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363COUPE
03-05-2012, 03:54 PM
After carrying the boat out to the lake yesterday, I realized that I need more storage. I think I'm going to remove the passenger captain chair and build a seat similiar to the ProStar observer seat. That way I can have under the console and under the seat for storage. I'll have to relocate my sub and amps elsewhere though. Has anyone done this or have any idea's to make this build better/easier? My main problem is that I won't be able to have a very tall back on it because it will cover the radio up. I don't mind relocating it, I just don't know where I'd move it.

This is what I have now:
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss248/363coupe/1991%20masterCraft%20TriStar/92dd0989.jpg
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss248/363coupe/1991%20masterCraft%20TriStar/d8299d17.jpg
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss248/363coupe/1991%20masterCraft%20TriStar/953d7812.jpg

This is what I'm wanting:
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss248/363coupe/TriStar%20Seat%20Design/image2841.jpg
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss248/363coupe/TriStar%20Seat%20Design/58-plan.jpg

j.mccreight@hotmail.com
03-05-2012, 09:35 PM
What I did on my tristar was simply swapped the the drivers and pass captain chairs, and turned the passenger chair facing aft, so now I have storage between chair and the area under the glove compartment, and I still have access to the radio. The drivers chair now is the swiveling one. We all like pictures so here is one.

DemolitionMan
03-05-2012, 10:18 PM
What I did on my tristar was simply swapped the the drivers and pass captain chairs, and turned the passenger chair facing aft, so now I have storage between chair and the area under the glove compartment, and I still have access to the radio. The drivers chair now is the swiveling one.

That is a good idea.

DooSPX
03-06-2012, 09:09 AM
James, are those white faced gauges? If so which ones? Have better pictures?

j.mccreight@hotmail.com
03-06-2012, 09:21 PM
James, are those white faced gauges? If so which ones? Have better pictures?

Yes, white faced with ss trim, that was a project in itself, I started out wanting a depth finder but did want to cut a new hole in the dash and I did not want one of those single pods and I wanted it all to match, so I just ordered new Livorsi gauges with gps to replace the stock ones and put the depth finder in the hourmeter spot and relocated the hourmeter on the back of the engine, nice clean install.

DooSPX
03-07-2012, 07:11 PM
Looks great, thanks for the pictures! What series Livorsi did you get?

j.mccreight@hotmail.com
03-07-2012, 07:47 PM
Looks great, thanks for the pictures! What series Livorsi did you get?

Mega series

east tx skier
03-07-2012, 08:16 PM
I'd suggest a closed bow. I used to have the same storage issues you have. Closed bow solved that. I can't fill that space up now.

363COUPE
03-08-2012, 08:48 AM
I had a closed bow last year and I loved it except for the days I had to load the boat by myself. I didn't like walking on the box to hook the strap up. I'm also going to make a bow filler cushion and use what little space is under it for storage. Maybe I'll remember to take in progress pics of the seat build.

rkhodges21
03-08-2012, 08:58 AM
What I did on my tristar was simply swapped the the drivers and pass captain chairs, and turned the passenger chair facing aft, so now I have storage between chair and the area under the glove compartment, and I still have access to the radio. The drivers chair now is the swiveling one. We all like pictures so here is one.

I like what you did. The driver's chair should be the one to swivel anyways.