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Old 02-09-2013, 08:02 PM
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1989 Prostar Ski Pylon/Pole Removal

I'm replacing my carpet and need help on removing the ski pole in order to remove center wood plank.

I have loosened the U clamps but do not know what to do next.

I see many of you guys remove them to have powder coated , so I know I'm just missing something.

I did do many archive searches and cannot find removal details.

Thanks for any help you can offer.
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:06 PM
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All of the boats I have had, that center section will lift right up over the pylon. No need to remove.

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Old 02-09-2013, 09:53 PM
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All of the boats I have had, that center section will lift right up over the pylon. No need to remove.

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That panel may go under the observer base (which is part of the deck assembly on a '89) So, you may have to remove the pylon. I think it's only secured with the two "U" clamps. Is it corroded?
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:50 PM
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Is it corroded?
I was about to suggest the same thing. Should just pull up. Try twisting slightly or tapping gently with a rubber hammer.
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:39 PM
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That floor piece goes under the observer seat like mentioned above and IS connected by two U clamps in opposit directions. One goes through the hull that is shaped also like a U, and the other goes through the AL support under the floor.
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:13 PM
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Ski pole is out and center board removed.

Thanks for all the help!

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Old 08-10-2013, 06:30 AM
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Did you remove the centre board by taking it out towards the bow of the boat? I am in the process of replacing my carpet but i am having some trouble getting this piece out.


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