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This 1978 Bubble Deck Eliminator Jet Boat Is Summer Fun With Big Ford Power

This 1978 Bubble Deck Eliminator Jet Boat Is Summer Fun With Big Ford Power

I’ve always wanted to own a jet boat. After all, the jet and v-drive boats are THE hot rods of the water. Big blocks, headers, cool paint, they are street machines that put up big rooster tails instead of tire smoke, and what’s not to love about that? Someday I will have one, but until then I still like to see what is out there and window shop on occasion. When I do get one it will have a Big Block Chevrolet in it, but if you are a Ford guy then this one right here could be your jam. It’s super clean looking, has a great color combo, and it has a 514 inch stroker Big Ford out back. Hello! I bet this sucker hauls ass.

Besides that it looks like the interior is nice, and it has a bunch of new maintenance items as well as new wiring. To me that sounds like a great recipe for a boat that is going to keep running well for years to come. Just look at this thing. Mmm, mmm, mmm. This is one good looking hot rod boat.

Here is all the info from the seller: CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ORIGINAL AD

1978 Eliminator Bubble Deck
-Ford 460
-514 stoker kit
-Full roller motor
-Crower cams
-Forged pistons
-Forged rods
-Berkeley 12jc pump
-split bull
-Droop snoot
-AQ shaft
-Shoe ride plate
-Impeller size BC
-All pump work done by JP marine
-Place diverter & controls
-Hardin marine gauges
-Harmin marine engine accessories
-Bassett headers
-new interstate battery
-new carpet
-new MSD ignition box
-new MSD coil blaster
-new MSD cap & rotor
-new spark plugs
-new spark plug wires
-all new wiring
-freshly rebuilt 850 Holley carburetor
-very well maintained
-super clean
-title in hand

Boat is located in San Diego

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3 thoughts on “This 1978 Bubble Deck Eliminator Jet Boat Is Summer Fun With Big Ford Power

  1. HotRodPop

    Sweet! Decent price, too, and we got plenty of water down here in the Gulf coast, but too far, and… It’d kill me. Sure, I can swim, but I’d accidentally whack that throttle handle and when the bow came outta the water, I’d have a heart attack! Trust me, I know! Got to ride in one years ago, and it’s kinda like the front wheels comin’ off the pavement for the first time! Whatta rush!

  2. old guy

    North of Boston –
    two friends used to run them – hated by the local ‘boat elite’ until one put out
    a boat on fire ( just fueled and blew up ) that was drifting into the local yacht club
    that rooster tail did come in handy

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