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It looks like I sucked up a rope in the jet drive. I am

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It looks like I sucked up a rope in the jet drive. I am having trouble removing the intake grate bolts. The 2 bolts towards the bow will turn but they don't seem to be coming out.

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I have removed the three bolts closer to the stern and they came out just fine the two bolts towards the bow will Spin and they seem to be loosening but they don't seem to be coming out is there a nut or a retainer inside the boat I can't tell I can't see it

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Now that seems to be all its it looks from looking through the intake grate I can see the very end of a rope but I don't see the Rope sticking out through the outlet Port at the rear of the boat so it's I can't tell you how long it is I don't know I can't get my hand up in there to even try pulling it

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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but I do not see any kind of model information. What are you working on exactly?

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2014 Glastron GTS187 with a ROTAX250hp
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 month ago

Okay I don't work on those. I will opt out and leave your question open to the community.

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