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post #4 of Old 05-26-2011
JSailer
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I installed the X-5 on my O'Day 30 over a year ago and it has performed perfectly. Several overnight trips and hundreds of miles in the ocean in various conditions.
The installation was very simple and easy.
The only thing I have not been doing is to rinse off the drive unit fresh water after use (guilty...) so the drive was a bit noisy after not being used for a few weeks but now that I have been rinsing it, it is not a problem anymore.

Oops.. Just realized after writing this that you were asking more about upgrade ideas...
Sorry, none here so far.

O'Day 30 - Stuart, FL
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