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Forum: Formula
08-28-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By ThirdBird

Call Formula and ask for the tech group. They are...

Call Formula and ask for the tech group. They are very helpful and I'm sure they'll tell you who the source was.
Forum: Formula
07-05-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By ThirdBird

McLoed would not be the source for the fiberglass...

McLoed would not be the source for the fiberglass engine hatch, that was made by Formula. As I understand it, Formula did not save their molds for the Silent Thunder platforms for the older SR1...
Forum: Formula
07-02-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,492
Posted By ThirdBird

Try to hunt up Got Twins here on the Formula...

Try to hunt up Got Twins here on the Formula forum. He had a custom top (full enclosure) made. His front wind screen and side curtains go all the way to the base of the windshield frame. It has a...
Forum: Formula
07-02-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By ThirdBird

Thank you McLoed!!

Just got my engine hatch cushion section back from McLoed. Absolutely spectacular job done. This cushion section is the forward-most cushion on the engine hatch that essentially forms the...
Forum: Formula
05-07-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By ThirdBird

Eamiled you Chris, hopefully you can help me out....

Eamiled you Chris, hopefully you can help me out. Didn't get much help from McLeod in the past.
Forum: Formula
08-05-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

No kidding!!! Thought I saw it a few times up on...

No kidding!!! Thought I saw it a few times up on the River. It was red hul-sided with a black belt-line. It's been around, that's cool! Small Formula World.
Forum: Formula
08-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By ThirdBird

Looks like the owner beat the stem against the...

Looks like the owner beat the stem against the boat lift many times. Back corner is all scratched up. Vinyl isn't perfect. But, for $15.9 it may be a good deal. Could at least wipe of the spider webs...
Forum: Formula
08-02-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

I think the sons name is Kevin. Bought my first...

I think the sons name is Kevin. Bought my first Formula there. Still owned my almost new piece of s$$t Imperial. Wife was not happy with owning (paying for) two boats. That first Formula was an '88...
Forum: Formula
07-31-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By ThirdBird

Owner probably got sick and tired of the stupid...

Owner probably got sick and tired of the stupid upside down oil filter arrangement. It's just a dumb idea.
Forum: Formula
07-31-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

Probably Cooper's Marina. They used to be a...

Probably Cooper's Marina. They used to be a Formula dealer and an Eagle dealer.
Forum: Formula
07-11-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,293
Posted By ThirdBird

Good for you!! Congratulations. Tell us about it.

Good for you!! Congratulations. Tell us about it.
Forum: Formula
07-09-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By ThirdBird

A few years back someone posted saying formica...

A few years back someone posted saying formica polish works well - whatever that is!! Never tried anything but wax myself and that only marginally works.
Forum: Formula
06-21-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,930
Posted By ThirdBird

When you're on plane, the faster you run the...

When you're on plane, the faster you run the higher the exhaust pressure. This effectively "blows" the accumulated water out of the platform. The exhaust still has to force itself under the baffles...
Forum: Formula
05-27-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By ThirdBird

The exhaust gaskets are made to be installed dry,...

The exhaust gaskets are made to be installed dry, no sealant. If you put selanat on them it will be an ugly mess if you need to replace them. Go dry and draw the bolts up nice and even. Can't...
Forum: Formula
05-27-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

And others of us have to make the power so you...

And others of us have to make the power so you can make the cheese to pay for this junk.

So, while you relax in the Bay, just remember who keeps the lights on in that boathouse at night!!
Forum: Formula
05-14-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

With the way work is going I'll probably be on...

With the way work is going I'll probably be on the Pete schedule, 4th of July!!!!
Forum: Formula
05-11-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By ThirdBird

There is sometimes a small in-line screen filter...

There is sometimes a small in-line screen filter just off the carb. Also, there is often a screen filter on the end of the pickup inside the tank. Other than that, the water separator is the only...
Forum: Formula
05-04-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

Atta Boy Petie!!!!:ernaehrung004:

Atta Boy Petie!!!!:ernaehrung004:
Forum: Formula
05-04-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By ThirdBird

Perhaps they do have the patterns but from what I...

Perhaps they do have the patterns but from what I know and from talking to McLeod, Formula wasn't making thier own interiors back in the '88-'89 time frame, McLeod was.
Forum: Formula
05-02-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

What engine is in your Challenger, 5.7 or 6.1?

What engine is in your Challenger, 5.7 or 6.1?
Forum: Formula
05-02-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

I haven't actually tried to sell my boat yet. I'm...

I haven't actually tried to sell my boat yet. I'm thinking about it pretty seriously though. I just don't get into it like I used to. I just want a fun but practical car to play with. Oh, and I want...
Forum: Formula
05-02-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By ThirdBird

Did that twice. Substandard results. Nobody does...

Did that twice. Substandard results. Nobody does it like Formula and McLeod. Formula does all of their own upholstry now but in 1989, my boat's vintage, Formula interiors were done by McLeod.
...
Forum: Formula
05-02-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By ThirdBird

ttt. C'mon Bird owners, I wanna pull the trigger...

ttt. C'mon Bird owners, I wanna pull the trigger on this new skin but not until I know if the seat sections are the same or not.
Forum: Formula
05-01-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 349,334
Posted By ThirdBird

OK, so the boys have acquired some new hot rods...

OK, so the boys have acquired some new hot rods eh? Well, not knowing who owns what, I'll take an educated guess:

Jeff is driving the Audi since he's now peddling German stuff.

Pete is driving...
Forum: Formula
05-01-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By ThirdBird

Need help - 311 engine hatch cushion

Need a little help from 311/292 owners!! Getting the engine hatch front-most cushion recovered. This is the single section at the forward portion of the hatch that essentially forms the top of the...
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