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Old    Nick Swan (goinbigg17)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-18-2008, 11:38 AM Reply   
Anyone have experience with this boat?

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/boa/842922153.html
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-18-2008, 11:54 AM Reply   
2000lbs = no wake still

its 100% ski boat
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-18-2008, 12:24 PM Reply   
87 with 2k in weight
from what I remember the rider is about 6'1"
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Old    Jon0 (mro)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-18-2008, 12:25 PM Reply   
i had an 86. your biggest problem is rot. many of the engine mount bolts were spinning. the fiberglass was splitting from moisture. there must have been a leaky exhaust for some time - it also split the fiberglass where the exhaust goes under the floor. the exhaust was pumping water under the floor and into the boat filling it with fumes as well. to fix you have to take up the floor which is a bitch unless you have all the time in the world.
the wake wasn't bad - its probably the best for its time period. but for a few thousand $$$ more, you can get a boat 1993 or up with no wood and a better wake. in my opinion that boat is only worth that money if its been completely restored. its an antique for cryin out loud!
Old    Nick Swan (goinbigg17)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-18-2008, 1:10 PM Reply   
Thanks for the opinions. Might not be qhat I'm looking for especially with that wake. Looks about as big as my I/O with 500lbs.

Haven't actually seen the boat, just sounds like the guy might be looking to off it. I wouldn't give him asking thats for sure.
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       09-18-2008, 1:17 PM Reply   
Couple of my buddies got a 87 Supra Sun Sport earlier this summer.... bow is completely diffferent from that one but the wake wasnt anything to brag about.... look at the nautique 2001's lot better for the same price!!!!
Old    Jason Shehan (norcalbordr)      Join Date: Feb 2006       09-18-2008, 2:17 PM Reply   
I learned my first invert on a 89 Supra Conbrio so I'm sure its about the same wake (or lack of a wake). Doesn't matter how much weight you put in it, the wake is almost non-existant. You almost sink the thing once you add fat sacks.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       09-18-2008, 2:37 PM Reply   
low freeboard and no wake.
Old    Craig VM (tige21i)      Join Date: Mar 2008       09-18-2008, 3:10 PM Reply   
Can that thing sit any lower in the water. My dad had an 87 supra sunsport. I wish I had tried fat sacks in that thing. Sucker was a barge.
Old    Nick Swan (goinbigg17)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-18-2008, 4:00 PM Reply   
Looks like I'll keep my eyes peeled for something else...the money is better off in a boat that will throw a wake, hopefully one of those Nautique 2001's will show up in the Seattle area by next summer. Thanks for all your input!
Old    WakeMikey (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       09-19-2008, 5:59 AM Reply   
I got an 87 Supra SunSport this spring and it is comparable to the SN2001 w/ an open bow. The surf wave is awesome! Lots of pics, let me know if you want to see more search SunSport or my name maybe.

The Comp is their slalom skiing model. Wrong model. Go for the SunSport. There are a few other models of old Supras out there that are ok too but SS is the best unless you want the 23' Pirata with a 454 lol.
Old    Simon Irish (burberry03)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2008, 8:21 AM Reply   
me and a buddy bought a 1987 Supra SunSport this summer and it is an awesome boat; you will buy one of these cheaper than a Nautique 2001. IMHO I pefered my 87 SunSport's wake (on a good night) to a 2007 Air Nautique any day
Old    Forrest (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       09-19-2008, 10:05 AM Reply   
got an '88 & you have to have good form (edging & pop) to do tricks, can't let the wake do your pop for you. a buddy of mine can throw ALL this tricks behind our '88 (raley, backroll, scarecrow, 1/2 Cab Rolls, 3's, etc...)

You run out of room quick once you add ballast bags though...
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       09-19-2008, 10:17 AM Reply   
Nick, Found this:

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/boa/837785871.html

...maybe its worth the trip for you??

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