You're brave to tackle a job like this. Being across the pond I would guess that MasterCraft parts would be difficult to come by . . . or is there a good dealership network there?
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." (Henry Louis Mencken)
2005 X2, Viper Red, MCX, OJ TZ-X5 prop, PPass, rear 750 sacs, KGB, IBS, Bennett Wake Plate, custom wake gate
(previous) 2001 X5, 1991 TriStar 190