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Old 08-21-2011, 10:04 PM
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Welcome to "offshore" buddy.. and the adreneline that comes with it. Will catch up wirh you Wed. or Thursday.
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:17 AM
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Great news Alfredo. good advice from Obrien too.
As I posted before, you just moved from a Cadilac to a Porsche.
That style of boat really rewards driver input. The more you pay attention to what it's doing and wants, the faster it will go and the safer you will be.
Can't wait to see some pix's.
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:41 PM
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Well me and obrien took the boat out for a little bit yesterday before a storm came it and he was driving the boat since his friend is the one that used to have the boat which I bought from his friend. Obrien informed me that I just have to work a couple of small bugs out on the motors and it should give me the last 7-9 mph gps that the boat runs. When we ran it yesterday we were getting 70.1 consistent on the handheld gps. Obrien says the boat has more left in it he just felt like it was misfiring a little bit up top so next is changing the spark plugs and hopefully that should get them to roon smoother since those spark plugs have been on there for YEARS. Will keep you guys updated but slowly but surely getting there

BTW anyone else going to the egmont key get together tomorrow? Me and paradox will be there

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Old 09-02-2011, 10:06 PM
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Alfredo,
Another thing that was suggested to me is that you might want to get rid of the stock steel intake reeds for some good aftermarket ones like Boysen or Chris Carson Marine.
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Here is the most recent picture of the boat, this was this past Sunday at the Clearwater Boat Races. It felt good to know all of my sweat and hours and hours of working on it had paid off! Can't even tell you how fun it is to drive it

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Boat looks great, now can you post more pics of the girl in the passanger seat???
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Boat looks great, now can you post more pics of the girl in the passanger seat???
lol that's my fiance she's awesome for putting up with me and this sickness that we call "boating"
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Thats one cool boat. Great pics!
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