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Forum: Swap Shop
06-05-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By distantthunder

Do you still have the HP500s?

Do you still have the HP500s?
Forum: Wanted
05-31-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By distantthunder

Thanks OSO! I got one!

Thanks OSO! I got one!
Forum: Swap Shop
05-08-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By distantthunder

Thatís a heck of a deal for that buyer. These...

Thatís a heck of a deal for that buyer. These will sit in the shop until theyíre sold or I buy them and rebuild for a spare set. 😀
Forum: Formula
03-31-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,922
Posted By distantthunder

Updates loading brother, will have some info soon!

Updates loading brother, will have some info soon!
Forum: Swap Shop
03-25-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,398
Posted By distantthunder

Just a little humor this morning. The ad left me...

Just a little humor this morning. The ad left me with so many questions as well.
Forum: Formula
02-28-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 30,216
Posted By distantthunder

Great Job Tom! Looks awesome, the vinyl Formula...

Great Job Tom! Looks awesome, the vinyl Formula used back in the day is timeless, always holds up well. Iíll be down your way this week. Give me a call!
Forum: Formula
02-27-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,379
Posted By distantthunder

This is absolutely beautiful! Great job buddy!

This is absolutely beautiful! Great job buddy!
Forum: Formula
02-23-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,379
Posted By distantthunder

I am sure SickStinger or FullForce have some...

I am sure SickStinger or FullForce have some laying around. There is a set of plates on Swap Shop now, but you would still need the transom brackets.
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Forum: Formula
02-22-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,379
Posted By distantthunder

This is great, love seeing transom upgrades!! ...

This is great, love seeing transom upgrades!! Look forward to seeing the finished product.
Forum: Wanted
02-17-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,508
Posted By distantthunder

I loved my 292 and would go back to it in a...

I loved my 292 and would go back to it in a heartbeat, however, my current 357 is an absolute monster in the bay and it would be hard to get rid of her. I too enjoy the vintage birds so I can...
Forum: Formula
02-14-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,981
Posted By distantthunder

Awesome CW! Welcome to the family and we look...

Awesome CW! Welcome to the family and we look forward to all the pictures! Should see a nice change in performance without the ST hanging off the back. Iím liking that graphics package as well,...
Forum: Swap Shop
01-23-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Posted By distantthunder

Thanks buddy!

Thanks buddy!
Forum: Formula
01-10-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,713
Posted By distantthunder

Lots of great input on this thread! I...

Lots of great input on this thread!

I personally thought the 242SR1 with the twin SBC as an iconic boat of that era as most manufacturers never stuffed twins in that size of a hull, other than the...
Forum: Formula
01-10-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By distantthunder

I have owned the 223LS, 272SR1, 292SR1, and the...

I have owned the 223LS, 272SR1, 292SR1, and the 357SR1. Love them all and they all share very similar characteristics. As mentioned above, check the typical Formula/Thunderbird problem spots and you...
Forum: Formula
10-11-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By distantthunder

Front starboard side of the engine down low. You...

Front starboard side of the engine down low. You can pull the filter out of the cool fuel and check for debris. Has a black handle on top and a couple small screws holding it down.
Forum: Formula
10-10-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By distantthunder

Possibly guardian mode from over temp? Second...

Possibly guardian mode from over temp? Second guess would be fuel related due to that era of cool fuel pumps. Check fuel pressure at idle and while underway. Then monitor fuel pressure drop after...
Forum: Formula
09-22-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By distantthunder

I have a strange addiction to these older birds 😀...

I have a strange addiction to these older birds 😀 Let me know if you want to chat about it more!
Forum: Formula
09-21-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By distantthunder

Is this the blue/teal one recently sold by a...

Is this the blue/teal one recently sold by a lawyer up in the North around the Great Lakes? If it is, I recall the port side engine odd bank headers were noticeably discolored from heat. I spoke to...
Forum: Swap Shop
07-28-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By distantthunder

Interested, can you PM your number?

Interested, can you PM your number?
Forum: General Q & A
07-27-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,014
Posted By distantthunder

Thanks Tom, I emailed Formula's vintage...

Thanks Tom, I emailed Formula's vintage department this morning to get the color code. Super upset about it but glad no one was injured.
Forum: General Q & A
07-27-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,014
Posted By distantthunder

Finally got her straightened out! So, after...

Finally got her straightened out!

So, after many weeks of frustration, I was able to successfully run for a whole weekend without losing any spark plugs. The plugs are finally showing color and...
Forum: General Q & A
07-12-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,014
Posted By distantthunder

Now, after digesting the events of the weekend, I...

Now, after digesting the events of the weekend, I was able to run for a few hours on the Chesapeake Saturday and only a very short amount of time on Sunday in my local river.

When running in the...
Forum: Scarab
07-06-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By distantthunder

Looking for this Scarab

Fellow OSO Members,

I stopped in Bridgeport, CT this afternoon to visit a good friend of mine. He is searching for this boat, does anyone have any leads on its current location? It was his late...
Forum: Formula
06-30-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By distantthunder

I have good luck with Bravo four blades on my...

I have good luck with Bravo four blades on my Formulas. Ran a 24P on my 223LS and a set of 26P on my 292SR1

The ST platform sounds rotted, time to ditch it. May gain a MPH or two.
Forum: Formula
06-26-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,922
Posted By distantthunder

After many cuss words I figured out the issue,...

After many cuss words I figured out the issue, the ARP head bolt kit doesnít allow for enough clearance with the Factory Gil Offshore Manifolds on the lower 4 bolts. It was causing the slightest...
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