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Old 12-19-2011, 10:20 PM
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Hope to replace my stock Weiand 575SCI blowers with polished, billett 'The Blower Shop' blowers.

Also, working on a cosmetic resto on my '84 16' Formula One.

-There's sure is some cool projects going on here!

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Old 12-20-2011, 08:30 AM
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Hope to replace my stock Weiand 575SCI blowers with polished, billett 'The Blower Shop' blowers.

Also, working on a cosmetic resto on my '84 16' Formula One.

-There's sure is some cool projects going on here!

Kurt
Why does it run to good now?

I am just doing some small mechanical stuff. Replace cables for the shifters, trim indicators, throttles. Fix my sea strainers that would drip a little bit. Finish my windshield reseal project, re-bond my deck joint.
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Old 12-20-2011, 08:45 AM
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All for the Formula 292 with 377 Scorpions...
CMI E-Top Headers
BBlades 30P labbed Bravos
FAT Polished Billet Handles
Custom Polished Billet Step Pads
Drop the Silent Thunder box and add Tips w/Flappers

Hope to reduce some weight on the azz and maybe pickup 3-4 mph with the exhaust and props.
All said and done...$6300 bones! We'll see if I put my money where my mouth is this winter!
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Old 12-20-2011, 09:28 AM
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1. replace o-ring seals in tab pistons
2. refinish/paint trailer wheels
3. refiberglass/repaint anchor locker
4. replace drive indicator cables
5. re-upholster rear bench seat
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:01 AM
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-new mids/highs/head unit for stereo
-more LEDs around the interior
-mount old school gunner sight on top of my front Nav light
(posting here helps encourage completion)
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:37 AM
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Going through the outdrive and then new paint/stickers. Pulling the motor apart to see what it looks like (found a few small pieces of valve retainers in the pan- new retainers). Every single piece of wiring in the boat will be replaced- 10 years of solt did them no favors. All new custom Livorsi gauges in a new re-worked dash. Complete the installation of the scuba system. Install a Livorsi pop up bow light and an anchor light. Install a new Optima battery. Partially new graphics (vinyl). re-Paint bilge. New brake system on the trailer. Install new hatch lift. Mount rear facing camera monitor in the new dash.

I am not doing this all myself, but am looking to have it completed by the end of January.
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I need to finish a project I started last year...

It's almost done but a couple of house builds got in the way..
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All for the Formula 292 with 377 Scorpions...
CMI E-Top Headers
BBlades 30P labbed Bravos
FAT Polished Billet Handles
Custom Polished Billet Step Pads
Drop the Silent Thunder box and add Tips w/Flappers

Hope to reduce some weight on the azz and maybe pickup 3-4 mph with the exhaust and props.
All said and done...$6300 bones! We'll see if I put my money where my mouth is this winter!
I like it! How much weight do you think you will drop? Next spring post your results in the Formula section. Good luck!

You guys are having too much fun. I put my boat to bed for winter a month ago. Current project (took pic below 2 hours ago...) is replacing a leaking lower intake manifold gasket on a 3.8L in my 2001 Grand Prix. Like a friggin' jig saw puzzle, but fun none the less!
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:51 AM
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I need to finish a project I started last year...

It's almost done but a couple of house builds got in the way..
Rick, awesome project!

what hull is that?

Can you give us the link (if any) for that whole project?
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Rick, awesome project!

what hull is that?

Can you give us the link (if any) for that whole project?
It's a "Lightning" hull that was the original "Hooters" triple engine SuperStock cat. (pulled from a Motion or Spectre)

It was re-rigged as a twin and Spark from Vicious Marine and Tag did some bottom work than Tag raced it under the Spirit of America name in SBI.

I took it to the extreme as the boat was torn down, like lowering the seats 5 inchs for a lower center of gravity, Tilting them back so I can have a lower canopy profile, moving them back a couple for better CG..

it's been a fun project but was held up this summer when I bought a house to flip.

4 Person Canopy Build * Sunsation Site


4 Person Canopy Build *Serious Offshore Site
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