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loudsubz 06-01-2010 7:25 PM

How are the wakes on older Malibu VLX? 2002-2003
 
Can't seem to find much info on them.

wake_upppp 06-01-2010 7:28 PM

I liked the one I used to ride behind. About 2500lbs ballast and no wedge and its meaty.

loudsubz 06-01-2010 7:39 PM

what would the wake compare to? also how is it with just the stock ballast and wedge system?

stuntmonkey 06-03-2010 8:32 AM

Comparable to the later 05/06s I reckon. With the wedge/ballast the wake is nice and rampy.

If you're looking at buying one, ride behind one before you do.

helinut 06-03-2010 10:32 AM

I have an 07 vRide which is that boat. I believe and have heard from a few people around here that I have one of the best wakes in town that they have ridden. If you put 750's in the back and a 700 ish in the front, with the center tank full, it's quite the wake. Only reason I would change is that I would like to have a 23 footer for the extra room.

stephan 06-03-2010 10:32 AM

It's the same hull as the 2005-2008 V-ride. It was 'Bu's flagship for a lot of years. Fill her up and she makes a great wake, also very exceptional surf wave (if you are into that sort of thing). With just stock (depending on what system it has, usually two rear tanks and a tank mid-ship) it is decent, stack another 1500 on it and it gets excellent. Best thing to do is remove the rear tanks and install larger bags, then add a big sac up in the nose, things get good quick.


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