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babutle
03-31-2011, 11:50 AM
I purchased my 2009 moomba ls last summer and had it winterized over winter. What steps do I need to take to get the boat back on the water for the first time this season? I am new to inboards and want to protect my investment so any information would help.
Thanks

viking
03-31-2011, 02:43 PM
Here's a quick list:
1.) put block drain plugs in (may have flushed with anti-freeze and not even removed?
2.) install impeller (if dealer winterized may not have even removed?
3.) Re-connect batts (again dealer may have not removed?)
4.) Double check belt tension (some loosen it up for winter) - I don't!
5.) If it has sea strainer removed - re-connect.
6.) Check all hoses and connections
7.) Check oil and transmission fluid
8.) Top it off with New Gas (if it wasn't done last fall)
8.) remember to put in drain plug :D

Drop it in the water (or connect fake-a-lake) and start it up. Watch a puff of smoke and then enjoy boating season!!

Suprahunter
03-31-2011, 08:28 PM
I purchased my 2009 moomba ls last summer and had it winterized over winter. What steps do I need to take to get the boat back on the water for the first time this season? I am new to inboards and want to protect my investment so any information would help.
Thanks

Have you been to Clinton lake yet?

babutle
04-01-2011, 02:52 AM
Thanks for the iinput!
And yeah I usually ride at Clinton. Warm water is a bonus this time of year. Do you ride there?