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Old 06-10-2009, 07:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Tbonepmp View Post
Putting a cabin in any of the F-2 boats would not only be a waste of money, but ruin the boats in my opinion...
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My straight bottom F2 has a Cover Girl cabin only (No V-berth) and it's built very light. That's as much as Phil said he would do. He mentioned how well balanced the boat was and said he wouldn't want to ruin that. I'm sure that's the case with the rest of the F2 boats as well.

It is cool owning a former race boat. Typically get a lot of questions about it and they are definitely dialed in better than the majority of production boats but there are trade-offs. As was said earlier, they are worth what the buyer or seller feel they are worth. If the two parties reach an agreement - SOLD!
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Originally Posted by Lucky Strike Jr View Post
As I said, each boat was set-up differently. Our old boat had 2 tanks (non bladders) that held 70 gallons per side. The MAXX boat has bladders as does the Team Virgin boat. I'm not sure on Speed Racer.



Well, I don't know if there are any downsides other than the cabin, which to us was not a downside . Our boat did not have an electric engine hatch. The only one that does is Speed Racer. That boat is definatley the closest to a pleasure boat. It has a full bench seat (as does Maxx) and the port side has all the gauges like a regular T/S does. Maxx has a few on the port side but it does not have the standard gauge set-up. I believe MAXX is still a bare bones cabin (you'd have to check with boomer though). However, one of the previous owners of Speed Racer, (JBK) painted the cabin white and put down some lonseal flooring. Here are the cabins in the 3 boats. First one is the Lip-Ship, 2nd is MAXX (as it was when we looked at it a few years ago) and third is of Speed Racer.
Old thread, Im bored.....winter sucks...............LOL......Speed Racer has twin aluminum 75 gal. tanks
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Awesome boats.....What power is in Speed Racer? Speed? Post a couple pics if you can.
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Old 01-16-2018, 08:40 AM
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I built these last yr, haven't ran it yet.......these are carbed 525's 600hp
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Old 01-20-2018, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
Old thread, Im bored.....winter sucks...............LOL......Speed Racer has twin aluminum 75 gal. tanks
Your red vinyl bulkhead cover is upside down. I made it to go the other way. It should fit a bit tighter then.
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Originally Posted by jawbreakerkid View Post
Your red vinyl bulkhead cover is upside down. I made it to go the other way. It should fit a bit tighter then.
Ok, thats the way it was installed when I got the boat so I'll check that out,
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Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
Ok, thats the way it was installed when I got the boat so I'll check that out,
Good luck with the new power! It should really wake it up. She flies straight and level
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Originally Posted by jawbreakerkid View Post
Good luck with the new power! It should really wake it up. She flies straight and level
Awesome, thanks for the info, what power was in it when you owned it ?

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Old 01-20-2018, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
Awesome, thanks for the info, what power was in it when you owned it ?
700s the first time, 550s the second time.
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Originally Posted by jawbreakerkid View Post
700s the first time, 550s the second time.
I'll be at PBC fathers day weekend for the Cig run, if your around stop by,
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