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#11033303 - 08/10/15 03:28 PM Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve?
DevinJoe Offline
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Registered: 06/19/11
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Loc: Lake Fork, TX
I will help and pay you. I want to learn to do it myself. But want someone who knows what their doing so I don't screw something up. Thanks Devin Frazier

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#11033404 - 08/10/15 04:11 PM Re: Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve? [Re: DevinJoe]
hopalong Offline
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how soon you need it done?

I will be down sat or sun to clean my trailer and fill a propane bottle can could do it then.

what engine?
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#11033626 - 08/10/15 05:47 PM Re: Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve? [Re: DevinJoe]
DevinJoe Offline
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Registered: 06/19/11
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Loc: Lake Fork, TX
No big hurry this weekend would be good as long as we can be done by about 3 because I have to go to work at 4. Its a 2001 Yamaha vmax.

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#11043161 - 08/15/15 06:41 AM Re: Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve? [Re: DevinJoe]
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joe, won't be able to make it this weekend, had some new members call to come out today and will be here thru sun.

might make it during the week but not sure.

sorry, had no idea they were coming.
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#11050480 - 08/19/15 12:38 AM Re: Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve? [Re: DevinJoe]
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Neither are hard to do.

Poppet valve is pretty easy. Here's a link with pics on someone walking through it.
http://www.bbcboards.net/yamaha-motors/34910-diy-poppet-valve-replacement-**photos-instructions**.html

The impeller takes just a bit more. There is link below with pics walking through it. There are also YouTube videos that walk through it. Here's the big thing to pay attention to when doing it. Once you remove the lower unit, spin the drive shaft. It will spin one way good and not so good the other way. It should be clockwise if I remember right. You will need to spin the drive shaft while you are pushing the housing on the impeller. Make sure you are spinning it in the right direction just like it did when before you pulled it apart. The other trick is to get about a 3 foot section of 1/2" PVC. You can use that to tap the impeller down to ensure it is seated well, but just don't beat the h@ll out of it.
http://www.bbcboards.net/yamaha-motors/561786-water-pump-job-2001-ox66-3-1l-200hp.html
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#11051480 - 08/19/15 02:06 PM Re: Anyone around lake fork wanna change a impeller and poppet valve? [Re: DevinJoe]
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Devin ..
we might be able to do it here for ya.
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