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Old 04-09-2009, 11:46 AM
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also does the interior side panels have sliders for storage? Kinda looks like it from the pic.
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You're gonna' put out an eye with that thing!!!!
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Old 04-09-2009, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by salesmanship View Post
Wow, that was a legend back in the mid '90s.

Kenny Terbrock owned it. He was a consistent Lake O shootout winner and the Dardenne Slough Racing Shootout on the Mississippi.
Can't tell what the engines are in it now but it did have CMC engines back then.
i got the boat from a friend of kenny,he was helping his wife with the sale of the boat.it has a few mechanical issues,but nothing a few bucks wont fix.it has been sitting for 2 years,so it needs some major cleaning,but i am amazed at how good it looks for a 92 boat.i am hoping to have it ready for the shootout this year.it currently has a pair of 509s from compitition marine in st louie,750 hp.also has a nitrous setup,that i will not be using,i don,t like the chit.i have a pair of 1100 hp 572s that i might put in it.
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:17 AM
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Lets see some more pics of the motors. They look to have been moved forward or mayby it is not a bravo boat and has trannies.
they are moved foreward a little,the motors are mounted with bellhousings off a 6 drive,with the intigrated coolers.the boat has stellings x boxes,with longer driveshafts.the drives are upgraded bravos.not sure how long there going to live,but the boat came with a set of spare drives,fresh in the crate.
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:27 AM
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Sounds good. A couple of us questioned the advantage of moving the motors forward on an AO last fall. I would like to see some pics of the mounts.

Anyone know the weight of a 92 boat? What power was in it at the shoot out? What speed?

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Old 04-10-2009, 10:25 AM
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Sounds good. A couple of us questioned the advantage of moving the motors forward on an AO last fall. I would like to see some pics of the mounts.

Anyone know the weight of a 92 boat? What power was in it at the shoot out? What speed?
il take some pictures soon and get them posted.i don,t know the weight,but i do know it is heavier than my buddy,s 2002 is.also,i don,t know if it has the same power as before,but i think so.it has a nitrous system,but i won,t use it.it went 133 in 1999.at the shootout.if i see 120 with the current power,il be happy[atleast for this year].
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I am told my 98 weighs between 8500 and 9000 and the newer ones then mine are lighter. I would say the Nitrous was helping alot. It will be interesting to see what your numbers are. What drive ratio and props are on it?
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Those were/are fun boats. They used to build them here on Grand Lake coincidentally. I don't think anyone has flipped more cats than Ed Ferro.......

Have fun with it. There's a REALLY nice clean one on Grand Lake that's for sale. Solid yellow with 750's I believe. Contact "Rare Breed" if anyone SERIOUSLY wants info. It's his brothers boat.
blee,where is grand lake[what state].i dont know who ed ferro is,but i dont think il ask him to drive the boat LOL.i have a 26 ao with app 900 hp.it is a blast to drive.
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also does the interior side panels have sliders for storage? Kinda looks like it from the pic.
havent got that far yet,il check it out and let you know.
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I am told my 98 weighs between 8500 and 9000 and the newer ones then mine are lighter. I would say the Nitrous was helping alot. It will be interesting to see what your numbers are. What drive ratio and props are on it?
i was told app 8500 lbs,it came with 2 sets of props,30 4 blades,and 34 3 blades.i guess the 34 props are for the nitrous.the drives are 1.36 ratio.id like to see 120 or close to it.what do you think,is 120 realistic with 750 hp motors?
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