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Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By wheelerd
Can't help you with the fitting . . . but I'm...

Can't help you with the fitting . . . but I'm curious why you want to do this?
Forum: For Sale: Boats 04-22-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By wheelerd
Not many of these around. They were only made for...

Not many of these around. They were only made for a couple of years and became the Prostar 195/X5. (I had a 2001 X5.)
More info and pics would help your sale -- sides/bottom of hull, dash, engine,...
Forum: Towers 04-22-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 296,357
Posted By wheelerd
What he's saying is that tower was the first...

What he's saying is that tower was the first version that MC put on their boats back in the day. It was a cool thing at the time. (Zero Flex is the brand.)
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 04-17-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By wheelerd
I did a back and forth comparison a couple of...

I did a back and forth comparison a couple of years ago. I slalom at 32-34 mph so lowering the upper end rpms was really nice. The 5 blade also seemed to flatten the ski wake a bit too.

mph ...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 04-11-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By wheelerd
Cool. I've never seen that color combo.

Cool. I've never seen that color combo.
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 04-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By wheelerd
I switched to one of these from my Acme 1285 and...

I switched to one of these from my Acme 1285 and love it. Lower rpm's and same holeshot.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-09-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By wheelerd
- three pieces that are 18" long x 15" wide for...

- three pieces that are 18" long x 15" wide for the sides and the bottom.
- two pieces that are 15" x 15" square for the ends

Total is 84" x 15" which works out to 1260 sq in. or 8.75 sq ft.
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 04-08-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By wheelerd
We have a shower and a couple of shots of warm...

We have a shower and a couple of shots of warm water in the upper body before zipping up really helps.
Forum: Appearance 04-06-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By wheelerd
Sounds like you've got the perfect setup for DIY....

Sounds like you've got the perfect setup for DIY. Do a bit at a time while the boat is on the lift over the summer as time allows. Mix up just enough that you can use at one time.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By wheelerd
When I first got my boat the shower was clogged....

When I first got my boat the shower was clogged. I just undid all the connections -- pump, shower head, cold/hot mixer -- and blew them out. I had a lot of sand in mine. There were a couple of small...
Forum: Ballast 04-04-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By wheelerd
I read somewhere 375 lbs.

I read somewhere 375 lbs.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-04-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By wheelerd
More precise air/fuel management since the...

More precise air/fuel management since the throttle is controlled by the ECU which in turn is fed parameter info from the various engine sensors.

So, ideally this provides smoother performance as...
Forum: Ballast 04-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By wheelerd
I have the same boat as yours and almost the same...

I have the same boat as yours and almost the same setup -- I also have the bow sac and a wakeplate.
Even without the wakeplate down though we can surf endlessly on the port side and are working on...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-03-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By wheelerd
MC introduced throttle by wire in 2005 on the...

MC introduced throttle by wire in 2005 on the MCX.
The cable to the tranny is the shift cable.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By wheelerd
AFAIK, the Cleveland was never installed as an...

AFAIK, the Cleveland was never installed as an OEM engine in Mastercrafts.
Compared to the Windsor, the Cleveland had a small production run, appearing only from 1970 - 74 in cars like the Mustang...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 04-02-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By wheelerd
A lovely specimen. GLWS. You're priced right.

A lovely specimen.
GLWS. You're priced right.
Forum: Appearance 03-25-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By wheelerd
If you look up SpectrumColor.com and search...

If you look up SpectrumColor.com and search Mastercraft and Grey you will find your color by the range of years it was used.
Forum: Appearance 03-25-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By wheelerd
Do you just need the white? I'm pretty sure that...

Do you just need the white? I'm pretty sure that would be Glacier White. I did some patch work in exactly the same place on my former 2001 and that was the color.
The scuffs caused by the Boat Buddy...
Forum: Appearance 03-24-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By wheelerd
I used Spectrum patch paste on several boats --...

I used Spectrum patch paste on several boats -- black, white, red -- all with good success.
Forum: Appearance 03-18-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By wheelerd
For 2005 chances are it's either Viper Red or Pro...

For 2005 chances are it's either Viper Red or Pro Tour Red. The first is a brighter red.
(I got the complete color breakdown of my boat, including upholstery, by contacting MC.)
Forum: For Sale: Boats 03-15-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,913
Posted By wheelerd
Here is a decade-old thread comparing the...

Here is a decade-old thread comparing the Prosport 205 with the Prostar 205.
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=22180
Seems like the swivel captain's chair is the main difference....
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By wheelerd
I installed a Bennett plate on my 05 X2 (205V...

I installed a Bennett plate on my 05 X2 (205V hull) several seasons ago.
Helps with both slalom wake and surf wake . . . although not as dramatically as I had hoped but it is noticeable.
I have an...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 03-13-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By wheelerd
Only when I wipe out!:D

Only when I wipe out!:D
Forum: For Sale: Boats 03-13-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By wheelerd
Beautiful specimen right there! I learned to ski...

Beautiful specimen right there!
I learned to ski behind a boat exactly like that.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,169
Posted By wheelerd
Boats are not considered vehicles so they don't...

Boats are not considered vehicles so they don't have to pass the same safety/emission standards. The trailer is though, so that's why it has to be inspected before you can insure and license it.
(I...
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