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Just wondering what if any effect running a jet boat or outboard in saltwater would have on the unit?
 

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Have taken mine out in the Salt quite a few times and as a rule ...

Always take it out in fresh water A.S.A.P. to give it a good washout ....... same with the kicker. Also give the boat a good washdown just to be safe. Besides it's just another good reason to get out and have some fun. :thumbup:


Here's a question for you to puzzle over ........

How far up the Fraser do you have to go before you eliminate ALL traces of Salt Water???

Would it perhaps be the Saltwater / Freshwater boundary at the Mission Train Bridge? OR .... maybe lower ..... OR ..... maybe farther up river?


GOFISH 8) :beerchug:
 

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jet pumps are pretty saltwater safe nowadays with the anodes on them and the materials they use, as for the motor, all modern Marine power and Kodiak marine motors have a t line flush on them where you can attach your hose and let water flow through(with the motor not running) that will flush the heat exchanger and the risers,try to wash the boat down as well to remove all the salt, if you have carpet in the boat spray it down as well, we see more Aluminum rot in the carpet than anywhere else.
dont be afraid to take a jet boat in the salt they are extremely versatile.

Gofish has a great point of advice!! :cheers:
 
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