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    I just bought a carrera jetcruiser, this is my first boat and i was wondering what kind of performance options i have with this jet, and or should i leave it alone?
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    ***FOR SALE*** 1978 19' Full Stringer Hawaiian Molokai Jet Boat w/ Berkeley 12JC-AB and Chevy 440 Tall Deck ***FOR SALE***

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    Oh yeah, Forgot to mention that the hull is a special mixture of speedcote, herculiner and rain-x, all blended together- good for another 8 mph top end.

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    The list is only limited by your budget What would you like the boat to do and what does it do now?, that's a pretty nice piece...IMHO

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    Put a 300 on the back of it, Flywheel it and a nosecone. $15,000 later you'll have a 65 mph pile of shit......

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    The main beauty of Berkeley pumps is that there's an endless supply of parts available for them. Companies such as Aggressor, American Turbine/Dominator, Heritage, Legend (now no longer), and Precision Jet Drive all build Berkeley style pumps and most of their parts interchange between pumps. As far as pump mods, the sky's the limit. As was mentioned before, it all depends on what you want to do and what your budget will allow you to do.



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    Well I am putting in a nice stereo system in the Carrera...maybe Ill put on some rap and turn the scoop sideways

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    I agree you could spend a ton of money on the pump. Will the boat go faster probaby not. Get your wear ring clearance checked. Make sure the impeller isnt chewed up. If you want more speed its all motor first. This is a cruiser cruise with it.

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    Brtn Welcome to the PB boards ! , truthfully that jet and trim set up for that boat with moderate power Is perfect! and if the jet currently is working up to efficiancy your there! If the boat "snaps' up on plane and seems to perform well (rpms vs speed) leave it. Spend your money on fuel and have some fun with the boat, as viewed theres very little we'd suggest Tom

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    alright cool, the boat works great it plains great and runs strong, like i said im new to this so was just wondering if it was worth it. thanks for the input guys. i just have one more question, what type and weight oil do i use to lube the bowl where the two plugs are

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    90 wt gear oil (Kragens ,Napa) nothing special ! Tom

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    thx tom!

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    Your welcome BTW pull both plugs and fill from either side till it come out the other .If you are low or continue to lose oil shout out (no biggy) Tom

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