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    hey there i am new to jet boats and was wondering if i got as good of a deal as i think i did on my new boat, its a 78 sanger super jet i paid 2800$ for it, seems to be mostly original, has a 460 with 429 cj heads weiand stealth intake and holly 750, interior needed some work but its almost completely done now. it runs like a champ. has a recent rebuilt jet berkley 2jg(about 2 years prior) seems very tight and solid
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    I would say you stol it @ $2800. I'm not a Ford guy but that is way cheep!!
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    Default i figured i did

    yea i figured it was a good deal, i havent seen many sanger super jets especialy not in this good of condition for the money, and i am a firefighter in odessa,tx

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    is this a fireman only thread ??? U guys like hose ???

    Looks like you got into the sport cheap man !!!! Those are cool little boats !!!
    Im the coolest guy i know . . . .

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    Thats a good deal and you will have a good time with it! Sanger's are good solid boats! And Fords are tough! Im a Chevrolet fan myself! Have fun! WT


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    thanks alot for the input guys, i love this boat already, its gonna stay in the family for a long time. and yea im more of a chevy guy but have heard good things about these old 460's being very tuff.

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    TUFF to keep in one peice !!!!!!!!
    Im the coolest guy i know . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHOPPERDADDY View Post
    TUFF to keep in one peice !!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gn7 View Post
    Carnivalride, you really need to find some other hobby. You have no talent for this boat thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHOPPERDADDY View Post
    is this a fireman only thread ??? U guys like hose ???
    Now thats a welcome to the hobby you can hang your hat on!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carnivalride View Post
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    hahaha thanks for the welcom, i guess il just run this old ford till it craters and then il drop in a good ol chevy, and i can see how this hobby is very addicting, cant wait to spend some more money on it

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    so just wondering, what would you guys guess the top speed of this boat is the way it sits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by odfirefighter View Post
    so just wondering, what would you guys guess the top speed of this boat is the way it sits.

    You can easily look this up on E-bay, should easily be in the low 100's

    Honestly, if you see 65 honest MPH, you will be in the hunt.

    Nice find for under $3K.
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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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    thanks for the input, and where should i start to get increases in MPH or will this boat just not be much of a speed demon

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