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Old race boat that was sorta dying so we brought her back to life. Boat has all sorts of history. Fun project, here are a few pics...

Boat will primarily be a race boat and will run NJBA races and some Lucas races along with some lake racing at local lakes in Reno area. Powered by a nitrous Ford for now. Looking to run 8.0 class or ?





The gel coat was pretty much gone. It had flames across the front and decals and painted sponsorship logos all over the thing. It cleaned up real nice for an older boat. Those who saw it before can appreciate how much nicer it looks! The gunnels and transom were re-gel coated. Stringers are going to be filled and sanded and both stringers and floors are going to be gel coated.



New Dolly from Peasley



Bottom was broken on both sides, repaired that and got a Bennett bottom job and new MPD intake. Notice trailer cut out for hardware changes.





Powder coated wing



All new jet-drive, all Dominator or AMT parts, HCM inducer, Big Mouth pop off, Place HPH droop, air shift kit, etc...



Delivered the boat to Bako this morning, thought this was a cool pic.



Anyway, just wanted to share a few pics, we will have more soon. Fun project, thanks to Dave and Steve.

Chris
 

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No shortcuts on this deal very confident we made the right choice Starkweather is the man thankyou for everything you made this a blast cant wait gunna be strange to be back in a jet boat!!! for a little while!:D
 

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Nice !!

No shortcuts on this deal very confident we made the right choice Starkweather is the man thankyou for everything you made this a blast cant wait gonna be strange to be back in a jet boat!!! for a little while!:D
Looks great !! gonna be a cool deal !! nice seeing you back in a jet buddy !!! :thumb:
 

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I can't believe how nice that thing turned it. It was sort of a mess when I first saw it. Nice work & congrats to all involved.
 

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B1 Racing
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No shortcuts on this deal very confident we made the right choice Starkweather is the man thankyou for everything you made this a blast cant wait gunna be strange to be back in a jet boat!!! for a little while!:D
Gonna be awesome to see you in a jetboat again.:thumb: Hope we see a PE on the scoop instead of TE in November!
 

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Real Nice :thumb:


Keep us posted on the build please !!!
 

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4.250 stroke, cant remember the bore size. Fogger on it, they think around 800 on motor. Eventually go to a Chev spreadport motor with nitrous.
is a 8.0 possible with only 800 on motor with a 300 shot? in a modern tunnel
 

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is a 8.0 possible with only 800 on motor with a 300 shot? in a modern tunnel
800/300? Unlikely unless you really have your act together and your boat works well. There are plenty of guys that have or are currently running into the 7s with better than average chevy headed motors with 350-400 nitrous. Its doable. I had this discussion with Dave (owner of the boat) that its best to have a few tenths or even a half second in the bag and then go bracket race like that, makes your life much easier.
 
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