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Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2021, 10:37 AM
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Views: 37,879
Posted By chrislandy
just over 50 this year, would have been 100+ this...

just over 50 this year, would have been 100+ this year if the other half hadn't broken her leg & ankle half way through the season
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By chrislandy
Congrats :) Having just gone from a 205 I've had...

Congrats :) Having just gone from a 205 I've had for 20+ years to a near new prostar - you'll love it!
Forum: Electrical 10-20-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By chrislandy
The wiring diagram only has one Orange/Black...

The wiring diagram only has one Orange/Black wire, the serial data stream.
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By chrislandy
Yup, went back to traditional skiing a few years...

Yup, went back to traditional skiing a few years ago after major spinal surgery, cracked ribs and duff knees from wakeboarding.

The ski site is great, it's a bit short, but hey you can't complain in...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By chrislandy
Said goodbye to the 205

The time has come, my 1996 205 that I've used and loved for 21 years has gone to a new home to hopefully be used and loved by a new family for years to come.

But just got my grubby hands on this...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 10-04-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By chrislandy
I bow to the more detailed knowledge! I'd still...

I bow to the more detailed knowledge!

I'd still err on the side of longer and open toe though, personally, I prefer (and always have) a 3 stage rocker board for boat, I've never got on with single...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 10-02-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By chrislandy
I'd probably get a small ladies board like the...

I'd probably get a small ladies board like the Ronix Krush (130/135) , I'd go for open toe bindings so they can adjust as her feet grow.

When my son was 9, he preferred riding his mums LF 137 Watson...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-17-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
Exactly, dealers are known for plugging it in,...

Exactly, dealers are known for plugging it in, seeing no codes, then saying "all is fine", give me $200



now you've said 75% surfing, my hypothesis is:

It's a 20ish yr old boat, surfing basically...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-16-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
The technical definition of a "Blat" is: drive it...

The technical definition of a "Blat" is: drive it like you stole it; Wide open throttle, full RPM to clear out the cobwebs ;)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-16-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
still no answer to this though

still no answer to this though
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-15-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
Yes but those pictures look much worse than the...

Yes but those pictures look much worse than the ones you posted up last week. You keep saying "it runs fine", which is what keeps me heading towards the sensor readings. It might be worth buying the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-15-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
but they are only slightly rich. Yes, that looks...

but they are only slightly rich.

Yes, that looks like the coolant sensor for the ecu
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-15-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
did you check the temp sender?

did you check the temp sender?
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-15-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By chrislandy
As mentioned, fogging isn't really needed or...

As mentioned, fogging isn't really needed or desired in an injected engine.

I have 2 methods of getting the antifreeze in:
1) on water/lift - drain water from engine, take off a high point in the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-10-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
Yes, thats the one, it's quite a thin sensor and...

Yes, thats the one, it's quite a thin sensor and has 2/3 wires coming from it.

it should be in the side of one of the heads normally tucked next to or under a plug - but may be in a different...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-09-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
It depends on whether you have separate senders...

It depends on whether you have separate senders for the gauge and the ECU, it's quite common for the ECT to read show a higher resistance e.g. the resistance is interpreted as say 140deg rather than...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-08-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
Yup, very true, but OP said different cylinders...

Yup, very true, but OP said different cylinders though on different occasions.


Looking at the pictures, I'm more leaning toward a cold reading ECT. That's pretty rich, but not outside of usable or...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-08-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By chrislandy
Personally I wouldn't jump on the injectors until...

Personally I wouldn't jump on the injectors until I'd checked a few other things.

If it's just running rich (sooty or mildly wet plugs) then it could be more likely from the following things:
1)...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,084
Posted By chrislandy
But it would and does, different gearbox ratios...

But it would and does,

different gearbox ratios change where in the engines power range is used and how much fuel & air is required. When running at full load, the engine will use less fuel at...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By chrislandy
I'd work on neck strength and flexibility to...

I'd work on neck strength and flexibility to prevent it happening again rather than preventing the movement happening. Footers and ski racers use them to prevent their heads being snapped back and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,913
Posted By chrislandy
I would seriously consider a Radar TRA 65", yes...

I would seriously consider a Radar TRA 65", yes yes I know it's a childrens ski but it is high end, light as anything, aimed at that weight range and can run the course on shortline and 34mph, plus...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By chrislandy
!!!!!!!!!!

!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,484
Posted By chrislandy
The 90's was a hot bed of design development with...

The 90's was a hot bed of design development with new materials and technology coming on the market, MC was/is one of the top tier manufacturers and obviously had the drive and $$$ to design from...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By chrislandy
guys down our club have been doing this for years...

guys down our club have been doing this for years with an oversized cover and some pool noodles, it works really well unless there are high winds and you've not strapped it down properly.

I quite...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,484
Posted By chrislandy
From what I've read about the award, it looks...

From what I've read about the award, it looks like they are applying more modern design methodology to an historic design process... does that mean that you could sue Ford if you had a crash in a...
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