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    I finally decided to post pics of my (never ending) mako project. I picked her up late 2014 and have been brining her up to date slowly but surely. Shes gets fished almost weekly so not much downtime. Always wanted one growing up and jumped on this when it became available. Will let the pics tell story but heres a quick run down. PS, original tank is good but need to plumb center console livewell (without lifting floor) any ideas/pictures would be greatly appreciated.

    * Rub rail (white with s/s)

    * awlcraft 2000 paint out/in

    * All new upholstery

    * repower with MINT OX66 225 (amazing deal)

    * FULL outboard service (injector rebuild - 12, O2 sensors, pumps, etc)

    * Custom Outboard Paint Shop full paint and decal package x2 (Custom grey)

    * Custom A&J flotation bracket

    * full rewire

    * 1800W JL systems with Sony Marine headunit

    * Lowrance Gen3 9,12

    * Airmar B175 HW

    * Simrad 3d structure scan

    * Airmar P66

    * Simrad 4G Radar

    * Lowrance Link 8 VHF (AIS)

    * Lowrance Point 1 gps antenna

    * New Shakespeare 8 Vhf and am/fm antenna with s/s

    * Ritchie Compass

    * Custom designed and engraved/backlit switch panel (NewWire Marine)

    * Brand new yamaha 704 binnacle

    * All new gauges

    * All new OEM fuel flow sensors

    * All new hd cables

    * Bennett Bolt elect trim tabs with led Indicator controls

    * New OEM wiring harness

    * New OEM dual key switch

    * NEW OEM oil tanks and aftermarket s/s mounting brackets

    * Blue seas ACR, Batt Switches, fuse panels, dist blocks, breakers

    * Promariner 12/30P On-board charger

    * Custom elect box with speaker pods

    * Boat outfitters tackle storage and tilt out box

    * Boat osutfitters leader dispenser

    * Taco Backrest

    * Sureflow 1100 sentry livewell pump

    * jabsco raw washdown

    * all new bilge pumps

    * Yamaha s/s water sep brackets

    * windlass (30ft chain, 270ft rope)

    * Yeti 125 Deck mounted coffin (straps)

    * Sailfish leaning post livewell with tilt out tackle storage

    * Lumitec seablaze 3 underwater LED

    * Lumitec Caprera Fwd/aft spreader lights

    * 30 OZ LED bar

    * 24 rod holder capacity plus 3 in gunnel

    * Taco outriggers

    * Refreshed trailer (fenders, wheels, tires, S/S brake kit

    * More on way....

    1992 Mako 251[br]Twin Oceanrunner 225\'s[br]

  • #2
    Holy crap! Id say youve gone all out on this one. Well done, sir.
    Dave [br]Woodbury Heights, NJ[br]\'73 Mako 20[br]\'85 Mako 254[br][br]


    • #3
      Boat looks great.

      Gosh, photobucket is just awful with the ads.
      ROGUE I[br]1978 235 CC[br]Newburyport, MA[br]ROGUE II[br]1987 17\' Montauk[br]Camden, ME[br]


      • #4
        nice lookin ride


        • #5
          I have the same boat and engines but without the bracket. What's your cruising and WOT speed and what props are you running?
          Guaynabo, Puerto Rico[br]1996 Mako 19, twin Yamaha 85\'s (sold)[br]1991 Mako 254, twin Yamaha 225 OX66[br]


          • #6
            My numbers so far (need to be confirmed manually)

            Props 3 blade 21M Saltwater Series

            1/2 tanks, 2 on board

            Might need to move up 1 hole, maybe 2 on bracket

            Getting about 1.6-1.8 Mpg best cruise (28 mph at around 3500 rpm)

            Top speed 54 mph on slick calm day and ideal trim

            Boat ride is nothing short of amazing, bracket has over 1k lbs of flotation by volume and she floats real nice. It does porpoise a little and therefore need trim tabs if I try to trim out motors. Gonna go down to Mirage 19 cupped and move motors up 1-2 holes. Wish me luck. For now we fish!
            1992 Mako 251[br]Twin Oceanrunner 225\'s[br]


            • #7
              I have Rev 4 17's and I have the engines in the highest position. WOT is 46mph at 5000 rpm. I don't have a bracket. This is full of fuel and 1-2 persons onboard. She rides great and pretty flat with these props.
              Guaynabo, Puerto Rico[br]1996 Mako 19, twin Yamaha 85\'s (sold)[br]1991 Mako 254, twin Yamaha 225 OX66[br]