2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 252Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 252

HullControl Systems SMC Hull Repair The hull and top deck on some models are constructed of sheet molded compound (SMC) which
in General Information section for paint colors Do not use power sanding equipment on the repair area or bond strength may
be affectedHand sand onlyNOTE: For bonding use 3M #08101 structural adhesive or equivalentExample shown is through hull fitting
installationBasic preparation procedure is the same for repairing damaged hulldeck components1Remove all original adhesive
and sand the area to be repaired with 80 grit paperPower sanding is not recommendedbond strength may be adversely affectedUse
acetone or lacquer thinner to clean and prime the area around the repair 2Mix parts and of the structural adhesive, apply
to the fitting and hull, and immediately press the parts into place holding pressure for at least two minutes until the adhesive