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« on: December 20, 2018, 05:47:18 PM »
I searched around the forum and didnít see a winter projects thread so Iím starting one!

Post what youíre working on over the winter. Doesnít have to be boat related!

Here is one of my main projects below to start this off.

Replacing the flooring and original carpet and having the wood framing/structure replaced in the original seats. Also Going to install new fuel filter & water pressure regulator with driver side dump, all new HPS water hoses and new fuel lines as well as remove and if necessary replace the internal fuel tank pickups (probably original), new throttle cable and cleanup the stereo amp wires. The boat is a 1977 Tahiti Super Tiger and was all original with under 70 hours when I got it two years ago. Should be a busy winter with a lot more work to do. Pics below. And please post up your good projects!


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« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2018, 06:36:28 PM »
Bought a boat that I sold brand new in 1994 for a song. Just a little 19' open bow I/O.

Doing the works...

Monterey 190

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If i get some free time tonight at work, ill play with it and post it for everyone to see.

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« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2018, 06:40:36 PM »
Bought a boat that I sold brand new in 1994 for a song. Just a little 19' open bow I/O.

Doing the works...

Monterey 190

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Some pics.

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If i get some free time tonight at work, ill play with it and post it for everyone to see.

Time to man up and yank it John!  :banghead:
Ray

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« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2018, 07:13:20 PM »
Some pics.

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Not to mention the Moose...

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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2018, 07:15:34 PM »
New to the app so I will join in on this!


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« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2018, 09:55:16 PM »
Nice projects!


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« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2018, 10:55:45 PM »
Cleaning up the floors on my Daytona. Sanding it all down and new flow coat.  Redoing some powder coating. 


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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2019, 09:27:33 PM »
Floor is done and new carpet is in. What a job! Way more work than I expected for this small boat! Seats, stereo and new fuel/water lines to be installed next week. Should be ready for an early February run!


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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2019, 06:07:10 AM »
Looks good

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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2019, 12:30:45 PM »
Home stretch now! New fuel lines/water separator installed, all electrical cleaned up (every damn wire on the boat), new stereo installed, test fitted the rebuilt seats (new wood, original upholstery). Just have the carb left to rebuild and the new pressure regulator/water hoses. Then the polishing begins!

I want to put the water pressure regulator dump on my side so I can feel it with my hand while running. Any thoughts on that decision? I am a bit hesitant that it will look out of place. Anyone have pics of a similar setup?


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« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2019, 02:13:47 PM »
Looking bitchin bro . I just finished all my mechanical shit and installed and doing the shake down on Friday at Parker . Gona run it for this season then the real fun stuff is getting done over the next winter . Derick Myers is sounding all the glass , gel , stingers . Then I get to put it all back together lol


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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2019, 12:03:59 AM »
Looking bitchin bro . I just finished all my mechanical shit and installed and doing the shake down on Friday at Parker . Gona run it for this season then the real fun stuff is getting done over the next winter . Derick Myers is sounding all the glass , gel , stingers . Then I get to put it all back together lol


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Nice man! Are you having the gel coat redone or just wet sanding/buffing? Mine shines well but is cracking a lot at the bow. Iím wondering if a full strip and new gel coat is my only option.


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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2019, 09:00:33 AM »
Nice man! Are you having the gel coat redone or just wet sanding/buffing? Mine shines well but is cracking a lot at the bow. Iím wondering if a full strip and new gel coat is my only option.


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Iím doing full sand down and new gel all round , top and bottom . Doing new floors in it and resin . Want this to be like a brand new boat .


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« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2019, 09:37:35 PM »
Quite the project! Post some pics!


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