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Old 01-14-2014, 04:45 PM
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I plan on 750's in the rear and the 690 bow sac in the front.

Wife will drive so that only leaves two kids totaling 250 pounds to move around.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:37 PM
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Also: deciding on pumps. Johnson are a less expensive but Jabsco come with green impellers.

Anyone know of the best deal for 3 pumps?
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:32 PM
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:33 PM
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:59 PM
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yea im looking to do the same for my 08 X-Star.

I have a rocker or flip switch (heat fan switch [NO NEED IN FLORIDA]) which I want to control the 2 pumps im going to be putting in. I have elected to go with the 720lb fly high bags which are made specifically for the x-star model.

these guys are spot on, the people over at wakemakers are top tier!
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Old 01-20-2014, 05:04 PM
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I am starting to map out my custom ballast system I will be installing in my 2007 Maristar 200VRS.

I will be installing 3 pumps feed from 3 thru hull pick ups (drain and fill below water line) with the X2 bow sac and TBD sized sac in the rear lockers. I have not decided on rear sac as of yet. I have a lot of room because there are not ballast tanks now so it will be 455, 600, 720 OR 750'S. I am looking forward to drilling 6 holes in my new toy.

THE FIRST BIG QUESTION ???????

As I was looking at different wiring options and I came across this:http://greatlakesskipper.com/masterc...w-gauges-2006#

I think this would give me all I need, the switches (gauges will not work with bags) harness to the fuse panel, relays, harness to switches and harness to pumps...AM I CORRECT????
Ordered this today, Wakemakers order will go in next week.

I will start a new thread with pictures of the install.....maybe.
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Old 01-26-2014, 03:03 PM
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I have received the panel and harness and have now started to lay out the wiring. I am going to mount the relay box in front of the breaker panel under the helm (behind the bow seat).
I have to make the harness for the pumps that will run from the relay's

Question: The short pig tails that start back to the pumps out of the relay box are 14 gauge wire and the pumps have 14 gauge wire pigtails, will that be heavy enough or should I connect 12 gauge to the existing pigtails?

I plan on soldering on the connecters below close to the relay box and another set at the pumps.

The reason for the connectors close to the relays is if I ever have a relay problem, I can switch the wires and run a pump from a different relay. The connector at the pumps will be better than a butt connect I think.

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Old 01-26-2014, 09:18 PM
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OK, another stupid question: wire the relay box to the hot behind the dash or directly to the battery? Or does it matter?
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Old 01-27-2014, 02:01 AM
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Thats not a stupid question. The timer box in my boat is wired directly to the battery. If your relay box has circuit breakers, then I'd run the relay box directly from the battery.
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Old 01-27-2014, 09:37 AM
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