Go Back   TeamTalk > Maintenance Tips, How-tos and Refurbishing Topics > Ballast

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-08-2012, 07:40 AM
51timber's Avatar
51timber 51timber is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Boat: 2003 X30
Location: Cape Cod Mass
Posts: 88
X30 new ballast upgrade.

I need your guidence on the best way upgrade my old factory non functioning ballast. My current pumps are all siezed. I was planning on replacing them with the new full size Jabsco pumps. The guy from wakemakers suggested removing all of the hard tanks and old pumps and adding new pumps and larger bricks (1,000 lbs sacks) in rear and (650 lb) up front. I wakesurf primarily. Someone suggested leave the old tanks replave the pumps, get the new above mentioned sacks and use the plug in tsunami t800's.

Any suggestions.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-08-2012, 08:05 AM
CantRepeat's Avatar
CantRepeat CantRepeat is online now
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Boat: 06 X30
Location: Roll Tide!!
Posts: 8,356
What year X30 do you have?

People on this forum have done it both ways. Depending on which year you have it will make a difference. If your factory tanks are under the floor then I would say leave them in. If they are above floor then I would say take them out.

Jason at wakemakers has been doing this stuff for a long time. He's very smart when it comes to setting up boats.
__________________
Tim
Gone, surfing.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:09 PM.