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Forum: Formula
12-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,883
Posted By distantthunder

Happy Saturday Chris! I am hoping to hit the 70...

Happy Saturday Chris! I am hoping to hit the 70 MPH mark, I would be happy with that, it feels like that should be attainable.
Forum: Formula
12-17-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,883
Posted By distantthunder

Muffler delete complete..... ...

Muffler delete complete.....


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Forum: Formula
12-16-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,883
Posted By distantthunder

Hello Formula Family! Unfortunately I did...

Hello Formula Family!

Unfortunately I did not get as much done as anticipated on Sunday due to my college finals (yes, ended up going back to school last year, taking up a lot of spare time these...
Forum: Formula
11-27-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By distantthunder

I enjoy the redundancy of twin engines myself,...

I enjoy the redundancy of twin engines myself, unfortunately I am not too knowledgeable of the newer Formula pleasure boats but the added confidence of always having two engines is worth every penny...
Forum: Formula
11-18-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By distantthunder

Chris, It was nice to finally meet you...

Chris,

It was nice to finally meet you earlier this week and I appreciate the hospitality while in town. Looking forward to seeing how your project progresses through the winter and I will be in...
Forum: Formula
11-01-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By distantthunder

Looking forward to seeing this as well. As an...

Looking forward to seeing this as well. As an owner of a low hour, factory original 357 you have my attention. I miss the speed of my 292 but the ride quality in the rough of the 357 cannot be beaten...
Forum: Formula
09-30-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By distantthunder

If I recall, motors need to move horizontally and...

If I recall, motors need to move horizontally and vertically or have the transom redone for the different drive height.

I was strictly a Bravo guy for the same reasons until I owned a TRS boat,...
Forum: Formula
09-30-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By distantthunder

My 1990 357 with stock 420s and 21P runs low...

My 1990 357 with stock 420s and 21P runs low 60’s. My 1988 292SR1 with mild 454’s ran mid 70’s with 26P. My 223LS ran low 70’s with a built a built 454 and 24P. None of the late 80-early 90 Formulas...
Forum: Formula
08-08-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,849
Posted By distantthunder

That is incredible! I wouldn’t change a thing,...

That is incredible! I wouldn’t change a thing, definitely clean!
Forum: Formula
08-08-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,849
Posted By distantthunder

Agreed, rare paint and graphics combo (Newport #1...

Agreed, rare paint and graphics combo (Newport #1 IMRON), rare model for the year (1988 292SR1), and it’s in showroom condition. I would be weary of changing much on that old bird. Especially since...
Forum: Formula
08-07-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,849
Posted By distantthunder

interesting! That is the same Configured boat I...

interesting! That is the same Configured boat I had! They were twins! I wonder if we came out of the factory in the same timeframe.

here is mine...
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Forum: Formula
07-10-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,013
Posted By distantthunder

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

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Forum: Formula
06-22-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By distantthunder

On a side note, I opened up the silent thunder...

On a side note, I opened up the silent thunder platform as I have all previous birds and this boat much quieter than ones in the past. I am going to have a closer look when I put the tails to put in...
Forum: Formula
06-22-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By distantthunder

I like my flux capacitors spinning outward.

I like my flux capacitors spinning outward.
Forum: Formula
06-22-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By distantthunder

That's what I am leaning too as well, just...

That's what I am leaning too as well, just "baffles" me as to why you would need additional mufflers with the silent thunder platform.
Forum: General Q & A
06-18-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By distantthunder

Agree with TomZ. I also set my carb's up by...

Agree with TomZ. I also set my carb's up by disconnecting Throttle Cables and getting it set/idling where I want. Then adjust the cable barrels to sit loosely on the lever. My first click on the...
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By distantthunder

NautiB, Unfortunately I do not recall my...

NautiB,

Unfortunately I do not recall my initial water pressure readings but I do recall conversations that I had with other members that deemed them excessive so I opted to remove the thermostats...
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By distantthunder

I had similar experiences with my previous 292SR1...

I had similar experiences with my previous 292SR1 with twin warmed over Mark IV 454MAGs. I used the same cross over kit and fought with inconsistent temperatures from side to side, front to back, and...
Forum: Formula
06-11-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By distantthunder

HAHA! I've been there before. We put 10 hours on...

HAHA! I've been there before. We put 10 hours on it last weekend, ran about 275 Gallons of gas through it, and loved every minute of it. At one point, we were cruising over 2-3 Chop with white caps...
Forum: Formula
06-05-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By distantthunder

Two of the longest years ever! My 292 is living...

Two of the longest years ever! My 292 is living it up down in Jacksonville FL of a very respectable Formula fanatic. ...
Forum: Formula
06-05-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By distantthunder

Thanks for the nudge to dive in Tom!

Thanks for the nudge to dive in Tom!
Forum: Formula
06-05-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By distantthunder

Guess who’s back guys! I missed you all! Took...

Guess who’s back guys! I missed you all! Took the dive and picked up a 1990 357SR1. 420/TRS All Original. 328 Hours. Towing it home now! Fighting Beach Traffic

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