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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-13-2014, 5:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,955
Posted By Thrall
Not sure the op's question is even close to...

Not sure the op's question is even close to apples to apples. Yes the Eco is a nice 1/2 ton that actually has some ballz at altitude but if the price is similar and not a concern then the CTD blows...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-08-2013, 4:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By Thrall
I'd be less worried about injectors and more...

I'd be less worried about injectors and more about the trans with 150k and some heavy duty go fast parts.
Unless you have a good comfort level with the owner, dual cp3s and turbo tells me it was...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2013, 1:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,227
Posted By Thrall
Me too, but used a fused dist block for the +...

Me too, but used a fused dist block for the + side to the amps.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-04-2013, 5:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By Thrall
Correct, my mistake. What I meant to say is that...

Correct, my mistake. What I meant to say is that when the engine is not running, the ACR won't latch (well, it does for a bit until the batteries' voltage drop below the charging threshold
to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,378
Posted By Thrall
Like you said, it's a forum and we all have...

Like you said, it's a forum and we all have opinions and the other thing that those opinions are like........
Note I said I like the new Exploders, just not for the better part of $50k.
I think you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By Thrall
this website www.bcae1.com will help you with...

this website www.bcae1.com will help you with wiring needs, sizing wire, etc.

Whatever you do, have ALL your stereo stuff, head unit, amps on the same source + and ground -. And do not piggy back...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-28-2013, 3:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By Thrall
I too think 2/0 is overkill. My 06 MC uses 2ga...

I too think 2/0 is overkill. My 06 MC uses 2ga for battery connections. I used 1/0 for the long runs and battery connections even though those runs were short.
When I re-did the stereo and battery...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-27-2013, 4:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,455
Posted By Thrall
Correct, it is a private club, however it has...

Correct, it is a private club, however it has grown into a staple of American living and growing up as a boy.
From going through cub scouts and boy scouts, I saw, at a young age that the boy...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-27-2013, 3:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,067
Posted By Thrall
A state with no state income tax is a smart idea...

A state with no state income tax is a smart idea if he'll be cashing out a bunch.
Pac NW is great in the summer. Just moved here 2 years ago and summers are perfect. The other 9 months suck for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-27-2013, 3:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,601
Posted By Thrall
Like mentioned above, the retained value of a...

Like mentioned above, the retained value of a diesel vs gasser is largely dependent on the desireability of the particular model. Much like our high end wakeboats. A San 210 is going to be worth...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 6:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,601
Posted By Thrall
The other thing that offsets the initial cost of...

The other thing that offsets the initial cost of diesel trucks (HD trucks, not the new 1/2 ton specifically) is those of us (most of us) that use them as grocery getters with occasional weekend...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 5:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By Thrall
Aww man you can't be serious..... Poor gal. ...

Aww man you can't be serious.....
Poor gal. I'd have slapped the taste out of my kids' mouth if they said that!
Or was it you? hahaha
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 5:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,378
Posted By Thrall
Aside from not being able to mentally process...

Aside from not being able to mentally process $45-50k for a midsize American SUV, I'd think you could do better than that. IF I was looking at a NEW car I'd be wanting 10% at least off the sticker...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,601
Posted By Thrall
Modern diesels are for the most part quite...

Modern diesels are for the most part quite reliable. You just bought the wrong ones. Surprised the 6.0 even got up to that many miles, or did it have head gaskets/studs, egr delete done earlier on?...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,946
Posted By Thrall
Why do you change out fresh unused oil after the...

Why do you change out fresh unused oil after the off season?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,946
Posted By Thrall
Wonder how many suckers they get in for $150 oil...

Wonder how many suckers they get in for $150 oil changes at 20hr intervals?
That's just ridiculous. It's not a 450 race bike!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By Thrall
You can be discreeet about it. Just put a big...

You can be discreeet about it. Just put a big bag of chips and some donuts on the surf side and tell your boys to stfu!:D
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By Thrall
Man I screwed up! I should have only shown my...

Man I screwed up! I should have only shown my wife pics of trashed out boats when we were shopping. Coulda got a new one! :rolleyes:
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By Thrall
I don't think you'll find any big v drives that...

I don't think you'll find any big v drives that have a clean wake at 16-18mph. Barely cleaned up on my Prostar 190 at those speeds. 15-16mph in a v drive is still plowing, not fully on plane.
And...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-25-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,564
Posted By Thrall
Bought my 06 X2 sight unseen but not before MANY...

Bought my 06 X2 sight unseen but not before MANY conversations and pictures from the po. Helped that it had less than 50 hrs on it and a good history with the dealer.
I was still skeptical but got...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-19-2012, 3:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Thrall
Hahaha, that's a nice late July day up here (well...

Hahaha, that's a nice late July day up here (well maybe early Aug for the water to reach 70)!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-12-2012, 4:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,289
Posted By Thrall
This is funny! I'm all about not payin the man...

This is funny!
I'm all about not payin the man becasue I already get the sh!!t taxed out of me and I'll try to find any reasonable way out of paying, but............
No way would I want to attract...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-05-2012, 4:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By Thrall
Rotary polisher. 3M compound and polish. Go to...

Rotary polisher. 3M compound and polish.
Go to an auto body store and they can hook you up with the right pads.
It's just like any of the gelcoat resto instructions you see on here except paint is...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-05-2012, 4:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Thrall
Think about how often you'll use it on avg. ...

Think about how often you'll use it on avg. Couple x a year maybe, few hours to a few days at the most (aside from Hurricane Sandy or another natual disaster like that which you could still handle...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2012, 3:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By Thrall
Same as brucemac, heard/seen different...

Same as brucemac, heard/seen different reccomendations, been using gear lube for the last 3 years with many miles and no issues.
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