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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-28-2015, 7:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,354
Posted By rallyart
When I bought my Sanger I was choosing between it...

When I bought my Sanger I was choosing between it and the Malibu. This was in 2006 so it's not exactly the same now. At that time the Supremes were not like the V226, which is a deeper V, like the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-21-2015, 8:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By rallyart
Music, of sorts, they might listen to, but I know...

Music, of sorts, they might listen to, but I know they won't listen to anyone. I've seen too many of these.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-04-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,855
Posted By rallyart
I've had great success with my Stargazer for many...

I've had great success with my Stargazer for many years. I do need a new GPS antenna this year though. Running on RPM mode right now.
I ordered my gauge with the Sanger logo preprinted on it.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,855
Posted By rallyart
You don't want a four blade with a 1:1...

You don't want a four blade with a 1:1 transmission. You would lose surface area in the low pitch that you need and that would hurt your hole shot. At higher pitch ratios a four blade can help, and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-20-2015, 5:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By rallyart
A 28'- 30' inboard fishing trawler out to make an...

A 28'- 30' inboard fishing trawler out to make an awesome wake.
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-20-2015, 4:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By rallyart
The 215 is all about list. You seem to have...

The 215 is all about list. You seem to have enough weight. Try not filling the off side locker sack, or only half full. Keeping weight forward on a Sanger often helps with the shape and drive you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-16-2015, 7:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By rallyart
Stored inside after shrink wrapping. It should...

Stored inside after shrink wrapping. It should be like new. The hoses will be great unless there is a lot of ozone near it. If the engine belt was loosened off it should be perfect, if not it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-13-2015, 9:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,761
Posted By rallyart
On my Mercruiser, which is one of many boats that...

On my Mercruiser, which is one of many boats that do not have an oil drain hose out of the engine, the oil extractor seals on the top of the dipstick tube and no line needs to go down that tube at...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-06-2015, 5:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By rallyart
I've installed two heaters in mine. Hooked them...

I've installed two heaters in mine. Hooked them up in series and they work like a charm. It is not hard to do. Mounting the heater is like mounting an amp. Plumbing is easy. If you can, spend...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-01-2015, 2:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By rallyart
Andrew, do you have a hydraulic tab on your 237? ...

Andrew, do you have a hydraulic tab on your 237? That will make a huge difference in getting up out of the hole with a load.

Going to a higher gear ratio makes a little more noise and is a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-01-2015, 2:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By rallyart
This is so easy, and obvious. The correct...

This is so easy, and obvious.

The correct rank is:

My Boat
A couple boats I would like to own
The boat that guy down the lake has, who I'v never met, that I'm jealous of
The boat I've never...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 9:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By rallyart
The key to understanding the steering on an...

The key to understanding the steering on an inboard is that the rudder is sized to work well when the propellor is pushing water past it. When water is not being pushed past it the rudder is too...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-14-2015, 7:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By rallyart
A friend of mine has more than 700,000 km on her...

A friend of mine has more than 700,000 km on her Saturn. She traded in her last Saturn at 550,000 because they were quitting production of Saturn coupes and she liked them. Otherwise she would have...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-10-2015, 9:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By rallyart
Same wake as a a Gekko Revo from ten years ago. ...

Same wake as a a Gekko Revo from ten years ago. That might be fine, if it had a good reputation back then, but it didn't.
I can't comment on the new build quality. I don't think it will keep it's...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-09-2015, 9:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By rallyart
If the rudder is 'tuned' to preload the steering...

If the rudder is 'tuned' to preload the steering you might see an adjustable tab on the rudder or you might see grinding marks on one side at the back.
To tune a rudder you take off some material...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-08-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By rallyart
The rudder may be tuned for running a slalom...

The rudder may be tuned for running a slalom course. The shape is changed slightly to preload the rudder with tension one direction to keep the boat steady through the pylons.
The other possibility...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-07-2015, 1:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By rallyart
There are lots around. I think the problem is...

There are lots around. I think the problem is that nobody wants to not have them.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-01-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By rallyart
Very true, but if he gets a V215 he's going to so...

Very true, but if he gets a V215 he's going to so sad when he finally drives his next boat. ;)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-31-2015, 3:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By rallyart
Don't be silly. If you got a V210 you'd never...

Don't be silly. If you got a V210 you'd never want that Axis and you'd be enjoying it too much to go look for anything else.
More seriously, family time in the boat is the best time. I'd go for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-29-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By rallyart
Sorry, I don't. Mine is a standard filter kit...

Sorry, I don't. Mine is a standard filter kit for a small block Chevy that uses a PH8A large old style Ford filter on the remote. I put on a small filter from an Audi instead which has the same...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-27-2015, 9:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By rallyart
It should be a Velvet Drive transmission so ATF...

It should be a Velvet Drive transmission so ATF fluid for it. You put in what you take out. I think mine is less than 2 quarts.
Run a multi grade with the last number at 40 weight for the engine. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-25-2015, 7:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By rallyart
You can also get reflective black. Reflective...

You can also get reflective black.
Reflective stripes are cool but you will almost never see them. My boat sits at a buoy so I have some reflective tape on mine so it's easy to spot if I check on a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-24-2015, 9:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By rallyart
It could be an electrical connection that...

It could be an electrical connection that finished loosening off, or a cracked plate on the battery.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-23-2015, 9:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,736
Posted By rallyart
Welds will always crack right at the edge of the...

Welds will always crack right at the edge of the weld. Look for more with an inspection kit. Downtime will be much worse if something breaks on the lake.
Think of it as a plus. "I cut so hard...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-18-2015, 6:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,503
Posted By rallyart
Your list of boats is really varied in size. If...

Your list of boats is really varied in size. If you like the 210 or the Supra then you will not like the X-45 and vice versa. Towing, parking, driving, and interior room are all really different. ...
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