Alumacraft MV1448 Seadoo IB jet, Still jetting

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Alumacraft MV1448 Seadoo IB jet, Still jetting

Post by Ranchero50 » 17 Mar 2018, 22:06

So, this happened. The boat sat in the shed all last year. Not going to happen this year. Really haven't done anything with it so it should be interesting starting it with 2 year old stuff in the tanks.

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Alumacraft MV1448 Seadoo IB jet, Still jetting

Post by CedarRiverScooter » 18 Mar 2018, 12:23

Run some seafoam thru it & it will be fine.

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Post by BigTerp » 22 Mar 2018, 08:36

Awesome!! Hope to see you on the river this summer.
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Post by Ranchero50 » 27 Apr 2018, 20:14

I put a charged battery in it last week, couple squirts of starting fluid and it fired right off. Man, it made a FOG of 2 stroke smoke for a couple minutes but seemed to clear up well. Both cylinders warms up and it fired off again easily. All this on 2 year old gas.

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Post by Ranchero50 » 16 Jul 2018, 21:16

By golly, we got it WET this past Friday. Oldest son was working so #2 son was 'forced' to come along and good times were had. Engine sputtered and stuttered up river at 5k but after floating for an hour with fresh fuel in the bowls it came to life with a relish. Missed the old girl and the quiet times on the river. About tossed the youngest to the fish during some high G maneuvering before putting it away.

Saturday and Sunday I spent some time installing a fold away hitch kit from Fulton so I can tuck the boat in my shed from the alley where it'll be easier to dig out. I'll post some pictures once it's daylight.

Good times.

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Alumacraft MV1448 Seadoo IB jet, Still jetting

Post by CedarRiverScooter » 16 Jul 2018, 22:05

Glad you got back on the water.

Everyone I have taken out has said the ride was a blast.

We go up river where other boats can't get to. Lots of wildlife & cool scenery.

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Alumacraft MV1448 Seadoo IB jet, Still jetting

Post by JohnT » 13 Nov 2018, 19:40

Hey Jamie , I'm glad to here you still have the jet , It's been awhile since I was on the site , I actually sold my tin boat and bought a glass boat, now I'm regretting getting rid of the tin boat looking to purchase another and start over again, Do you happen to know how much your boat , motor, and trailer weigh's in at ?

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