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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Well I am still tinkering with this thing. My grandmother put together a binder full of everything my grandpa had on it. I will have to take some more pictures. But I have all of his hand written...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    That is some serious motivation! Any more pictures of it? Bow tank? Love it!
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    That looks so good! thanks for the motivation!
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Digging this back up. I pulled the tanks and sealed them up using some airplane fuel tank sealant that my dad had left over from sealing the tanks in his plane. My grandmother found the build sheet...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Getting started on this project. Started removing the splash guard and the seats. One tank is about ready to fall out. The other tank is pretty rough as well.

    I will add some pictures shortly!
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Thank you! I am getting ready to pull the trigger on these fuel tanks. I think for my plans with the boat they will work fine. Rough measurements make me think they will fit. Of course I won't...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    I haven't forgotten about this thread or the boat! Life has been a wild ride. Wife and I bought our first house. A little cosmetic fixer upper. New floors, paint, entire kitchen, and landscaping...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Well in a wild set of events I have moved back to MI from NC. The Kona is about to get a lot of love because I am planning on spending a lot of weekends on the lake. The game plan as of right now...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    That is a wealth of knowledge! Thank you
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    Re: Shameless, hey look at my boat thread

    Love that so so much! Great work!
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Its the time of the year to start thinking about this boat! I am hopefully going to rebuild the pump and replace the trim cable. Looks like I can order all of the parts. I have never done a pump...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Got it out and put a few hours on it this summer. So far it's been good. I need to seize the pump. I think the wear ring is tired. And the cable for the jetovator is broke and letting the pump...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Wow. Wealth of knowledge here. I have not figured out the specs of the pump. My grandmother created a binder for me that has the bill of sale and recepts along with notes my grandfather made on...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    What would the ID be? Will it look like a serial number? Thanks for the kind words guys. Like I said I'm super excited about it.
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    I think I have it figured out now. The boat has a cool old school feeling that I will be keeping....

    So guys what can you tell me about the pump?

    The motor I know is a 455 olds. No idea what...
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    Re: School me. 72 kona jet boat

    Thanks for all the kind words. Hopefully I can make this picture thing work. Honestly just trying to remember everything that was said about the boat and trying to figure out what was truth and...
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    School me. 72 kona jet boat

    A year ago I inherited my grandfather's 1972 kona jet boat. He bought the boat in 1983 with out a motor. I believe he had it together and in the water in the late 1980s. This is the boat of my...
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