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Old    pdxWAKE.com            05-18-2009, 7:57 AM Reply   
I have the power wedge and bow ballast options. How do you guys set yours up for the best surf wake. We struggled with it this weekend and I know it can do better so help me out....
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Old    Johnny Neves (johnny_jr)      Join Date: Mar 2006       05-18-2009, 8:30 AM Reply   
I have same boat same year, we fill bow about half, full belly tank and either right or left rear. Wedge 4 clicks up from the bottom. Then we add a 550# sack vdrive compartment on the surf side and another 250on the seats as well. It kicks a great surf wake. but I have batteries and audio equipment that adds a few more pounds to the equation. I would start with the above and use people to shift weight back and forth as you gauge the wake changes. It's takes a few trips to dial it in perfect, we are 2 years later and still learning something new each time. Make sure you get the weight as far to the outside of the boat as you can.
Old    Craig (yosquire)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-22-2009, 11:56 AM Reply   
Diggs,

A good friend has an 07 LSV. We can usually get a pretty decent wake going. I'll double check with him, but I think he dials it in like this:

Wedge: down, but a few clicks up.
Left Tank: full
Right Tank: empty
Center Tank: full
Bow tank: empty
400lb sack Left: full
400lb sack right: empty

He also has the biggest engine.. 8.1l I think.

If I recall correctly we have to run the speed slower, 8-10mph. Where-as my 21ft we have to kick it up 10-11. On my boat we can actually get too much weight on one side and ruin the wake, though I've never seen this happen with his 23ft.
Old    rich (dblupp)      Join Date: Feb 2009       05-22-2009, 12:02 PM Reply   
dont use the wedge! kills the wake
Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       05-22-2009, 12:28 PM Reply   
Here you go,
everything full except the opposite side rear tank
750 in the surf side trunk
750 on the surf side seat
500 on the surf side bow
wedge full down
Here is what you get 07 23 LSV @ 11.8 MPH
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Old    Duffy Mahoney (duffymahoney)      Join Date: Sep 2008       05-22-2009, 12:30 PM Reply   
Talk to wakeoutlaws! They have one that is dialed with a enzo sac!
Old    Bawshogg (bawshogg)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-22-2009, 3:38 PM Reply   
Tyler you are gay,come on GUY! All you need is some weight in the right spots, lemme show you, when we get a chance, between the two of us I am sure we have more than enough weight.Have you seen the VTX wave, enough said, cause I know U know.
Old    Ringo (hymaeringo)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-24-2009, 9:09 AM Reply   
i got one with a plumbed enzo bag
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Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       05-24-2009, 6:27 PM Reply   
Ringo,
Do you have one on the goffy side to?
Does it fill all the way up to the observers seat?
Old    Ringo (hymaeringo)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-24-2009, 6:48 PM Reply   
it is port side only and we rarely fill it all the way. it goes to about the base of the tower under observer seat and when you come off of plane it normally shoots all the cup holders out. on 07's the coolers are the big ones still so you cant really run one as easily on the stbd side. 08 coolers are smaller...... big let down imo

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