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by 1968cavalier
Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Chris Craft Explodes
Replies: 4
Views: 1611

Re: Chris Craft Explodes

I never heard the out come of what happened to start the fire. I live about 2 hours south of Lanier but I was boating on Lanier the day of the explosion. Safety is a big key with all boats. Even more so with our old wood ones! I was glad to hear everyone was okay!
by 1968cavalier
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

Re: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat

Been working hard the last few days getting this baby back to its original wood. Got the dash down to its mahogany and stripped the entire transom this evening to wood. It's looking great. More pictures to come.
by 1968cavalier
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

Re: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat

Here are some pictures of my love. I've been using it weekly up until last week and I decided to take the fiberglass off. Someone had fiberglassed the whole top of the boat at one time and I couldn't stand it. Also replacing some plywood on the front deck that was rotting due to the glass holding mo...
by 1968cavalier
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

Re: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat

Thank you!!! Mine is red! I see some traces of blue and the bottom is bronze so I'm thinking possibly it was originally blue. They made 106 and mine is number 96. I can't seem to find any one online that has another 68. They must be pretty rare. I'm going to try to post some pictures up. I'm also go...
by 1968cavalier
Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 68 cavalier 17 ski boat
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

68 cavalier 17 ski boat

Hey everyone just joined the membership. Awesome readings so far. I acquired my first chris craft this year. It's a 1968 Chris craft cavalier 17ft ski boat. 106 were made from 67-68 according to my research. I'm having a hard time finding information on this year. It appears they are very rare. I've...