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Fully restored Viper 4 sale  **SOLD**

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by alaskastreamin » Feb 20, 2012 12:18 pm

Thanks guys!! Hippie,.... You see in the before picture, the dash was broken. I didn't want to drill any more holes in the dash than needed. My fiberglass mentor, Gerald Gangle, came up with the jetboat gauge pod idea. The gauge face is shadowed by the windscreen so no glare and you can keep your eyes where they need to be. I got the gauges with the curved glass faces for less chances of glare. At the speeds this thing runs, it was important to not have to turn your head to check your gauges. I'm glad you noticed. :up:
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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by ConFuseee » Mar 04, 2012 6:49 pm

i still cannot get over how great of a job you did on this boat. best of luck selling
1976 Viper Bicentenial
Currently Restoring..

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by alaskastreamin » Apr 14, 2012 7:07 pm

Last chance before the sale moves to eBay....if you're interested, give me a call at 907-738-1633
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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by brianincc » Apr 14, 2012 9:12 pm

Not trying to de-rail this thread. I have a 73 im almost finished with. What kind of speeds and how was the handling with that setup. I'm leaning towards something similar. You can find all kind of info on the later style bottoms but not much on the viper and vector 1's. Thanks

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by alaskastreamin » Apr 15, 2012 9:57 am

Mine rides like it's on rails. At the speeds I'm going, I should be using a Cleaver prop. I only have an ET so I only do high speed runs with my wife. Boat's too flighty solo. Set-up is everything. My bottom is true and all edges are crisp, The last 2' is sanded length ways with 600 grit , Solid mounts, SeaStar PRO hyd steering, Battery in left outer wing, and so on,,,,,, This stuff is important on how the boat performs.

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by YDOC462 » Apr 15, 2012 2:40 pm

I keep looking back on this thread, awesome boat with some really cool pics.

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by JWW » May 05, 2012 6:51 pm

Safe trip Ron!
3 Hydrostreams, 4 Checkmates, what's next?
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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by Caabca » Jun 15, 2012 11:34 am

Sold?

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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by Hippie459MN » Jun 15, 2012 11:43 am

Its still for sale as far as I know.
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Re: Fully restored Viper 4 sale

Post by apollo12 » Jan 11, 2014 11:02 am

Great looking Viper!! :up:

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