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Forum: Formula
07-09-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Tony S

Thanks so very much for your reply and...

Thanks so very much for your reply and suggestions. With the 21 SS the 454 according to the boat tach tops out at around 4100 RPM. I am leaning toward the 19 prop. There have been several posts...
Forum: Prop Talk
07-06-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Tony S

T many thanks for your advice. Will let you...

T
many thanks for your advice. Will let you know how I make out. Love the boat, just need a little more out of the hole. Usually with a full boat.
Regards,
Tony S
Forum: Prop Talk
07-06-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Tony S

Maybe, I wasn't clear enough, I will be...

Maybe, I wasn't clear enough, I will be purchasing a stainless prop. You have been helpful with your suggestions and recommendations.
My apologies,
Tony S.
Forum: Prop Talk
07-05-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Tony S

Thanks for your reply and information. I think...

Thanks for your reply and information. I think I’m all set with the prop shaft height as I tried a 4 blade 21 turning point aluminum Any thoughts on Solas props?
Also, what part does prop...
Forum: Prop Talk
07-04-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Tony S

Need a little prop help

Hi
I have a 1987 formula 242. ls mag 452 with an aftermarket intake manifold and crane cam that was installed by one of the previous owners.
I trying to get on plane somewhat faster than I do now....
Forum: Formula
07-03-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Tony S

No thatís at full trim down thanks for...

No thatís at full trim down

thanks for responding

Tony S
Forum: Formula
07-02-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Tony S

1987 454 engine questions

Hi,
I have an 87 242 LS 454 with Alpha 1 outdrive. Iíve tried three different props ranging from a 14 x21 as 3 blade, 21 4 blade aluminum and a 19 x 4 aluminum with no measurable improvement in low...
Forum: Formula
07-01-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Tony S

Thanks for the quick reply and suggestions and...

Thanks for the quick reply and suggestions and recommendations on propellers. My son in law and I may tackle a rebuild of the ST platform at the end of the season here in the northeast. Local marina...
Forum: Formula
07-01-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Tony S

Thanks for your reply and suggestions. May try a...

Thanks for your reply and suggestions. May try a removal and rebuild of the ST at the end of this years boating season.

Tony S
Forum: Formula
06-30-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Tony S

Silent Thunder repair

Iím looking for any suggestions/advice on repairing our silent thunder platform on an 87 242ls. The rub rail no longer stays attached. Iím thinking of removing the platform at the end of this season....
Forum: Formula
03-26-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By Tony S

Info/suggestions on propellers

I'm thinking of trying a 4 blade Turing Point Hustler 14x21 on our 1987 242ls. Currently using a Mirage SS 21 prop. The Turning Point I have is stock #21502131. I don't believe its their dual...
Forum: Formula
03-15-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Tony S

1987 242 ls overhead cabin lights

Does anyone have any information on who manufactured the overhead cabin lights? I would like to find original replacements. The lens measures 4 3/4 inches long and overall width is 2 1/4 inches....
Forum: Formula
02-24-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Tony S

Thanks very much for your reply. When you posted...

Thanks very much for your reply. When you posted contact the company I assume you meant Integrity corporation and not Formula. Right now our 242 ls in winter storage in New Hampshire. I wish I would...
Forum: Formula
02-22-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Tony S

87 242 Ls with Silent Thunder

Hi Formula owners,
I'm looking for any information on where I can find a replacement molding/rub rail for the silent thunder swim platform for our 242 ls. This is the molding/rub rail where the two...
Forum: Formula
01-19-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Tony S

Thank you so much. Will be contacting Formula. ...

Thank you so much. Will be contacting Formula.
Tony S
Forum: Formula
01-18-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Tony S

Looking for info 1987 242ls silent thunder

Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get a replacement mounding that goes around the silent thunder platform halves? Iím planning to replace the molding this spring. The original has split. Any info or...
Forum: Formula
10-16-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Tony S

Info on Bennett Trim Tabs

Hi,

Does anyone have information on what model trim tabs were installed on the Formula 242Ls in 1987? Iím planning on upgrade the system to include trim indicators. Iím also going to contact...
Forum: Formula
09-27-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Tony S

Bennett trim tabs

Iím looking for any info or opinions on retrofitting bennett trim tab switches with indicator switches..The system is hydraulic and is on a 1987 Formula 242 ls.

Thanks
Tony S
Forum: Formula
09-19-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Tony S

Prop info

We have an 87 242ls 454 motor with an alpha 1 drive turning a 21 pitch Mirage prop 3 blade. I would like to try a four blade prop in the future to get the boat on plane a little faster. Iíd like to...
Forum: Formula
08-11-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Tony S

Swim deck mounding 87 242ls

Does anyone know where I can get a replacement mounding for the silent thunder swim platform for the 87 242ls? I have the original but I would like to replace it. Also any suggestions on repairing...
Forum: Formula
07-27-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Tony S

Thanks for you help. Tony

Thanks for you help.
Tony
Forum: Formula
07-27-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Tony S

Thanks very much for the info. Will any ETA...

Thanks very much for the info. Will any ETA breaker work if they are the same amperage
Thanks
Tony
Forum: Formula
07-27-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Tony S

Circuit Breakers 1987 242ls

Hi,
Does anyone have any information on the original circuit breakers for the 1987 Formula 242ls? I will be replacing some of the originals and I want to make sure that the replacements will work....
Forum: Formula
06-30-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,445
Posted By Tony S

1987 242ls 454 magnum prop performance

I currentlyhave a 1987 242 ls with the 454 magnum with a mirage 23p prop. Any suggestions/ comments about this prop and pitch. I believe the max rpm for that motor is 4800 rpms. Right now the highest...
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