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    raw water strainer

    I installed a raw water strainer this summer. I have a 2003 Outback LSV and because of clearances the only way I could fit it in was to install it upside down directly behind the water pick up. It...
  2. Thread: Stiff Rudder

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    Stiff Rudder

    The steering has gotten really stiff on my 03 Outback LSV this summer. It gets a little easier as the day goes on. In the 3 years I have owned the boat I have never lubed the rudder. I noticed the...
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    Fuel gauge problem

    I recently installed a Perfect Pass Stargazer in my 2003 Outback LSV, and my fuel gauge has not been right since. I do not think the 2 things are related,but I guess anything is possible. The gauges...
  4. Thread: Nose guard

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    Nose guard

    Does anyone know where I can find a nose guard for my board? I am new to this and have a Grindwater Mauka with a pointed nose and I don't want to start dinging up the boat. Any reasons to not get...
  5. Thread: Racks

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    bought racks

    I bought the racks suggested by Frank Smith. They were shipped promptly and were of pretty good quality. The only problem was that the surf board did not fit. The bigger slot in the rack is not quite...
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    Get an impeller puller and it will come right...

    Get an impeller puller and it will come right out. I use one on my v drive boat where the engine faces the stern and I can't even see the impeller, with no problems. I can get it out in about a...
  7. Thread: Racks

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    Thanks

    Thank you for the info. This is exactly what I was looking for.
  8. Thread: Racks

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    Racks

    Anyone out there no of any surf racks out there that will fit the oval tower crossbars like the stock wake racks? Any racks that you particularly like?
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    3M Mildew Blocker

    Having a fan or dryer is the best cure but I have also found that if you spray everything down with 3M Mildew Blocker it will keep it mildew free. I live in Seattle where it rains all winter. I have...
  10. Thread: Impeller

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    o ring

    I noticed the reply about newer impellers coming with an o-ring. Where does it go? I do not see a place where it fits. I use the gasket and throw away the o- ring. Am I leaving something out?
  11. Thread: Engine ???

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    Get the engine serial number and e-mail Indmar....

    Get the engine serial number and e-mail Indmar. The always have answered my questions promptly.
  12. Thread: Fae?

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    Buy It!

    I would not have a boat without it. Best after market product I have ever bought. The reduced exhaust is nice but the best part is the reduced noise. Can barely hear the engine at idle. At towing...
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    Why go through all of this trouble?

    Why are you going to all of this trouble? Indmar's instructions for winterizing the engine are to drain the block and manifolds and leave the plugs out. I do that plus drain the shower and heater,...
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    Try a FAE

    I do not know how much the product you are thinking of putting in costs, but if it is very expensive at all you might consider a Fresh Air Exhaust instead. I installed it last year and it was the...
  15. Thread: Speed Control

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    Thanks

    Maxpower220
    Thanks for all of the info. It sounds like my only option is PP as I have a mechanical throttle. I was wondering when I looked at the ZO site why they only showed a wiring harness and no...
  16. Thread: Speed Control

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    Speed Control

    Does anybody have any experience with both Perfect Pass and Zero Off? I have a 2003 Outback LSV and am thinking about getting the Perfect Pass Stargazer wakeboard edition. I have also looked at the...
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    Thank you

    Thanks for the help.
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    clarification

    The bolt is broken off in the pump housing. It apparently broke off sometime this past summer. About 3/4 of the threaded end is still in the housing so I have to get the pump off and either get the...
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    Changing raw water pump

    I was winterizing the boat yesterday and found the head of one of the brass bolts to the impeller cover in the bilge. I have a v drive and it is almost all I can do to get the cover off to change the...
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    ballast bag hose coming off

    The fill hose to the center ballast bag in the ski locker of my 2003 LSV keeps coming off. I have to watch when I fill it and last time out the fitting came off of the bag while boarding and the...
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    Call them

    When I ordered my FAE I called them to order it instead of just trusting the charts. They asked me a lot of questions about what boat I had and were excellent to work with, a very friendly small...
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    Ballast bag filling

    I have a 2003 Outback LSV. The center ballast bag in the ski locker has started filling itself when the boat is under way. The 2 rear sacks work as normal. I have had to start turning off the manual...
  23. Thread: Severe Mildew

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    I got a lot of mildew on the upholstery last fall...

    I got a lot of mildew on the upholstery last fall before I got the boat put up for winter. I cleaned it off with Star Brite mildew stain remover and then sprayed everything with 3M mildew block and...
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    If you want to kepp the cover straps from...

    If you want to kepp the cover straps from flapping in the wind, put a twist in them before you snap the buckles closed. When they lay flat, the wind forces itself under the straps andf they vibrate....
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    Fresh Air Exhaust

    Does anybody have any experience with a Fresh Air Exhaust system? Are you happy with the results and have you had any problems with it? Was it worth the time and effort?
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