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Old 01-06-2014, 06:51 PM
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The fitting that splits the lines on mine are on the through hull.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:21 PM
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Ok, I am going with one of the 1" hull fittings to feed the rears sacs, should I use a "Y" after the ball valve or a "T" against the transom before the pumps? It probably doesn't really matter, but I though the Y would be more efficient to drain and fill.
I will use 1" hose now that I know it can be connected directly to the pumps with no fittings, just clamps.

I am probably over thinking this.
Call Jason at wakemakers. Talk to the guys that do this all the time. They will not try to upsale you one bit.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:23 PM
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Call Jason at wakemakers. Talk to the guys that do this all the time. They will not try to upsale you one bit.
Just worked with Spencer there today. Built me a custom set up to save me a lot of cash over the kits they offer on the site. Great guy.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:40 PM
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Just worked with Spencer there today. Built me a custom set up to save me a lot of cash over the kits they offer on the site. Great guy.
Both of them, Jason and Spencer are top notch!!

No up sales, no bullstuff, just straight up knowledge and a big desire to make people happy and make boats work the best they can, tabs be damned!!! lol
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:55 PM
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Both of them, Jason and Spencer are top notch!!

No up sales, no bullstuff, just straight up knowledge and a big desire to make people happy and make boats work the best they can, tabs be damned!!! lol
Agree 100%. Placed my first two orders with them in the last week (worked with Jason last week), and couldn't be more impressed. Will certainly deal with them in the future.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:14 AM
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Old 01-12-2014, 03:48 PM
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Took out the engine dividers to have a look and realized I have quite a bit of room for the thru hulls, I am going with 3 thru hulls (one for each pump) and 1 inch hoses.

I will probably order all the hardware next week and start the install.

Who wants to come over and help drill????
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:26 AM
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If I go with the 1", I will make one 1" thru hull feed both back pumps. I think I could still feed them to the point that one could be emptying and one filling at the same time or fill both at the same time.

Then use the other thru hull for the bow sac.

I will probably changer my mind 10 times before I place my order with Wakemakers.

I still cannot decide on the size of the rear sacs, I think it will be 750's even though I will not be able to completely fill them out. The 750 should surf better than the 455 and I do have close to enough room.

If I cant decide what to do, I do have 2 600 lb round sac and a manual pump I could run for this summer and see how it does????
750's are way to big for the rear X2 lockers and really not needed IMO. I had X2 specific 455's on mine, with 2 or 3 decent sized people on the surf side, you can almost dip the rub rail. Of course you don't have stock ballast, but they are only 150 lbs each anyway. 600's might be a better option.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:51 PM
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750's are way to big for the rear X2 lockers and really not needed IMO. I had X2 specific 455's on mine, with 2 or 3 decent sized people on the surf side, you can almost dip the rub rail. Of course you don't have stock ballast, but they are only 150 lbs each anyway. 600's might be a better option.
The 750's are the same width, height and price as the 600's, and I have plenty of room length wise so I thought the 750's were a better choice????
We usually go out with me, my wife and 2 kids so I thought I would need the extra since I wont have "2 legged ballast"
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Old 01-14-2014, 09:47 AM
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Hmmm - Not sure, since you don't have stock hard tanks, kinda throughs me off a bit. I can tell you the X2 does like a 60/40 relationship, rear/front. What are you doing for KGB/forward ballast?

My set up was this:

rears - Stock 150 + 450 bag - 600lbs each side - 1200 total

KGB - 250 stock + 350 in walkway - plus a body in the bow @175 - 775 total

approx 65-35 weight differential

All full the WB wake was about as good as you could get for an X2 - 70' line length max and about 21-22 mph

For surf, only dif was one rear side empty and bodies on the surf side. If we only had 3 people, the 350 would be moved on top of the surf side seat and keeping the KGB full.
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