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1973 Wriedt Custom Boats

Estimated price for orientation: 5 000 $

Category: Other Powerboats

Condition: Used Year: 1973
Make: Wriedt Custom Boats

Boat is in overall Very Good Condition both looking and running. The paint is in very nice condition with no fading, does have minor scuffs / scratches. See pictures.The fiberglass is excellent, no cracks or repairs of any kind. Stringers and engine mounts rock solid, no rotting or soft wood of any kind.The seats were redone 10 years ago in high quality heavy grade marine vinyl. There are no rips, tears, fading of any kind, excellent condition.This Wriedt was built in 1973 and the fiberglass is thick not thin like newer boats made today, it can take a good pounding. The boat was sold new in 1974 and at that time the power plant ordered and installed which is how these boats were sold and equipped. In 1974 you had 3 popular choices, 454 GM/Chevy, 460 Ford, 455 Oldsmobile. The horsepower ratings for these engines varied from 300HP to 425HP. The highest HP rated powerplant was the 454 GM/Chevy Hi Per Big Block 425HP, it cost $800.00 more than all the others, this boat is equipped with that engine.Berkeley 12-JC Jet Pump, original and never rebuilt or modified.All Sun gauges and they work perfectly.The original gas tank, located in the bow was removed. It was fiberglass and were prone to leaking. Boat is now equipped with twin 15 gallon saddle tanks located in each side of the engine compartment.The boat has never spent anytime slipped and has always been garage kept.The trailer is in excellent condition with new tires and chrome rims. All lights work, uses a flat 4 wire harness and 2" ball. The fenders are fiberglass and have numerous cracks and patches, they would be best replaced with newer stainless steel ones.I do have the original boat cover, still in good shape with minor wear.Also included but not pictured is the original engine compartment hood. It needs the hardware rechromed as its pitted. The hood was kept outside at some point and is weathered but no cracked fiberglass, solid like the boat.Top Speed mid 70's at 5500rpms. The speedo reads 62mph but my GPS read 74mph at one time out this last summer.These clean cut low profile boats have been becoming more collectible than ever and it's always best to buy a good solid original one. You will be very happy with this jet boat as I have been since owning it. No Reserve Auction, the intitial bid is a guaranteed sold boat.Payment due within 7 days of auctions end with a $1000.00 PayPal deposit up front.I can store the boat in my climate controlled garage until November 1st.