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Old 10-09-2015, 05:28 AM
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Originally Posted by coastalfiberglass View Post
Might have to scratch my spreader light idea! Nobody likes it, lol. Scratch that.....back to the drawing board
My first thought was looks more like an afterthought. I'd think all you really need is a little pocket for them to flush into. If you wanted them to be hidden somewhat
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Old 10-09-2015, 07:05 AM
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I have decided just to mount them to the brackets on the t top. Will save a ton of work and the brackets are there from the factory so may as well use them. Headed to pick up battery's today! Should not be too long now. I can see the finish line!
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Old 10-09-2015, 08:51 AM
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Lights mounted to t top
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Old 10-09-2015, 04:58 PM
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Electronics box painted. Black gold/pearl
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Cool box, like the lights too....there is some saying about keeping things simple....
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Old 10-09-2015, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by SailFishQuepos View Post
Cool box, like the lights too....there is some saying about keeping things simple....
Thanks man! The lights actually look a lot better then I thought. They fit there very well.
The hard top will be mounted early next week. Then off to Suzuki dealer to have motors and throttle programmed. Should be at dealer by next week.
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:14 AM
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Boat looks great man good job I love my Suzuki on my boat
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Old 10-14-2015, 03:36 PM
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Got the battery switches wired up this afternoon. I put the battery's and the switches under the console all thru bolted down. I did not want to put the switches on the outside (don't like the way it looks). Tomorrow I will hook all the wires up, there all done just need cable ties to secure them.
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Old 10-15-2015, 09:07 AM
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When you removed the livewell do you remember how many angle brackets held it in place? I am installing one and see holes for one on rear port and starboard side but what holds the front in, just the tank liner?
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Old 10-15-2015, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by coastalfiberglass View Post
Electronics box painted. Black gold/pearl
I'm totally rebuilding my 31' Fountain too. Is this the original elec box, or did you build or buy a new one? I need one...
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Old 10-15-2015, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by ktaley View Post
When you removed the livewell do you remember how many angle brackets held it in place? I am installing one and see holes for one on rear port and starboard side but what holds the front in, just the tank liner?
I do not remember as it was 4 years ago! lol. You can look at the pics in the beginning of the thread ya may see some pics.
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Old 10-15-2015, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by reconajm View Post
I'm totally rebuilding my 31' Fountain too. Is this the original elec box, or did you build or buy a new one? I need one...
This is the factory box, I just refinished it. I have a friend that makes some real nice boxes if you need one let me know.
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Thanks, I think it is only two on the back but wasn't sure.
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Old 10-15-2015, 12:33 PM
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Just went through the whole thread start to finish. Amazing work, cant wait to see it finished.
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Originally Posted by cg_wilson2003 View Post
Just went through the whole thread start to finish. Amazing work, cant wait to see it finished.
Thanks! She's coming together nicely!
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Old 10-19-2015, 04:11 PM
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Just pulled the custom switch panel and dash mount out of the booth. All paint no decals. I will put the switches in tomorrow and gauges, still have to cut hole for gas gauge then this part will be done. It looks pretty sweet flush with the dash instead of sitting down.
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Old 10-19-2015, 04:57 PM
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Holy. Cow.
Freakin' awesome. Can't wait to see it in the water
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Originally Posted by coastalfiberglass View Post
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What did you use for the letters? Entire build is amazing BTW.
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Old 10-20-2015, 05:35 AM
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