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  1. Thread: Electrical Gremlin

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    Thanks MLA. The heater was a quick fix - the fan...

    Thanks MLA. The heater was a quick fix - the fan motor was stuck and didn't take much to break free. As for the bilge, I did find one of the wires that had separated a few feet from the pump....
  2. Thread: Electrical Gremlin

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    Thanks very much MLA. I will be uncovering it...

    Thanks very much MLA. I will be uncovering it today and giving that a try. Our season is technically over but we have some nice weather for the next week or so and this will be a good time to try...
  3. Thread: Electrical Gremlin

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    Electrical Gremlin

    A month ago while on our vacation, we took a fairly good wave over the bow (bad driving) and that's when I noticed the auto-sump pump feature wasn't working. While the pump was submerged, I flipped...
  4. Moombahighrider, thanks for responding to my post...

    Moombahighrider, thanks for responding to my post so quickly and walking me through some trouble shooting. As it turns out, we didn't think to check to the front of the boat. While out doing our lake...
  5. I'll have another look in the morning. When we...

    I'll have another look in the morning. When we lifted the compartment cover the ballast bag connectors were not attached to the solenoid units, but the main value from the hull intake was in the...
  6. Major Water Leak at V-Drive/shaft coupler area

    We're getting a REALLY late start to the season and it was our first time at the lake (today) after the winter break. Our 2004 XLV ran great, however, after 15 - 20 minutes, we noticed the bilge kept...
  7. Thread: Snap covers

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    Thanks everyone! I think the best route will be...

    Thanks everyone! I think the best route will be to source out a local shop and have them do it from scratch. Guaranteed good fit then! I appreciate the response and opinions.
  8. Thread: Snap covers

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    Snap covers

    I know there have been lots of posts and discussions around travel covers and mooring covers. I've read them all and they've provided great information. I'm currently running a Rankin travel cover on...
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    New Guy, thanks for the heads up on that product....

    New Guy, thanks for the heads up on that product. My thought was to cut out decals for one side and then have a look. If I like it, I'll probably go with the thin aluminum substrate and apply that,...
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    Wow...screamin' deal. Had the Moomba dealer up...

    Wow...screamin' deal. Had the Moomba dealer up here in Canada price out the new chrome lettering for my XLV. $447.72 for the two big Moomba's on the side, $54.88 for the one Moomba across the back,...
  11. Thread: Swan Lake Montana

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    Swan Lake Montana

    We've vacationing on Swan Lake in Montana this coming August. Does anyone know anything about the lake or any places I should stay away from?

    We've done the Flathead for the past three summers but...
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    MABEL LAKE XLV - I've sent you a private message

    MABEL LAKE XLV - I've sent you a private message
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    Changing V-drive Oil

    Thanks for all the great tips, photos and step-by-step proceudres to walk me through the winterization of our XLV.

    The one problem I have is getting the V-Drive oil changed. I purchased a 12-Volt...
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    I'll give the ballast a try this weekend.

    I'll give the ballast a try this weekend.
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    Tubing And Cavitation

    Thanks for the comments and advice gang.

    I find I'm always having to adjust my speed slower than faster with this XLV. This boat certainly behaves differently than the 20' Bayliner we were running...
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    Tubing A Challenge

    We're running an XLV and any combination of tube or rider causes slipping in the corners. The kids like the whip on smooth water and I can't get the backside to stick long enough to get them around....
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    UPDATE FROM DDL in Montana

    Hi gang, thanks for all the advice and feedback. Having laptop issues with no high-speed wireless and relying on an aircard that's kicked me out the last few times I've tried to reply.

    Here's...
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    Thanks for the suggestions, I'm going to try...

    Thanks for the suggestions, I'm going to try both.

    We got back to the house around 6:oo PM and had dinner. Went out to try and start it (remember it was running fine and we made it home) and it...
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    Technical Help Needed

    So here we are...day 1 of our 2 week vacation here on the Flathead Lake in Montana.

    I have a 2004 XLV with the 340 HP Indmar. I know I have vapor lock issues but today was totally different.
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    Thanks to everyone for the advice

    I've been monitoring this site for a couple of years now and have to say how impressed I've been with how all of you chip in to help a fellow Moomba owner out. This was my first post but this site...
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    Minimum Operating Depth

    We're renting a property on the Flathead Lake in Montana for a couple of weeks. This isn't the property we originally had booked, but it's all we could get on very short notice due to the owner of...
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