Along with nice Live Well modification, did you eery consider the possibility of cutting through the side walls of the wells into the old battery compartment and making the entire unit one big tank? That would make it about 20 gallons and with your modification free the fish to swim in a LARGE circular pattern. Since relocating the batteries to the seat counsel, that old battery compartment is now used as a trash can and would be better used as an extended live well.
Any thoughts on this?
First off thank you all and especially bparker1225 for all of the good info. I just bought a 1988 Cabo 216 that I'm sure most of you have seen for sale in Arizona. My wife and I drove to Prescott Valley, AZ to pick it up. It really is as clean as it looked in the photos. It still has all of the standard issued equipment plus a 1991 Yamaha 200 hp that is running strong and smooth. I am concerned about what some of you have written about the location of battery compartment. I would love to get together with some of you and learn more about these awesome boats. Also, I'm attaching some pics with hull and CF #s in hope of getting some more history other than the folder of receipts I was given by the seller.
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Congrats on the Cabo Purchase!!!!!
I left one battery in the back compartment for just starting purposes and then put (4) 6 volts under the seating area.
I actually put together a website for the Cabo owners to communicate. it finally will actually be live in a week. westcoastcabo.com
Look forward to having all of the owners get together someday!!!!!
Locaboy cool post. Thanks for the props. You are welcome to come up an check out my boat and how I did my batteries.Thank you Jim, If you make that happen I'll be there!
Locaboy cool post. Thanks for the props. You are welcome to come up an check out my boat and how I did my batteries.
Great idea about having a get together. Perhaps a friendly tounament bbq? PM me if yor want to stop by.
That sounds good Bill We'll have to meet up, Thank you!
Boats been done for a while...Motor has an hour on it. Been to busy to enjoy it. Call me sometime.. Would like to see yours and show someone mine that would appreciate it. I'm running around locally all the time. 951-258-8580Hey Kirk so how's it going with that new motor? Id like to see some pics and a report lol.