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  2. skurfer

    • skurfer
    • NWBU

    MBUU tapped $98 million revolver? Do we know how much MCFT has tapped?

    1. NWBU


      MCFT drew $35M on their revolver last week, and will be closing their factory tomorrow afternoon.


    2. skurfer


      I got the e-mail on the shut down, they left out the $35 million revolver part :)

  3. Drslatt

    • Drslatt
    • dalt1

    did you get your heater recirc pump wired in with the factory harness yet?

    1. dalt1


      Nope but have it here now and just looking for time to install.


  4. BernieTheFrog

    • BernieTheFrog
    • jhartt3

    Do you still have the clamping rack?


    1. jhartt3


      yes i do


    2. BernieTheFrog


      Cool, assuming it functions and nothing is wrong with it.  It looks in good condition from the pic. I'll take it if you haven't promised it to anyone else. I saw the one guy across the pond was interested, I live in VA feel like that would be easier lol.

    3. jhartt3


      Yes i'd rather sell in the US i'll send you a PM so we can get address details etc. 

  5. t.stark


    Skylon Wake Tower Refurb - 

    My Skylon wake board tower was oxidized and left your hands feeling dusty and dirty whenever you would touch them and in all the upward facing places was sun bleached off. 

    The answer is to powder coat. I called Skylon and they told me to find a good powder coat shop.

    After a "few" calls, I got one to answer me with a quote. The shop was able to quote me from cel ph pix and my tape measure. It took them only 5 days and the tubes look fantastic. Hope to re-assemble and re-install it this weekend! 

    Yeah-hoo!  Mali-booooo!

  6. Onlymalibu

    • Onlymalibu
    • brad72

    Hey Brad was wondering if you still has your drawings and cad files for the wedge build you did? I have a 23xti that the foil ripped off and want to make my own and tig it so it stays for good. Could you help? TIA 


    • teamerickson

    Hi, looking for any information to fix the white noise in our speakers.  The dealer is stumped... thanks a ton!

  8. Murphy8166


    GROUP BUY:  EZ Drive Thruster - first 10 buyers get an INSANE discount!!!!!  Matching Malibu Throttle


    1. COOP


      Just curious, whats the price? I know from Malibu you have to look up every part individually. 

  9. Murphy8166


    GROUP BUY - 15% off Lead Wake and Free Ship thru the Super Bowl

  10. pabutcher


    Does anyone have experience or familiarity with raising driver position seat for 2015 VLX - current seat is about 5" lower than desired in 'up position' - also a bit water logged after several years (approx 550 hours)

    1. vlowe


      I have a friend that is making me an adjustable seat riser. 3"-5". He also makes them with a locking box. I have an 2014 a22. I think your 2015 vlx is the same seat.

    2. vlowe
  11. Big fish

    Big fish

    need some help

    2019 vlx with 75 hours

    just started boat and cranked a bit before started

    set off service code of spn94 fmi0

    high fuel rail pressure

    boat still runs fine and not in limp mode

    any suggestions?

  12. rosska

    • rosska
    • pauley71

    Can you send me your contact information. I would like to discuss the boat you have for sale. 

    1. AKC259



  13. fishermen1918

    • fishermen1918
    • justgary

    Thanks for responding on my issue of beeping noise ??? Where is this lorance issue u had ??  Where can I locate this please 

    I have a 2004 Malibu wake setter 23 foot with 383 hammerhead 


    thanks so much


  14. Ndawg12


    2007 247 will be hitting the market soon!!

  15. chip89


    looking to upgrade my 2014 vlx to a 2019 22 or 23 vlx   what is the benny of of a 23 vs 22   all we do is surf???????



    1. a1costly


      23 is larger, heavier, and more room. The wave will be better because it displaces more water. The difference is noticeable but not life changing. 

    2. Stevo


      Both will need additional bow weight,  i recommendation demo’ing both and making the decision based on your experiences.

      for the record that’s the reason I now own the 25LSV 

  16. DUKENO1

    • DUKENO1
    • malibudog

    Hey wondering if you have any of the wakejak covers lying around? Would like to buy a new one from you if so.  Couldn't pm you.



  17. Murphy8166


    Phender Pro Group Buy - LIVE

  18. Jdubb16

    • Jdubb16
    • Kojak


    you our recent sold a 2006 LSV, I am trying to get a feel for my 2007’s value.  While I don’t have GSA like you do, I do have the 8.1L engine, upgraded stereo and hard plumbed additional ballast

    you mind sharing what you ended up selling you 2006 for





  19. Tim51248


    The wedge on my ‘12 lsv 23 shows down on the screen but is up.  I can’t get it to move either direction, stays in the up position. Any thoughts? 

    1. BayouBryan


      You can locate the Lenco module in transom of boat or follow wires from lenco rams into boat.  Each Lenco ram will have a 2 wire plug.  Disconnect the 2 wire plug and can jump the rams with 12 volts to move manually... fyi... need to do both rams at same time or wedge will bind up.  Your problem is most likely a faulty lenco ram.

    2. snarls16


      I had that happen on my ‘11 vlx. Ended up changing them with the 5 lobe rams and controller from the ‘13+ Boats. If you are mechanically inclined its not that big of a project, took my girlfriend and I about 4 hours total. I’ll try and find the forum I used for the diy if you want. 

  20. gramolino


    2006 LXI 340 monsoon with 1100 hrs.ool pressure shows between 40 -45 while skiing about 2700 rpm and around 45 psi when barefooting @ 4100 rrpm . seems lower than last year any concerns or easy fixes .

    1. asnowman


      Different filter? Or maybe different oil. Ours runs between 40 and 65, i think it depends on the filter. New filters run lower for us.

    2. BayouBryan


      Cold engines will run oil pressure up to 60 but when warm I've seen 20 to 30 at idle with warm engine... I dont see an issue. 

  21. lukehartwig

    • lukehartwig
    • t a


    Noticed you're from Fort Worth. We are too. Trailer our boat to Lake Worth and Eagle Mountain quite a bit. Just wanted to say hi and hope to meet up sometime. 


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    2. t a

      t a

      Purple, hard to miss!  If you click on the cover photo above you can see it

    3. Whitecap


      Hey guys, just wanted to say hi.  I have my boat docked on lake worth.  Would love to get together on Goat Island sometime!  2013 Red LSV.  I’m new to this boat and would love to get together for some “best practices” for performance, and safety. Cheers to you both.


    4. t a

      t a

      Cool!  I’ve been around Malibu’s for awhile so know most of the ins and outs.  Always happy to have someone else to share pulls with!

  22. Sekon


    My 2000 Sunsetter LXI has developed a few new engine noises.

    I am seeking information on the best retailer to purchase mechanical parts for my older Malibu,

    With the stethoscope the sound seems to be coming from the alternator and fresh water pump. I also have a drip out of the engine water pump vent hole. I'm sure there's been postings in the past about where the best place to purchase these parts is and possibly even the part numbers to ask for but I couldn't find the information. The only thing I was able to locate was the raw water pickup pump but I didn't know if I found the best source.

    Thank you!


    1. drh


      www.skidim.com is a great for parts. You can call them if you can't ID something from their descriptions but they are normally pretty specific on part fitment.

  23. Whitecap

    • Whitecap
    • Ronnie

    Hi Ronnie,

      Good to see another Texan here!  (I’m on Lake Worth). I saw your post about the bare feet only sticker..... I’d love to pick one of those up from you.  I’ll get home tomorrow from this work trip and I’ll be able to tell what color will work best.  Really appreciate you making the offer to help out the members here.  I should have the requested color of the sticker and payment for you tomorrow.  What’s the best way to send you the five bucks?  Pay pal?

    my best to you and the family this summer!


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    2. Ronnie


      Hey Luke! Come over to the Dallas Summer Boat Show this Saturday 7/20 and lets meet up. I will be working the show for Waterski America and we can talk about the boats.



    3. lukehartwig



      Sounds good! Our plan is to head over there Saturday. Looking forward to talking with you guys!

    4. Ronnie


       @Murphy8166 and I help out with the WSA crew on Saturdays at all the Boat Shows. We get to meet a lot of our TMC members there that we wouldn't have a chance to meet otherwise. 

      Look for me (Ronnie) or Murphy when you get there and say Hello.

  24. KatrinaSapp


    Hex Bolts | Classic Metallic

    At Classic Metallic, we manufacture and supply hex bolts made of Mild Steel, Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel & Stainless Steel. 


  25. Mark Stiner

    • Mark Stiner
    • martinarcher

    Martin, is there any way to use your controller with my factory installed surf gate?  My Lenco processor box quit working.  I think my actuators are still still good, I just need a new controller.


    1. martinarcher


      Sure thing.  That's no problem.  I'll PM you about it.  

  26. jammer

    • jammer
    • RyanB


    As a felllow-Lake Powell junkie -- I'm headed down next week from SLC for our first trip of the season (out of 4!).  We launch out of Bullfrog -- but I've been reading some horror stories online and in the news about the lines of traffic to get through inspection and decontamination.  I even read a rumor that you have to get inspected BEFORE launching your boat.  I had understood that you just had to be inspected as you leave the lake -- just like in years past.  Please share what your experience has been with respect to inspection and decontamination.

    Fortunately for me, my 2015 23LSV w/LSA has the sea strainer very accessible right under the rear seat -- I always remove my ballast bags and the sea strainer for our exiting inspection.  Sorry your's is so hidden.


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