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Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,901
Posted By dihrdskir
Glad you ended up in the boat you were happiest...

Glad you ended up in the boat you were happiest with. Every boat,regardless of brand, seem to have their strong points. It's what ticks the boxes at that point in time that matters most. Enjoy.
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,623
Posted By dihrdskir
3x things to do. 1. Go and get a testlight. ...

3x things to do. 1. Go and get a testlight. 2. Check that you have power coming through the plug with it in reverse. Not all looms have the reverse wire attached. 3. Do the same with the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-29-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,085
Posted By dihrdskir
It has been my experience that new generation...

It has been my experience that new generation direct injection diesels are a cut above when it comes to fuel economy. The 3 ltr diesel in my toyota with 5 speed auto will get over 30 mpg as a daily...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-03-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,744
Posted By dihrdskir
We've had 3 litre or thereabouts diesels for what...

We've had 3 litre or thereabouts diesels for what seems like forever and are probably the most accepted displacement across all brands. I haven't driven the 8 speed as that has only just come on...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By dihrdskir
It's a time trial. What you were watching was...

It's a time trial. What you were watching was the pre race shootout to determine the seeding for the race. On river courses like this having clear water has advantages. Water ski racing is held...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 86,264
Posted By dihrdskir
Subjective argument about the tower, I for one do...

Subjective argument about the tower, I for one do not mind the look of it but it is not quite right. They've rushed it. I could be overanalysing but it looks as though they were on the money with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,719
Posted By dihrdskir
Dream is over. Time for a new chapter.

Hi all,
The '11 has been sold and it's time for a suitable replacement. A young family have bought her and judging by the reaction of the young lads they are going to enjoy her for a long time to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 104,154
Posted By dihrdskir
Shake tongue? I like it. On other forums they're...

Shake tongue? I like it. On other forums they're dall'inglese it the camel toe.........
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 104,154
Posted By dihrdskir
I don't get it. None of the big boats can...

I don't get it. None of the big boats can possibly be described as nice looking. The older S&S boats have a classical elegance about them but you cannot go past a 197 irrespective of the colour...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By dihrdskir
Power turns to retrieve fallen SLALOM (who fall...

Power turns to retrieve fallen SLALOM (who fall victim of tubers) skiers only is the exception to the rule....
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dihrdskir
It's on my bucketlist. I have friends in FL,...

It's on my bucketlist. I have friends in FL, WA, CA but not NC. Would love to do a Ski Safari across the US before it's too late.. Injuries and old age are keeping me honest. Might just take...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dihrdskir
So does your lake !!!!

So does your lake !!!!
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dihrdskir
MCOCD in overdrive

Spring is here, the weather is fine, the dams are full now just waiting for the river to subside so we can get out there and enjoy it. In the meantime, I have spent the last three days getting her...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,446
Posted By dihrdskir
It would depend on the skiing you do. I have a...

It would depend on the skiing you do. I have a tower on my WTT as we often stay on the water all day without returning to a base. In our situation having the tower gives us the space in the boat...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,919
Posted By dihrdskir
Never beach. Fill up your wet underpants with...

Never beach. Fill up your wet underpants with beach sand and go for a jog for 10 mins. the underside of your hull will not feel it like you will but the effect will be the same..:D
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 86,264
Posted By dihrdskir
How do you save 400lbs over the previous model? ...

How do you save 400lbs over the previous model? Weigh it with an all aluminium 6.2 and make the racks and all seats with the exception of driver and observer optional !
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,793
Posted By dihrdskir
There's a group of three of us that each own a...

There's a group of three of us that each own a boat and alternate in cycles. We have a fifty $ note that we use to indoctrinate the newbies. In theory it's meant to be the same note which is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,494
Posted By dihrdskir
I don't get it. Some of us will spend six...

I don't get it. Some of us will spend six figure sums on our boats and yet we give no thought to the rubber we put on our trailers. The factory will fit suitable tyres for the job, yet they are...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 49,133
Posted By dihrdskir
Point taken East TX skier, cast will definitely...

Point taken East TX skier, cast will definitely be more resistant to damage even though aluminim dissipates heat faster, the modern engine management systems do not let this happen. You would have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 49,133
Posted By dihrdskir
Don't know why there is so much discussion about...

Don't know why there is so much discussion about the aluminium engines. The 6.2 is all aluminium and the 6.0 has aluminium heads. http://ilmor.com/en/marine/recreational/MV8-62L.aspx
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 409,433
Posted By dihrdskir
yeah. Not broken. If its like the quicksilver...

yeah. Not broken. If its like the quicksilver gauge it will stay at the RPM the engine was running at when the key was switched off. ie. turn the key off at 3000 and that is where it will stay....
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,719
Posted By dihrdskir
Peter, It's time to return the compliment. ...

Peter,

It's time to return the compliment. It's mid july and September cannot come soon enough. It's been a very warm winter with 21 C yesterday and barely any snow to speak of. It's like Im...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-03-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By dihrdskir
Gotta give credit where it is due. I once had a...

Gotta give credit where it is due. I once had a 07 VTX wake and would have to say it was pretty bloody good. Above 30 MPH a totally acceptable slalom boat and an excellent surf boat too. Then...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By dihrdskir
Interestingly, almost all of the responses here...

Interestingly, almost all of the responses here have been my experiences as well. My 08 MCX 1.26: 1 = 43+ @ WOT. My 11 with Ilmor 6.0 1.22:1=49+ @ WOT. No I didn't go to the 6.0 ltr because the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By dihrdskir
The answer for us was to fit a Power Tower. Now...

The answer for us was to fit a Power Tower. Now I have both a mini tower and a full height and all at the touch of a button.
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