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Dave
05-16-2010, 10:34 AM
I plan to install automated ballast in my 205V. I was was wondering it anyone could tell me where the the factory ballast intake is on that hull... 2000-2002 X-Star, 2003-2005 X2, or 2006+ X1. I am looking for the dimensions from the forward from the transom and outboard from the keel.

Also, I'd appreciate suggestions from anyone who has installed a ballast system from scratch and has suggestions.

Thanks!

Captain Fronk
05-16-2010, 02:18 PM
Hi Dave

I have some experiences - check:

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?p=679250#post679250


Cheers Captain Fronk

munkymush
05-16-2010, 06:29 PM
on my 2004 x2 it sits in line with the engine water pickup about a foot to the rear of it .

Wake2004
05-17-2010, 01:41 AM
Dave,
I am about to do the same thing, should be completed in about a month. I will be using 4 simer pump to 4 bags, all 1" hose, I created my own manifold to direct water flow. I am going to use above water line drains in place of using the same fill/drain line due to feedback here on this forum. As fore the intakes I am going to going to use the factory intakes to Mastercraft has been using for the past couple of years (purchased from BAWS), one on each side of the motor which is consistent with the way Mastercraft mounts them.

HartlandX1
05-26-2012, 02:59 PM
do you have a part number?

Dave,
I am about to do the same thing, should be completed in about a month. I will be using 4 simer pump to 4 bags, all 1" hose, I created my own manifold to direct water flow. I am going to use above water line drains in place of using the same fill/drain line due to feedback here on this forum. As fore the intakes I am going to going to use the factory intakes to Mastercraft has been using for the past couple of years (purchased from BAWS), one on each side of the motor which is consistent with the way Mastercraft mounts them.

JRW160
05-26-2012, 04:31 PM
Not sure how much weight you plan on running, but I ended up adding 2 more 3/4" pickups over the winter. If you are going to put a thrum hull in, I would suggest making it a big one. 1.5" at least.