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1992 Fountain 27 fever a good choice?

Old 08-11-2004, 09:19 AM
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I'm looking at buying either a 27 fountain fever or a 24s fountain I really like the size of the 27. I was told that the 27 fever tends to let water in the back when slowing. Does it let spray in when rough also? Is it a heavy boat compared to others? I,ll be using it more on smaller lakes or the Mississippi. Will this boat produce 65mph with the stock 502? I do have a whipple supercharger off of my old boat But I'm nervous about putting it on without correct info and jetting since I stuck that motor. I like the speed of the 24s but thats about it. Both are the same price. Any info would be appreciated as you can tell I dont know alot about fountains.

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Old 08-11-2004, 10:20 AM
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I have a 1993 29 with twins Ill let go cheap If interested give me a call.
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Old 08-11-2004, 11:04 AM
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EWB Can you e-mail me pics , price and info? [email protected]
Thanks, craig
 
Old 08-11-2004, 11:06 AM
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Default Re: 1992 Fountain 27 fever a good choice?

The 24 is a rare boat, they are nice and quick....but they are small as well. Personally, I'd go for the 27 or 29. Both are great boats. No doubt you'll see 65 w/ a 502...or at least I know of several running that plus. Sounds like EWB might have an answer for you.
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Old 08-11-2004, 11:20 AM
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I owned a '93 27 Fountain for a short period of time 502EFI it ran close to 65 not quite -the ride was horrible in the rough - seen as few 24CS fountains - very small sit down boat with no cabin. Depending on where you boat I would look at other brands in that size range. Baja 24-25 outlaw is a better bang for your buck in my opinion. (much softer landings in the rough)
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Old 08-11-2004, 11:29 AM
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A friend of mine a one with a carbed 502 (1990 maybe ?) and it would run 67 on GPS. It was a nice looking boat but did have a pretty rough ride.
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Old 08-11-2004, 11:57 AM
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Any one with suggestions on options on different boats go for it this is really informational. I have about 30 k to spend and it needs a trailer. thanks everyone
 
Old 08-11-2004, 12:07 PM
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Graig I will get you some pic. but it will be later this week I need to get low 30s for the boat and trailer.
Thanks Eric

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Old 08-11-2004, 01:16 PM
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looks like we have a winner.
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Craig Kittle's-n-Bits:

The EWB 29' will ride real nice with twins. It will sit low in the water but will look cool.
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