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Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,332
Posted By kyfooter
Surely, there must be many engineers/physicists...

Surely, there must be many engineers/physicists on the site that can do a little analysis:

How much force is applied when a 3,500 lb. boat is lifted from it's "resting" place say 2" high (probably...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By kyfooter
Check the easy spot first...right by your swing...

Check the easy spot first...right by your swing away tongue for possible pinch, that cut into the wire.
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-13-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By kyfooter
Yes...Sanger has a much better wake. MC has more...

Yes...Sanger has a much better wake. MC has more room/storage (sounds funny to say that, given there is so little storage), but the Sanger has an amazing wake.
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By kyfooter
No. No front seal (from what I can remember 10...

No. No front seal (from what I can remember 10 years ago). Only a rear seal.

You sure it's leaking? If so, why is there still fluid in the hub? My recollection is those hubs are meant to be...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By kyfooter
Yes. The aluminum cap taps off. Hit it with a...

Yes. The aluminum cap taps off. Hit it with a rubber mallet while spinning the wheel. If needed, start to pry it off with a flathead screwdriver.

Once off, remove the cotter pins and nut holding...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,502
Posted By kyfooter
Sure are fun to do, but they can throw your...

Sure are fun to do, but they can throw your engine out of alignment. Consider the bot is likely going upper 30s, or 40s for a great turn, before it comes to an abrupt stop via turn...puts a bit of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By kyfooter
Slalom course is an anchor, right????

I know, what this site needs is more pictures, and I'm so mad I didn't have my phone with me.

Picture this, I ride my youngest son over to the slalom course area on our wave runner. No, we weren't...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By kyfooter
you can generally change the pitch on the prop...

you can generally change the pitch on the prop 1-2 degrees, but with that small of an engine, you're not likely to add much speed. I have a 12' john boat with a 6 hp Evinrude...very similar to your...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By kyfooter
Looks correct to me as is. Straight boom, so the...

Looks correct to me as is. Straight boom, so the bracket attaches directly to the pylon, and the boom slips over the end. Bracket will likely be 1/2 way up the pylon, maybe higher.

Single cable...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By kyfooter
Replacement guide post sleeve

Anyone know if the black plastic guide post sleeve is readily available at plumbing or hardware stores? I'll order if needed but it seems like such a simple component that I should be able to find....
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,470
Posted By kyfooter
It is doubtful that changing props will get you...

It is doubtful that changing props will get you any more than 1 mph. If your RPMs are in the specified range, you have what you have. Need more speed, remove the tower. You can search this site...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,470
Posted By kyfooter
My 2003 TT with power slot transmission and all...

My 2003 TT with power slot transmission and all original equipment went 44 on GPS speedometer. Prop was a 14x20 4-blade stainless. No tower. Your speed with a tower is probably right.

No question...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,880
Posted By kyfooter
I had a custom cover made for my last MC that...

I had a custom cover made for my last MC that covered the entire side (not just to the water line). Was a great cover, but overkill for what I needed. I used Top Gun material and in my opinion, it...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 05-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,751
Posted By kyfooter
You ski them like you're barefooting. They are a...

You ski them like you're barefooting. They are a common practice aid (modern version) used to learn new tricks, while slowing your speed. You would do a deep water barefoot start to get up.

I...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 05-27-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By kyfooter
Length is 13' with 6'9" out of the water and 6'3"...

Length is 13' with 6'9" out of the water and 6'3" under water. Height at the peak is 18". Width is minimum 4' and maximum 5'. Bottom half of the jump is dark in color, and top portion which is out...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,672
Posted By kyfooter
Fair point about the glare on the windshield from...

Fair point about the glare on the windshield from the deck area in front of the dash being white. Later models have black gelcoat which eliminates the glare.

Try cutting and using a window tinting...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,672
Posted By kyfooter
I'm a bit surprised by the OP. The windshield is...

I'm a bit surprised by the OP.

The windshield is what it is. It hasn't changed in years, and if you're unhappy with the design, don't buy the boat. That is not a mechanical malfunction surprise. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kyfooter
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kyfooter
Mastercraft OEM cover material

Can anyone tell me the name of the material used on the Mastercraft OEM covers? I am trying to match it exact. Covers I am referring to are recently manufactured black covers that use ratchet-straps...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-23-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By kyfooter
Utility Trailer designs

I'm looking for a 6'4" x 12' single axle utility trailer (open), and I haven't been impressed with the quality of the construction in new ones I've seen for sale. Common use will be hauling riding...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,742
Posted By kyfooter
I can't comment on the screen or software...

I can't comment on the screen or software upgrade, but I do believe the depth finder is a simple replacement of the paddle wheel transducer. I had this added to my 2013 and it was truly a 5 minute...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By kyfooter
Huge differences in the boats, and wakes, in my...

Huge differences in the boats, and wakes, in my opinion. To over simplify, the earlier the year, the lighter the boat and easier it is for the skier to pull the boat. Spray from the boat went from...
Forum: Trailers 03-04-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By kyfooter
Early 2000 trailers had more than a few calipers...

Early 2000 trailers had more than a few calipers go bad and hang up. I had this happen on my 2003 trailer, where after heavy braking going through mountains, the caliper stuck just enough that the...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 02-02-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By kyfooter
Here's a lime green 2014 Prostar much...

Here's a lime green 2014 Prostar much closer.

http://www.cincymc.com/inventory/2014-mastercraft-prostar/
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,603
Posted By kyfooter
You will need to test it on a specific boat if...

You will need to test it on a specific boat if you're interested in upgrading. The 5.7L engines had different (unsatisfactory) top speed results in the production boats, which were evidently not...
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