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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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2013 Malibu HI FLO Plug N Play Ballast System Explained (UPDATED)

Posted by Spencer on Feb, 15 2013

If you purchase a 2013 Malibu that has a built date sometime in mid December it will have the newest Hi Flo PNP (Plug N’ Play) system. The system is very simple and with the new Malibu hard tank design now a lot more efficient. Continue reading

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Anticipated 2013 Malibu 20 MXZ Wakesetter Unveiled

Posted by Spencer on Nov, 05 2012

If you could have the perfect small family boat what would it be? The Malibu 20 MXZ (Little Giant) is the one for me. I need ample ballast and the best interior layout. Smaller boats take less weight to displace more of the hull creating a bigger wake with less effort. This is especially nice when you are out with a handful of people on a regular basis or live on a restricted private body of water such as Lake Oswego in Oregon. 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 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

Shurflo Piranha 800 GPH Aerator Malibu Ballast Pumps In Stock

Posted by Spencer on Feb, 02 2011

The Shurflo Piranha 800 GPH Aerator Ballast Pump is smart, reliable, attractive, and efficient. The tough density nylon housing and heavy duty water cooled motor give the SHURflo ballast pumps unparalleled reliability. Patented anti-airlock feature allows the pump to clear trapped air in rough water or when the boat is anchored. These aerator ballast pumps have a removable cartridge for easy cleaning. At a rated capacity of 800 GPH it has plenty of volume to fill and drain ballast bags quickly. The OEM Malibu Ballast Pump has a 3/4″ threaded inlet connection, and 3/4″ hose barb discharge fitting.

The Shurflo Piranha 35711600 is the OEM ballast pump for Malibu Wakeboard Boats and Sanger Wakeboard Boats. Customers that want to replace the OEM Piranha Ballast Pumps can do so at a lower price than they would see from their Malibu dealer. Continue reading

Find the Perfect Propeller for Malibu Boats with our Prop Finder

Posted by Jason on Aug, 26 2010

Take the guess work out of buying a propeller for your Malibu boat with our our Malibu Propeller Application Guide. Our exclusive Malibu Prop Finder guide is the latest in a series of guides targeting all of the major boat manufacturers in the water sports industry.

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