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Patsfan
06-19-2010, 07:04 PM
Well I got my 1987 190 Platium ProStar back from Leading Edge Marine Interiors the week before Memorial Day weekend. WOW!!!
The boat looks great. They brought back the metal flake to like new, the decals were like factory. "thanks to a thread on team talk". The dash was repainted,window frame repainted,new carpet,new Sony tunes,and the interior was every thing I thought it would be,it looks a little origanal but they used some hot colors. They had a bucket seat out of a newer boat that looks and feels awsome.
The motor has new cables,electronic ignition,new plug wires,Beede gauges,new swithces and panels. The guys at OJ Props hooked me up with a four blade prop that is smooth as silk.
I am taking it back next week to have a custom cover made for it. I will try to get pics up when I get it back.
Any one close to Loudon TN. look these guys up!!

TMCNo1
06-19-2010, 07:09 PM
FYI, the Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Platinum ProStar was produced during the 1988 year model, not 1987. The last two numbers in your HIN should be 88, correct?

DooSPX
06-20-2010, 07:42 PM
I agree about the Platinum ProStar being first made in 88 model year, that is what I have always heard.
anyway, I want to see what this beautiful boat looks like now... where are all the pictures man???

SkiDog
06-20-2010, 09:44 PM
I agree about the Platinum ProStar being first made in 88 model year, that is what I have always heard.
anyway, I want to see what this beautiful boat looks like now... where are all the pictures man???

I had one, and they were made in 88. NOT 87.

Jorski
06-21-2010, 02:20 PM
Patsfan...throw up some pics!

Patsfan
07-03-2010, 07:44 AM
Well here are some pics of the our winter project.
For the record the serial number confirms that it IS a 1987.The metal flake and red pin confirm that it IS a Platinum. And i'm pretty sure that it's a 190. Looking at the serial number it was the 7th. one built so it may have been a early release.
Any way it's lookin good and and on the water. Another Classic MasterCraft!!

Patsfan
07-03-2010, 07:49 AM
The trailer is a project in process.
I'm very happy with the job that Leading Edge did. I would recomend them to anyone.
www.lemarineinteriors.com
See ya on the water!!

nascar
07-03-2010, 08:57 AM
very nice !! now time to enjoy time on the water .

LaRue
07-03-2010, 11:20 AM
looks great!. enjoy. BTW, change that spare to match the cleanliness of your boat. :D

SkiDog
07-03-2010, 01:27 PM
Well, I'll be damned. That IS an 87. In 88 they stopped making the center windshield glass operable. I had one in my 87 and wanted to replace the one in my 88 Platinum when I bought it. Mine was #66 out of 200 built. That boat looks damn nice pal!:)

Jeffer
07-03-2010, 01:35 PM
Very nice boat, and I'm sure it looks better on the water. I do have to agree with LaRue, though, I couldn't take my eyes off the spare tire! it's like a turd floating in a pond of flowers...

Enjoy the summer - great job on the restoration, the boat looks nicer than most of the late 90's MC's I see in my local lake!

jasonba1
07-04-2010, 12:50 PM
looks great

Kevin 89MC
07-06-2010, 05:56 PM
I also noticed the gel above the dash up to the windshield is black like the '88 and up, not white like most '87's. But you're right, I've never seen an '88 with the operable glass. Looks like another "mid year" change done at the factory, as we have seen documented before. Does the pylon have the plastic swivel piece? Hard to tell with the rope on it. Regardless, that is a SWEET looking boat!
Kevin

jraben8
07-06-2010, 06:13 PM
The last pic of the motor shows what I think is the nylon/plastic swivel.

SkiDog
07-06-2010, 06:23 PM
I also noticed the gel above the dash up to the windshield is black like the '88 and up, not white like most '87's. But you're right, I've never seen an '88 with the operable glass. Looks like another "mid year" change done at the factory, as we have seen documented before. Does the pylon have the plastic swivel piece? Hard to tell with the rope on it. Regardless, that is a SWEET looking boat!
Kevin

No, the 88's did not have that. The swivel came on the 89's and up, I believe. I know my 88 Platinum did not have the swivel, because I chromed my entire pylon. looked good for a while, but then started flaking off. Hard to chrome aluminum and make it stick in a marine environment.

DooSPX
07-06-2010, 11:10 PM
what is that driver seat you have there? also, what gauges do you have in there?

nitro5238
07-06-2010, 11:16 PM
Interior looks awesome! I also have to ask as DooSpx does....where did you get that driver seat?

Patsfan
07-08-2010, 11:32 AM
Man you all are tough on a guy. The trailer is next. "Wife" "Buget" does that exsplain the trailer?
The gauges are from Beede white face with stainless bezels.
The pylon was put on a lathe. We took the black powder coat off and polished it up. We also replaced the side grab handles with stainless ones from Brightworks of Tenn.
The bucket was a Milsco seat that Leading Edge had after doing some design work for Bryant Boats. I believe MasterCraft uses this seat in some of there models now.
Thanks to everyone for your input on this project.
The Trailer is next!!

Bert
08-09-2010, 02:00 AM
Well here are some pics of the our winter project.
For the record the serial number confirms that it IS a 1987.The metal flake and red pin confirm that it IS a Platinum. And i'm pretty sure that it's a 190. Looking at the serial number it was the 7th. one built so it may have been a early release.
Any way it's lookin good and and on the water. Another Classic MasterCraft!!

Wow, a cool looking job. And it is a Platinum...

oxberger
08-09-2010, 09:56 AM
Patsfan, love the boat and what you've done to it! Good luck on the trailer. I live in Murfreesboro, so if you need any help let me know.

rwassman
08-11-2010, 06:26 PM
Ok, I'll ask . . . . How much$$?

rwassman
08-11-2010, 08:34 PM
Oh yeah - Looks great!

Patsfan
08-17-2010, 08:01 PM
Yep I'm pretty happy with it. Thanks!
$$$$ Well Id'e say we ended up with around $100 into it.
I wish!
They did the work thru out the winter giving them time to bring things in little by little. That helps the pocket.
When it was all done I had about $6000 into everything.
Beats $40k for something new. Plus the old ones are just cool:cool:
Headin too the lake. See ya!

rwassman
08-18-2010, 07:23 PM
Beats $40k for something new.

I hear you! I'm sooo tempted. Wonder if I can squeak out another year :o

east tx skier
08-18-2010, 08:50 PM
This boat looks great. Fantastic restore. Sorry I'm late to the party.

davesprostar
12-21-2011, 06:35 AM
Great boat,What make steering wheel is that,I want one for my prostar!!

Cloaked
12-21-2011, 05:01 PM
Good looking boat. It's almost identical the the 93 Duvall limited color scheme.

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