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Old 06-25-2017, 12:59 PM
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Thread sealant

I bought a wake makers piggy back additional tanks for my x2. Should I be using pipe sealant on the threaded fittings? There are absolutely no instructions with the kit.

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Old 06-25-2017, 01:05 PM
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No thread sealant is required. Just hand tight. I just got a set of WakeMakers bags for my X2 and called customer support to confirm.
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Old 06-25-2017, 01:12 PM
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Thanks!

How did you connect to the overflow? Did you use a joiner to connect the existing hose to the wake makers hose or did you run the new hose right to the outlet elbow? Seems like a lot of extra hose either way.
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Old 06-25-2017, 01:39 PM
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I disconnected the overflow directly from the through-hull fitting (elbow which came off much easier than than the tank hose/barb) and connected the overflow from the WakeMakers pre-assembled kit. The over flow hose from the WM kit is a bit long, so I may cut that down 4-6 inches or so so the tee-sections will lie flat against the side of the hull. I have the WakeMakers instructions and pictures provided by customer support and would be happy to PM those to you if it helps.
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Old 06-25-2017, 01:57 PM
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I would really appreciate that! Thanks

Did you get the bow ballast as well?
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Old 06-25-2017, 02:08 PM
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No, just port and starboard locker sacs (460lbs each).
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Old 06-25-2017, 11:22 PM
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A hair dryer or heat gun really helps to get the hoses on and off the barbs.
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Old 06-25-2017, 11:30 PM
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A hair dryer or heat gun really helps to get the hoses on and off the barbs.
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