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Your boat is going to be sweeeeeeet !!!!
Is one of these yours ???
I wish! Those are cool lookin' dollies! No we're getting a regular road trailer as far as I know. Should be close to being done (boat & trailer), I got alot of work ahead of me (and my oldest son). Thank for the props on the boat:D
 

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I heard yours is close !!!! Start a build thread so we can watch it come together!!!
 

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Are those TR2's with raised decks like the TR4??:headscratch:
 

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Are those TR2's with raised decks like the TR4??:headscratch:
Yes, the most refined TR2 bottom and the newer TR4 top. Performance and style......tough combination to beat...!
Unless your into Hydro's when it comes to going quickly across the water....

Pete and Sean have that covered too.
 

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Yes, the most refined TR2 bottom and the newer TR4 top. Performance and style......tough combination to beat...!
Unless your into Hydro's when it comes to going quickly across the water....

Pete and Sean have that covered too.
Thanks Hyperpasta... I have a TR4 being riggid now and was curious.
 

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Pictures look awesome...but don't compare to walking up to it and seeing it up close.
That's going to be one bad azz Blown Alcohol Flatty in every way.

I still can't believe the guy is going to Race it. It's soo nice! :thumbsup
The boat is bad ass. Isn't racing what they were built for?
 

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This is or should be on its way home to the "other" coast!!! Dig the paint on her!!!
East coast?...I'm seriously looking for set up help with mine but know of no one here to look to.

Thanks
 

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Poncho, what do you need done?? I just met with Pete and Sean and mentioned your needs. Feel free to PM me anytime.
Mike,

I would really like to get with someone that knows runners really well and have them drive my boat. It's fast enough now that if anything is off it could be costly, I have no ego and just want to have the safest boat possible, speed is secondary and something I will pursue once I know its right.

I like the idea of a second pair of eye's on things and I'm willing to drive a ways to meet with someone and let them check it out.

I spoke with Tony a couple of weeks ago and he answered some questions for me....I just put the boat back together with some changes and I'm headed out today to see if I'm more comfortable with it, he thought my boat with the power I have could get into the 8's and that's not something I'm going to play high and loose with.

Thank you
 

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Sean just got back from up north helping this guy with his set up??? Not sure how Maine is in the summer time but give him a call, maybe he'd be up for a plane ride ???
Mike,

I'm in Mass but Maine is 4 hours away if there is any hot boat guy's up there.

Sorry for the late reply, I have family in town and they are sucking up every minute of every day.
 

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I think its who you think it is, and I need to get the rest of the story!!!!
 

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Bob/Mike, I heard the back story of those photos. Some people don't let the little things of life get in their way, when it comes to searching for the ultimate thrill! That feller is one of my more recent hero's!!
 

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Bob/Mike, I heard the back story of those photos. Some people don't let the little things of life get in their way, when it comes to searching for the ultimate thrill! That feller is one of my more recent hero's!!
Did he have a motorcycle accident years ago ? Wheelchair ?
 

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A couple of really fast boats have left which makes room for even faster boats!!!! :):) Is gray the faster color or red ???
I'm hoping the gray boat is faster, however I don't think it's gonna have an 8.70 in it. I would like to see an 8.90-9.0, that way I don't have to slow it down that much! Sure looks good with some hardware in it!:D They are truely craftsmen!!!! Thanks for the pics RB, Dave
 

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No brakes (bc of the small wheels) but its a standard Uhp coupler. Pete might be able to put brakes on it if you really wanted it, I think they are just for use in the pits/trailers and short trips to the ramp ??
 

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I just finished reading all 30 pages of this thread. The Giroux Boys do some incredible glass work and rigging. I was thinking that after reading all these pages I would be seeing Hyperpasta's boat here gracing the pages of this thread and to be all finished and running!!!! but NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!:yikes Where's the boat Art??? Come on Art, I have finished two boats while waiting for yours:rolleyes:D:D:D Hope to see the finished product soon...:thumbsup

Steve
 

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I just finished reading all 30 pages of this thread. The Giroux Boys do some incredible glass work and rigging. I was thinking that after reading all these pages I would be seeing Hyperpasta's boat here gracing the pages of this thread and to be all finished and running!!!! but NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!:yikes Where's the boat Art??? Come on Art, I have finished two boats while waiting for yours:rolleyes:D:D:D Hope to see the finished product soon...:thumbsup

Steve
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Wishin I was in Parker this weekend to hang out with the boys and see the newest Giroux dragster in action...:boobeyes::boobeyes:
 

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Hey RB, Hasn't it been time yet????:D:D Ya got to remember I'm really old and really want to see Arts boat before I go off to the V Drive heavens.:rolleyes:D Will the Giroux boys be in Parker this weekend? I would like to meet them and see if they will look at a repair on my boat. That would save me a ton of driving...

Steve
 

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I talked to Sean yesterday and he was just pulling into the Bluewater Casino and he said he would be there running Cooks boat, along with another brand new Giroux flatbottom (joe's boat) who is there to do some testing with his new set up!!! Pete and Shorty should be there as well.
If you need Pete's # let me know.
rb
 

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I talked to Sean yesterday and he was just pulling into the Bluewater Casino and he said he would be there running Cooks boat, along with another brand new Giroux flatbottom (joe's boat) who is there to do some testing with his new set up!!! Pete and Shorty should be there as well.
If you need Pete's # let me know.
rb
Yes I would like the number. I am planing on coming down with my Rayson in the morning and hopefully they might have a few minutes to take a look at it for me. Thanks..I'll send you a PM right now...

Thanks, Steve
 

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Sorry guys for the lack of updates, I am currently working on bringing Pete's website into the 21st century and hope to have something up and running soon. I will squeeze him to get me some pics of his latest work to share with ya'll!!!
 

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A little more on topic, this is one of Pete's recent builds doing business in Parker last weekend. Along with some coaching from Sean, "Joe" the owner won his class (aginst 19 other boats) in this unit!!! Nice work Joe!!!:thumbsup:thumbsup
 

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A little more on topic, this is one of Pete's recent builds doing business in Parker last weekend. Along with some coaching from Sean, "Joe" the owner won his class (aginst 19 other boats) in this unit!!! Nice work Joe!!!:thumbsup:thumbsup
I missed this, beautiful and what a job getting it down the track.:thumbup:
 

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If you would have said. I'm painting my flat primer gray I would have laughed. But damn it does look good. Nice boat. How's it run? What's it got for power? You gonna run it down the track?
 

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Thanks for the props, only gray boat I've seen. The thing handles like a sports car while cruising, runs straight and true at speed. Very predictable. As for power has a 509 BBC, duplicated a Reher-Morisson combination but we have better heads, more cam, and better intake! Yes, we are going to race it, had a mishap Labor Day weekend so we won't make NJBA this weekend.
 

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Don't tell anyone , but I need that enclosed trailer in the back of the yard .

Looking for one 24' long, bumper pull .
 

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Where do you live ? Looks like the antelope valley?
 
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