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Old 11-01-2012, 12:26 PM
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There is no way I would let them cut the floor open in order to replace a tank. Its a pretty poor idea when you think about it. Part of the structural integrity of the entire boat is the flooring. I'd make them split the deck and hull before I'd let them cut it open.
IMO, I would not let them do either. I would have them take/cut the tank out and replace with a fat sac. Is there any down side going with a fat sac?

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Old 11-01-2012, 12:31 PM
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already talked to dealer. they arent sure if its covered under my extended warranty.
If it is the FPC and has the "MasterCraft 3Plus3 Marine Engine and Accessory Extended Protection" (brochure name) or "Mastercraft Package" (written name on contract), yes it does. It is explicitly written in under Ballast and Variable Trim System - "Ballast Tank".
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:45 PM
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IMO, I would not let them do either. I would have them take/cut the tank out and replace with a fat sac. Is there any down side going with a fat sac?
I don't think there is any way to get the tank out without splitting the deck or cutting the floor. IIRC, the round bilge access hole is pretty much the ony access to that area.
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:49 PM
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If it is the FPC and has the "MasterCraft 3Plus3 Marine Engine and Accessory Extended Protection" (brochure name) or "Mastercraft Package" (written name on contract), yes it does. It is explicitly written in under Ballast and Variable Trim System - "Ballast Tank".
well thats a relief. i do have the FPC. thanks for the info!
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:29 PM
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I don't think there is any way to get the tank out without splitting the deck or cutting the floor. IIRC, the round bilge access hole is pretty much the ony access to that area.
I was think of cut it out. As in pieces. Then replace with a fat sac. Easy. Done. Not much to screw up.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:32 PM
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I was think of cut it out. As in pieces. Then replace with a fat sac. Easy. Done. Not much to screw up.
That tank is pretty big. I don't see how you could get in there to cut it through the bilge access.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:51 PM
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In the X-15, the ski locker door is directly over the KGB tank and is held in place with 4 screws. Plenty of access to be able to cut the tank out but not enough to remove in one piece.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:54 PM
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I forgot we were talking about the x-15. I was thinking of the x-2.
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Old 11-03-2012, 02:04 AM
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FWIW posts like this never have a happy outcome... you should work with your local dealer to fix it

i understand your frustrated and want to vent (heck, i would) but if you want the best possible outcome for yourself the dealer is the best way to go.
Agree!
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:37 PM
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I forgot we were talking about the x-15. I was thinking of the x-2.
Yep, I think he has an easy way out, and a hard way out. I know what I would do.
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