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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By wheelerd
Ditto to the comments above. We have an 05 X2,...

Ditto to the comments above. We have an 05 X2, same hull as yours.
Our add-ons are listed in the sig below. My sons almost have a 360 mastered when surfing.
I'm a skier so having a decent wake was...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-23-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By wheelerd
Good thought. I had to seal the starboard rear...

Good thought. I had to seal the starboard rear corner of mine.
Forum: Ballast 08-23-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By wheelerd
I had an 01 X5 and there was a factory bag and...

I had an 01 X5 and there was a factory bag and pump in the rear locker. Unfortunately the 02 redesign lost the rear locker. So I'm guessing the PO just bought two matching bags and probably placed...
Forum: General / Other 08-23-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By wheelerd
What he said. I did mine back when I had a...

What he said.
I did mine back when I had a Tristar. It's scary jacking up the helm . . . waiting to hear a big "Crack" but find a good jacking point and take your time. Raise it just enough to slide...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By wheelerd
I carry a 4" high-grade SS bolt in my truck...

I carry a 4" high-grade SS bolt in my truck console just in case.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-23-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By wheelerd
The center floor section that the hinges on the...

The center floor section that the hinges on the engine cover are attached to . . . it just pulls out once the rear seat is out. Then you'll have great access. (I had to replace the shaft strut, which...
Forum: Ballast 08-20-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By wheelerd
Once the switch cover is off -- do this gently to...

Once the switch cover is off -- do this gently to avoid breaking it -- you should be able to pop the switch out of the panel. There are two small friction tabs that secure it. Squeeze these and the...
Forum: Ballast 08-18-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By wheelerd
You are obviously getting input voltage to the...

You are obviously getting input voltage to the switch if it activates the pump's Fill function. With the switch in the Empty position there should be outgoing voltage detected on that post. If not,...
Forum: Ballast 08-18-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By wheelerd
Never heard of that. I have the same pumps and...

Never heard of that. I have the same pumps and often run all three with the engine off while getting ready for a surfing set.
Forum: Ballast 08-18-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By wheelerd
If you're handy with a multimeter you can do a...

If you're handy with a multimeter you can do a couple of simple tests:

- check for voltage at the switch when in the Empty position
- check for voltage in the wiring at the pump

That should narrow...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-18-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By wheelerd
Curious why the tower preference? The swivel...

Curious why the tower preference? The swivel racks from 05 on are sure nice!
Good luck with the search. Love mine and don't plan to part with it for a loooooong time.
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 08-16-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,331
Posted By wheelerd
I bought them . . . several years ago. ;) (Oops,...

I bought them . . . several years ago. ;)
(Oops, I bought a different set here on TT. But thread has been inactive for a long time so I'm sure they are long gone.)
Forum: Ballast 08-09-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By wheelerd
Yes, sweet boat. I replied to your PM before...

Yes, sweet boat.
I replied to your PM before seeing this thread. I echo what the others have said.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-09-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By wheelerd
Check your fuel filters. Should be one in the...

Check your fuel filters. Should be one in the tank on the pickup and one at the carb inlet. Do you also have a fuel/water separator? They are all cheap replacements. Also, since these engines have a...
Forum: Team Talk Forum Help- Forum Issues Only 08-03-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By wheelerd
Hello neighbor. I was born in North Battleford...

Hello neighbor. I was born in North Battleford and lived in Saskatoon for 9 years.
Let me also recommend Ameri-Brand. http://www.websweeper.com/
I purchased covers from them for my previous and...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-03-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,682
Views: 341,790
Posted By wheelerd
Just a reminder that the original designs in this...

Just a reminder that the original designs in this thread -- the DIY wakeshapers -- are not dead!
Here are a couple of pics from yesterday with one of my sons. They show how long the pocket is. He's...
Forum: General / Other 08-01-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By wheelerd
[QUOTE It's a bear getting the alternator tight...

[QUOTE

It's a bear getting the alternator tight on the belt again. There's not a good place to put leverage on it. Anybody have any good suggestions?[/QUOTE]

I tighten the mounting bolts until...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By wheelerd
Well good on ya!. When I was in college here we...

Well good on ya!. When I was in college here we skied our local river in mid-April when there was still ice on the banks. We got our picture in the paper!

Are there any MC dealers in Scotland?
Forum: Towers 07-31-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By wheelerd
I had the same problem on my 05 X2 tower. The PO...

I had the same problem on my 05 X2 tower. The PO had never folded the tower so when I went to try, I just ended up turning the knobs off the studs. They were frozen into the tower. I tried...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By wheelerd
A shout out to Scottish boaters

I just returned from a business trip to Glasgow, Scotland. One day I took a drive up to the highlands. Driving past Loch Lomond I saw several wakesurfers near the north end of the lake. Given the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-17-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,682
Views: 341,790
Posted By wheelerd
I wouldn't be surprised if the seller gets a...

I wouldn't be surprised if the seller gets a cease and desist letter from one of the aftermarket wakegate manufacturers.
Forum: For Sale: Boats 07-14-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By wheelerd
The one in Quebec looks nice. Not far from...

The one in Quebec looks nice. Not far from you.
I'll bet they would take your $36k.
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-12-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,682
Views: 341,790
Posted By wheelerd
Nice. Okanagan Lake? Speed?

Nice. Okanagan Lake?
Speed?
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By wheelerd
We have an 05 X2. It has the MCX,...

We have an 05 X2. It has the MCX, throttle-by-wire, and the newer tower with swivel racks.
The best of all worlds! From what I understand some of the X1's came rather plain-Jane'd in terms of...
Forum: Towers 07-11-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,179
Views: 186,399
Posted By wheelerd
That tower looks like some devilish cutting...

That tower looks like some devilish cutting device.
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