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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-18-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By obsessed
Thank for the replies. I live in Bahrain its a...

Thank for the replies. I live in Bahrain its a bit harder to source good parts so will likely be ordering of Summit, Ill be in Charlotte, NC in 2 weeks time so might try to bring some things back...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-16-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By obsessed
Thanks for your replies and links. I actually...

Thanks for your replies and links. I actually already went through your threads, some good info and made the whole things feel less difficult.
Did your machine shops source parts for your? Or did you...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-15-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By obsessed
Engine dead, need to rebuild

Was out yesterday, had a great day wakeboarding, on the way back to the marina, the engine misfired, slowed down and engine died. Engine wouldn't start, so I removed all the spark plugs and a big...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By obsessed
I am also quite new to a vdrive, and the spot...

I am also quite new to a vdrive, and the spot that I usually wakeboard has a few shallow spots that were no problem for my old outboard, but now I get quite worried and cant always get to the best...
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 02-25-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By obsessed
I have heard from a dealer that you can buy...

I have heard from a dealer that you can buy directly from Indmar.
I have looked myself and not found anything else online other than great lakes skipper as above which seems expensive, and also...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,681
Posted By obsessed
My 08 x2 is saltwater series, the tower is very...

My 08 x2 is saltwater series, the tower is very clean after 1400 hours of use from the previous owner.
The racks had some damage when I got the boat, and when I tried to fix them, all the allen key...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-15-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By obsessed
I had to remove the stainless steel exhaust...

I had to remove the stainless steel exhaust elbows on my mcx to get the hoses off when installing some mufflers. I have a fresh water cooled engine.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-30-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By obsessed
What engine is it? Where are you going to get...

What engine is it? Where are you going to get your parts? Can you post the parts and prices once you get to it as I'd be very interested in how much it would cost.
I've got 1500 hours on my engine....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-30-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Thanks for the link, very good.

Thanks for the link, very good.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-30-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
I guess it's possible it was some debris. But...

I guess it's possible it was some debris. But can't be sure.

Can I change the cutlass bearing with the shaft still in? Or do I have to remove the shaft and then align it again?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-29-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Thanks for all the replies. I put the boat in the...

Thanks for all the replies.
I put the boat in the water today to try it out. And all the vibrations were gone! Now im lost...
If it happened once, it will likely happen again soon right? But am not...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-29-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Yeah, wakeboard speeds and heavy ballast is all I...

Yeah, wakeboard speeds and heavy ballast is all I need. So glad its the right prop.
Theres a stamp on the transmission that says ATF, so I dont think ATF is wrong to use, but as I said in the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-29-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
I have a ZF Hurth transmission, the Hurth manual...

I have a ZF Hurth transmission, the Hurth manual recommends ATF, however Mastercraft later said 15W-40 which is same engine oil can be used, and would reduce some noise from the transmission. When...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-28-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Thanks all for the replies. I took the starter...

Thanks all for the replies.
I took the starter motor off and had a look, didnt see anything really out of order. Took some pics, tell me if anything looks...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-28-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
The prop has 14.25 x 14.5 V OJ stamped on it....

The prop has 14.25 x 14.5 V OJ stamped on it. It's the original prop I never got above 40mph before installing the baffles. I don't require performance out of the boat, only a consistent 22 to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-28-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
But would that effect the speed? Also there was...

But would that effect the speed? Also there was more vibration the higher the speed.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-28-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Thanks for the reply. I heard a rattle and had...

Thanks for the reply. I heard a rattle and had vibration when putting into gear when the boat was out of the water too. If I remove the prop and do the same I guess I can find out if it the prop....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-28-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By obsessed
Need help, transmission vibration

A very disappointing day yesterday, after putting much work into the new to me 2008 x2, it seemed ready to get out and start riding. I had already used it a few times, but found smaller problems each...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-26-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By obsessed
Makes sense. Will install one soon enough. Thanks.

Makes sense. Will install one soon enough. Thanks.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 01-26-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By obsessed
What would the thermostat do? Would the engine...

What would the thermostat do? Would the engine run rich if the engine temp was too low?

I have an MCX that stutters when I acceleraten from idle, I know my thermostat is missing, but I live in a hot...
Forum: General / Other 01-18-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By obsessed
Youre right, that could be it, I noticed that...

Youre right, that could be it, I noticed that tiny allen key set screw and thought that might be it. I was trying to screw the THandle in the same way with needle nose pliers, but it would get too...
Forum: General / Other 01-18-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By obsessed
Unhappy I dont know! :confused: Thats whats been...

I dont know! :confused: Thats whats been confusing me too.
I need to visit my boat tonight to see if I can make sense of what snork suggested.
Forum: General / Other 01-17-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By obsessed
@lanep82 Did it cost $25 for the T-Handle itself?...

@lanep82
Did it cost $25 for the T-Handle itself? Or just for the labor of installing it? Cheapest I found the T-handle is $66 from Charlotte Ski Boats.

@Millertime, You have to remove the whole...
Forum: General / Other 01-17-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By obsessed
Thanks for your reply. Ill try it out.

Thanks for your reply. Ill try it out.
Forum: General / Other 01-17-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By obsessed
Replacing Tower Rack T-Handle

Does anyone know how to install a new T-Handle for the wakeboard rack on a 2008 x2 tower?
Ive removed the old one, and now just need to screw in the new one, but as I cant screw it in all the way as...
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