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Old    Kody (kody_a)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-26-2006, 8:23 PM Reply   
What is the wake like on the mobius lsv? Also what is the weight for the stock ballast, and what is a good weight to add to the boat to improve the wake.


And what would be the easiest way to hook an Ipod up to the stero.

thanks
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-27-2006, 9:56 AM Reply   
the wake is great! stock ballast is about 1100lbs i think. added some bigger sack in the rear will help the wake.

for the ipod you could just hook it up to the aux input on the deck or buy a ipod capable headunit
Old    Kody (kody_a)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-27-2006, 3:50 PM Reply   
Thanks for the tips, as for the aux do you have to have a cable that is almost like the one that goes to you computer speakers only it is the same for the boat? Does the aux hookup come on all the decks mooba offers.

thanks
Old    Kody (kody_a)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-27-2006, 8:25 PM Reply   
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Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       05-28-2006, 4:53 AM Reply   
Aux hook-up is same as for external speakers.
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-28-2006, 9:18 AM Reply   
aux hook ups should be on any aftermarket deck
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-31-2006, 12:19 PM Reply   
I have a 06 LSV with the Gravity Games III ballast system, one, 500 sack on each side of the motor box and 800 # sack in the ski locker, wake is pretty good, but I would recommend putting an extra 300 to 400 pounds in the front, the wake cleans up better and planes out faster. We run an extra 500 up front plus 200 in lead (100 each side under the seats) If we have less then 5 or 6 peeps, we will through an extra 400 sack in front of the rear seat. Took about 20 hours of playing with the weight distrbution to get it right, but the wake is HUGE. Also get at least the 325 HP motor if you plan on running anything over stock ballastUpload
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       05-31-2006, 1:23 PM Reply   
Randy did you get custom sacs made? where did you get them from? or did you upgrade and get teh gravity games sacs? the gravity games III ballast is only 250 on each side of the motor and 600 in the locker.
Old    Matthew Bird (ldr)      Join Date: Nov 2002       05-31-2006, 1:26 PM Reply   
Randy, I really like your color choice for that boat. Nice and clean.
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-31-2006, 1:57 PM Reply   
Adam, ordered it upgraded from the factory, Matt, thanks, my son Alex picked the colors I was going with all white, but I like how it came out, how is Kevin riding?
Old    Matthew Bird (ldr)      Join Date: Nov 2002       05-31-2006, 2:35 PM Reply   
I rarely see him. And even more rare is seeing him ride. My wife and I live 2 hours away in Fresno and when we visit we split time between our two families so that makes it tough.

Great minds must think alike because the family did all white last year and they are doing red this year. They pick the new boat up Thursday it's the same color scheme as this one.
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I hope i get the chance to meet you and Alex (in person) at some time during the season.
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-31-2006, 3:12 PM Reply   
Matthew, sweet looking ride, Alex had a chance to ride with Kevin a couple of years ago in Bakersfield at the USC the day before the finals run, they went out to some local lake behind a Sanger with Mike Cardoza, Matt Medved, Alex and Kevin. I think Kevin got 2nd that year & Alex took 4th. We will be down in Cali this summer hitting up some comps and riding on the Delta. Congrats on the new boat.
Old    formulacb            06-04-2006, 1:08 PM Reply   
Kody,
Keep in mind an 05 or earlier LSV is 20' 8" and an 06 LSV is 21' 6". Most stock stereos have an aux input you can hook up the Ipod to with a jumper cable
Old    Kody (kody_a)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-04-2006, 5:21 PM Reply   
Sweet, my parents just recently got a brand new mobius lsv. I am excited. I was just wandering the best way to get my ipod hooked up or if another head unit was required.

So what I will do is just get an aux red and white headphone hook up. Should sound good.

thanks
Old    RYAN HALL (rhall)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-05-2006, 7:58 AM Reply   
the sacs that adam was talking about...250's. are the upgraded ones. the 06 comes with a 600 in the locker standard. the gravity III adds two 250 sacs.

i also have an 06 lsv and we put a 750 on each side of the motor, the 600 in the locker and 400 lbs in the bow. Had to get a new prop, but all in all its plenty huge.
Old    Kody (kody_a)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-05-2006, 10:11 AM Reply   
Which prop did you get and does the boat plane out easily.

thanks
Old    RYAN HALL (rhall)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-05-2006, 12:59 PM Reply   
ACME 537

boat gets up fine now.


just a tip for saving some cash...the 400lbs in the bow is actually the factory sacs from the back. i just filled them up to 200lb each and stuck them under the bow seats. i just leave them full all the time. you can just use the fittings that come with the 750 sacs to plug them up.
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       06-05-2006, 2:52 PM Reply   
Ryan, you thought of plumbing the front sacs in ot the existing system?
Old    RYAN HALL (rhall)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-05-2006, 3:00 PM Reply   
i thought about it, but i only drive about 4 minutes to the creek. whenever i come up to your end of town or bethy, i would probly just bring a pump with me.

if i play my cards right...I to will have a house on the lake...or in my case the creek. then i wont have to tow anywhere.

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