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97 Yamaha Exciter 220 - time to retire - junk it or sell it?

Messages
2
Points
6
Location
Southern NH
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2017
Boat Model
SX192
Boat Length
19
#1
I just took delivery of a SX195. My old faithful '97 exciter 220 is being retired. I just can't bear to junk it. I know it is not worth much. None of the gauges work anymore. But the engines and pumps are like new and the hull/seats/cushions are pretty good for being 21 yrs old. Any ideas of what I should/could do with it? I know from personal experience that parts are hard to come by. It served well this whole time and still blazes around the lake.
 

M@__

Well-Known Member
Messages
99
Ratings
59
Points
58
Location
Springfield, MO
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2002
Boat Model
LX
Boat Length
20
#3
Agree. 2-3k.
 

DCB-270

Jet Boat Junkie
Messages
708
Ratings
338 4
Points
133
Location
Edmond Oklahoma
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2009
Boat Model
SS
Boat Length
21
#4
Keep it just for scaring people.:eek: Wish I still had mine just for playing around.
 
Messages
2
Points
6
Location
Southern NH
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2017
Boat Model
SX192
Boat Length
19
#5
Keep it just for scaring people.:eek: Wish I still had mine just for playing around.
Agreement with family was - new boat means old boat gotta go. But I know I am gonna miss it. Submarine moves like you dream about, outrunning pwc's, little boat pulling monster 8' diameter 4 person tube and having the oomph to make the tube plane. Oh well, all things must come to an end.
 

robert cabrerea

Jet Boat Lover
Messages
161
Ratings
106 6
Points
83
Location
Jacksonville Fl.
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2016
Boat Model
SX
Boat Length
19
#6
The Exciter is one fun . boat I made the same upgrade only from a 135 single to a sx190 . you will miss that speed. Give it to a friend for cheap so u can get your rocks off once in a blue moon. Congrats on the new one!
 
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