Jump to content

Welcome to TheMalibuCrew!

As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to Register for an Account. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today!

Sign in to follow this  
bu ford

How's your hatch?

Recommended Posts

bu ford

Seems like this issue may have been brought up before?

Here is what we did.

Also found a better off the shelf bracket after we installed ours.

post-7168-1250880182_thumb.jpg

post-7168-1250880247_thumb.jpg

post-7168-1250880278_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
cyoda44

very nice... Notworthy.gif mine have already stripped out one side and close on the other.

Share this post


Link to post
txdyna65

Looks great, where did you get the new bracket? Did you change the size of the screws?

Share this post


Link to post
Baddog

Mine just broke the bottom bracket this weekend. Anyone know where to get SS brackets.

Edited by Baddog

Share this post


Link to post
WakingMeHappy

Where were you a few months ago when I had to replace mine? Got mine replaced but I like your setup better Thumbup.gif

Share this post


Link to post
bu ford
Looks great, where did you get the new bracket? Did you change the size of the screws?

Had Laser Cutting Services in Tualatin Oregon burn them out of 304 stainless.

CLM welding here in Lebanon OR welded them.

Used the same size screw #12 x 3/4 SHARX screws.

Share this post


Link to post
bu ford
Mine just broke the bottom bracket this weekend. Anyone know where to get SS brackets.

Look at the Ameritool website.

They have a bracket that is called a 5 hole bracket. (actually 7 holes)

Less than $5 each but they have a $50 minimum order.

Maybe one of the dealers should place an order and resell them?

Or Members could pool an order?

I have to believe anyone with the two big engine covers has or will need to replace theirs.

Share this post


Link to post
Malibuzer

Both sides of mine have come out as well. I may have the welder at a plant I work at make me some larger plates out of stainless. If you just use the existing and cut a plate to weld around it it should work fine.

Share this post


Link to post
bu ford
Mine just broke the bottom bracket this weekend. Anyone know where to get SS brackets.

McMaster-Carr has the lower brackets. Mine had a 10mm ball.

Share this post


Link to post
Coach Mike

I would hope this would be warranty for the problems on your '07's. Mine came loose over the summer on my '08 but I just moved the bracket and so far so good. Didn't look like the factory spends much time lining those things up as they are very different alignments on both sides. Quality control has been lacking on this '08 compared to my '02 Sunscape I'm sorry to say.

Share this post


Link to post
txdyna65

I had to move one of mine too Mike, but it didnt last and I made sure it was lined up well. Now trying to figure a way to fix it again. I guess if I cant, I can wait until we arent using the boat for awhile and take it in.

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...