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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-24-2014, 7:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,977
Posted By pcolajosh
shameless plug for my beloved X-Star... ...

shameless plug for my beloved X-Star...

http://www.onlyinboards.com/Details.aspx?ID=42985
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-31-2013, 7:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By pcolajosh
The big round thing is a heat exchanger. Raw...

The big round thing is a heat exchanger. Raw water is pumped into that and it cools the engine coolant which is simply antifreeze like your car. It's known as a half system because raw water is...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-14-2010, 3:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By pcolajosh
Once fully rehabbed, I don't think I'll be...

Once fully rehabbed, I don't think I'll be needing the brace. I know that it is peace of mind for some, but braces don't exactly prevent injury IMHO.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-13-2010, 5:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By pcolajosh
CTI Brace Costs

Just got my custom CTI Prosport. Very happy with the quality. I was considering buying it myself if the insurance didn't cover it, and then I saw the invoice to my insurance...$1806.81. OMG! I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-13-2010, 7:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By pcolajosh
One more tip: use Salt-Away like it's cheap!

One more tip: use Salt-Away like it's cheap!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-04-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By pcolajosh
No offense to the IO crowd, but you'll hate...

No offense to the IO crowd, but you'll hate yourself for settling with an IO over a true inboard. It's so much better for your progression if you're really wanting to improve your riding. From...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-03-2010, 2:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By pcolajosh
I've got just what you're looking for. I've been...

I've got just what you're looking for. I've been riding in brackish water for 3 years and have learned what works and what doesn't.

http://www.wakeworld.com/classifields/viewlisting.php?view=1059
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-21-2010, 1:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By pcolajosh
I got a cover from them a few years back and...

I got a cover from them a few years back and they're great! I think it was about $800 for a waterline custom cover that covers the platform as well.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-19-2010, 8:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By pcolajosh
Not many people seem to know this, but Load-Rite...

Not many people seem to know this, but Load-Rite offers a line of trailers for inboards. I'm very happy with mine and think it makes the boat look sharp.
http://img44.imageshack.us/i/newrs.jpg/
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2010, 6:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By pcolajosh
O'Brien makes a great one. Our little girl loved...

O'Brien makes a great one. Our little girl loved it and she fit great into a laundry basket. First trip out at 3 weeks old. Just make sure to protect the kids from the sun! Also, we installed a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-14-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By pcolajosh
You win Evan. Thanks for pointing out that...

You win Evan. Thanks for pointing out that awesome deal. I hope you can get it, but how about you offer him $10,500 instead. I'm sure he's desperate to sell, right? Probably needs the money for...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-13-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By pcolajosh
LOL. Evan, I was wondering how many posts it...

LOL. Evan, I was wondering how many posts it would take until someone pooped on my pity party with a comment about the possible asking price. Evan, I understand that it's getting late in the season...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-12-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By pcolajosh
Blown Knee...Sell Boat?

So I'm actually considering what I had thought to be unthinkable a few months ago...

Background:
Started riding in '97. In '99 rode an INT event behind an X-Star that blew me away with the size...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-20-2010, 9:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,918
Posted By pcolajosh
The MC 205V hull is the stuff of wakeboarding...

The MC 205V hull is the stuff of wakeboarding legend. It was the 99 X-Star, then the X-2 and lives on today as the X-1. It gets my vote for a 20 footer, but of course I'm biased...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-19-2010, 5:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By pcolajosh
Good to hear that you're covered with some...

Good to hear that you're covered with some warranty action. As far as quick failure, I don't know. Maybe you sucked up some sand in the intake and it circulated through to the impeller blades of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-19-2010, 8:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By pcolajosh
Are you talking about the raw water impeller pump...

Are you talking about the raw water impeller pump assembly or the water recirculation pump for the engine? Or are you talking about the idler pulley that tensions the belt?

While most pumps can...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-19-2010, 8:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By pcolajosh
Not really backflushing (is that even possible?),...

Not really backflushing (is that even possible?), but you can easily disconnect the hoses and ensure they're free of debris. The most common spot for crap to hang out is in the hose connecting the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-19-2010, 8:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By pcolajosh
The easy answer is replace those items when they...

The easy answer is replace those items when they don't function correctly anymore. Generally:
1. 10 years
2. 250 hours
3. 5 years
4. see 2.
5. never. 15 years.
6. No real tranny clutch....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-18-2010, 6:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By pcolajosh
Swatguy, FWIW, my 99 X-Star doesn't turn...

Swatguy,

FWIW, my 99 X-Star doesn't turn left worth a crap since I put on a FAE.

As far as grease, as far as I know, there's just the rudder and cable zerks.

Good luck. I will probably have...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2010, 7:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By pcolajosh
Non-Stock exhaust systems

Hi all. Just wanted to see what was out there for modified exhaust systems. Any experiences to share?

I'm currently in the process of redoing my exhaust system. Factory was 3.5" risers into a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-18-2010, 2:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By pcolajosh
I love the cover I got from these folks. <BR>...

I love the cover I got from these folks. <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.skiboatcovers.com" target="_blank">www.skiboatcovers.com</a>
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-16-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By pcolajosh
Very nice work! Is the side mounted light near...

Very nice work! Is the side mounted light near the license plate a back up light or does it have an amber bulb for turn/running lights?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-16-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,028
Posted By pcolajosh
Wow. I didn't intend this thread to evolve into...

Wow. I didn't intend this thread to evolve into a legal argument or anything. I just thought it would be useful to others to see what is possible. I am not advocating doing anything stupid. Am I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-16-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By pcolajosh
Here's the place that did the job in Pensacola,...

Here's the place that did the job in Pensacola, FL. <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.bluecoraltowers.com/" target="_blank">http://www.bluecoraltowers.com/</a> <BR> <BR>Nice folks and great work IMHO. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-15-2010, 6:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By pcolajosh
Just wanted to share a solution for those of you...

Just wanted to share a solution for those of you with cracked towers. On my old school X-Star zero flex tower, I got the dreaded cracks after a couple summers of riding. $200 later, the aluminum...
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