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Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-25-2017, 11:40 PM
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Posted By scarab kv
Hmmm

Hmmm
Forum: Insurance and Finance 07-10-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,144
Posted By scarab kv
Can't find insurance for an older performance boat

Who's writing policies on older performance boats anymore? Having a hard time finding coverage for an 86 Scarab we recently purchased.
So far, Progressive and Marcell are the only ones that will...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-06-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By scarab kv
Any one ever have engines built by Tom Tignanelli from the Detroit area?

Interested in a pair of engines built by Tom Tignanelli of Shadowwoods Towing in Clinton Township MI.
Having trouble contacting him to possibly obtain build sheets or dyno reports. From what I've...
Forum: Scarab 12-15-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 25,222
Posted By scarab kv
Jimmy, I would like more info on your boat. I...

Jimmy, I would like more info on your boat. I have a couple photos that a mutual friend sent to our page, but would like to know the back story on it's history.

Wayne
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-25-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By scarab kv
RIP Donny Wadek

Donny Wadek, friend and mentor to many in the Wellcraft family and boating community, passed away yesterday morning.

Calm seas and following winds
Forum: Scarab 10-07-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Even though the Star boat is technically a 377,...

Even though the Star boat is technically a 377, there's no signs of it ever being setup for saddled tanks.
If I remember correctly, the tanks were mounted on each side of the cockpit and there...
Forum: Scarab 10-01-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
I like the concept of that. Does it eliminate...

I like the concept of that.
Does it eliminate the impeller?
Forum: Scarab 09-25-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Dave said it was a common problem that most of...

Dave said it was a common problem that most of them had. Sometimes wonder if that's why they went to the euro style curve to strengthen it.
Forum: Scarab 09-25-2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Did your deck crack where the crown meets the...

Did your deck crack where the crown meets the fairing rise?
Forum: Classic Offshore 09-25-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 96,424
Posted By scarab kv
Sounds excellent

Sounds excellent
Forum: Scarab 09-24-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
I'm assuming the notches on each end of the...

I'm assuming the notches on each end of the bulkheads are a pass through?
Forum: Scarab 09-24-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
They're 600 hp with TRS. Tom Huber did the...

They're 600 hp with TRS. Tom Huber did the transmissions, Mel Riggs did the drives and the hull was blueprinted.
Forum: Scarab 09-22-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
I'm running 600s in the Snap-On boat and it...

I'm running 600s in the Snap-On boat and it flirts with 80 mph pretty easily.
Nothing wrong with a tribute boat.
Dave is the man to talk to for advice and technique on the color fade. He did a...
Forum: Scarab 09-21-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
The deck hatches were moved forward 10" on the KV...

The deck hatches were moved forward 10" on the KV with a different style Bomar
Forum: Scarab 09-21-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Yes, the layout is the same. The galley is a...

Yes, the layout is the same. The galley is a little different in mine and the head compartment has some trim pieces that I don't see in yours.
My boat sat outside at CYC for 18 years, then after...
Forum: Scarab 09-21-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Who says you can't stand up straight in a flat...

Who says you can't stand up straight in a flat deck cabin? :D
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-17-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
$4500 a piece Think I can get gimbals also, but...

$4500 a piece
Think I can get gimbals also, but the current ones are in nice shape.
Last year, I got a new left over Alpha one and gimbal for the mini Me for $2600
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-17-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
Been accumulating parts. Have secured a set of...

Been accumulating parts.
Have secured a set of new TRS drives that have never been hung on a boat, new Merc hi-perf trim pumps and Mel is pretty sure he has a new set of the ball joint transom...
Forum: Scarab 09-15-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 48,092
Posted By scarab kv
Watching this with a great deal of interest, as...

Watching this with a great deal of interest, as we are about to start down the same road with the restoration of the #2 Miami Vice boat (Star 2)
KV does indeed stand for KAAMA Vice in homage to...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-14-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
Roger and Mark stopped into the shop Saturday...

Roger and Mark stopped into the shop Saturday while we were shuffling boats around.
The tractor I need to wiggle the center boat in, decided it didn't want to participate.
Roger is living proof...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-14-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
Thanks for the help getting it in. New carb is...

Thanks for the help getting it in.
New carb is ordered for the Case
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-14-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
Thanks Roger Sorry you had to see the disaster...

Thanks Roger
Sorry you had to see the disaster on the truck side. Looks like a bomb went off on that end lol
Too many half completed projects waiting on parts that were shipped wrong
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-11-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
Roger 1 and Magnum Mark stopped by for a visit...

Roger 1 and Magnum Mark stopped by for a visit this weekend.
Always nice to put a face to a screen name
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-20-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
There were six used in the show. Two from each...

There were six used in the show. Two from each model year over four seasons.
86 season 2, 87 seasons 3/4 and 88 season 5.
There was a promo boat in season 2 that was done with an edition hull...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-10-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 51,780
Posted By scarab kv
No pics? Most likely Boatme's old boat. Might...

No pics?
Most likely Boatme's old boat. Might have had Port of St. Louis on the transom. It was at Anchor Marine for awhile. Currently the only Vice Edition in the Loto area that I'm aware of.
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