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  1. Thanks, but I got it installed and loving it. Very easy process and great out come. And I ended up mounting on the inside of the side skirt on the ledge. The lights face in (towards boat) and illuminate great at night. I was going to post a video of the out come but the file is too large to upload.
  2. Hi, I would appreciate if anyone with an S or G style boat with the factory LED lights (RGB Side Illumination) on the outside of their boat could post a picture for me. I just ordered the same lights for the exterior of my boat that are sourced by Bennington (ITC USA) and plan to mount them this weekend. It would be great to see a picture of how the factory mounted lights are mounted under/inside the side skirt. I have a general sense, but seeing how/where the factory did it would be helpful. I ordered 2x 20' rolls of the ITC low power sealed LED lights with the aluminum mounting channels. Thanks in advance.
  3. Do you recall which seat it is under. I am out of town but will check on my return. Unless you are talking about the actual sender on the tank, as that is in the picture I posted above. What I am missing, is the wire (connector) that comes from the Helm to connect to that pigtail you see in my picture that is part of the sender.
  4. He gave us the option for a test drive, but it was raining pretty hard. We did activate the gauges, but just assumed it was empty. Didnt realize a problem until we filled the tank on the 3 hr drive home and launched the boat in our lake....then it was too late to go back. I am going to see if I can find the wire harness tucked in the loom somewhere and run to to the tank and plug it in. If it is not that simple, will take it in for warranty during my 20 hour service.
  5. I just took delivery of my 2017 22sxp with SPS. It was spec'ed on the site with a 32 gal tank. However if you open the tank access area you can see the label on the tank and it shows 34 US gal. Easy to check. Of course I also found that my fuel level sending unit was never plugged in at the factory so I have to trace the wire bundle to find the other end and connect it. Ugh
  6. My friend just took delivery of a 2017 24sxp with double Bimini. The forward Bimini looks exactly like the picture above. Short trailer leg with extra pin.
  7. Do you have any RGB lighting already (speakers, cup holders)? If so, you will already have the controller. If not, you will need the lights and controllers. If you want to go OEM google ITC US they are the company the provides them to Bennington. You can order through them and they can custom size for each seat. A little higher cost than the Chinese versions on amazon but probably a higher quality.
  8. Thanks. I crawled under the helm again and traced the wires coming out of the controller. I found two unused connectors that look like they would be the zones connected to the outside lights if they were installed.. So hopefully that makes it an easy plug and play. See below. If anyone has the factory deck lighting on the outside of their boat, would appreciate if you can confirm that these two plugs under the helm are connected to them. These two plugs seem to have the 3 RGB wires and one power wire. The White/Red power wire from the controller goes to an extra ACC toggle on the dash (next to the Mood Light toggle that is used for toe kick lighting) and then leaves the switch as a Blue/Red wire going to this plug. Which seems to address the point about having the power toggled. Gotta say I am not overly impressed with the quality of the wiring wraps and bundles under the helm. Looks like they just grabbed a handful of wires and wire tied them, w/o too much organization.
  9. I just took delivery of my 2017 22 SXP Swingback and have the interior RGB Toe Kick lights and the built in ITC controller. Wondering how hard it would be to add the exterior lights. Assume it could connect to the same controller since it seems to be a 4 channel controller with unused channels. Anyone with a newer Benny with factory exterior RGB able to take a pic under the helm and let me know what the controller looks like for that set up? Here is mine
  10. Looks great... can you provide details on what you purchased and the install. I just picked up my Benny and have the interior RGB lights and am considering adding exterior also.
  11. Hi Steve, You must be here somewhere in Wa also. I just took delivery of a new Benny Tritoon. I also had the sunstream lift and there is definitely an option to add the toon kit to it. My local installer might be able to help you . Look up Gatco at Lake Tapps as they offer a kit for Sunstream. You can also check with Boat Lifts International (another WA lift installer) and look at their kit.
  12. Dealer is adding the NMEA2k. It was not an option direct from the factory. But once installed, I should get all Yamaha data to the simrad.
  13. You can connect the Simrad to the Yamaha via the NMEA2000 network (which you must install on your boat). But doing so should give you yamaha info on the Simrad. Disclaimer - my boat is on order with this set up and I have not tested it.
  14. ok, I think I settled on the factory installed Simrad GO5, so I dont have to run wire under the shielding to install a transducer. Based on what I have read on here, I can run a NMEA 2000 from my Yamaha 150 to collect the data to display on the SIMRAD. My question is to those that have done similar with the Yamaha. Is there already a NMEA2000 cable from the Helm to the Battery box (under the Swingback lounger on the Port side). Or at least some easy method to get the cable from the motor to the help so I can plug it into the Simrad. I was hoping to avoid wiring issues by going with a factory installed GPS that supports NMEA2000 but didnt think about the connecting from the motor to that. I guess I have a couple of days left to delete the Simrad from the Order if it would be a nightmare to connect it all up. Hoping there is an easy fix (ie, there is already a NMEA network in these boats). My boat will be a 22 SXP Swingback.
  15. Which unit (GPS) did you go with? Garmin, Simrad or other?