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Forum: Electrical 07-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By lentiman
eBay my friend.

eBay my friend.
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 46,876
Posted By lentiman
After messing with my Boat Buddy and nearly...

After messing with my Boat Buddy and nearly taking a hammer to it to get it to unlatch I am now order # 217.
Forum: Ballast 06-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By lentiman
Did you resolve this issue? I'm interested if...

Did you resolve this issue? I'm interested if you actually had a flapper.
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By lentiman
What lake were you on?

What lake were you on?
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By lentiman
Could be your belt. Check to see if it's "dusty"...

Could be your belt. Check to see if it's "dusty" and for tension.
Forum: Ballast 06-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
swayguy, thanks for the advice. I thought about...

swayguy, thanks for the advice. I thought about it and ended up remounting my pumps before making connections. The stock MC pumps are all mounted in this orientation for 2012+ and I think by now...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By lentiman
If it's actually a 2013 this makes more sense as...

If it's actually a 2013 this makes more sense as they are swapping all the impellers from 2012 and 2013 with new ones for free. I'm sure the 2014 models have the 'new' impellers.
Forum: Ballast 06-12-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
That's all I had time for last weekend. I'll...

That's all I had time for last weekend. I'll finish the job Saturday, I hope.
Forum: Ballast 06-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
My understanding was that having them face down...

My understanding was that having them face down eliminated the potential for water to get into the motor housing and ruin the pump motor.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By lentiman
Yes, they did change the strainer design to...

Yes, they did change the strainer design to eliminate vapor lock. They also made this change for free on my 2012 X2.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By lentiman
Seems like whoever makes the ILMOR impellers has...

Seems like whoever makes the ILMOR impellers has a QC problem. Mastercraft seems to be changing out all ILMOR impellers with a new model. When I bought my 2012 X2 in January this year and brought...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By lentiman
It's not about calling them out, it's about...

It's not about calling them out, it's about preventing the larger community from having to deal with the same shoddy service.
Forum: Ballast 06-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By lentiman
AFAIK, and your boat may be different than mine,...

AFAIK, and your boat may be different than mine, the system is entirely open with no check valves, flappers, or anything else. Post back when you get it sorted, I'm interested to hear what you find.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By lentiman
Location?

Location?
Forum: Ballast 06-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By lentiman
I don't think they used flappers in 2012. I have...

I don't think they used flappers in 2012. I have a 2012 X2: no flappers. AFAIK water is drained below the water line. It's really easy to trace all the ballast plumbing. Are you sure you're...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Hey, if anyone can make me a new plate for my...

Hey, if anyone can make me a new plate for my switch panel I'd like to talk to you.
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Still a work in progress. Not to the plumbing...

Still a work in progress. Not to the plumbing parts yet, but have pics of the rest up to then. I'm trying to get them to upload.

Some pics uploaded. The server seems to be preventing me from...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Surf Wake

Before and after shots of the surf wake
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Wakeboarding wake

Before and after
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Testing and changes

Time to check wiring connections and make sure everything works. But don't worry about pump polarity until you lake test.
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Plumbing front bags

So I was originally hoping to run a new line under the floor and put a T when it got to the forward compartment. But when I started working on this I saw there was no way this was going to work...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Plumbing port and Starboard bags

If you don't have a heat gun go get one. Do not attempt this without one. You will hate yourself.

No pictures yet, I was too busy getting work done, but this is what I did. On my 2012 X2 the port...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Thru-hull fitting: Time to Drill!

Time to drill a hole in your perfectly good boat

This is pretty standard, but was new to me. I marked off locations on the bottom of the the hull and inside with painters tape. I chose to put my...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Pump mounting locations and wiring

Choose where to mount your pumps

This took me awhile to make final decisions but I'm happy with my locations. First remove the HDPE side panels on each side of the engine. They will get in the...
Forum: Ballast 06-09-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By lentiman
Relay panel placement and pump power

Attaching the relay panel:
I couldn't find anything handy to attach the relay panel to and I didn't want to place it behind the drivers seat (possible future sub placement). So I got industrial...
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