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Old 02-22-2014, 02:51 PM
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I do!

Posted these pics in another thread about the 242LS, figured I would make a new post for a little discussion on the 206.

Found the boat last spring in WV, pitched the owner a fair cash offer and one week later we were hooking it up to our Flex for the long ride back home (the Flex is a tank with 4,500 pound tow rating with the tow package)

It is a 1990 and had 174 hours on it, kept in a walk out basement from day one. Basically a new boat, had to do a few repairs on it, fuel pump, impeller, bellows, oil change, plugs, and wires but other than that it is a gem.

Upholstery is original, and nothing was ever done to the boat, doesn't even have a compass. The pics were taken the day we got it home, first thing I did was remove the ski mirror


Went to the Detroit boat show today and Scott Porter was at the Formula display, took a minute to talk about the 206 and mentioned the tour the factory offers, real nice guy.










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Nice Find....
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Very nice. Love the survivor boats that are untouched. I've got an '83 Formula One 17' with a 185 Merc V6. Bought it from the original owner, fresh water boat. We live on the water and it makes a nice everyday boat. The old Formula's sure stand the test of time!
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What a great looking ride, that`s a nice find congrats
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Thats a really nice 206. I have a 1986 myself and have had a lot of fun on it. Built up a 350 vortec a few seasons ago. Have you had it out yet?
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BEAUTIFUL RIDE!!!!!!
Congratulations

You should enjoy many seaons of use. It'll turn heads where ever it goes.

I too have an F206 LS, 1988. It's white with teal and white/teal/black interior.
All stock with the original 350 MAG engine.

Unfortunately I haven't been able to get it back in the water for a couple seasons now. Just needs maintenance, tires for the trailer, and a good cleaning it'll be ready to run.
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WOW....You've definately found a GEM, nice rare find. Looks as if it just rolled off the production line. Look at that...Not even a rust mark on transom from the swim platform bolts.

Enjoy...and treat her with the same respect she's been given for the first 24 years of her life.
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Here's mine in better times.

http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/g...pics-boat.html
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Originally Posted by Mr Maine View Post
Thats a really nice 206. I have a 1986 myself and have had a lot of fun on it. Built up a 350 vortec a few seasons ago. Have you had it out yet?
Yes, used it all last summer. Last time out it lost the up power trim so the pump is in the garage for a refresh, needs a new reservoir and I'll throw new solenoids on it.



Originally Posted by Splitdecision271 View Post
WOW....You've definately found a GEM, nice rare find. Looks as if it just rolled off the production line. Look at that...Not even a rust mark on transom from the swim platform bolts.
It is shockingly new. Only minor annoyance is whoever installed the cockpit cover put 5 snaps on the hull sides.

Seriously, how friggin stupid do you have to be to do that? having the cover come half way down the hull does nothing for protection and you could have just as easily put the snaps on the bottom of the rub rail. Although it was done when the boat was new, still drives me nuts.
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Originally Posted by Iggy View Post
BEAUTIFUL RIDE!!!!!!

You should enjoy many seaons of use. It'll turn heads where ever it goes.
It does, people are always checking it out.

You've got a sweet one also, must hurt not having been able to use it these past few seasons.
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