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  1. New member Introductions
    Hello all, I'm new to Performance Boats. Happy to be here. I grew up on Lake Winnipesaukee, in New Hampshire. There were jet boats, v-drives, and anything else you can imagine. My parents bought ski boats as toys for us, while they did their thing in cruisers. It was a great time to grow...
  2. Jet Boats
    I have been looking all over the internet but cant really find any info on my boat other then it was made by sidewinder boats of palo alto California its a 18ft jet with a 455 and a berkely 12jc hot foot and jet-a-vator seats 6 ppl and still has the engine housing with the hood scoop intact
  3. PB Open Water
    I was doing a bit of research on sidewinder today and stumbled across some legal documents... I've always been into Carlson's and haven't really paid much attention to sidewinders.. But after reading the court documents and thinking about (and trolling) some other boats it makes sense... There...
  4. Boats for Sale
    1986 Sidewinder18ss (Thompson) 460 jet $3500 1986 Sidewinder 18ss (by Thompson) with 460 Berkley jet for sale These boats are a classic factory hot boat. Runs great. Fast Length 17’8”, beam 84”, weight=1900#, 460 ci Ford, Berkley 12 Jet drive, Place performance diverter for incredible...
  5. New member Introductions
    Hello all, My name is Ben and I am from Hermann, MO ..where I run the Gasconade and Missouri Rivers. Been lurking here for a while. Already picked up a ton of new and useful info. I recognize a lot of you from other forums. Nice to hangout with everybody. My first and current float is a 76...
  6. Outdrives
    I've currently got a 1981 Sidewinder 18SS with a Mecruiser 260/Alpha set up that I have been playing with for a few years now. Most of my mods have been to replace worn out parts like upgrading to msd ignition since the points distributor wore out, upgrading to a demon carb cause the quadrajet...
  7. Boats for Sale
    Very clean sidewinder with berkeley pump. Tandem trailer with new tires. interior is practically new. This is a solid boat seats 6 comfortably. Makes for a nice little setup if you want to go fast with the family. no engine, or I have a bbc or 2 laying around if you want it running. 1500 obo
  8. Boats for Sale
    I've finally decided it's time to sell my boat. I've had a lot of fun with it over the last few years, but the military moves are catching up to me, and it's going to be a long time before I get to settle down in one place again, so it's time to let her go. The boat is located in College...
  9. Boats for Sale
    Looking to buy a sidewinder jet boat must be completely restored 454 engine with bassett headers send pics to [email protected] and price
  10. ATV, Offroad, Dirt Bikes
    Vance & Hines Sidewinder Pipe, fits KZ900-1000-GPz no megaphone, has some damage, $100 obo
  11. Boats for Sale
    The boat has been almost completely redone interior wise. Went to drop the motor in and the 1/4 stringers (where the motor mounts) are rotted. The stringers under the floor are good I know because I replaced the floor. I am leaving the Berk jet (12JE with aggressor split bowl) in it but removing...
  12. Boats for Sale
    free boat, no motor, good trailer
  13. Jet Boats
    I bought this boat in starkeville mississippi my first jet boat for $3000.00 it runs and drives great its a 454 all roller panther jet it registered as a sidewinder 1988 model seeing as they went under in like 74 sold to califorina custom glass it was always an over transom exhaust boat no hull...
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