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    my new jet boat project

    hey guys just brought this home today for $400. 95 ranger jet boat with berkeley jet drive. had a 350 small block in it. got the main parts to the drive but theres no impeller, shaft, or some other compents. anyone know anything about these berkelys? i believe its a 12jf.


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    well found the plate on the drive and its a 12JE. now hopefully i can find the impeller, shaft, and other missing pieces on a decent price.

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    ok guys got the plans for the boat figured out.

    -opening the front back open as a bow rider for the kids.
    -twin 90hp fuji 780cc motors
    -two throttles one for each motor.
    -joint steering
    -reverse
    -custom built wake tower for me
    -replacing the scoop motor cover with a sundeck for the wife

    !!!now to get the sawsall out!!!

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    DAY 1

    cut pump out.





    started cutting the front back open (they filled it full of foam. it sucks.




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    im interested to see how this turns out.. nice work so far

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattydipps View Post
    im interested to see how this turns out.. nice work so far
    me too. hoping to have first test run in 2 weeks.

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    DAY 2

    well started out this mornign and got the front back down to the stock deck. i also found the stock livewell/storage compartment.




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    cut first donor ski up some.


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    DAY 3

    well got the first donor ski cut up all the way. next to cut up the second donor.


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