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This winter I am looking at purchasing the Bennett trim tab X-22 for my LS. It does not come with a gauge. I can purchase a new gauge that comes on Tiges for their TAPS system for almost nothing. I was wondering if this would work for my LS and the Bennett X-22 tabs.
Thanks for your help,
09-03-2008, 10:03 PM
What boat do you have? I was thinking about adding a plate as well, but I only have an Outback.
09-04-2008, 10:52 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts-Accessories_Boat-Parts-Accessories-Gear__Teleflex-Trim-Gauge-1-Pair-For-Marine-Boat_W0QQitemZ120300199078QQddnZPartsQ20Q26Q20Acce ssoriesQQadnZBoatQ20PartsQ2cQ20AccessoriesQ20Q26Q2 0GearQQddiZ2811QQadiZ2823QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item1 20300199078&_trkparms=72%3A543%7C39%3A1%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts-Accessories_Boat-Parts-Accessories-Gear__BEEDE-2-Trim-gauge-used_W0QQitemZ220275045522QQddnZPartsQ20Q26Q20Acce ssoriesQQadnZBoatQ20PartsQ2cQ20AccessoriesQ20Q26Q2 0GearQQddiZ2811QQadiZ2823QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item2 20275045522&_trkparms=72%3A543%7C39%3A1%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245
These 2 should work
I have a 2007 Mobius LS. It didn't come with the hydraulic wakeplate. As a result I have a nasty bump at 22 off. So I am going to get it this winter. But if I buy the Bennett X-22 Trim tab from Overtons ( http://www.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?r=view&i=71185&pdesc=Bennett_X_22_Wake_Tab_22W_x_9D&merchID=1008&str=x-22 )
it doesn't come with a gauge. I don't need a gauge but I want a gauge.
09-04-2008, 04:22 PM
I am pretty sure that you will still have the bump at 22' off, I have one with an Outback and WP.
You do want a gauge, it helps once you know where you want the plate for a specific speed, length off, or wake; you can set it the same each time. You can do this before the boat starts up. Without a gauge, you will 'experiment' each time you change it.
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