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Old 09-18-2010, 10:37 PM
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Congratulations! It will be good to have another OE in LEOPA.
Did you buy it with or without power?
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:25 AM
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The deal included a LEOPA poker run next summer. :drink

After reading the treads above, I think this is the perfect boat.

1. rough water - hell ya
2. cabin space - perfect for the comment mentioned above about wife and girlfriend and audience.
3. cockpit - can fit 15 people
4. speed - 125mph can be achieved. Very stable ride in the rough.
5. value - use it for 4 years and sell for same price.
6. drives - Arneson 8 drives. Brand new everything and converted to 3/4" chains.

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After talking with Brian, he has some little ideas that would finish the dream I had with the boat.

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Old 09-19-2010, 09:43 AM
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Good morning Mark. I am just getting going today.... yesterday kicked my butt and I didn't even work! Must of been the 3 hours sleep the night before (like christmas when we were kids).

bws, Thanks and yes even though it was not my intention to buy with power how could I say no.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:50 AM
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brand new:
Dart big m block
Dart aluminum heads
Jessel rockers
Jessel timing
JE custom pistons
BDS 8-71 blower
Stelling big tube headers
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Hell, sell for parts and make money. Idles like a hp500efi motor.
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:46 AM
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Congrats Brian!! Great choice. You will love the boat. Dave builds some nice power as well. Can't wait to see it out.
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Closed the deal on this today. Going to be a busy winter making it my own. I know it will not be as fast as the other boats mentioned but it should do well in lake Erie. Also had a great day hanging out with my new found step-step brother (there is a story) Dave Wesseldyk.
When I think of Ocean Express I think of three boats; Chasin The Deal, Tizbad and Chi-Town Hustler. Congrats Brian!

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Old 09-19-2010, 02:59 PM
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Way to go Brian Chi-Town always impressed me how flat/fast she runs. Very nice
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