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Old 08-13-2013, 01:26 PM
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Wake Board tower and Anchor Light

Just bought a 2011 X-25 and it has the power tower. Problem is that I can NOT fit it under my garage door opening UNLESS I unscrew the anchor light/rope hook-up. My concern is the twisting of the wiring that goes to the anchor light everytime I perform this maneuver. Is there any other solution?

Don't want to have to deflate tires and re-inflate each time. THANKS for any and all advice as I am a novice to all this but lover the MC!!! D
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:50 PM
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Just bought a 2011 X-25 and it has the power tower. Problem is that I can NOT fit it under my garage door opening UNLESS I unscrew the anchor light/rope hook-up. My concern is the twisting of the wiring that goes to the anchor light everytime I perform this maneuver. Is there any other solution?

Don't want to have to deflate tires and re-inflate each time. THANKS for any and all advice as I am a novice to all this but lover the MC!!! D
Perhaps adding an electrical quick disconnect to the white light on the tower is an option.
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:22 AM
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Agreed. There has to be a simple solution. Anyway to convert it to screw in like a light bulb. Hot I the middle, ground on the outside?
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:52 AM
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Will jacking up the tongue wheel be enough to lower the back end and the light to get through the door?
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Old 08-16-2013, 06:42 PM
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May sound silly but can you fold the tower down?
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Old 08-16-2013, 10:56 PM
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May sound silly but can you fold the tower down?
I'm with Tex on this one, unless we just aren't understanding the real problem?
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Old 08-16-2013, 11:03 PM
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I'm pretty sure he is saying he can't fit it with the tower down. I can't imagine that he couldn't figure out how the push the down button on the power tower to make the light clear.

I don't know if the light sits forward or aft of the wheels on the trailer, but I would try a drop hitch or a raised hitch.
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Old 08-19-2013, 10:00 AM
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Yes, tower fully down. When folded down, nav light is aft of the tandem wheels. Lowered the hitch on vehicle and still can't clear garage door entrance by centimeters. Don't really want to unhitch boat from vehicle, raise trailer jack and PUSH boat into garage.
Quick disconnects will not work as the wires have to twist when one removes or puts on the Nav light/rope post. Thanks for all the help so far but still searching.
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Maybe just remove the light from the top of the tower all together and put a connector up there and then buy a standard anchor light an attach it to the tower with a Velcro strap.

I guess the question I would ask is how often do you use the boat at night and do you really need it or is it only once in a great while. I get the looks aspect, but you can take the top of the light off the existing light and attach that to the top of the rope swivel to finish it off.

I have probably used my anchor lights no more than 5 times out of 100...
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:27 PM
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Does it clear the door but not the opening header (usually you can get the door above the header)? You know where I am going...can you notch the the header? Can you change the framing material of the opening to something smaller in profile? Can you remove the header trim?
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