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Old 04-21-2011, 04:35 PM
tommcat tommcat is offline
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Originally Posted by presnalk32 View Post
350 gm 5.7L not sure what the trans is. what does urs have? and does it have a problem with the extra weight?
i have the LT-1 with a powerslot trans, it is definitely working hard with full ballast and a bunch of people on board.
i'd suggest a new prop to better handle the weight. the biggest problem you experience is finding it hard to hold a consistent speed with a lot of weight.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:14 PM
presnalk32 presnalk32 is offline
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sounds good man. Already have a four blade prop that works great. But thanks for all the help man. Have a fun and safe summer!
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Old 04-28-2011, 12:50 PM
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Thanks for this info as well. Probably going to pick up the kit from wakemakers.
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Old 05-07-2011, 03:19 PM
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In my experience, if you're after the best wake your boat will make, find out what waterskiers are adding for their kids to wakeboard and double it. I've got a 96' PS190 w/ an LT-1 when I add 1500 lbs (750 on each side of the doghouse) and 7 people the wake is pretty nice and it handles just fine. Sure, you can't do powerturn to pick up downed riders and you have to get off plane nice and easy, but if you're wanting to hot rod around go play in the chop and save the good water for the responsible/respectful riders.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:26 PM
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Im cleaning my garage and found my old Hippo system that might be a great start for you. Ill get some pics if you or anyone else can use it. I have the switches, four old style bags I think 350 each. The bags are the waterbed fitting style, a three way manifold with servo's and the original manuel. Let me know if interested. or if anyone else reads this and knows someone who could use it. I dont wont this equipment to be wasted sitting in a closet, thanks

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