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Old June 13th, 2008, 02:35 PM   #1
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Old June 13th, 2008, 02:40 PM   #2
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Hell yeah, those are kick ass old schoolers! They have a pretty big following if you clean it all up nice they can bring coin.
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Old June 13th, 2008, 03:00 PM   #3
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Those are neat...just make sure you wear an athletic supporter if there is anything more than a ripple on the water.
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Old June 13th, 2008, 07:09 PM   #4
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if you dont buy it let me know i have been looking for one
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Old June 16th, 2008, 05:15 PM   #5
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Hell yeah, those are kick ass old schoolers! They have a pretty big following if you clean it all up nice they can bring coin.
That is what I have found. It is a good deal, and although not the exact boat I want, will get me on the lake for the time being and I should at least get my money out of it after cleaning it up and using it for a couple of years.

Hopefully I will be picking it up over the 4th.
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Old June 19th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #6
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Looks like it is going to happen. So it has an older (not sure what age yet, but not as old as that picture) 35 hp Merc. Anyone have any input as to what I can do to get a bit more out of it?
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Old June 19th, 2008, 03:29 PM   #7
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mill the heads and port and polish and a rejet
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Old June 19th, 2008, 09:23 PM   #8
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awsome boats did you get that pic off of hydrostream.org? but ya i use to have a boat similar to it a kay 10ft boat i always wanted a gw that was made by kay i seen somewhere on screamandfly.com here was my kay

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Old June 20th, 2008, 08:22 AM   #9
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Thanks! Now I just need to learn about props and find a jackplate for this combo. I think I may make one.

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awsome boats did you get that pic off of hydrostream.org? but ya i use to have a boat similar to it a kay 10ft boat i always wanted a gw that was made by kay i seen somewhere on screamandfly.com here was my kay

Yeah that is where I got that. I ran across pictures of that boat on screamandfly. Is that the one that they said liked to dive through waves?
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Reminds me of Disney World. They rent those things, or used to.
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that was my first boat it does like diving through waves i sold that boat this winter. bbut i was jumping waves from a open bow four winns that as 19ft also. but if you hit a wave on an angle while wot you would drive it to the bottom of the lake that was with my 40hp merc on a 10ft boat. it was alot of fun i would pick that gw up. im thinkin bought buyin one in irish hills but i got to many toys
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Looks like it is going to happen. So it has an older (not sure what age yet, but not as old as that picture) 35 hp Merc. Anyone have any input as to what I can do to get a bit more out of it?
play with props!!!!! and like he said jack plate and if you can afford cmc trim get that that will lift the bow and get another 5mph. i did all that to my kay and i got 57mph with a 20in shaft. there was 5in of drag because the boat was made for a 15in shaft
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Old July 1st, 2008, 06:29 PM   #13
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Old July 8th, 2008, 08:01 AM   #14
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Kart parts make good boat parts. Now I have a tach.





What is this thing supposed to run, 5000 RPM's?
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mychron...I remember using those dashes on some race bikes...they were made for karts but alot of people converted them for use on bikes
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Sooo 4500 RPM's. I am guessing I need more R's? Anyone?
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Sooo 4500 RPM's. I am guessing I need more R's? Anyone?
not really..how old is that engine?
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I don't think I would spin that little guy much mroe then 5,000

The engine looks to be an 88 or so.
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I don't think I would spin that little guy much mroe then 5,000

The engine looks to be an 88 or so.
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I don't think I would spin that little guy much mroe then 5,000

The engine looks to be an 88 or so.
Correct, the serial number reads 96-89 and the boat is an 89.

I have a 15" prop on there now. What should I do, try a 13"?
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