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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Glad to see you are back on the Kona. I completely identify with Chad89GT's earlier post about these Kona's not always being symmetrical.When I did mine I insisted that I wanted my tanks to be...
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    Engine to jet pump clearance?

    Hi.Firstly,wishing everybody strength while we face the pandemic.My Cheetah lake boat with SBC 383 has been running smoothly for many seasons now. Reading through all the good info. available here I...
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    Re: curt5560

    Thanks ! Sorry, but I had the same challenge as you. No original numbers or serial plates & in South Africa the boat is not registered only the trailer it is on...so not a requirement. I understand...
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    Re: curt5560

    Glad I could help.I also struggled for a while to ID mine & matched it to pictures on the internet. Here is a pic showing the dipped dash.


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    Re: curt5560

    Looks like a Cheetah
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    Re: Gas pedal for left foot?

    Both my boats are right hand drives with Hot Foots on the left,mounted through the hull.Here is South Africa we are used to accelerating with the right foot when driving cars & the adjustment was no...
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    Re: BBF help with warping exhaust logs

    One of my motors is a SBC with aluminium Glenwood logs & risers & I have had the same frustrating problem many times.Tried all kinds of gaskets,nuts,washers.I finally found a solution by machining...
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    Re: Anyone own a Cheetah Jet Boat?

    Thanks Advocate.Yes, that is correct. 8th1da was my first purchase & also the boat that led me to Wikus in 2008. We lived 800 miles apart at that time & chatted for a year before we met. 8th1da was...
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    Re: Anyone own a Cheetah Jet Boat?

    Thanks 78. Posting those pics for you.I have 2 jet boats ( other is a Kona ) & 3 SBC 383 stroker motors & a Daytona Eliminator hull that I would still like to build one day.Also another spare Kona...
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    Re: Anyone own a Cheetah Jet Boat?

    Hi SwampFox44

    I am new to VJB...this is my first post ! I own a Cheetah , also running a SBC 383.When I bought the boat it had a Ford 460 which we put in my buddy's boat after he broke his Olds.My...
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