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    UMI Steering on a GTX S/C 4 Tec ?

    Anyone install UMI steering on a 4tec GTX S/C or similar ski ? What did you use for switch housings ? Can anyone post photos ?


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    i never used one....I just tie strapped it

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    Yes yes & yes! Have a look!...The only aftermarket billet switch housing I found in the Hot products catalog requires finding older model round switches I think from a XP or XPS or something which I haven`t been able to locate. So I modified my stock housing to sufice until I do something trick later on...PR...
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    Looks great!

    Did you have to cut the hull at all for the UMI steering like you do on X4 skis? Or does the UMI system for the RXP/RXT/GTX just bolt right up?


    Here are a few old pics from the UMI install on my 96XP...

    www.keithkman.com/umisteering.html

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    you need to grind away at the fiberglass just a little bit to make the GSX UMI steering fit the RXP/RXT/GTX....

    also, it's made for a GTSX, so the steering cable needs to be manipulated and bent and angled like you can't imagine, BUT it will loosen up... i saw no way that steering cable was gonna work, but water4fire walked me thru it and it went, it fit, adn it loosened up no problem once the cable adapts to its new position

    the button holder debacle is the bigegst turnoff for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shibby1485 View Post
    you need to grind away at the fiberglass just a little bit to make the GSX UMI steering fit the RXP/RXT/GTX....

    also, it's made for a GTSX, so the steering cable needs to be manipulated and bent and angled like you can't imagine, BUT it will loosen up... i saw no way that steering cable was gonna work, but water4fire walked me thru it and it went, it fit, adn it loosened up no problem once the cable adapts to its new position

    the button holder debacle is the bigegst turnoff for me
    What Steve said:
    I actually used my MAC air saw to trim away the hull in a radius pattern for the steering hub that passes thru. You`ll see how much you need to remove to align the bolts up...PR...

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    can a person revert back to the stock steering without too much difficulty? Will the enlarging of the holes make it so once the umi is on, thats all you can use?

    Or will the stock steering cover up the umi holes if one was to revert back to the stock setup.

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    awww, silky silky now! My UMI will be here before christmas! I got the RXP switch housing since i will eventually have trim. So Steve, looks like i'll be buggin you on the phone about the steering cable soon.

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