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Kinloch

2016 VTX BALLAST UPGRADE

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Kinloch

Has anyone upgraded there 2016 VTX ballast yet?  I have just ordered the Wakemaker custom bags for the back locker and am keen to know how much better the surf wake gets?  

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River Monsters

What made you choose the VTX for surfing and not something bigger? Like a VLX or T22. 

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ahopkinsVTX

Do you have any plug n play bags in the rear lockers right now? If you don't, the Wakemaker bags will greatly improve the surf wake.

I believe the 2016 VTX I surfed last fall had 550's in the back and the surf wake was very good. I don't think much bigger bags would be needed. We did have 6 people in the boat, but I would predict that it would still be good with just 2-3 people in the boat.

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Kinloch
On 7 May 2016 at 2:27 PM, River Monsters said:

What made you choose the VTX for surfing and not something bigger? Like a VLX or T22. 

A few reasons - I wanted to buy a brand new malibu so this fitted the budget, we have grown up skiing and this's our first choice, the boat also needed to fit in my garage which it just does.  I almost bought a nautique sport 200 ahead of the vtx. We saw a nautique sport 200 at the ramp when we were launching the other day and very pleased we have the Malibu! 

I have just ordered the wake makers custom bags. Plug n play is not a factory option on Australian made boats so I will need to install using the piggy back parts!  Hopefully I'll be up and running in a couple of weeks 

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River Monsters
18 hours ago, Kinloch said:

A few reasons - I wanted to buy a brand new malibu so this fitted the budget, we have grown up skiing and this's our first choice, the boat also needed to fit in my garage which it just does.  I almost bought a nautique sport 200 ahead of the vtx. We saw a nautique sport 200 at the ramp when we were launching the other day and very pleased we have the Malibu! 

I have just ordered the wake makers custom bags. Plug n play is not a factory option on Australian made boats so I will need to install using the piggy back parts!  Hopefully I'll be up and running in a couple of weeks 

Beautiful boat!  Hope there is still some season left to enjoy it.

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