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1976 18' Eliminator Bubbledeck Jet Boat Big Block Ford with Trailer NO RESERVE

1976 Eliminator Bubbledeck

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Jul 27, 2014
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US $9,100.00
Approximately C $11,067.88(including shipping)
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Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at ... Read moreabout the condition
Year: 1976
Engine Type: Jet Drive Make: Eliminator
Engine Make: Ford Model: Bubbledeck
Engine Model: 460 Type: Jet Boat
Primary Fuel Type: Gas Length (feet): 18
Fuel Capacity: 21 - 30 Gallons Hull Material: Fiberglass
For Sale By: Private Seller Trailer: Included
Hull ID Number: ELBB0032M76N Use: Fresh Water


1976 18' Eliminator Bubbledeck Jet Boat

Big Block Ford Motor


460 BBF motor

Built by Kip Martin out of Phoenix

If you don't know who Kip Martin is, please look him up on the internet

This is a fresh built motor

All forged internals

10.5:1 compression

Edelbrock aluminum heads

This motor has less than 10 hours run time on it. It was never Dyno'd but this thing was built to put out huge amounts of torque. I would estimate an honest 550 horsepower with probably 600+ ft/lb torque

Full MSD ignition system

Engine was built to be very dependable and run all day long under any conditions you want to use it

Running a reworked Berkley Jet Pump with a stainless impeller and place diverter,

Not sure what brand it is, but it does have a nice speed grate installed

We have owned tons of nice quality jet boats, many of which made more power than this one has. But whoever did the pump work and with the enormous amount of torque it has, we have never had a boat come out of the water like this one does. From a dead stop, this boat launches out of the water, and pulls hard all the way to an honest 72 mph.

Brand new Interstate battery


All original interior!

Vibrant yellow monochromatic scheme

The condition of these seats is impeccable and you will not find even new seats built with the same caliber of quality

ZERO stitching is coming undone

There are no cracks, splits or wear on any of the upholstery

Vinyl is soft, smooth, and shows that the boat was always stored inside

Seats are not rotted or damaged

Carpet is in excellent condition

Dash and gauges are all original from the factory

As you can see there are no cuts or modifications to the dash panel

All steering controls, foot throttle control, place diverter controls, all work flawlessly.

All gauges work

Basically, the interior looks like it did coming off the showroom floor.


Flashy, but not obnoxious paint scheme

Hull is in perfect condition- No cracks or scrapes or gouges

Original paint and gelcoat in excellent shape

This boat has never been in any accidents and the underside of the boat looks brand new and just as nice as the topside.

There are no imperfections on the outside of this boat whatsoever


1975 Tandem axle trailer in excellent shape

Stainless fenders

Diamond plating steps

All lights and signals work

Axles have Bearing Buddies on them

Tires are brand new

Tows great

All in all this boat is very simple, but impressive. It's fast, but it's smooth. Fun, loud, and one that gets everyone at the water going. There is no comparison to how an Eliminator boat handles in the water, in any condition.  You can't beat the interior and how clean it is overall. Between the immaculate upholstery, and perfect exterior, you won't find a nicer boat, and I would say unless you go buy one new from the dealer, but it would be pretty close. This Eliminator has always been taken care of, has always been covered and garaged, and hardly used. It definitely shows. Your chance to buy a boat that not only looks good, and runs flawlessly, but also at a fraction of the cost of a new one. Boat is turn key, ready to run! Hate to sell it because I will never find one in its condition again, but this boat hasn't been used in 38 years, it's time someone gets too!

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
253-377-2266 Brad

This boat is listed for sale locally, so I have the right to remove the auction if it sells prior to close.


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