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Forum: Formula
06-07-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By MyIsland

wow.... that took patience. Looks good. A lot...

wow.... that took patience. Looks good. A lot of gauges and they are laid out well. The red lights work awesome in comparison to the own VDO. Nice job Tom!
04-29-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By MyIsland

Look at Craigslist in Sandusky, Ohio. There is a...

Look at Craigslist in Sandusky, Ohio. There is a nice looking yellow and black 272 sr1.

242sr1 were rare. Not many with 242 with twins.
Forum: Formula
04-28-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By MyIsland

There is a 272 in the Sandusky oh Craigslist. Or...

There is a 272 in the Sandusky oh Craigslist. Or Detroit clist.
04-21-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By MyIsland

Yup. What you had in the link is it. The motor...

Yup. What you had in the link is it. The motor will bolt up to the pump.

Chris
04-21-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By MyIsland

You can rig up fittings and a pressure gauges and...

You can rig up fittings and a pressure gauges and run those lines from pump to the fittings. This will test pump, should build high pressure, I think 1000ish and hold it. You will quickly notice...
Forum: Formula
04-15-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By MyIsland

the weight difference from SBC to BBC is very...

the weight difference from SBC to BBC is very small in comparison to what you already know.

bbc are roughly 660 pounds

sbc roughly 550 pounds

bravo 1 roughly 135 pounds

alpha 1 around 95...
Forum: Formula
04-13-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By MyIsland

Hi, that would be a very nice boat. ...

Hi,

that would be a very nice boat.

weight of boat with fuel is 6700 pounds with fuel. Iíd add about 1200 or so for trailer. So you are just under 8000 pounds. Then Iíd add 500 ish for any...
Forum: Formula
04-02-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By MyIsland

yes, what you say is correct. I have a vintage...

yes, what you say is correct. I have a vintage formula as well.

I was asking because it looked like someone had already removed that platform at one point as there were plates behind the upper...
Forum: Formula
04-02-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By MyIsland

Thatís a good looking boat. Great view. Great...

Thatís a good looking boat. Great view. Great to be 20 mins from some good water.

hey.... does the exhaust come through the platform? Did not see the tips on it.
02-18-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,880
Posted By MyIsland

Iíd have that mechanic check to make sure that...

Iíd have that mechanic check to make sure that distributor is in proper and it is set pointing toward number 1 cylinder at TDC before he goes checking the timing.
Forum: Formula
02-14-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,590
Posted By MyIsland

That is a sharp looking color scheme. Canít say...

That is a sharp looking color scheme. Canít say I have ever seen one with that ďthunderbirdĒ signature on it. Congratulations on the new boat. Great boat for your first boat.
Forum: Formula
12-30-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,250
Posted By MyIsland

Lol.... I think most will always say once you get...

Lol.... I think most will always say once you get into a boat you will always wish you went bigger or more power. I grew up with a single engine boat. Worked at a Marina and got use new boats as...
Forum: Formula
12-29-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,250
Posted By MyIsland

I think if I were you, Iíd look at the Missouri...

I think if I were you, Iíd look at the Missouri boat. It looks good And appears to have th counter rotating props already and Kplanes which is really rare but needed on that boat.
Forum: Formula
12-28-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,250
Posted By MyIsland

where is the 242 with twins that you saw? Can...

where is the 242 with twins that you saw? Can you send a link?
Forum: Formula
12-27-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,250
Posted By MyIsland

Sharp looking boat. Good luck with the...

Sharp looking boat. Good luck with the inspection.

fyi..... I think someone had a set of bolsters for sale in northern Ohio (full force I think). So if u wanted to have them on standby.....
Forum: Formula
12-14-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,250
Posted By MyIsland

If you are only looking at the Formula 242, then...

If you are only looking at the Formula 242, then I would definitely go the SR-1 route. That boat with twins handles very nice. It is a bit stern heavy for the size with twins but she will get up to...
Forum: Formula
11-07-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,804
Posted By MyIsland

She sounds great Tom! Getting it out in December...

She sounds great Tom! Getting it out in December to tune. Sounds like fun. I took an older boat, 87 242 Sr1, out years ago in late November with snow flyng on the lake. Winterized it later that...
08-13-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 590,290
Posted By MyIsland

Thank you !

Thank you !
08-13-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 590,290
Posted By MyIsland

where are you rack storing? thank you

where are you rack storing?

thank you
06-27-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 590,290
Posted By MyIsland

Hey guys, I'm new to boating on Lake Erie. ...

Hey guys,

I'm new to boating on Lake Erie.
I was going to go put I at Mazurik boat access. Is there a place to keep the boat in the water overnight near there to use for the weekend? Or is...
Forum: General Q & A
06-27-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By MyIsland

New to Lake Erie

Hi guys,

I am new to getting out on Lake Erie, planning to put in at Mazurik Boat access and use as my home base for the weekend.

is there public place to keep boat in water for a couple...
Forum: Formula
06-23-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By MyIsland

My 311 does not have a drain back to the bilge or...

My 311 does not have a drain back to the bilge or a pump either. I just vacuum it out as well.

I have yet to determine where the water comes from. I did seal up bottom side of my windshield...
Forum: Formula
05-28-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 35,917
Posted By MyIsland

Wow, thatís pretty good for the ďrapture.Ē I...

Wow, thatís pretty good for the ďrapture.Ē I second Tomís comment..... need some video.
Forum: Formula
05-26-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 35,917
Posted By MyIsland

[QUOTE=F14A water jet;4790872]I am just gathering...

[QUOTE=F14A water jet;4790872]I am just gathering data (crawl, walk, run) but yesterday with not very good conditions (crowds and people/boat traffic) with full fuel and four people she did 78.6...
Forum: Formula
05-23-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 35,917
Posted By MyIsland

Tom, Whatís this F311 run for a top speed...

Tom,

Whatís this F311 run for a top speed with your setup?
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