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Old 08-06-2019, 06:21 PM
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Just looking for some input. I recently bought an '88 242ls. Repowered with a Merc 502hp mag mpi. Still has the bravo one on it. What kind of performance should i be getting out of this boat? What kind of prop should i be running? (Currently has Mirage+ on it) Is there anythingin particular i should watch for on this specific boat?I've owned many smaller boats (mostly outboard). So this is all kind of new to me. Any info/ input is helpful.

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Old 08-06-2019, 08:35 PM
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i think with the 502 you should be around 58-60, they are nice boats just get some seat time and play with the boat, getting the right trim, play with the tabs. We also need to see a pic!!
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Old 08-06-2019, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by masi242 View Post
i think with the 502 you should be around 58-60, they are nice boats just get some seat time and play with the boat, getting the right trim, play with the tabs. We also need to see a pic!!

It won't let me post a picture until i have 10 posts on the forum lol
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Where are you located?
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Old 08-07-2019, 09:01 AM
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:28 PM
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We will need pictures of the water you boat in also. And any girls at your local sand bar.
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:32 PM
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Well currently the water looks like **** to due to a toxic algae bloom so the scenery isn't that great. I can help out with the other part of that once i figure out why my bilge is full of oil and get the boat back in the water
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Old 08-08-2019, 09:06 AM
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Where did you buy the boat from?
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Got it. I have a friend that recently sold a 242 but up in Maryland. His also had a 502 MPI in it.
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