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1985 V150 XR-2 (S/N - OA961069). Symptoms: Will not get up

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1985 V150 XR-2 (S/N - OA961069).
Will not get up on a plane. Bogs down under a load. Starts, idles, and runs at trolling speed smoothly. Pumping the fuel line ball has no effect during bog down.
I have done the following:
Pulled and checked jets in top carb (spotless).
Replaced stator, and both switch boxes (no effect).
Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 month ago.

Hello Mike. My name is Tan.

Have you checked for spark on all cylinders and done a compression test?

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