XLT 1200 Engine work - HELP!! - Yamaha Forums
Welcome to the unofficial Yamaha Forums community! Please Register to gain full access and remove the Ads! it's FREE!    
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 05-17-2011, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Exclamation XLT 1200 Engine work - HELP!!

hello everyone,

I have an MINT/SHOWROOM Conditions 2000 XLT1200 Limited with 63 hrs on it that the oil line fell in Cylinder #1 and its now the piston and cylinder are messed up. Needless to say I need to replace at least the piston, cylinder sleeve, and god knows what else... I do however have perfect compression on the other 2 cylinders.

I'm VERY mechanically inclined (FAA Certified A&P mechanic and Electrical Engineer-BSEE by trait) but have never torn a 2 stroke engine before...

My question is-

- Is there a detailed/complete step-by-step procedure anywhere here or anywhere from start to finish?

- what should I expect?

- what all/else should I do while I'm there (i.e- replacing other piston rings, etc)

- I know some of you are going to reccomend me doing the Oil Pump block of kit and do away with the oil injector (which is why I'm in this situation to beguin with) but I'd really like to keep it 100% factory and not have to pre-mix. Any thoughts/comments on this?

- And finally I DO NOT want to have anyone other than my self working on my boat in my garage. I've had a really bad experience in the past with 'mechanics' promising the boat to be ready in 3-4 weeks but yet it ends up 10-12+ weeks and also charging me for "a whole new engine" where it only needs something very simple". You know the kind...

I should add- I do have the OEM Shop Manual hard copy for this boat and it does have a lot of details but is very combersome to use and it does NOT show/teach you the unexpected...

As always, I appreciate everyone's time, comments, suggestions and help with this.



JetPilot

-
jetpilot is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 06-17-2011, 08:00 PM
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Miramar,Florida
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
it simple tear it apart its a 2 stoke there is (no valves ) (no head) literally take the stinger off and pop the head off the (its going to come off all 3 cyl.) but the cylinders are individual !!! slap on the piston and rings and assemble it back and your good to goo !!! if the other cyl have good comp then you good dont even touch them
alexabreu86 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 06-17-2011, 08:02 PM
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Miramar,Florida
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
i suggest you do the block off kit beacuse those oil pups fail alot and there is no way of knowing that it failed until you blow it up!!! the oi sensor that it has is for the resovoir not for the engine it only tells you when the tank is empty
alexabreu86 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome