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CC? I could be WAY off.

 

Clues if I got it right or not are.

Drain plug shape.

Engine box hinges.

Shape of groove in carpet from engine box.

Cast exhaust manifold.

The back seat mount behind the engine box.

The Holey 4 barrel carb has not been stock for a long time so I say early 90s.

 

Whatever it is congrats on your new toy.

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CC? I could be WAY off.

 

Clues if I got it right or not are.

Drain plug shape.

Engine box hinges.

Shape of groove in carpet from engine box.

Cast exhaust manifold.

The back seat mount behind the engine box.

The Holey 4 barrel carb has not been stock for a long time so I say early 90s.

 

Whatever it is congrats on your new toy.

BABE’S ★ California Ski Ranch ★ Connelly ★ Denali ★ Goode ★ KD Skis 

MasterCraft ★ MasterLine ★ PerfSki ★ Radar ★ Rodics Innovation 

Reflex ★ S Lines ★ Stokes

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Very nice looking boat, great color scheme. You will want to join the Malibu Crew, there are several "square windshield" members on that site. Should be an awesome barefoot boat. Looks like a Mercruiser rebuild, based on color and engine size change, I assume a different crank based on the 383 decal on the boat. Make sure the carb is properly marinized so no fuel will spill and potentially catch fire, the missing paint is a clue. They are super easy to tune and adjust, there are some things to improve the performance. Also, if you want to get all the power available, the spark arrestor is restricting some airflow at the top end. Also, what is the intake manifold?
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Very nice looking boat, great color scheme. You will want to join the Malibu Crew, there are several "square windshield" members on that site. Should be an awesome barefoot boat. Looks like a Mercruiser rebuild, based on color and engine size change, I assume a different crank based on the 383 decal on the boat. Make sure the carb is properly marinized so no fuel will spill and potentially catch fire, the missing paint is a clue. They are super easy to tune and adjust, there are some things to improve the performance. Also, if you want to get all the power available, the spark arrestor is restricting some airflow at the top end. Also, what is the intake manifold?
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Super cool looking boat. Negotiated briefly w/them to get a promo for our college ski team my second year of college.

The boat got fantastic wake ratings from WSM boat review at the time, if memory serves...then they disappeared. I did a web search for used one's not too long ago and came up w/basically zippo.

So, not only a cool boat but you picked up a very unique head-turner as well. Lucky on color scheme, too as those early 90's gel coats could get pretty dated w/purple, pink, teal etc. Congrats.

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Super cool looking boat. Negotiated briefly w/them to get a promo for our college ski team my second year of college.

The boat got fantastic wake ratings from WSM boat review at the time, if memory serves...then they disappeared. I did a web search for used one's not too long ago and came up w/basically zippo.

So, not only a cool boat but you picked up a very unique head-turner as well. Lucky on color scheme, too as those early 90's gel coats could get pretty dated w/purple, pink, teal etc. Congrats.

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@DW are you sending readers to another web site? I would ban you but I am in a good mood since Jr is 5th in points. I did change your icon to David Hobbs

BABE’S ★ California Ski Ranch ★ Connelly ★ Denali ★ Goode ★ KD Skis 

MasterCraft ★ MasterLine ★ PerfSki ★ Radar ★ Rodics Innovation 

Reflex ★ S Lines ★ Stokes

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@DW are you sending readers to another web site? I would ban you but I am in a good mood since Jr is 5th in points. I did change your icon to David Hobbs

BABE’S ★ California Ski Ranch ★ Connelly ★ Denali ★ Goode ★ KD Skis 

MasterCraft ★ MasterLine ★ PerfSki ★ Radar ★ Rodics Innovation 

Reflex ★ S Lines ★ Stokes

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I would love to see more pics if you've got 'em....I think she was an AWSA approved towboat from circa '91 to '95. Would be cool if you could get reprint of WSM boat review from back in the day.

I've got them for my '91 Centurion Falcon Barefoot just cuz I packaged them away at the time. 20 years and going strong, though mostly relegated to tubing, pulling kids (small wake at slow speed), gin cruises, and balls to the wall hijinx and tom-foolery.

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I would love to see more pics if you've got 'em....I think she was an AWSA approved towboat from circa '91 to '95. Would be cool if you could get reprint of WSM boat review from back in the day.

I've got them for my '91 Centurion Falcon Barefoot just cuz I packaged them away at the time. 20 years and going strong, though mostly relegated to tubing, pulling kids (small wake at slow speed), gin cruises, and balls to the wall hijinx and tom-foolery.

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Sorry, first pick is sideways. Second pic is WSM 1995 Boat Buyers Guide review of California Skier. 3rd pick is direct comparison in order from left to right, 1994 SN, 1994 MC 190, and the California. It compares very favorably if not better. They went on to add great trick and board wake. So so for barefoot. I always liked the little prop levels they gave the boats back in the day.. hmmmm. looked better on my phone. and the third pic is to tiny. Dont know why. Basically the California beats SN and MC at long lines and ties at short line.
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