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    Default I crossed over to the "dark side".

    Hey guys, Its been a while since I have posted anything on here and I hope everyone doing well.
    I still can't believe I did this but the opportunity presented itself along with a price I couldn't say no to so I pulled the trigger. So sitting in my garage right next to my Sanger SuperJet and my supercharged Sunsation 32 Dominator is a 21ft Eliminator Daytona with a Mercury 2.4 EFI Bridgeport. I have always wanted a Daytona with an outboard and now I have it,but I can tell ya my wife isn't exactly thrilled about this thing at all. Friday will be my maiden voyage with the new toy and I can hardly wait.

    Here are a few pics of the new toy and the rest of the fleet. The garage is officially at capacity.
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    Gel scheme looks very much like Brian's boat.

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    7-1-14 I'm heading southbound 75 and that boat was rolling north around Pinconning. My passenger asked me if I left the garage unlocked... I'm Curious what the first three letters of the Hull #
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    The only blab's I will even be a part of is just when it is me they are talking about. Aaaah yes I can see a few good looking shiny tall deck motors on the beach, with barely enough fuel to get back to the launch saying, "Holy crap how fast you think that Daytona was going man? That's like the 20th time he's gone by today?"

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    looks nice! same colors as mike from secord lakes boat. run the Bridgeport easy...not 1 of mecurys better motors.
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    looks nice! same colors as mike from secord lakes boat. run the Bridgeport easy...not 1 of mecurys better motors.
    What exactly is the problem with Bridgeports? The mechanicals seem to be similiar to that of the 2.5
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    Quote Originally Posted by mercdrag 2.5 View Post
    looks nice! same colors as mike from secord lakes boat. run the Bridgeport easy...not 1 of mecurys better motors.

    I have heard that in the past. But on the same note I have heard they are a great motor. This one is all stock and thats the way its gonna stay. I need to get the boat propped properly and some hydraulic steering on it though.

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    they have the small upper needle bearing on the crank instead of the big roller bearing, also finding pistons for them can be on the hard side.....my brother had 1 with no problems but he never really ran it hard. not saying you will have problems just not know to live long at high rpm 8000+
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    I turn my Bridgeport 8100 on a small prop, 7000-7500 in a big prop. Ran it hard for 8 years, still kicking.
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