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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-13-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,285
Posted By nitrousbird
That boat was a scam, nothing more. Was discussed...

That boat was a scam, nothing more. Was discussed in depth on TMC.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-12-2014, 2:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,249
Posted By nitrousbird
Floating wedge is all stainless and welded. The...

Floating wedge is all stainless and welded. The "stainless" manual wedge offered for a year or two was only the wedge plate that was stainless.

You have to change the mount, but it uses the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-10-2014, 7:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,249
Posted By nitrousbird
A wedge foil new isn't $850. I converted to a...

A wedge foil new isn't $850. I converted to a floating wedge and sold my manual (2 bolt that never had an issue). Upgrade cost me about $400 all said and done.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,105
Posted By nitrousbird
I always negotiate the out the door price. My...

I always negotiate the out the door price. My offer is based on what I'm willing to pay for the item then I add on the sales tax for that price.

By doing that, they can have all the BS fees in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-25-2014, 5:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,661
Posted By nitrousbird
You are comparing the old 5.3L. The '14+ Is...

You are comparing the old 5.3L. The '14+ Is redesigned, mor powerful and more fuel efficient. Much better than the old motor.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,272
Posted By nitrousbird
So you want a 23'+ boat, fairly flat bottom (for...

So you want a 23'+ boat, fairly flat bottom (for slower wakeboard wakes) but something that doesn't beat you up, fast ballast, lots of freeboard, great mechanical condition as you don't turn your own...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-03-2014, 6:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By nitrousbird
This is 100% complete and utter incorrect BS and...

This is 100% complete and utter incorrect BS and you should know better.

Anyone with functioning eyesight can tell the ONLY difference in a SV23 Wake vs Diamond hull is the chines on the end. At...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-21-2014, 8:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,544
Posted By nitrousbird
Sounds like he has a broken bilge pump too.

Sounds like he has a broken bilge pump too.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-13-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,526
Posted By nitrousbird
I meant Tsunami above, not Typhoon. Both of those...

I meant Tsunami above, not Typhoon. Both of those boats make a better surf wake than the Bryant.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,526
Posted By nitrousbird
Lets just focus on the fact that the surf wake in...

Lets just focus on the fact that the surf wake in that video looked like crap and they had to drive in circles just to make it.

Then they make the FALSE claim of the first wakesurfable stern...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-04-2014, 6:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By nitrousbird
You can't honestly believe that. Larry would...

You can't honestly believe that.

Larry would be like "hey, let me give you a whole bunch advice for free so you can put my design on from the factory and make sure I can't sell my patented product...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-03-2014, 8:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,158
Posted By nitrousbird
'01 Sunsetter VLX or '02-'04 21 LSV. Both are on...

'01 Sunsetter VLX or '02-'04 21 LSV. Both are on the SV23 diamond hull, which many consider one of the best V-drive slalom hulls out there, yet it will still make a great wakeboard wake and a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-22-2014, 7:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,914
Posted By nitrousbird
I've used other dealer prices negotiating before....

I've used other dealer prices negotiating before. When I got my Avalanche, I looked at another before getting mine. Mine is about as loaded as you could buy it. This one had less options, a bit...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-12-2014, 8:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,043
Posted By nitrousbird
I love the new Sierras. GM made a huge mistake...

I love the new Sierras. GM made a huge mistake leaving the 5.3L as that displacement. People will continue to think it is the same old 5.3L. Should have made changes to make it a 5.2, 5.4 or gave...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-10-2014, 2:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By nitrousbird
My wife is from Newfoundland (St John's area) and...

My wife is from Newfoundland (St John's area) and we go there every Christmas and about every summer.

Hope you have a dry suit...that water is COLD! Before anyone suggests the OP getting an...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-10-2014, 2:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,890
Posted By nitrousbird
I've had my '02 for about 9 years and love it....

I've had my '02 for about 9 years and love it. Has been fairly reliable and not lived an easy life. 5.3 isn't the best towing motor but does well enough to tow our VLX through the mountains without...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-30-2014, 8:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,215
Posted By nitrousbird
I don't recall ever referring to my parent's...

I don't recall ever referring to my parent's stuff as mine.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-30-2014, 5:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By nitrousbird
My arm rest doesn't have any of the flex you talk...

My arm rest doesn't have any of the flex you talk about (I also have a SS VLX). As for the pic in question, the dash had a major redesign in 2001 and minor one in '03 or '04, which is what is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-25-2014, 8:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By nitrousbird
I have the Alpine iDA-X100M. Alpine no...

I have the Alpine iDA-X100M.

Alpine no longer makes marine head units but they can still be found easily new and used. One of the nicest transom remotes out there. I also have the RF floating...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 6:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By nitrousbird
ACME outsources their repairs as well. I...

ACME outsources their repairs as well.

I have an ACME repaired prop; the repair looks like ass but It performs correctly, but ACME just uses a local joint to fix it.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 6:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By nitrousbird
Wow, if your installer couldn't do that simple...

Wow, if your installer couldn't do that simple troubleshooting, I sure as hell wouldn't trust his tuning ability.

Checking voltage and trying a different source would have been the first two...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 6:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,792
Posted By nitrousbird
If you think that looks good, you have no taste. ...

If you think that looks good, you have no taste. That's fact, not opinion.

How much is a new loaded up X46 with a mid-optioned trailer selling for (not MSRP, but actually selling for)? That...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 6:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,282
Posted By nitrousbird
When I was playing with my "ghetto gate" last...

When I was playing with my "ghetto gate" last year, I found it cleaned the wave up very nicely but murdered my push. I need to try a different angle and attempt it again, but fear the same results. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 6:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,367
Posted By nitrousbird
Car/light truck tires are the way to go, period. ...

Car/light truck tires are the way to go, period. You see FAR more tire failures using trailer tires than car tires.

Trailer manufacturers are even using automotive tires depending on the tire...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-26-2014, 5:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By nitrousbird
Get yourself a SMD DD-1. Takes the guess work out...

Get yourself a SMD DD-1. Takes the guess work out of tuning.
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