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The No Wake Zone / Now this just seems silly.. lol
« on: September 02, 2009, 12:07:43 AM »
Duarte is #4..!!?? :banghead:
(above 90210. lol)

Top 5 of America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes
1. 07620
Alpine, N.J.
Median Home Price: $4,139,041

2. 94027
Atherton, Calif.
Median Home Price: $3,849,133

3. 10014
New York, N.Y.
Median Home Price: $3,521,514

4. 91008
Duarte, Calif.
Median Home Price: $3,444,773

5. 90210
Beverly Hills, Calif.
Median Home Price: $3,367,167
I guess i never noticed Duarte as being anything special before.. lol

The No Wake Zone / Hull Weight..?
« on: August 26, 2009, 11:15:28 PM »
Is there a site out there that lists factory hull weights.?
That could come in very handy.!!

Jet Pumps / How to test..?
« on: August 25, 2009, 10:31:45 AM »
What is the best way to determine the pump condition, without pulling apart..?
(Clearances, etc.)

I had the boat out this weekend (1st time) the 455 olds motor is new & has approx 450 hp & the boat is not lightweight, but acording to GPS we got about 50-55 mph @ 5000 RPM. seems like it should get a little more, & im thinking its the pump.

Any ideas of what to check first.?
Start small, & work my way up.. Also I think a loader would be a good addition.

Thanks in adv

Central Valley / Folsom.? (8/23)
« on: August 17, 2009, 07:16:21 PM »
If i can get the DMV sh*t all taken care of this week, we're going to see if it floats on Sunday.
Anyone going to be around Folsom Lake this sunday.?

The No Wake Zone / Marine Stadium & Pomona - 1962
« on: August 17, 2009, 05:13:17 PM »
Found this while i was surfin Camp Far West vids.. lol


So the YouTube thingy doesn't work.!?

The No Wake Zone / What year is my boat..?
« on: August 13, 2009, 04:23:11 PM »
Ok so ive been to the DMV like 3 times this week trying to ge this new boat in my name, regietration, etc..

Now come to find out everything i have (number wise) is NOT for my boat. lol  :banghead:
My boat has a VIN# scratched into the paint on the back, & the CF# was one digit off from what matched the VIN.

Turns out the VIN is for a 1975 Belmont, but i called the registered owner, & he said his boat is in the backyard.. lol
So now i have a boat that im not even positive it is a Belmont, much less a 1975. :screwy:

I'm going to get it all worked out thru the DMV, I'm not too concerned with what to do there.. but when i tell them what it is, i want to make sure i tell them the right info. (or maybe i should tell them its a 1998 Sanger. LMAO)

So my question is this..
Does anyone know these boats well enough to confirm what it is.?
(it probably is a Belmont, & close to 75, but some more clarification would be nice)

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« on: August 12, 2009, 06:47:15 PM »
Need a set of baffles ASAP

Looking for the better kind (bassett i guess)
Even though i have Rewarder.


Interior / New seats or re-do old seats.?
« on: August 12, 2009, 12:57:52 AM »
Is it cheaper to re-do old seats.?
I'm guessing it is, except that i've seen complete interiors on Craigslist for pretty cheap.

Where are some good places to look.?
I'm not building a dream boat, just looking to freshen it up a little.

Also whats the best way to clean them.? (that might help a lot)

SoCal Lakes / No Reg on Boat, or Trailer &, No Baffles..?
« on: August 11, 2009, 10:59:32 AM »
Any chance i can get my new boat on water just to check it out.?

I am in the process of all the DMV stuff, but i would love to get it out sooner than the paperwork will be done. ;D
Where would be my best chance.?

Baffles are in the mail from JBP.. should be here by the end of the week.

Boat Showcase / 1974 Belmont..
« on: August 11, 2009, 02:49:59 AM »
You probably saw it on Craigslist. lol (original ad pics were horrible)

1974 Belmont
455 Olds (455hp, 550tq)
Berkeley Jet (Race cut)
Picture in photo album

New Motor, Recently Built Pump, New Gauges
Crap Seats, Crap Trailer, Decent Carpet

The No Wake Zone / Hey from.. Long Beach.
« on: August 11, 2009, 12:01:59 AM »
I've been into Jet boats for a long time (had friends who raced boats), but I just bought my own boat..
I was searching for some place to get parts (possibly used) when i came across this site. looks like my new home for everything Jet Boats.!!
I also found "Jet Boat Performance" on here which i am ordering some stuff from tomorrow.

The boat needs some interior & trailer work, but the motor & pump are done.
I'm going to take it up & store it outside of Sacramento for a while, a friend will work on it a little. So it will be tip top for next year. (hopefully i'll get to take it out a few times this year still.)

I'm not going to race it officially, but just for fun.. O0

1975 Belmont
455 Olds (455hp, 550tq)
Berkeley Jet (Race cut)
Picture in photo album

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