Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 25 of 25
  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by K447 View Post
    How much additional clearance do you need for the factory boarding step to swing down without touching the sonar sensor?
    Iím guessing about an inch. Iíll update this thread when I get the skis back with pictures and measurements of the spacer.

  2. #22
    L8RBRA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2019
    Great thread. Thanks!

  3. #23
    TimeBandit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Tampa Bay
    I had thought about mounting the xducer this way as well, but the darn thing was so long and bulky, I didn't want it protruding aft like that. So I bought a used spare ride-plate (in case things don't pan-out the way I had planned) and cut a big hole into the plate itself. Then I turned right around and patched/repaired the hole I had made with epoxy/glass composites, restoring the ride-plate surfaces. Next I glued the xducer on the backside of that same patch, and vol-la ... integrated xducer ride-plate. Got great signal, down-scanning works fine. Almost exactly 3 years ago this month - still working great ! Pics are listed here:

  4. #24
    This is something that I made for a 2007 FX using three RAM balls. It bolts through the bottom. I think two RAM balls in the cup holder would have been adequate. This is a Garmin Echomap Plus 44CV. I used a 5/16" stainless screw on the dry storage ball with custom made large diameter reinforcement washers that fit in/over the center dimple.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2007 FX (7).jpg 
Views:	46 
Size:	51.7 KB 
ID:	462549   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2007 FX.jpg 
Views:	46 
Size:	40.4 KB 
ID:	462548   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2007 FX (3).jpg 
Views:	46 
Size:	47.1 KB 
ID:	462550   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2007 FX (9).jpg 
Views:	44 
Size:	45.7 KB 
ID:	462551   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2007 FX (11).jpg 
Views:	45 
Size:	67.4 KB 
ID:	462552  

  5. #25
    vcbb10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Wichita, KS
    Looks good, boondocksPWC. I've drilled and put ram balls on one of those caps too. Works fairly well.

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Garmin 45dv install on FX HO
    By chickenstrangler in forum Yamaha PWC Performance (4-stroke)
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 10-17-2017, 11:35 PM
  2. Garmin EchoMap 43dv
    By Premix in forum Yamaha Sport Boat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-27-2015, 10:58 AM
  3. Ultra 310LX Garmin GPSmap 547xs Chartplotter Custom Install
    By causeimez in forum Kawasaki PWC Performance (4-stroke)
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 05-10-2015, 09:13 PM
  4. New Projects! 2008 Yamaha FX SHO & 2006 Yamaha FX Cruiser
    By roosty in forum Yamaha Projects & Build Threads
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-19-2013, 11:04 PM
  5. can you install 2006 RXP ECU...
    By Pale Rider in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 08-07-2007, 11:09 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts