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KAWASAKI X2....Nearly finished project

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    Posted: 01/Sep/2006 at 1:24pm
 

Information about the ski bought

Manufacturer -Kawasaki
Model - X2
Year of manufacture -  1990
Engine size (in cc's) - 650
Number of seats - 2 (Apparently)
Hours when purchased - Probably measured in months rather than hours.
Hours since purchased - Probably measured in years rather than months or hours
Length of ownership (In months) - 72

Was is bought for speed, towing or cruising? - Looking cool

Did you buy the ski Private or trade? - Private

Do you use the ski in the sea or fresh water lakes? - Sea

 

Performance (out of 1 to 10, 10 being fast) - -2
Handling (Out of 1 to 10, 10 being very good handling) - 10/10
Stability (Out of 1 to 10, 10 being very good stability) -           ;        -1000000000/10
Reliability  (Out of 1 to 10, 10 being never broken down) - -9 (10/10 after rebuild)

 

Fuel Economy:-

How much does the tank hold? - 15 Liters

How long does it last? - Till it runs out

 

Modifications

Have you fitted any mods? (E.g. ride plate, scoop grate, impeller) Solas (repitched by me), 750 Pump, Aquavein Scoop Grate (modified by me), Mariner ride plate (modified by me), UMI Steering, Renthal Bars, JET SHED finger throttle, PRO GRIP grips, Westcoast exhaust, Bad Bones head (modified by me), ported, factory water box, squadron gel battery, blowsion battery tray, carbon kevlar re-enforced hull, PJS inlet and exhaust manifold, novi carb, reed stuffers, WISECO pistons, boyesen reeds and a NEJS sticker

 

How did you find these mods helped you ski perform better? (bottom, top end, freestyle, racing? It made me the best wave jumper this side of afghanistan

 

What was the best Mod you fitted and why? rebuilding the engine as it was crap

 

General comments

Problems Experienced? - Broke it when it was standard

 

The thing you like best about this model? - Its an X2!!!!

 

Would you recommend / buy from this manufacturer again? - Of Course
Would you recommend / buy this model again? - Everyone should hav one

 

Out of 10, 10 being the best how would you rate this model overall? - 100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

 

 



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Just collected mine yesterday and looking forward to getting wet so I can add my 2p worth to this.


If your not living life on the edge your taking up toooooo much room.......

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OK, 

its a golden oldie.

You can have loads of fun chucking it about and if you have the spoonsons you can take the kids (yes the big ones toooo) out for a blast.

It is just a hoot and without the spoonsons its a challenge to get to grips with.

It will give you a serious workout and put a grin on your mush that cant be beat.

SO go on, you know you want to....


If your not living life on the edge your taking up toooooo much room.......

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great ski super machine for launching of fbig waves!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jet ski all year long

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