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    GMC Cobra Jet Boat Gathering

    Hey all,

    GMC Cobra Jet will be hosting a "takeover" at Gun Lake in Michigan. We have it scheduled for the June 27th weekend. June 26th we'll be having a boat show at the local ice cream shop, then...
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    GMC CobraJet/Cimmaron Boat Molds

    Hello everyone, I am currently on the hunt for some molds that made the GMC CobraJet boats, and the Cimmaron Jet boats. The molds are the same. After GMC closed shop, the molds were sold to Cimmaron,...
  3. Re: 1979 16' GMC 'Cobra Jet' with a Mercruiser 140 I/O

    Great looking boat Mike!
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    Re: Ford 460 Marine Fuel Pump

    I found a rebuild kit for the Ford 460 pump. A place called Then and Now Auto makes kits for them.
  5. Re: Jet Boat Throttle Control Assembly

    Thanks for the help guys!
  6. Jet Boat Throttle Control Assembly

    Does anyone know the brand of this control assembly or where I can find a new one just like it? I have a friend who's control assembly broke and is looking for a direct replacement. Thanks!
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    Re: Ford 460 Marine Fuel Pump

    Thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it. I just found a company called Chamberlain Enterprises that supposedly has them. Have you ever bought anything from them?
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    Ford 460 Marine Fuel Pump

    Anyone know of a direct replacement for a Ford 460 marine engine? Having a hard time finding marine purposed fuel pumps for this engine. Thanks in advance for the help!
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    Re: 1978 cobrajet

    Nice boat!
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Boats Update

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    Here are a few more pictures. The big boat was a 27' cruiser. We had made only one of those. We were thinking about mass producing those as well.
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Boats Update

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    Here is the open bow boat that we manufactured. We didn't come out with a whole lot of these. This would have been in the 79-82' time frame, about the time we were...
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    GMC Cobra Jet Boats Update

    As I promised, here is an update with a couple of pictures and a pricing document. We had the photos professionally done in the 70s. The document was a pricing list we included in our sales...
  13. Re: Star Fire :: 1977 GMC Cobra Jet Cobra Jet Star Fire

    Hey Mike, we sold a lot of our boats to a dealer in Michigan. There are quite a few in Michigan that pop up for sale.
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    So here's an update on the GMC Jet Boats. I recently got my hands on a bunch of old photo shoots, a couple brochure pages, and some other miscellaneous goods. Pictures and detail will be soon to...
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Here's another update. So after GMC went out of business, Joe Fones gave the molds to an individual at Indmar, the company he bought the engines from. So in the 80s this Indmar employee opened up a...
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    19303GMC Cobra Jet Located in...

    19303GMC Cobra Jet

    Located in Milwaukee,Wisconsin
    Address: 12120 W Silver Spring Rd.
    Owners: Joe Fones, William Gottman
    Manufactured from 1976-81
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    I would have to look at the hull. But from what the top of it looks like, It doesn't look like a GMC.
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Yeah it makes you wonder doesn't it? I'm curious where Joe got his numbers, and I'm also wondering how many companies were still pumping out boats in the late 70's? How many other jet drive companies...
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    I'm wondering if Ski Boats Inc. was making a "generic" version of the sidewinder....or one that strongly resembled it. I'll have to ask Joe again about that. He did mention something about Ski Boats...
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    Re: Berkeley Jet Drive

    Thanks! I'll check it out!
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    Re: Berkeley Jet Drive

    Thanks Henry!
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    Berkeley Jet Drive

    Hey what's a good, durable paint to use for a berkeley jet drive? I plan on painting it the "stock" white and then going over the letters with a light blue. Any suggestions would be appreciated....
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    Re: GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    GMC Cobra Jet information update.

    After talking to Joe Fones, here is the first update of information.

    Fones and Gottman bought Ski Boats Inc. in Milwaukee, WI for $50,000 in 1975. Ski Boats...
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    Cobra Jet Boats

    I've recently been gathering up old pictures and history of the GMC Cobra Jet Boats. Any pictures you may have of your boats please feel free to share. Thanks!
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    GMC Cobra Jet Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Hey everybody, I'm new here, and have recently got into Jet boats. I recently got into them because my grandfather and his cousin used to own and operate a company called GMC Cobra Jet in Milwaukee,...
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