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Yamaha J500a Waverunner Jet Ski Engine Motor, 6k8, 061291, Japan on

US $499.99

Springfield, Vermont, United States

Springfield, Vermont, United States
Please see the description for details.
Brand:Yamaha Warranty:No Manufacturer Part Number:J500A Country/Region of Manufacture:Japan UPC:Does not apply

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Yamaha J500A Waverunner Jet Ski Engine Motor, 6K8, 061291, Japan

Product Details:

  • Yamaha J500A Waverunner Jet Ski Engine Motor, 6K8, 061291, Japan
  • Based on my research, this is a 500 motor, apparently used in the 500, WR500 and WJ500 Waverunners, I think starting about 1986 and running into the early 1990s.
  • This engine was brought into our liquidation store two or three years ago by its last owner as a good working engine, and has been in storage ever since (buried in the warehouse). 
  • It appears to be quite clean, apparently never having been run in salt water in that I see no oxidation to the outside aside from a bit of rust on one of the spark plugs, and with just some slight oily residue down low that cleaned off with a small paper towel. 
  • It came to us with the cables and parts shown attached and with the engine, and they are included.  I'm not sure, but it looks pretty complete aside from wherever cut tubing went (gas tank, etc), but please take a look at the pictures to verify for yourself.
  • It is a 2 cylinder engine with a starter and a small threaded output shaft.  I couldn't turn that shaft by hand, so I touched a battery charger's cables to the starter terminals to see if it turned over (charger was set to 12V 40A).  A few sparks later the engine seemed to have strong compression and it turned over several times, one or two strokes per try (I didn't want to hold the cables on the terminals for too long).
  • It seems to be a nice engine based on that basic testing, but it could of course have hidden problems or need some level of maintenance, repair or restoration, none of which I would know anything about, not being a mechanic.  This being the case, I am selling it as described above, possibly needing more or a lot work or parts.
  • I hunted around on the motor to see where the oil was added and drained, and didn't see a cap and a plug (just cut tubing), so I guess this engine uses some sort of remote circulating pump and reservoir type device that isn't included.  That being the case, there may be some residual oil that may come out of the engine during shipment.  I will try to bag or wrap the engine to contain it in case that happens.

As asset liquidators, we are not considered experts in this product and we are selling it as found.  However, if you are unsatisfied with your purchase, we offer a money back guarantee...

Money Back Guarantee:

  • If for any reason you are unsatisfied with your purchase, we offer a money back guarantee.  This can be a full or partial refund (depending on the severity of the problem).  In many cases you may not even need to return it.
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Package Details:

  • Unpacked weight & size: 91.7, 18x16x16
  • Packed weight & size: 120, 24x20x20
  • Package Notes & Ref: OS1 (50#), 6L20, 106.76 SB, crate in wood

Terms & Conditions:

  • Local Pick-up is free, but we must charge 6% Vermont Sales Tax (email for details).  Our Standard Shipping method is our choice of USPS, FedEx or Motor Freight.
  • Our liability for product defects is limited to the purchase price plus shipping.  We are not responsible for the installation, training in the use of, or operation of any item we sell.  The buyer assumes all responsibility for safely handling, inspecting and verifying the operational quality of their purchases prior to putting them into service.  The buyer expressly releases the seller from any liability arising from the installation or operation of the product.
  • We welcome international trade.  Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges.  These charges are the buyer's responsibility.  Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.  These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company, or when you pick the item up - do not confuse them for additional shipping charges.  We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as 'gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.  All international buyers are responsible for any additional shipping and handling charges, crating costs, and any other costs arising from cross-border trade with us.
  • Unfortunately, because we have very limited space, we cannot store your purchased items for you.  We can hold your item for two weeks from the purchase date, after which we have to charge storage, up to $10 per day, depending on the situation.  Once storage fees exceed any moneys paid, we will have to relist the item without refund.

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