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#11586358 - 05/05/16 10:52 PM Motorguide XI5 transducer install
521 ranger Offline
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Registered: 01/25/07
Posts: 2283
Loc: Hurst, TX.
So I completed the Humminbird DI transducer install and tried it out for the first time today on Ray Roberts. This trolling motor is awesome and the ducer worked great. I wish Motorguide would come up with a better plan for DI transducers. Here are a few pics






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#11586412 - 05/06/16 01:33 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
ETxRT Offline
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Registered: 07/01/10
Posts: 169
Loc: E TX
That's awesome! I have the same TM and absolutely LOVE it! Is that air hose t hat you used? Where did you get the idea for that? It looks great!

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#11586520 - 05/06/16 07:19 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
That's a nice way to tackle a tough install. Looks professionally done.
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#11586675 - 05/06/16 08:51 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
521 ranger Offline
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Registered: 01/25/07
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Loc: Hurst, TX.
Fooshman on the forum was kind enough to share the info on this install. Maybe he will chime in and post the directions again. Yes it was an air hose from Home Depot.

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#11588090 - 05/06/16 11:30 PM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
Fooshman Offline
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Loc: Black Dog, TX
Originally Posted By: 521 ranger
Fooshman on the forum was kind enough to share the info on this install. Maybe he will chime in and post the directions again. Yes it was an air hose from Home Depot.


I can't take credit for it. I found it somewhere on the internet (crappie forum?) myself when I was trying to researching trolling motors/depth finders for my boat.

I need to find a duller air hose for when I do mine. grin

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#11590059 - 05/08/16 03:06 PM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2881
Loc: Hill county
Interesting use of air hose, I've always used wire loom/small zip ties in likely wear areas for the TM cable.

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#11667878 - 06/14/16 09:42 PM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 02/18/05
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Loc: Black Dog, TX
Now the question is who makes a black, brown or green air hose. Need it to match my camo boat. peep
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#11668516 - 06/15/16 08:53 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: Fooshman]
521 ranger Offline
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Registered: 01/25/07
Posts: 2283
Loc: Hurst, TX.
Originally Posted By: Fooshman
Now the question is who makes a black, brown or green air hose. Need it to match my camo boat. peep
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Right! I looked online but didn't have much luck so Home Depot it was. I wish it wasn't blue but it does work well.

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#11668628 - 06/15/16 09:25 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
Chuck72 Offline
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Registered: 02/02/16
Posts: 163
Loc: Robert Lee, Tx
I got the Xi5 with the built in transducer. Pulled the unit up for the first time and cut the x-ducer cable. I will be switching to this. Thanks for the info.

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#11668960 - 06/15/16 11:12 AM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
jhall239 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/15
Posts: 108
Loc: Hemphill,TX/Jonesboro,LA
I'm gonna have to do this
Love this TM but not real excited about the transducer
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#11791468 - 08/22/16 07:24 PM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: Fooshman]
Bobcat1 Offline
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Registered: 01/15/07
Posts: 18620
Loc: Sanger,Texas
Originally Posted By: Fooshman
Originally Posted By: 521 ranger
Fooshman on the forum was kind enough to share the info on this install. Maybe he will chime in and post the directions again. Yes it was an air hose from Home Depot.


I can't take credit for it. I found it somewhere on the internet (crappie forum?) myself when I was trying to researching trolling motors/depth finders for my boat.

I need to find a duller air hose for when I do mine. grin

I did mine like this but used the blue. I ordered some Orange off of Ebat for the next time I replace it if I ever do. Works great!
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#11887874 - 10/18/16 07:33 PM Re: Motorguide XI5 transducer install [Re: 521 ranger]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 1517
Loc: 32�42.136′N 97�6.772′W
Thanks to those responsible for this post; I just put a downscan unit on the xi5 using this info and it came out perfect! And yes, I did use the same blue hose - only thing they had at Home Depot. If you have the 54" shaft 4 coils will do it, 5 was too much.
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