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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,755
Posted By chrislandy
Our dogs were Sprocket and Dorris :)

Our dogs were Sprocket and Dorris :)
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,354
Posted By chrislandy
It still gets posted, you just may not see it in...

It still gets posted, you just may not see it in the "new posts" section
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,043
Posted By chrislandy
I'm all for boat drivers licences and suchlike,...

I'm all for boat drivers licences and suchlike, in France you can't drive a "powered craft" over 5hp without taking a practical and written test. Plus you have to have it in the boat along with proof...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,225
Posted By chrislandy
We had a houseguest for 6 months (at very short...

We had a houseguest for 6 months (at very short notice when he hit on hard times), luckily it was a good experience and he was so grateful he redecorated the whole house for us and painted the...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 11-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By chrislandy
As mentioned, I'd be looking at 130 range, I used...

As mentioned, I'd be looking at 130 range, I used to ride (and still do at some points) a Trip 128 and I weighed around 150lb and 5'8", I still love the board and take it for a rip every so often...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,112
Posted By chrislandy
As it's a 2014, it should still be under warranty...

As it's a 2014, it should still be under warranty if you do screw the transmission ;)

Just watch the temps... I towed my 205 350 miles in one hit with a range rover (95 classic rangie), the only...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-08-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,275
Posted By chrislandy
These were taken 30 years ago! Me starting off...

These were taken 30 years ago! Me starting off the dock and on the right, my dad on the left
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7533/15556355227_a10b0204d9_b.jpg

Our first boat, and my dad skiing with...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-05-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,275
Posted By chrislandy
I've posted these up before but now we have a...

I've posted these up before but now we have a dedicated...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,354
Posted By chrislandy
Nice car :) You're only down the road then?

Nice car :) You're only down the road then?
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By chrislandy
2326...

2326 hrs

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5335/9718408494_e0336415b2.jpg
(you'll have to excuse the lack of bow bumper!)
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 10-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By chrislandy
It's core failure (crush) by the looks of it, you...

It's core failure (crush) by the looks of it, you could try warranty as it's a possibility it's a manufacturing defect but you wouldn't be able to tell for sure unless you cut the board in section...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By chrislandy
One of the old boys I used to ski with back in...

One of the old boys I used to ski with back in the 90's (who must have been mid 80's at the time) came up to me and told me to put more weight in the front of the boat to even the wakes because...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 10-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By chrislandy
It depends on the broker, personally I'd be...

It depends on the broker, personally I'd be selling privately or talking to your local dealer to try to sell with them as the broker. Ask yourself what you get for the 250? They'll probably just list...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By chrislandy
It used to be the UK's biggest waterski area...

It used to be the UK's biggest waterski area until they whacked the limit on it, essentially killed the economy, sunk ski boat values (you literally couldn't give away a ski boat up north for a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 33,678
Posted By chrislandy
I've been building a 3ft long fire tender for...

I've been building a 3ft long fire tender for about 20 years! It's on the shelf now waiting for my kids to grow a little so we can do it as a project together
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By chrislandy
From what I understand, try to find some UK/EU...

From what I understand, try to find some UK/EU spec exhaust components, most of the 90's boats over here didn't have the single big muffler, they just go straight out, down and out. Even my 96 205...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,392
Posted By chrislandy
I kinda like it, very retro

I kinda like it, very retro
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-23-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,124
Posted By chrislandy
I had similar 20 years ago when I still slalomed,...

I had similar 20 years ago when I still slalomed, I took a days training with John Battleday (shows my age now!!) and my form improved significantly (went from full pass at 30 to full at 34 and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By chrislandy
Thats a cheap feature planter ;)

Thats a cheap feature planter ;)
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,221
Posted By chrislandy
My first thought too

My first thought too
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-19-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,347
Posted By chrislandy
That's pretty good going! - My 96 has 2326 hours...

That's pretty good going! - My 96 has 2326 hours now! since I've had the boat we've put around 300 on it, read 2188 in 2006 but I've had it since winter '02 and it was just over 2000 hours so it's...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By chrislandy
From what you describe the MAP sensor is sending...

From what you describe the MAP sensor is sending an inverted scale for output so may be a case of just swap it out for the correct part number? (is there a spare one hanging around the shop you can...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-17-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,347
Posted By chrislandy
Just put the boat to bed for 18 months as they...

Just put the boat to bed for 18 months as they are draining the ski lake next year :(

Managed 13 hrs on the meter this year, so thats 13 more hours than the last 6!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By chrislandy
I'd check all of the ground terminals on the...

I'd check all of the ground terminals on the block and back to the battery. I had a load of erroneous readings on my TBI which traced back to a dodgy sensor earth on the block, cleaned, degreased,...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 09-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By chrislandy
I'm a massive trip fan, I've tried a load of...

I'm a massive trip fan, I've tried a load of boards over the years (and now build my own) but still love taking it out for a quick run every so often... the production run tells all really, it hasn't...
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