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Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-06-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By SKIBUMM
69 Radar would be too big for him. I am 6'1 185...

69 Radar would be too big for him. I am 6'1 185 and I am on a 67 vapor. I would not get bigger than a 67. The freeride is a great open water ski that you can ski at slower speeds and can get into...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,303
Posted By SKIBUMM
Wow that is heart breaking. My prayers go out to...

Wow that is heart breaking. My prayers go out to all those that knew and loved her.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-05-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
I will agree that we will not most likely get the...

I will agree that we will not most likely get the same reliability out of the Jag as we have the Yukon. We are aware of that and want more sporty than the Yukon is. Currently in my house so you...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-02-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,204
Posted By SKIBUMM
Holy cow that is terrible. I also have felt very...

Holy cow that is terrible. I also have felt very safe using my boom that is 22 years old. I am also going to check my cable.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-02-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By SKIBUMM
I have been in double boots for 30 years. This...

I have been in double boots for 30 years. This year on a whim I went and put a HRT (hybrid rear toepiece on my new Vapor. I thought it would be hard to switch and the my skiing would suffer, but...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-01-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
Yea I know its not hard but I am lazy and I am...

Yea I know its not hard but I am lazy and I am not sure if it is the actuator on the front diff or the one on the transfer case. I will start with the front diff as that one is more prone from my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-29-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
Here is the color scheme we picked out also. ...

Here is the color scheme we picked out also. Italian Racing Red with Jet Red and Black interior.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-29-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
Most compare it to the X3 and Q% but it's between...

Most compare it to the X3 and Q% but it's between the X3 and X5 and the Q5 and Q7. I think it feels inside the size of the X5 but drives more like an X3.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-29-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
Yea the Yukon has been a great vehicle. Still...

Yea the Yukon has been a great vehicle. Still runs great too. The only issue I have now is that the actuator that puts it into 4 wheel drive is not functioning. It was struggling this winter and has...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-29-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By SKIBUMM
Saying goodbye to the Yukon

We have had our Yukon since new in 2003. It now has 238,000 miles. Time to let her go. She has been a fantastic vehicle I have put on a water pump and a new transmission at about 205,000. New...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-01-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By SKIBUMM
Look at u-Pol Raptor. I put that in my jeep in...

Look at u-Pol Raptor. I put that in my jeep in place of carpet and it has held up extremely well and it was easy to apply. it comes with the gun and can be done with just about any compressor. You...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-30-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By SKIBUMM
Wow sounds familiar. I just went from a KD CR7...

Wow sounds familiar. I just went from a KD CR7 which is a 7000 with a new fin box. I decided on the radar Vapor and love the ski. Skis very similar to the KD but soooo much easier. I know that it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By SKIBUMM
OB4 with gator mod is the most forgiving. That...

OB4 with gator mod is the most forgiving. That being said I just went with the Radar Vapor front as the realeasable hardshells still felt like they were not going to give me the protection that I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By SKIBUMM
Contact custom covers (sewlong) in Utah. They...

Contact custom covers (sewlong) in Utah. They have a great folding bimini that is highly regarded as one of the best. http://www.sewlong.com/
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 06-24-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By SKIBUMM
I can't tell but that looks like a 1" shaft and...

I can't tell but that looks like a 1" shaft and not sure what shaft size you have but most newer boats are 1 1/4. Just make sure that it is the correct shaft size
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By SKIBUMM
2k plus if maintained. Mine is 90% slalom course...

2k plus if maintained. Mine is 90% slalom course and hard driving ( to hold speed I am damn near WOT).
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By SKIBUMM
What speed are you footing at? I would think...

What speed are you footing at? I would think that the new prostar is more than adequate on speed for footing. It would be for me anyway. Front I go 40 if a lot of one footed I will go to 41. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By SKIBUMM
Hours would be the second thing I look at like...

Hours would be the second thing I look at like has been mentioned I would take higher houred boat in better shape. It would also depend on the year and the amount it was going for. I would find...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-09-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By SKIBUMM
I am a bit surprised by these numbers as I have...

I am a bit surprised by these numbers as I have been thinking that the ecoboost 150 is on my list when we replace my wife's 2003 GMC Yukon with the 5.3. The mileage numbers are pretty similar to my...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-05-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By SKIBUMM
I agree with East TX Skier. I have a 94 with PP...

I agree with East TX Skier. I have a 94 with PP stargazer and Z-Box and it is pretty close to ZO. I cant tell a difference but I do not get too deep in the course. Others who get deeper say they...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-03-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By SKIBUMM
I would be surprised if you have any damage to...

I would be surprised if you have any damage to your engine. Not hot enough to hurt anything. Make sure that your tensioners are also turning freely as they can cause that issue as well.
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By SKIBUMM
I have a 94 falcon and it has wood stringers but...

I have a 94 falcon and it has wood stringers but the 98 does not have any wood in it. As far as wake goes you will not be making any trade off if it is loaded similarly to the 190. The open bow is...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By SKIBUMM
Garmin vivofit is waterproof and has basic...

Garmin vivofit is waterproof and has basic functions. They have several models. Garmin Fenix3 and Forerunner920xt (uprgrade from the 910XT) are more designed for multisport as they do running...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By SKIBUMM
I do something similar but instead of moving it...

I do something similar but instead of moving it sideways I turn it 90 degrees and then slide it to the rear of my garage so that I can get three cars into it. I used some cheap harbor freight...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 62,991
Posted By SKIBUMM
Andy was a great ambassador to the sport I love...

Andy was a great ambassador to the sport I love and he will be missed by us all.
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