Thursday, July 17, 2008

Fresh Air Exhaust Install

After testing Larry's "wing" and the wing plate we were ready for the FAE install. This should make our boat much more wakesurf friendly. Woot woot!

One of the challenges with the Malibu Wedge is that it makes it difficult for an FAE install. It is possible, but then the wedge needs to remain in the DOWN position. However, to remedy this for when we want to ski or just cruise down the lake to Hula Hut, Larry made a plate that allows the wedge or (wing) to be removed with a quick release. (the quick release isn't installed in these pics, but we hope to have it installed in the next week)

The original Malibu Wedge removed, and the WING and Wing Plate installed.
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Removing the exhaust flaps
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Exhaust flaps removed and prepped for install
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Installing the system
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FAE on the boat
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Installing support bar under the swim platform
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Support Bar installed, Swim Platform back on and ready to ride!!

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

hula hut has good burgers

Dan Tremblay said...

how can I get a wedge foil wing made like that??

smed said...

Hi Dan,
Do a search for Fresh Air Exhaust and Larry Mann. He can let you know if he is still making them.