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1988 Champion 184

Estimated price for orientation: 3 800 $

Category: Bass Fishing Boats

Condition: Used Year: 1988
Trailer: Included Make: Champion
Use: Fresh Water Model: 184
For Sale By: Private Seller Type: Bass
Hull ID Number: 365458ti8788

Champion began building bass boats in 1975.  They produced what is still the best rough water riding bass boat period.  This Champion 184  ( 18 ft 4 inches) is no exception.  It s handling is very predictable.  Rough water is no problem. Champions were never known for their speed.  This boat is in decent condition cosmetically.  Mechanically is it in good condition.  Light load it will run 63 , full load 60 mph all dayPaint and gelcoat are ok.  Boat looks good.  Not great.  It has alot of hairline imperfections in the clearcoat only.  I purchased it from the original owner.  He said the clearcoat had been that way for 10 years. It had not gotten any worse.
New seats New carpetFloor 100% solid2 separate live wellsFactor built in cooler with drainAerator is working
The Johnson GT175 starts and runs well.  A little cold blooded like all OMC motors on the first start of the day.  After that it starts instantly.Compression test shows 100lbs on each cylinder.  Happy to repeat test for buyerCarburetors were just cleanedNew spark plugsNew fuel filterLower unit oil just changed.  Old oil had no water in it.Stainless Turbo prop runs straight and true.Starter replaced 3 years agoNew 1000 amp starting batteryFuel tank flushed / cleaned 24 volt 56 lb thrust trolling motorTrolling batteries are 3 years old.
Champion trailer is solid with a little surface rustTires have 90% tread   3 years oldLights workingNew wheel bearings and new bearing buddiesElectronics are old and don t work.  Lowrance in dash flasher at console.This is an older boat but it will do the same thing a $65000 Ranger will do.  Not as fast not as flashy but its got alot of fishing left in it.Get out of that uncomfortable, noisy metal boatThanks for looking  Call or text with any questionsRay  443 365 1372    100% Ebay rating after 15 years