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Re: Hello Haken, WELCOME ABOARD !

October 27 2017 at 2:29 PM
Hakan  (Login hgger69)


Response to Hello Haken, WELCOME ABOARD !

Hi Paul and thank you for the warm welcome! happy.gif

When you put the engine running time in that way it´s easier to understand that this boat really could be in its original condition!
The engine sound greats, both with and without water coming out the pipes...theese short vids were taken with my iPhone are when I bought the boat here in Sweden and they just started it up.
It takes a while before the cooling water hits the tail pipes but I think it sounds great!
https://youtu.be/R5pytgiFDik

https://youtu.be/au9EAQKVcwM

I also think it´s a find but it wasn't for free, I can assure you that! wink.gif
My plan is to keep it as original as possible and don't change anything thats not absolutely necessary.

This boat will be a nice accent to my 69 Camaro and maybe I need a tower on it now:
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Regarding the Lake Arrowhead enthusiast, you don't anybody there that could know some history regarding this specific boat? happy.gif
Best regards,
Hakan in Sweden


    
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