. It would just be nice to hit 48-49 when you did have extra people on the boat.
     
  13. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Most times when the family is with me we usually cruise 25-30 MPH or a lot of idling along the banks. My wife does not like going fast lol but I had to at least see how it did with the ribbon delete with extra weight. I may put mine back in because it seems to make the engine a little louder although it sounds throatier so kind of nice too lol.
     
  14. Rick Owens

    Rick Owens Active Member

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    Sounds like my wife. Anything over 25 and she tells me to slow down lol. So did you see any gain with the ribbon delete and would you recommend.
     
  15. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Personally for the time it took to install and all the crap to remove, I don't feel it was worth it. I especially don't think sleeves are worth it. Main difference I felt was improved throttle response and it felt a little punchier out of the hole and when you stab the throttle while underway. Only gained 1/2 MPH on average. Engine also sounds a little louder and throatier which may be appealing to some and annoying to others. Maybe ribbon delete helps those at altitude more than those close to sea level (I'm at 600').

    Here's my results video

     
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