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    Mine hasn't burned anything. Mixed use of slalom...

    Mine hasn't burned anything. Mixed use of slalom and wakeboarding.
  2. Nice piece. I like your idea. I am currently...

    Nice piece. I like your idea.

    I am currently using one of the custom aluminum flat wrench (blue anodized), from SKIDM or somewhere. I also bought a plumbing wrench from Sears for the thin nut, as...
  3. My '06 LS makes a rhythmical noise from the trim...

    My '06 LS makes a rhythmical noise from the trim tab being in a certain position (lowered) while idling around. As soon as I trim it up, the noise disappears. Try adjusting your tab at low idle...
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    Faria Fuel Manager - anyone install one?

    Hey guys (girls),

    Has anyone installed one of these in our boats? I've got a '06 LS (EFI) with two speedo's and I'm looking to remove one speedo and install a fuel use meter like the one here:
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    EngineNut is a Indmar employee. Listen to him as...

    EngineNut is a Indmar employee. Listen to him as I'm sure he's offering worth while advice when he chimes in :)
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    I emailed Wakemakers over a week ago. They...

    I emailed Wakemakers over a week ago. They responded a few days later saying "We'll get you set up today". I haven't heard boo since then, needless to say, I'm not overly impressed. Sad.
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    Reed helped me out once or twice (at least), as...

    Reed helped me out once or twice (at least), as we have no dealers here on Long Island.

    He's a good guy :)

    Thanks Reed!
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    I own a '06 LS/325EFI with the stock 13/13 prop....

    I own a '06 LS/325EFI with the stock 13/13 prop. I top out at 44-45 with a half load of fuel and 3 people on board @ 4,400 rpm.

    I am currently investigating prop options myself. We will be using...
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    Carpet clean

    I used the automotive "tuff stuff", which did a pretty good job, as well as one of the other foaming carpet cleaners in a can. The cleaners foam up nicely and if you use one of those light duty scrub...
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    Hi pitch noise

    I get that high pitch noise on occasion in my '06 LS. I figured it was the hose that crossed in front of the alternator, which is only 1mm or two away from the pulley iteslf. The hard protective...
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    Here's what Dynamat had to say (if anyone's...

    Here's what Dynamat had to say (if anyone's interested):

    Dear Chris,

    Thank you for your interest in Dynamat. To quiet the engine noise on your
    boat, first install Dynamat Xtreme to the inside...
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    Thanks guys, I have an email to Dynamat's tech...

    Thanks guys,

    I have an email to Dynamat's tech dept. Let's see what they say. My guess is that it's probably good enough to use (they do make several variants of the stuff). Heck, if it doesn't...
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    Dynamat sound insulation under motor box?

    Hi everyone,

    I was wondering: Has anyone experimented with quieting down the motor box and or inspection floorboard plate above the mufflers/tranny/driveline? I just re-packed my stuffing box and...
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    Try checking your stuffing box packing. Cheap and...

    Try checking your stuffing box packing. Cheap and easy.

    At 90 hours, my DD '06 LS drivetrain made a funny squeeling/vibe sound that appeared to come and go while making left turns. I tightened up...
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    Hey Wolf, I'm in the process of replacing the...

    Hey Wolf,

    I'm in the process of replacing the packing in my '06 LS.

    Question: What size diameter packing did you/we use? I understand there's different thicknesses?

    Any help would be...
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    Hey Wolf, I'm in the process of replacing the...

    Hey Wolf,

    I'm in the process of replacing the packing in my '06 LS.

    Question: What size diameter packing did you/we use? I understand there's different thicknesses?

    Any help would be...
  17. Thread: salt water use

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    Unfortunately, galvanized trailers rot from the...

    Unfortunately, galvanized trailers rot from the inside out when subject to salt water. Pretty obvious if you think about it. Try flushing your trailer after you use it and you will see that the cross...
  18. Thread: salt water use

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    I own a 2006 Outback DD and use it exclusively on...

    I own a 2006 Outback DD and use it exclusively on the north shore of Long Island, New York. After a day out, the engine is flushed using a fake-a-lake with the Salt-Away attachment. In addition, we...
  19. Thread: tow vehicles

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    H1's aren't bad, but if you speak to someone who...

    H1's aren't bad, but if you speak to someone who works on them everyday, I think they'd tell you otherwise. A buddy of mine who's a GM A Tech wrenches on those things professionally. Whenever I'm in...
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    Constant shifting will cook that trans in no...

    Constant shifting will cook that trans in no time. I'd just leave it in "3" and let it rev a little more. The more that thing shifts, the more heat is generated. I towed my LS from Rochester to LI...
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    I own a 2000 Silverado 1500 extended cab 5.3...

    I own a 2000 Silverado 1500 extended cab 5.3 which tows my '06 Moomba LS well. The engine has good torque, and the tow/haul mode enables the trans to shift firmly. Perfect match for my LS.

    The...
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    Hey Joe, Yep, Silver Lake. I dealt with Skyler...

    Hey Joe,

    Yep, Silver Lake. I dealt with Skyler who was very helpful, and knowlegable about the product. Bear in mind, although I'm a lifetime boater (and prior commercial fisherman), I never did...
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    I will for sure. I've been poking around here...

    I will for sure. I've been poking around here since I started shopping for a boat. The forum members and the admin people seem very personable.

    BTW - Gotta give Reed in the parts dept. (at the...
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    Yep, love them Moombas (and their women)! BTW...

    Yep, love them Moombas (and their women)!

    BTW - I logged 60 hours on my machine (salt water use, and yes it's flushed) on the north shore of LI between July 15 and Oct 15. I was forced to put it...
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    Why Moomba? The blonde!

    About the only thing I what I want to know about the "why moomba" page is who the blonde is in the boat? ;)

    Seriously, I think I'm the only Long Island Moomba owner! Drove all the way to Rochester...
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