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Old 05-11-2017, 06:46 PM
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I recently puchased this 87 hydra sport. It sat for approximately 7 yrs since the last time it was used. A fun project. She needs alot of work, but has good bones. This has beem a great site with tons of information. Ill post as it progresses. Any input is always appreciated.
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I will add pics as projects get completed
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Old 05-12-2017, 12:04 AM
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After several hours of pressure washing
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And her first part of her rebirth, looks good
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looking good , subscribed
Old 05-12-2017, 08:33 AM
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Man that's the perfect boat for a resto! How much did u get it for (if u don't mind me asking)?
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$5k
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And clean
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Nice project, overall looks to be in good shape. I have a 1985 2400. feel free to PM me if you have any questions ..
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Thank you mattymma02, im sure ill will have several
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Fun times of removing old wiring for auto pilot and old vhf
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I had this exact same year same hull boat.

Mine was bracketed (not original probably) but ran great. Very tab sensitive boat but runs like a scalded dog. Reach out by pm if you have ny specific questions.
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looking good
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This should be good, subscribed.
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that looks like itll clean up nice...enjoy...
Old 05-16-2017, 05:57 PM
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Getting the wood pieces clean up
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Old 05-16-2017, 05:58 PM
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Removing pounds of mud dopper nest and you find all kinds of cool things.
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Got new water pumps installed and lower units primed.
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What did you finish the wood with? Amazing what a little elbow grease did.

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