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    I put the cap on one last time to make sure...

    I put the cap on one last time to make sure everything is at the correct height. For the most part it is dead on. There in only one area where I need to shim the floor up 1/8".

    I was able to...
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    I personally would not unless you are ready for...

    I personally would not unless you are ready for an extensive project or you have been waiting for that boat model. From the description it is a complete gut job and rebuild much like what I am in...
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    Status update: 3/4" BCX plywood hurt the...

    Status update: 3/4" BCX plywood hurt the pocketbook at $70 a sheet, but progress must continue. 90% of the flooring has been cut to size. I just have the area under the helmet to cut.

    I took...
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    Progress is picking up. I cut up my old pylon...

    Progress is picking up. I cut up my old pylon assembly to free the original pylon and also to use the sides for backers for the new assembly. I also picked up most of the plywood flooring and...
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    Progress has been slow but still making it. I got...

    Progress has been slow but still making it. I got the exhaust hose in and setup.

    A family event put me in the general area of the legendary Mischief. So it was decided we should perform a...
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    Well onto set back #164 (exaggerating but not by...

    Well onto set back #164 (exaggerating but not by much). I noticed that the base for the pylon was still flaking off after I got it to bare metal before I painted it. After further inspection, I'm...
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    Here are some pictures of the cap repair. There...

    Here are some pictures of the cap repair. There was far more repair work on where the cap and the storage locker meet but due to how I have the cap supported I can't get a good picture of it.
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    The floor that I pulled out was 3/4" marine ply. ...

    The floor that I pulled out was 3/4" marine ply. My uncle replaced the floors after he got it because they rotted out back then. The cap has been back on the hull 3 times to make sure there is room...
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    Progress report Built bulkheads to help prevent...

    Progress report
    Built bulkheads to help prevent water intrusion and support the floor. I have 3/4" flooring planned.
    I placed the cap on one more time and everything looks to be close. So far the...
  10. Thread: 87 Ts6m Parts

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    Thank you for the bolt spacing. I will measure...

    Thank you for the bolt spacing. I will measure shortly and get back with you
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    I figured that was what you were talking about. ...

    I figured that was what you were talking about. To see if I can retrofit that bracket to my '81, would you be able to tell me the bolt spacing, unless prop struts are a standard bolt pattern. Also...
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    Just out of curiosity what steering bracket are...

    Just out of curiosity what steering bracket are you selling?
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    I have been eyeing those but I just can't see...

    I have been eyeing those but I just can't see spending that money on exhaust tips. I'm looking for more budget friendly alternatives.
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    Bummer those would not work. My new transom and...

    Bummer those would not work. My new transom and stringers say thank you.
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    By chance do you have the exhaust through hulls...

    By chance do you have the exhaust through hulls or exhaust tips? I need a 3" id tip to replace the poor setup on mine

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    ISO Exhaust Tips

    I was wondering if anyone had any 3" ID exhaust tips that I could take off someone's hands.

    My '81 just had 3" fiberglass tube siliconed in place with flappers clamped on. I am in search of...
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    Test Fit

    Time for an update. This past weekend I rebuilt the gantry cranes and got the repaired cap (she is not going to win any beauty pageants) back up in the air. Boy were my measurements wrong in the...
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    Thank you for the pictures of an actual Sport. ...

    Thank you for the pictures of an actual Sport. There are quite a few subtle differences between the 81 and 82 Sports.
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    Thank you for feedback and the confidence boost. ...

    Thank you for feedback and the confidence boost. Fiberglassing in the Texas heat really does wear down on ya. I went and confirmed that there is about 1/4" lip that allows for even more leeway. ...
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    Happy birthday to "The Money Pit"! Turning 40...

    Happy birthday to "The Money Pit"! Turning 40 sometime this month if not already.

    Too bad it is still under rebuild to take a lap around the lake.

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    No worries, you reminded me to update this thread...

    No worries, you reminded me to update this thread for those that maybe interested.

    Transom is in fully. I just have to cut out the exhaust holes and it will be complete. Please note that the...
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    No, I don't have a good photo, though it is not...

    No, I don't have a good photo, though it is not hard to describe. My swim deck has 2 brackets and each was through bolted to the transom with Stainless Steel 3-prong Nuts. This is a very poor...
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    Thanks for the idea. You are not too late as...

    Thanks for the idea. You are not too late as life has gotten in the way.

    I have my concerns too but I chained mine to a tree and used a long heavy duty ratchet strap to put a very strong load on...
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    I just picked up the fiberglass and resin for the...

    I just picked up the fiberglass and resin for the boat. In the near future I should be making some serious headway. However while waiting to order the fiberglass, I got most of the boat rewired,...
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    I just added the shaft log to the long list of...

    I just added the shaft log to the long list of things to rebuild. A pry bar and maybe 5lb of pressure and the shaft log popped off. Now I get the pleasure of grinding the inside hull flat and...
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