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  1. Boats for Sale
    I’m new to this forum but I want to sell a 1970(?) Tahití SpeedBoat in decent Body condition. Has a Oldsmobile 455 Engine Is in Good Shape Performance good and Doesn’t Have major Problems Has All paperwork Ready to sell. Everything up to date Has been in our family for a few years but Need...
  2. Jet Boats
    Hello everyone I'm looking for some resources to aid in an issue I am having. I bought a property in San Diego and acquired this boat, as I cannot afford an engine for it and am not a big boat guy I would like to sell, or part it out. The issue I am having is that I don't know its value of the...
  3. Jet Boats
    Hi guys, new to the forum. I purchased a 1973 Tahiti jet boat with a 455 Olds over the summer. Decided to pull the engine and refresh/rebuild it over the winter. Guy I bought it from didn't have too much knowledge on the boats history so I want to make sure its good to go for next summer. Since...
  4. New member Introductions
    hello, used to be on here about ten years ago, had an orange 78 eliminator sprint, now once again have another boat,a 20ft tahiti super crusier, alot slower but more big lake friendly, boat was givin to me, it is nice,but needs a new reverse windshield, anyway, glad to back.
  5. Boats for Sale
    FOR SALE - 1974 Tahiti Tiger Jet - $5500 18.5' - LOA 455 Olds Holley 750 DP Berkley 12JC-A I have been the proud owner of this jet boat for the last 5 years. I have owned many boats over the years and this is by far the most reliable boat I had. Fires up first time, every time and has...
  6. Jet Boats
    Stories From The Past 1.The Birth Of Tahiti As luck would have it yesterday while I was at my daughters game, I was wearing my Tahiti shirt that I got from roostwear. Someone came up from behind and grabbed me by the arm wanting to know about the shirt and it turned out to be Gil Gaska, Dick...
  7. Jet Boats
    So I tore the floors and 1/4 stringers and the center stringer out of my Tahiti today and found something I did not like.. the center stringer was twisted and not set in the center of the boat. not only that it was also only glassed down in 12 in sections about 12in apart. best of all as I...
  8. Jet Boats
    Hey everyone, New user here. I've inherited an old jet boat from my Dad that has been in the family for decades. He believes it to be a Tahiti, it's listed on the title as a 1971 18'. But from what I've been able to see of pictures of the 71 Tahiti Super Tiger (closest guess) the back end...
  9. Jet Boats
    I am looking for the max width measurement on the hull. Thank you
  10. Jet Boats
    What is needed to make this set-up shoot a tail. I see most jb's have the jg with droop snoot and wedges. The fronts appear to be the same for both. Installing a jg bowl the answer?
  11. Jet Boats
    Hi guys, I am new to this site and wanted to share my future project with you. I recently picked up what i was told was a 1972 tahiti jet boat. The hull appears to be in great shape, but it has no engine, and has a jacuzzi WJ . It measures a little bit over 18' long. I happen to have a...
  12. Boats for Sale
    1974 Tahiti jet boat with mildly built Ford 460, boat was completely stripped down and redone in 2009 time frame with HOK (House of color) paint applied. Really Shines in the light!!! The motor has Hooker (water injected) headers with a Demon 850 dp carb, MSD ignition, mild cam and large oil...
  13. Jet Boats
    I've been lurking on this forum on and off for a about a year now, reading and learning what I can. I am interested in a 19-20' boat for pulling tubes and playing around, and really like the lines of the 70's jet boats. My daily driver is a 79 Corvette, so I am used to loud rides that suck gas...
  14. Jet Boats
    Im looking to buy a 21' tahiti jet with a 460 in it for power. The boat is a full stringer boat. Covered engine with tru transom exhaust. What are the pros and cons of these boats. This boat will be used for family fun at the lake and river.
  15. PB Open Water
    I'm in need of a seat pan and some specific interior measurements. Someone cut out the floor and the seat mounts. Any detailed pics for measurements will help. :)devil
  16. Jet Boats
    Anyone know what length sender to order for a 20g bow tank in a 1974 tahiti, also can this be snaked in without removing the tank? looks like there is about 4-6 inches of room in there. I was able to get clip leads across it to prove it was the problem so i think i can get the screws out...
  17. Parts for Sale
    Make me offers.
  18. Boats for Sale
    Boat is not perfect but nice and rare. 468 CI BBC with fresh Holley on Edelbrock with fresh heads. All new guages and tach. New stereo, decent interior, decent paint and all new wiring, both boat and trailer. LED lights on trailer. New fuel pump, HEI ignition, new coil, new wires. Berkeley needs...
  19. Parts for Sale
    I am parting this boat out, has a great running 460 with scj intake, water logs, adjustable ot pipes, 4point mounts. sounds like it has a cam. Panther pump etc. outside reno nv. 775-224-407three. Gauges sold. Ot rewarder pipes 200.00 , 460 ford with 4pt mounts 550.00 , jet pump 150.00.
  20. Jet Boats
    I just picked up one of these with the 455 Olds in it. Just curious, I know it will never be a fast racer, just wanted something for the river and for the kids to tube behind, but am wondering what type of water it might handle? or how the hull handles chop and such. Any other info is...
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