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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-09-2017, 2:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By rallyart
A deep V wakeboat or a flat skiboat have only a...

A deep V wakeboat or a flat skiboat have only a few inches difference in draft. Wake generation sill affect water 12' down so it does not really matter what the hull shape is as the shallow bottom...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2017, 7:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By rallyart
FlyHigh used to make the ProX rack that clamped. ...

FlyHigh used to make the ProX rack that clamped. There are some available on ebay. I have a pair on my boat and they are easy to use and you never get snapped by a bungee. The are a bit tougher on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-29-2017, 1:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By rallyart
Drain water from the system. If you have heater...

Drain water from the system. If you have heater or shower, make sure they are drained well.
Alternatively, drop the lift and let it sit in the water. The air will be much colder than the water and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-12-2017, 5:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,272
Posted By rallyart
Not for another two weeks, at least.

Not for another two weeks, at least.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-25-2017, 1:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,443
Posted By rallyart
That's hilarious, and pretty good surfing too.

That's hilarious, and pretty good surfing too.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-20-2017, 7:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,604
Posted By rallyart
Fuel consumption will not be any different with...

Fuel consumption will not be any different with the 6.2 or the 5.7 unless you are going at top speed. The rest of the time the load on the boat is the same at the same speed and so you use the same...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2017, 2:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,604
Posted By rallyart
My Sanger '06 215 has over 500 hours on it now...

My Sanger '06 215 has over 500 hours on it now and has never had a storm on Shuswap Lake that it could not handle. Rough water ride is not a problem. Low freeboard might be an issue if you lose...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-09-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By rallyart
When you cast the next ones it might be an idea...

When you cast the next ones it might be an idea to have a tube through the middle so that a chain can go right through and attach to itself. Easier to replace a rusted chain that way. I hop it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-04-2017, 7:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By rallyart
Pretty boat. I did not know that Maxum had made...

Pretty boat. I did not know that Maxum had made a v-drive model.
You can determine a lot by knowing the wide open throttle RPM and GPS speed, lightly or normally loaded. That will let you figure...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-31-2017, 7:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,315
Posted By rallyart
Well, some insurance company felt it was much...

Well, some insurance company felt it was much better to give the fellow a new one rather than fixing that so it might cost more than 70% of the new price to repair it.
The thing to note is that much...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-27-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By rallyart
Well, this is a very late reply and I guess you...

Well, this is a very late reply and I guess you have already set your mooring anchor. Concrete is much less dense than steel and you need a lot more of it than if you were using heavy steel. A...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-04-2017, 3:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By rallyart
Stargazer is such an easy install that there is...

Stargazer is such an easy install that there is not much that could cause that. Perhaps a line was disconnected or pulled loose while they were working. Check plugs at the distributor and near the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-02-2017, 6:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By rallyart
Call Perfect Pass ...

Call Perfect Pass (http://perfectpass.com/?q=support)and talk to them. They are very helpful.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-21-2017, 1:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By rallyart
Mooring whips with Spring Lines work well. I'm...

Mooring whips with Spring Lines work well. I'm on a big lake with sudden mountain storms. My boat is on a buoy most of the summer and we swim or paddle out to it in the morning. Make sure you take...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-26-2017, 1:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,798
Posted By rallyart
Surge brakes use the force of the trailer pushing...

Surge brakes use the force of the trailer pushing forward to activate the hydraulic master cylinder for the brakes. When there is no boat on the trailer there is not a lot of force pushing forward...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-23-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,521
Posted By rallyart
You might be able to isolate where the noise is...

You might be able to isolate where the noise is coming from. Ignition noise is lower pitched than alternator noise. If you can find the source you can start trying to eliminate it there. Unplug the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-22-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,798
Posted By rallyart
There are lots of good reasons to have surge...

There are lots of good reasons to have surge brakes instead of electric. I prefer them because: I can tow with any vehicle regardless of wiring or plug; and they are self adjusting to the load; they...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-18-2017, 8:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,071
Posted By rallyart
Almost anything polarized. I prefer the brown...

Almost anything polarized. I prefer the brown tint as the contrast with blues and greens is enhanced.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2017, 4:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,945
Posted By rallyart
You are right, but we have to recognize that some...

You are right, but we have to recognize that some people like looking at a barn door. ;)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-06-2017, 9:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,212
Posted By rallyart
Not a loss.

Not a loss.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-11-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By rallyart
Perhaps there is a mount that is bent or...

Perhaps there is a mount that is bent or distorted. The torsion bar, being spring steel, is extremely unlikely to be bent. The trailing arm mount is the most likely culprit as a small change there...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-09-2017, 8:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By rallyart
There are trailer manufacturers that will build...

There are trailer manufacturers that will build one easily if you can't find one used. Check who makes them for Malibu normally, but there are manufacturers in MN and many across the country. A...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-31-2017, 4:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,139
Posted By rallyart
I'be bought my 1/2" wide ones at the local...

I'be bought my 1/2" wide ones at the local boating store and at hardware stores. These work for dock lines but not well for ski or wakeboard lines.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-20-2017, 9:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,029
Posted By rallyart
I have shutoff valves on both sides of the...

I have shutoff valves on both sides of the heater, just in case there is a problem. I have not had one in 8 years. The dealer messed up and needs to replace or repair your core. They are the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-06-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,969
Posted By rallyart
Towing with the cover on is nice, BUT you have...

Towing with the cover on is nice, BUT you have risks from straps vibrating on the hull or the cover itself vibrating. This can mark up the gel coat in a hurry. If you protect the fabric and straps...
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