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Forum: Archive through July 11, 2007 07-08-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By wakemaniac69
running ACME 13x11 with 1200# of ballast in 1980...

running ACME 13x11 with 1200# of ballast in 1980 SN. Awesome holeshot and planes withing seconds. Hats off to ACME.
Forum: Archive through July 11, 2007 07-08-2007, 9:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By wakemaniac69
1980 Ski Nautique Swim Deck Refurb. This deck...

1980 Ski Nautique Swim Deck Refurb. This deck was the original and had some mold development on it. I removed the deck, disassembled it, used a belt sander with 50 Grit paper and cleaned everything...
Forum: Archive through February 09, 2007 01-31-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
Posted By wakemaniac69
get it, it's the best invention since the...

get it, it's the best invention since the wakeboard.
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 11-07-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By wakemaniac69
should be safety wired with stainless steel wire

should be safety wired with stainless steel wire
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-26-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By wakemaniac69
Try this web site, its a good sorce for technial...

Try this web site, its a good sorce for technial support - SKIDIM.COM. They carry a full array of ignition components and may have some insight into the computer systems as well. <BR> <BR>Most...
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-17-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By wakemaniac69
the only down side is we all didn't get it...

the only down side is we all didn't get it installed sooner.
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-17-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By wakemaniac69
when you go to drill the hole thru the hull,...

when you go to drill the hole thru the hull, measure on the inside of the boat where the paddle wheel will fit, then drill a 1/8" diameter hole from the inside of the boat out. This will allow you...
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-16-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By wakemaniac69
it's gotta suck when you can use your boat for a...

it's gotta suck when you can use your boat for a hockey rink bench. Get the nets, game on!
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-16-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By wakemaniac69
if its been run for a long time, like a long...

if its been run for a long time, like a long time, the strut bushing will be hammered out and need to be replaced. If it's been abused extensivly, the next bearing to go will be the rear output...
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 10-16-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 681
Posted By wakemaniac69
Synthetic all the way. Mobil One is my prefered...

Synthetic all the way. Mobil One is my prefered choice (CASTROL would be the second). Considering the loads we're all placing on our engines these days with 1000# to 2000# of ballast, any extra...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-27-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 323
Posted By wakemaniac69
I would contact ACME again and send it directly...

I would contact ACME again and send it directly to them for repair. They are the OEM, so they should be able to help you out with the best repair job and put it back to original factory specs.
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-26-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 415
Posted By wakemaniac69
I had them installed when I re-upolstered my...

I had them installed when I re-upolstered my boat. It was really easy to do at that time. To retrofit to existing seats may take a little bit of extra work, worth it. You could probably remove...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-25-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 415
Posted By wakemaniac69
I would install three items. The heater is great...

I would install three items. The heater is great for warming up in the boat, the hot water shower is great for cold water riding, just fill your wet suit and jump in (not everyone has a dry suit). ...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-19-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 673
Posted By wakemaniac69
1,650 miles round trip Calgary Alberta, Canada to...

1,650 miles round trip Calgary Alberta, Canada to Winnepeg Manitoba Canada, about 28 hours drive. Best road trip ever. We had a blast and stopped at the lake house on the way back for a day of...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-13-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By wakemaniac69
its an easy installation. contact PP if you have...

its an easy installation. contact PP if you have any questions about the location of the paddle wheel, it's the most important. I installed mine directly opposite my water intake on a 1980 Ski...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-13-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By wakemaniac69
Thanks a ton Rod, I've been trying to source...

Thanks a ton Rod, I've been trying to source these for some time. <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>any other info on gauges and sending units out...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-12-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By wakemaniac69
after they straightened my rudder shaft, they...

after they straightened my rudder shaft, they machined it down a few thousand (0.010) just to get it true, that process also removed the packing groove that was worn into the shaft. I had to run my...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-11-2006, 9:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By wakemaniac69
Thanks Rob, I'm looking for the level sensors in...

Thanks Rob, I'm looking for the level sensors in the tank as well. Most fuel level sensors do not work in water, they tend to rust quickly.
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-11-2006, 7:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By wakemaniac69
let me rephrase this question.....does anyone...

let me rephrase this question.....does anyone have any information on Ballast Tank Gauges? I am looking or some level gauges for my boat.
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-11-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By wakemaniac69
I pulled my rudder after bending it on a rock,...

I pulled my rudder after bending it on a rock, installed a new drive shaft and rebuilt the prop. Back to the rudder, it had a good bend in the shaft, I took it to a machine shop, they bent it back...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-11-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By wakemaniac69
its public information since its been posted on...

its public information since its been posted on the net. anyone can reproduce it, legally you have probably lost the rights.
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-06-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By wakemaniac69
I would contact ACME Marine and give them the...

I would contact ACME Marine and give them the exact specs on your boat, year, make, model, engine and what you are going to use for ballast weight. They will spec the exact prop for you. <BR> <BR>I...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-06-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By wakemaniac69
Does anyone have a line on Ballast Tank Level...

Does anyone have a line on Ballast Tank Level Gauges? What make and model do the new boats usually have installed and where could a guy get a set?
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-15-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,986
Posted By wakemaniac69
just a quick question, what type of valves do you...

just a quick question, what type of valves do you guys run off the thru hull connection? Do you open and close the ball valve by hand every time you fill, or do you just leave it open when you are...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-11-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By wakemaniac69
I mounted mine directly opposite my water intake...

I mounted mine directly opposite my water intake for the engine, my speed thru corners is very accurate. I've also found if you corner a little softer (not such a sharp turn) PP stays on line and...
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