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« on: March 16, 2007, 09:05:05 AM »
A friend of mine bought a Crusader drag tunnel yesterday. I'll keep you posted.   :o
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2007, 10:22:26 AM »
is that the one,  that was sale sale for 1500.

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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2007, 10:58:30 AM »
Yes.
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2007, 01:39:51 PM »
wow, that gel is worse off then it looked in those other pictures.

reguardless, $1500 for that is still a steal.
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2007, 01:56:13 PM »
I wanted to but it. But I was to late. I now the guy how sold it. I saw it to late. It looks like it would be a nice fixxer upper. good luck. post picture as you go.Please

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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2007, 02:15:18 PM »
We have a friend who has the exact same hull and with motor and nitrious he's hittin 127mph!!! He also owns a California Performance Gul Wing ,, and with the same motor the crusader is a faster boat!!



Oh Yeah , Those spots on the bow is overspray where someone spraypainted small parts on the bow of the boat. ( I would have killed someone )
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2007, 04:22:40 PM »
I wanted to but it. But I was to late. I now the guy how sold it. I saw it to late. It looks like it would be a nice fixxer upper. good luck. post picture as you go.Please

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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2007, 05:07:53 PM »
 ;D
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2007, 07:10:25 PM »
i saw that boat on the other site and gave it some consideration but i allready have two boats,and that one wont go in circles verry well. ;D

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« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2007, 08:27:32 PM »
Today, my friend and marcsrollin came over. They flipped the boat over, on the dirt, and then our friend buffed and waxed the bottom and sides of the hull. Flipped it back over and placed it on the trailer.
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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2007, 08:28:13 PM »
I forgot, he also removed the fuel tanks today as well.
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« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2007, 09:21:07 AM »
does the bottom really look as good as this picture ?



...now only if you can buff the top out to look like that  :(

i still cant believe someone used the bow as a paint booth for spare parts  >:(
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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2007, 09:25:08 AM »
Yeah, the bottom really does look as good as the picture! The only thing the picture doesn't show is all the scratches down the very bottom of the hull from beaching the boat, there's a lot of them. They aren't going to show in the water! I'm pretty confident the top is going to look just as good.

marcsrollin kept on rambling about the scratches but he's just jealous! ( Hi Marc   ;D )
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« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2007, 04:27:14 PM »
Today my friend removed the stringers. They peeled off the hull, barely attached at all. IN one of the pics you can see what happens to a stringer and a bolt is run through it and it's not properly sealed with sea going epoxy (Hi Jim!). You can also see the gas tanks he's not going to use, one of the tanks he is going to use, and a large "layer" of unstuc fiberglass. Those stringers had to have been replaced (improperly) before.
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« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2007, 07:03:46 PM »
This boat is back on the market with a lot of work done to it. He decided to go flat bottom v-drive instead. The new price is $4000 but if you look at the before and after pic's you'll understand. It also comes with a BBC engine mount rail kit , Steering , And there is a set of mismatched gauges to help you get started. The stringers were replaced by Ultra Boats down the street my house. The pump is a Berkley with a split bowl , droop ,place diverter w/fine tunning nozzel and a AB cut impeller. It is also sitting on a tandem Axel trailer with bearing buddies all the way around.
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« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2007, 07:07:57 PM »
More pic's! ;D
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« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2007, 07:08:19 PM »
looking good

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« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2007, 10:37:22 PM »
Fortgot to mention that all the cables come with it also.
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« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2007, 10:39:07 PM »
that's a good price for a tunnel

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« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2007, 11:01:00 PM »
At Martinez, there was a Crusader drag tunnel and a CP Gull Wing with pretty much the same high $ stuff and the Crusader drag tunnel was a faster drag boat. High 120's. The only way the CP Gull Wing would win is when they drank first.   :D
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« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2007, 10:32:11 AM »
At Martinez, there was a Crusader drag tunnel and a CP Gull Wing with pretty much the same high $ stuff and the Crusader drag tunnel was a faster drag boat. High 120's. The only way the CP Gull Wing would win is when they drank first.   :D

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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2007, 03:31:30 PM »
Just thought I would give you guys one more chance before I try to sell this boat else ware! If you have any questions or interest PM me and let me know.
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« Reply #22 on: June 02, 2007, 03:37:33 PM »
This boat is also available without the pump for $2700. Comes with rail mount kit for bbc , gauges and steering.
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