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Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       05-30-2013, 1:36 PM Reply   
As many of you know, I sold my previous VLX in order to upgrade to Surf Gate. It’s been a long wait, but my new 2013 Malibu Wakesetter VLX arrived today at Active Water Sports.

Lots of work to do before she comes home:

• Get 18" XD Badlands put on trailer (wrong wheels sent from factory)
• Install Plug-n-Play sacks (750lb. Straight Line Sumo Sacks in each rear locker)
• Install cooler hinge & shock (see cushion pic below, courtesy of Fman)
• Install hot tube in place of side cup holder (see hot tube pic below, courtesy of Fman)
• Install full Exile system (in-boats, sub, and tower)
• Tint windshield with 20% (still unsure on this)

Here are the teaser pics I got. I’ll post more when it’s done.








These pics show some of the interior mods I'm having AWS do for me (pics courtesy of Fman)



Old    Mike (slowwwflowww)      Join Date: Mar 2011       05-30-2013, 1:52 PM Reply   
OhYeah!!!Happy Summer
Old    D Hill (dhill)      Join Date: Aug 2010       05-30-2013, 2:04 PM Reply   
sooooo nice!!! congrats
Old    Justin Harrelson (skiboarder)      Join Date: Oct 2006       05-30-2013, 2:11 PM Reply   
That is a sick looking boat. Those sparkles are so subtle until it hits the light just right.
Old    Harold Hemming (h20king)      Join Date: Dec 2009       05-30-2013, 2:29 PM Reply   
Looks great let me know when your ready and we will do some board demos
Old    Kyle (kylcar123)      Join Date: May 2013       05-30-2013, 3:12 PM Reply   
Active water sports in Portland? What I would do for this boat... proabably sell one of my kids...
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       05-30-2013, 3:28 PM Reply   
Exactly. You can always make more kids. That is the fun part.
Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       05-30-2013, 4:39 PM Reply   
Very very nice!
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       05-30-2013, 4:49 PM Reply   
Looks great.
Old    Mason Obray (MCObray)      Join Date: Mar 2013       05-30-2013, 5:00 PM Reply   
Congrats on your VLX. Great looking color scheme... I'll keep my eye out on the Willamette for ya!

BTW, I think the tint would look great.
Old    RB (boardman74)      Join Date: Jul 2012       05-30-2013, 6:03 PM Reply   
Like the colors!
Old    Bill Smeltzer (runin90lx)      Join Date: Sep 2009       05-30-2013, 6:57 PM Reply   
probably one of the better looking WS ive seen..im not a huge fan of malibu but that thing looks sweet!
Old    Tim C (lifetimewarranty)      Join Date: Oct 2008       05-31-2013, 7:47 AM Reply   
Nice IXFE. Post some better pics once you get them wheels on her...oh and of course we want to see it on the water.

Looks awesome!
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       05-31-2013, 7:53 AM Reply   
Very nice!
Old    Miguel (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-31-2013, 8:49 AM Reply   
NNIIIICCEEEEEEE
cant wait to see the rest of the pics....
Old    Jarrod Perkins (jperkinsttu)      Join Date: Mar 2008       05-31-2013, 9:21 AM Reply   
Congrats!! That's gotta be a good feeling. Luvin the colors!!
Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       06-02-2013, 9:15 AM Reply   
I got a chance to go down and see the new VLX in person yesterday. Super stoked on the silver flake, red accents (inside and out), black floor, and dark gray vinyl.



Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       06-02-2013, 10:25 AM Reply   
Beautiful boat DBC!
Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       06-07-2013, 9:56 PM Reply   
Just a few more before I have Exile installed.





Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-07-2013, 10:28 PM Reply   
Yeah Buddy. That is sick. Is that a ski rack on there?
Old    Keith Wall (keithwallaz)      Join Date: May 2013       06-07-2013, 10:56 PM Reply   
That is sick! That will be our next ride!
Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       06-08-2013, 8:48 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by polarbill View Post
Yeah Buddy. That is sick. Is that a ski rack on there?
Yeah, my wife still likes to slalom on occasion. I'm sick of it taking up room below the seats, so I'm going to see if the rack is a better solution.
Old    B (fullspeed)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-09-2013, 4:25 PM Reply   
DBC. Very nice boat. Thanks for posting.
Old    Matt (Launch22)      Join Date: Jun 2013       06-09-2013, 6:13 PM Reply   
Sweet boat! I love those wheels on the trailer.


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Old    Chad Helvey (venom93corba)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-09-2013, 7:04 PM Reply   
Wow! I love the colors and the wheels kick a$$ too!
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-10-2013, 8:27 AM Reply   
Guess I have not been on WW enough to see this. Nice work. Looks great. Hope to see it out on the water.
Old    Adam R (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       06-10-2013, 11:30 AM Reply   
I guess I missed this too! Very nicely done! Those badlands always look good on a trailer, good choice. I wonder if I could pull off the hinge and strut modification to the cooler seat on my Mastercraft? I'm definately stealing your hot tube idea for the cupholder location.

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