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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2011, 2:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I've got 900 hours on the 11 year old X-star and...

I've got 900 hours on the 11 year old X-star and not looking to get rid of it anytime soon. To answer the question as to when you sell your boat....when the maintenance costs start to consistently...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-29-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,677
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I have used Starbrite Vinyl cleaner for almost 10...

I have used Starbrite Vinyl cleaner for almost 10 years on the Xstar, works great with a soft/medium bristle brush to dig out the dirt/oil from the vinyl. Haven't used any other vinyl conditioners...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-16-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,903
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I've used the fake-a-lake for years and its...

I've used the fake-a-lake for years and its always worked great. That said, I always make sure to set the height so that there is a good amount of pressure on the plunger portion to the hull of the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-16-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Dan-O, if I put the boat in the back, then where...

Dan-O, if I put the boat in the back, then where do the Moto-sakis go?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2011, 4:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Yeah, I figured I would post up the links in case...

Yeah, I figured I would post up the links in case anyone with an X-15, X-30, X-star or Prostar 197 saw this and was in need.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2011, 2:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Sorry, the above link is for a single. This...

Sorry, the above link is for a single.

This one is the tandem. $2250.

http://www.boattrader.com/listing/2008-Mastercraft-X-Star-96993964
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2011, 2:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Replacement Trailer for 99 X-Star

So I got super excited when I decided to troll the interweb in an attempt to find a new trailer for my X-Star (now called an X1).
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-09-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I've got two aerator pumps mounted to separate...

I've got two aerator pumps mounted to separate through-hulls in about the same location as the intake for the raw water pump (opposite side). Works great when stopped and even better when moving. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-16-2011, 5:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I'd just as soon sell it rather than have it...

I'd just as soon sell it rather than have it cluttering up my garage. Its not like I'd swap one out at the lake anyhow.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-15-2011, 2:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Thanks Eric and Jeff. Putting the Fusion on the...

Thanks Eric and Jeff. Putting the Fusion on the list of props to check out this weekend.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-14-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Prop Identification Help - 1999 X-Star

Anyone know how to identify the particulars about a prop. I think mine was replaced right before I bought it 10-some years ago so its probably not the standard size/pitch that came on 99 x-stars.
...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-14-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,301
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Maybe you could try and bring back wakeboarding...

Maybe you could try and bring back wakeboarding pants a second time to match that over the vest shirt.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-08-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Yeah, I'm installing the mixers inside the engine...

Yeah, I'm installing the mixers inside the engine compartment too. I just wanted the handle stowed outside because I have the one piece engine hatch and its kind of a pain to open all the time.

I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-07-2011, 3:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Shower install - 1999 X-star

So I want to install a shower this year.

I plan on mounting on the rear transom so I don't have to open the hatch once the temp is set.

Which one of these do I want the straight or the 45...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-02-2011, 3:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By big_poppa_pump
You reading that off the display or hand...

You reading that off the display or hand calculating that 20-23 mpg? That's real decent mileage there, I didn't get that back when I had the pizza cutter stock firestone rubber on but I also didn't...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-01-2011, 2:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,264
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Mine is a 1999 X-Star. It does have the in-tank...

Mine is a 1999 X-Star. It does have the in-tank fuel pump and has been run on less than half a tank plenty.

Now that I've jinxed myself, if anyone knows the part number for that year fuel pump...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-31-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,264
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I've got 900 some hours and 10 years on my X-Star...

I've got 900 some hours and 10 years on my X-Star with the LTR, never had a problem with the fuel pump.

Fuel sender - yes
Water pump - yes
Alternator Bracket - yes

Fuel pump - no

Good to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-27-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I have a 2002 F250 with the 7.3L. I've heard of...

I have a 2002 F250 with the 7.3L. I've heard of quite a few things that can get you better mileage.

Depends upon how much you want to spend to save a few bucks each fillup though.

Free(er)...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-19-2011, 9:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By big_poppa_pump
First time I've heard of the fungus amongus...

First time I've heard of the fungus amongus theory, I live in the desert so apart from a rainstorm every 3 months or so the boat stays really dry.
I'd be pretty certain it was the dye from the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-18-2011, 9:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I have had problems with a few different covers...

I have had problems with a few different covers that bled in one way or another. I had a black sunbrella that made my rear engine hatch vinyl turn purple/pink one day after 100 degree heat/rain.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-13-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,911
Posted By big_poppa_pump
Stop heating your homes with my fuel and the...

Stop heating your homes with my fuel and the costs will go down.

BTW, I don't justify my diesel because its any cheaper than a gasser. I justify it because it puts down 390HP and 750 ft-lbs of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-11-2011, 3:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,676
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I had my whole rear engine hatch replaced locally...

I had my whole rear engine hatch replaced locally for $1K. The guys did a bang up job and it looks better than factory.

Matching the factory vinyl shouldn't really be a problem. I did a couple...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-06-2011, 3:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By big_poppa_pump
http://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/product/1919

http://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/product/1919
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-04-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I have a 99 X-star and am kinda curious as well. ...

I have a 99 X-star and am kinda curious as well. I don't have much storage space left and what I think would be really trick and easy is to sink in another batt right next to the stock location...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-13-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,932
Posted By big_poppa_pump
I have 35x12.50R18 Toyo Open Country MTs on my...

I have 35x12.50R18 Toyo Open Country MTs on my Superduty. They are fairly quiet for how agressive they are and I like the sidewall tread. Mileage is so-so, I think I got about 35K out of them but...
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