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Wiring A Reversible Ballast Pump To Malibu’s MUX Switch

Posted by Spencer on Apr, 14 2013

Often customers ask us how they can add a reversible pump to the existing factory MUX switch in a 2007+ Malibu boat. Although we do suggest adding any new ballast to a dedicated 3 way ballast rocker switch it is possible to use what is already on the dash. The work around is possible when a pair of relays are taking the brunt of the load allowing the factory digital switch to stay out of the mix when it comes to load heavy reversible ballast pumps. Each relay will distribute power to the pump as the system will need to reverse the polarity in order to run both forward and in reverse. Continue reading

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Malibu Wakesetter Ballast; A Malibu Launch System History

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 20 2013

Malibu has a reputation throughout the industry for crafting high quality, high performing boats with industry leading innovations, that offer as much value as they do fun. In the late 90’s Malibu engineers developed the Wedge which was a simple foil on the transom of the boat that when engaged would create down force in the stern for a rampy wake with more pop. To even further the sport of wakeboarding Malibu created the most comprehensive ballast system in the industry with the MLS or Malibu Launch System. Continue reading

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Malibu Wakesetter Boats Increased Ballast Capactity with the HI FLO Plug and Play System

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 14 2013

When it comes to internal ballast, Malibu Boats, has had the industry on lock down. Since 2012 Malibu Wakesetter boats have come standard with the Hi Flo ballast system. This new iteration of the Malibu Launch System is not your typical slow to fill and slow to drain ballast system. Malibu has thrown out the 800gph pumps and replaced them with the industries fastest 1100gph aerator pumps. Lightning fast pumps coupled with larger 1-1/8″ hose provides the least restrictive flow into the ballast tanks and out the side of the boat. Continue reading

2013 Malibu 24 MXZ Wakesetter Performance Video

Posted by Spencer on Sep, 05 2012

Malibu just dropped a video of their new 2013 24MXZ Wakesetter flagship boat. From the video the surf and wakeboard wakes look good but we can make them better with upgraded bags or a Plug and Play ballast system.

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Malibu Factory Ballast Upgrade and Malibu Rear Locker Bag Size Guide

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 20 2012

This chart is a simple guide to help you determine the best ballast setup for your Malibu Wakesetter. Find your year and model to determine what specific bag we suggest for the rear locker and what kit we know will … Continue reading

Malibu PiggyBack Factory Ballast System Upgrade

Posted by Kyle on Apr, 15 2011

Want to increase the wake size of your Malibu wakeboard boat? The WakeMAKERS Malibu PiggyBack Factory Ballast System is designed to do just that without requiring any additional effort to drain or fill or sacrificing the automated controls on your dash. Continue reading

Malibu Tankbuster Factory Rear Ballast Upgrade

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Want to increase the wake size of your Malibu wakeboard boat? The WakeMAKERS Malibu TankBuster Wakeboard Ballast System is designed to do just that without requiring any additional effort to drain or fill or sacrificing the automated controls on your dash. Continue reading