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Old    Jayson Reyes (jayson_49)      Join Date: May 2007       07-09-2007, 12:11 AM Reply   
why do most, if not, all wake towers fold down and most do not fit under a standard 7' tall garage door while the majority of us, i think, have the standard 7' tall garages.
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       07-09-2007, 12:31 AM Reply   
But most towers do fold under a standard garage height, hence the reason they fold. Is this a trick question?

-Steve
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       07-09-2007, 12:34 AM Reply   
2 out of 2 boats we've had havent fit in our 7 foot garage. Both 21'6". Centurion and Malibu. I'd say some do but most might be pushin it.
Old    Jayson Reyes (jayson_49)      Join Date: May 2007       07-09-2007, 12:47 AM Reply   
ok maybe not most, but i keep hearing about adjustments like deflating the trailer tires, longer drop hitches, using a floor jack, etc, etc. sorry, just venting. btw, which centurion did u have tyler?
Old    Scott Dearduff (clearlakescott)      Join Date: Apr 2007       07-09-2007, 6:27 AM Reply   
If mine didn't fold I couldn't clear the bridge to my lake which is about 9' off the water.
Old    Larzon (xsmini)      Join Date: Dec 2005       07-09-2007, 7:32 AM Reply   
they fold to fit in boat lifts
Old    bocephus            07-09-2007, 7:45 AM Reply   
My SAN fits no problem with the tower lowered.
Old    Chasin7 T (chaser)      Join Date: Sep 2006       07-09-2007, 7:51 AM Reply   
I have an 02 X-star that fits in my standard 7' garage when tower is folded. I also have a bridge on the flowage I ride often that we need to fold the tower down to get under if we head to that part of the water.
Old    Supra Man (kdsuprassv)      Join Date: Dec 2006       07-09-2007, 10:11 AM Reply   
My Supra 20 SSV fits in my garage as long as the gas tank is at least half full and the tires are not over inflated!!!
Old    Scott Drews (wakeclt)      Join Date: Apr 2003       07-09-2007, 8:05 PM Reply   
Most garage door openers do not pull the door completely up at their default setting. You may be able to adjust your door opener to pull the door up higher. If it isn't the door and simply the boat being too tall for the opening, you could try to look into lowering the hitch point, either by using a drop hitch, or lowering the boat somewhat using the tongue jack.
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       07-09-2007, 8:29 PM Reply   
Jayson-2005 Centurion Elite-V(lightning)C4
Dropping pressure in the tires would do the trick but we just built an addition on the side of the garage.

(Message edited by tyboarder03 on July 09, 2007)
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-09-2007, 8:45 PM Reply   
Our tower is an OLD BareWest tower and it doesn't fold Its such a PITA to take it off every time we put it in the garage! One key thing we will look for in our next boat is a tower which can be lowered and still fit in the garage!
Old    malibu_nut            07-10-2007, 10:34 AM Reply   
mine fits with the tower up! oh yeah. i have 14 foot doors. ha ha
Old    soulrider (projectely4)      Join Date: Apr 2003       07-10-2007, 10:45 AM Reply   
i am able to fit my 06 x2 in a standard 7' tall garage with tower folded. also down in florida when going through the canals on chain lakes there are bridges you need to fold the tower down
Old    calix2rider (dmontandon)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-10-2007, 10:47 AM Reply   
billy e, how do you do that?
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-10-2007, 11:42 AM Reply   
This is the only Centurion tower that will easily fit in a 7' garage it folds down below the windshield

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Old    Jayson Reyes (jayson_49)      Join Date: May 2007       07-10-2007, 12:37 PM Reply   
doesn't the evolution tower fold down below the windshield too??
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-10-2007, 12:54 PM Reply   
True enough if you have enough time and people

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