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· 1997 Wyatt's LP 454
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Taylor Jet Boats Meet. Lake Ouachita, Arkansas.......
We have over 30 Taylor boats comitted plus other type boats and expect alot more.
We have a boat coming from as far as Florida
We will be staying at the Brady Mountain area. (State Park). This is about 20 miles out of Hot Springs.
This is a great lake with plenty of camping areas, and plenty of calm water places to enjoy.
We will have a meet and greet, a pot-luck dinner as well as other activities.
All activities will be family friendly.
More information at: www.taylorjetboats.net
 

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· mo balls than $cents$
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sounds like a blast...do you know if we're supposed to pre register or anything?
nope, just show up and introduce yourself! i usually try to make the taylor meets in broken bow, but didn't get a chance this yr:)sphss wish i had time to make this 1, good bunch of guys!
 

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Tom..

Thanks for the kind words.
Hope you can make it.
There is a boat coming from Florida that you might like....
Take a closer look at it on the site.
yeah i saw that 1 awhile back in the site spotlite, badasssss:)devil wonder how it runs, does it have a insert pump?
 

· 1997 Wyatt's LP 454
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Here is what he said about it, looking forward to seeing it close-up.
This is the same hull you had..with your old SJ, bet it is a wild ride....

We named her "Drag'N Fever"
Boat: 1975 18' Taylor Craft SS Jet Boat
Drive: Berkley 12JE mixed flow pump with custom built performance parts.
Engine: BBC 509ci 1200hp. Dart Motown Block, Crower Center Counter Weighted Crank, Oliver Steel Billet Rods, JE Custom Forged Aluminum Pistons, Fel-Pro Lock Wire Head Gaskets, Custom CNC Chambered & Ported Edelbrock Aluminum Heads, CV Products Hi-Rev Sevier Duty Valves and Springs, Iskenderian Custom Grind Solid Roller Cam, Jesel Shaft Mounted Roller Rockers, Fuel Air Spark Technology Fuel Injection and Engine Management System, Vari-Cool Methanol Injection System, 8-71 BDS Blower, Teague Marine Super-Chiller Intercooler. Built to sustain 6000 rpm's for long periods of time.
Paint: Custom Paint by Chris Cruz Artistry, DeLand Florida. House of Colors paints with fifteen coats of clear. 45 days of Airbrushing and finish coats.
Drag'n Fever was a three year restoration project built to run endurance races on river runs and pleasure use. She is the ultimate water sports tow boat pulling water toys at slow speeds or the nut that dares to ride on a hi-speed inner tube ride. She produces a rooster tail of water at full trim of approximately 50 feet high and 200 feet long.
Fuel Capacity: 110 Gallons of Gas, 7 Gallons of Methanol.
Fuel Burn: 78 Gallons Per Hour @ Full Throttle.
Top Speed: 97mph @ 7000 rpm's light on fuel.
Top Speed: 86 mph @ 7000 rpm's Full Load.
 
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