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  1. #1
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    Default Think this impeller is bad?

    You tell me. Pulled this out today.



    06 Supra 24 Gravity Games

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    It's not missing any pieces, that's how they all look after awhile in the housing and the new one will look the same way in no time. I change mine every three years on average but it all depends on the water you boat in and debris, etc. Biggest reason to have a raw water filter otherwise make sure the inside of the housing is smooth as silk, no burrs at all. If it does use 2000 grit wet sandpaper to smooth it out lightly.
    2007 Mobius LSV

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    Surprisingly its likely not all that bad if you were to clean it up. I've seen worse. Having all the veins intact etc and minus the calcified water spotting its likely not too bad.. Change it just the same seeing as its out now....
    07 Outback DD

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    As long as the veins aren't brittle feeling, I'd at least keep it as a spare. Looks a little rough but they all do after a while.


    PWI as usual...

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    when i changed mine last year the old one still looked brand new. ill be putting a new one in in a couple weeks so it will be interesting to see how the current one faired over 100 hours last summer
    David

    2008 Mobius LSV, Gravity III , Wake Plate, Z5, Exile SX65c's, Exile XM7, Exile SXT65Q, Exile XI12D, Exile Harpoon, Exile SM600.1 , Exile Xi800.4.

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    Does anyone take them out over the summer? I was always under the impression that you were to take it out over the summer and seal it after lubricating it.
    -Mark
    2005 LSV
    Tow w/:
    Volkswagen Touareg V8
    Mods: Stereo, Stainless Cup Holders and Thru Hulls, Chrome Steering Wheel, EZ Nets, Moomba Etched Cleats

    "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, bc your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."

    -John Wooden

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    Quote Originally Posted by WaterBullDawg1980 View Post
    Does anyone take them out over the summer? I was always under the impression that you were to take it out over the summer and seal it after lubricating it.
    mine gets a lot of use during the summer
    David

    2008 Mobius LSV, Gravity III , Wake Plate, Z5, Exile SX65c's, Exile XM7, Exile SXT65Q, Exile XI12D, Exile Harpoon, Exile SM600.1 , Exile Xi800.4.

  8. #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdlangston13 View Post
    mine gets a lot of use during the summer
    Ha! Good point. Can a mod hook a brother up with an edit por favor?
    -Mark
    2005 LSV
    Tow w/:
    Volkswagen Touareg V8
    Mods: Stereo, Stainless Cup Holders and Thru Hulls, Chrome Steering Wheel, EZ Nets, Moomba Etched Cleats

    "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, bc your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."

    -John Wooden

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    Quote Originally Posted by WaterBullDawg1980 View Post
    Ha! Good point. Can a mod hook a brother up with an edit por favor?
    Sure, but only after many more have seen your post and mocked you mercilessly.
    Drew
    New ride: 2012 Mojo
    Old ride: 2008 OBV

  10. #10
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    What's fair is fair. I stand in silence for my public flogging.

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    -Mark
    2005 LSV
    Tow w/:
    Volkswagen Touareg V8
    Mods: Stereo, Stainless Cup Holders and Thru Hulls, Chrome Steering Wheel, EZ Nets, Moomba Etched Cleats

    "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, bc your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."

    -John Wooden

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