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05-02-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

I believe this one's still available and looks...

I believe this one's still available and looks pretty mint.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/222654593072780/
Forum: Formula
04-13-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Formula lists it as 5750 dry weight. 133 gallon...

Formula lists it as 5750 dry weight. 133 gallon fuel tank. Figure 1/3 of a tank your adding ~270 lbs. 500 of gear and junk. Plus the 1200-1500 for the trailer...

I'd say 7800-8000 is a pretty...
Forum: Formula
04-12-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

So had a great time all day today. No issues at...

So had a great time all day today. No issues at all. Confirmed a few things which was nice.

Ran it WOT a few times. 5200 at 53mph GPS. Slightly disappointing as I would have liked to have gotten...
Forum: Formula
04-12-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Live at the lake today for her first splash for...

Live at the lake today for her first splash for me. So far so good. 78 and sunny! I'll post up more and details later, but she's running well so far....
04-09-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,173
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Checkmates are great boats but I've never heard...

Checkmates are great boats but I've never heard them be like a tank in rough water. Their typically a lighter weight hull so you'll get more speed on less power but I don't see that translating well...
Forum: Northeast US
04-03-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

I wonder if we could put together a master thread...

I wonder if we could put together a master thread of places by state, definitely would be lengthy but might be useful. I feel like the OSO version of boating vacation varies from the rest of the wild...
Forum: Formula
04-02-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Looks awesome man! As long as it runs fine you...

Looks awesome man! As long as it runs fine you shouldn't be to worried about the hour count. If you are concerned it might be useful to do a compression check. Assuming since it's an 87 it has an...
03-31-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

I'll say, this has been a really cool thread and...

I'll say, this has been a really cool thread and love the discussion and pictures!

It definitely seems like it was a wild time for colors although I'd argue now with wraps and all there are some...
Forum: Formula
03-30-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Not sure if this link will work for everyone. But...

Not sure if this link will work for everyone. But she's alive. Water pump impeller and plugs all swapped out. Ran it on the hose for just a few minutes to make sure it all worked properly.

242...
Forum: Formula
03-28-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

I still keep looking at it when I leave the house...

I still keep looking at it when I leave the house every day. I can't get over how deep the V is on these old girls compared to newer style boats. I love it.

...
Forum: Formula
03-27-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,949
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

That's awesome! We are getting quite a group of...

That's awesome! We are getting quite a group of 242 owners going on the forum now for sure! Welcome to OSO and the formula crowd. Can't wait to see some pictures of it. I think you just need 10...
Forum: Formula
03-22-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Absolutely!! I'm thinking black gaffrigs with the...

Absolutely!! I'm thinking black gaffrigs with the teal bezels. Will be a good winter project in the years to come for sure. Thinking of putting a whole new panel in and flush mounting a screen....
Forum: Formula
03-22-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Hey bud! Not yet, been cleaning it up a bit,...

Hey bud! Not yet, been cleaning it up a bit, replacing bulbs (thanks for the bulb parts list btw), fuses, etc. Doing water pump impeller and spark plugs this week if the weather holds up and...
03-13-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Just need 10 posts. Poke around I'm sure you'll...

Just need 10 posts. Poke around I'm sure you'll find plenty to comment on.

Sadly these days the best places to look for parts seems to be random Facebook groups and marketplace. I miss the days...
03-11-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

I can dig it. Great looking boat! And agree...

I can dig it. Great looking boat!

And agree with the other comment. Early 90's definitely not as cool as the 80's.

The formula palm beach imron setup is actually really slick as well.
03-08-2022, 05:15 PM
Forum: Checkmate
03-03-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,069
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Looking forward to the results. I feel like...

Looking forward to the results. I feel like that's an area that most often gets over looked is the fuel delivery support. Not just the car or injectors etc.... But the actual lines and fittings...
Forum: Formula
03-02-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Hahaha that's an awesome story. Unless it's your...

Hahaha that's an awesome story. Unless it's your passion and something you love to do, you won't understand. My wife's the same way. Love the checkmate. My brother has a 242 convicor with a 5.7 and...
Forum: Formula
03-01-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 1,276,173
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Dude, that looks fantastic!! Some tint on the...

Dude, that looks fantastic!! Some tint on the windshield would complement it nicely. Also didn't know you had a blower on it. Would love to hear more details about that setup!
Forum: Formula
03-01-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Haha, I'm lucky that I can park mine next to the...

Haha, I'm lucky that I can park mine next to the house, though it was a consideration when we bought the place. Cleaning definitely gets addicting and boats are definitely harder than cars. Don't...
Forum: Formula
02-28-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Lol I got that and the water tank for it which is...

Lol I got that and the water tank for it which is apparently a tough to find item.
Forum: Formula
02-28-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

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decals for example need to be redone, taking them all off...
Forum: Formula
02-20-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Yessir, it's labeled waste so assuming for the...

Yessir, it's labeled waste so assuming for the pump out head.
Forum: Formula
02-19-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,964
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Figured I'd add some pictures since I had some...

Figured I'd add some pictures since I had some time to get out and open it up. Pulled out all the gear from the previous owner so I can sort through and organize.

Trim tabs working fine now zero...
02-18-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By CharlieWhiskey85

Idk I think I still hate PWC drivers more. 🤣

Idk I think I still hate PWC drivers more. 🤣
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