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hethj7

Indmar 2016 Change Summary & just cool info

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dlb

Thanks for the find and posting it for all to see.....

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pauley71

haha ... maybe that's why I can't get all 8 quarts during a change! :)

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MadMan

I've only recently realized (since surfing is new to us) how much horsepower it takes to surf.  On my boat, you need about 3/4 throttle to surf, compared to 1/4 throttle to wakeboard.  The oil viscosity breakdown is the reason I only run straight weight oil (40w).  There are no viscosity improvers to breakdown.

Also, the alternator write-up seemed to by a bunch of reasons that Indmar would not warranty an alternator.  Does anybody have experience with this?  Such as, an alternator fails because of a faulty connection.  True, it wasn't the alternators fault, but you didn't just buy an alternator, you bought the whole boat, connections and all.  Who ends up paying? Malibu? Indmar? You?

  

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oldjeep

Faulty wiring would be on Malibu warranty since the engine would come from indmar without a wire attached to the alternator. My guess would be that they had a mfg who was installing poorly.

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minnmarker

That's really interesting about the power requirements and oil.  I don't see any noticeable drop in oil level but about half our hours are surfing so will start changing every 35 hours - that means this weekend or next.

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