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climbinggod
12-29-2007, 01:11 AM
I have a '92 prostar 190 and I am always feathering the throttle to keep the boat around the right speed for wakeboarding. There seems to be no problem with skiing. Is this normal or is there something I can do. I know perfectpass is an option. BTW...It has the original 4010 Holley Carb!!!

03 35th Anniversary
12-29-2007, 01:25 AM
I have a '92 prostar 190 and I am always feathering the throttle to keep the boat around the right speed for wakeboarding. There seems to be no problem with skiing. Is this normal or is there something I can do. I know perfectpass is an option. BTW...It has the original 4010 Holley Carb!!!Prop
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you got a 3 blade or 4??????

rem_pss308
12-29-2007, 01:46 AM
I have a 1993 205 and I have the same problem.

The perfect speed for wake size is right when it is just about to plain out. if it plains, then the wake gets smaller.

it is very hard to stay in the sweet spot.

our hulls are not designed to throw a wake.

1boarder
12-29-2007, 08:38 AM
You can add weight to the front or back to change the speed that it planes out at. I would start with weight in the back to keep it from planing out at your boarding speed and giving you a bigger wake.

climbinggod
12-29-2007, 01:34 PM
Prop
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Prop

you got a 3 blade or 4??????
I have a 3 blade prop

lanier92prostar
12-29-2007, 02:00 PM
I have a 92 also. I put a fat sac in the back and 50 to 100 pounds in the front under the bow. It seems to keep the speed fine with the ballast in the back. The lip of the wake gets better with a little more weight in the front. Also you can move the weight in the front to offset weights of people in the boat to get a consistant wake on both sides. I hope this helps.

climbinggod
12-29-2007, 02:26 PM
I have a 92 also. I put a fat sac in the back and 50 to 100 pounds in the front under the bow. It seems to keep the speed fine with the ballast in the back. The lip of the wake gets better with a little more weight in the front. Also you can move the weight in the front to offset weights of people in the boat to get a consistant wake on both sides. I hope this helps.
Thanx, Do you take the back seat out to use the fat sac in the back? What sort of size fatsac are we looking at?? How many lbs in the stern ballast or people. I was thinking of getting a fatsac but not sure which one would be best.

03 35th Anniversary
12-29-2007, 05:24 PM
I have a 3 blade prop4 blade will be your bestfriend. You will lose alittle top-end speed, but you will beable to hold a constant low speed easier.

I got a friend that had a 92 205, and that was what OJ props told him.

BrianM
12-29-2007, 06:19 PM
That is just your '92 telling you it is a SKI boat. 36mph is all you need. :cool:

André
12-29-2007, 06:20 PM
That is just your '92 telling you it is a SKI boat. 36mph is all you need. :cool:
:D :D
I knew it was coming!

cbryan70
12-29-2007, 06:21 PM
ohhhh if i could afford a newer boat.....

TMCNo1
12-29-2007, 09:12 PM
That is just your '92 telling you it is a SKI boat. 36mph is all you need. :cool:

You got that right, in '92, wakeboarding was the figment of some lazy trickskiers imagination after he kept falling off a kneeboard.:rolleyes: :D

vision
12-30-2007, 01:14 AM
Remember, your boat is not running on plane at wakeboard speeds and is pushing much more water at 24 mph versus 32 - 36 mph. Minor water surface changes, including turning, chop, currents, etc, have a more profound effect on the boat's speed when you are pushing this much water.

Ben
12-30-2007, 10:41 PM
I have a '92 prostar 190 and I am always feathering the throttle to keep the boat around the right speed for wakeboarding. There seems to be no problem with skiing. Is this normal or is there something I can do. I know perfectpass is an option. BTW...It has the original 4010 Holley Carb!!!

The other thing that hasn't been mentioned yet is the throttle return spring. Our '94 needs the throttle to be "held" in position to wakeboard, whereas, it holds itself ok @ slalom. Related to the design of the arm and position it's in. Try resting your arm on the side & holding the level in placve w/thumb, finger, etc....

6ballsisall
12-31-2007, 12:45 AM
That is just your '92 telling you it is a SKI boat. 36mph is all you need. :cool:

AMEN!!!!:D

Try Perfect Pass & a 4 blade prop and you'll be dialed in.