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Old 01-31-2013, 12:19 AM
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Fat sac question x1, 205v, x2, xstar

Im about to pull my hard tanks for 750 sacs in my rear lockers in my x1. Before i do i was curious if there was still an overflow option like the hard tanks have? in other words, when the bags are full do they spit the water back out like the hard tanks did, or will i have to watch them so the bag doesnt explode?
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:21 AM
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Just hook up the overflow hose that goes out the side into the sac, the hose should still be there when you pull the tanks.
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:27 AM
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Im a total rookie at this, i didnt even know that there was an overflow hose. Will it hook up to one of the air vent holes in the bag or just the main hole that the tsunami pump screws into?
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:30 AM
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you need to get the proper fittings for that from fly high or wakemakers.com from there, yes. it will hook straight in to the bags. the black hose that comes out the top of the tank is the vent hose (aka overflow)
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:31 AM
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http://www.wakemakers.com/fly-high-p...ting-w741.html

http://www.wakemakers.com/fly-high-p...ting-w743.html
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:36 AM
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Okay, it sounds like im set then. I got those in last week, thanks. Any idea if a non handyman is capable of pulling this off? I assume its just unscrewing the hard tanks and putting the bags in their place?
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:00 AM
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yes its a very easy job, unscrew tanks and place in sacks, are you connecting them to the factory ballast pumps?
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:10 AM
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Take care when installing the sacs. You want to address any sharp or abrasive areas that may damage the sacs over time, (screws, fiberglass edges, hose clamps) that sort of thing.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:25 AM
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Yes just the factory pump. Do the bags drain well like the hard tanks do? Anything else that i should know before starting? do i need to beef up the locker divider between engine somehow?
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:32 PM
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Yes just the factory pump. Do the bags drain well like the hard tanks do? Anything else that i should know before starting? do i need to beef up the locker divider between engine somehow?
I have 750s in the my boat. The 750s will put enough pressure on the dividers to push them into the manifolds. I added some stainless steel supports to keep the dividers from flexing after a season.

Memo had some good info in his post. I didn't use quick release connectors though. I just bought my threaded barbed connectors from lowes or home depot. I put some teflon tape on the threads and have not had any trouble with them leaking.

I had some trouble with the fill/drain hose from the pump to the bag kinking and reducing flow where it snakes around the rear panel. I put 2 90 degree elbows on it to take care of that.

The 750s are great for surfing, but you need a lot of weight up front to fill them for wakeboarding. I run the sac in the ski locker and the 1100lb bow triangle, and I still usually don't fill my 750s in the back all the way.
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