Through The Years . . . Changes Over The Years 

Pre Production, 1978, 19791980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992


 

Topic:          Question:    Ever wondered what the changes were over the years?


Here's an article that will attempt to answer that very thing. Most of the info has come from the info that Seadonkey has gathered through the years.

 


Pre Production


The Various Companies

1978 - ??      Arctic Cat

19xx -           Wetco

Seacrest Industries

Spirit Industries

xx - 1992       Ultranautics


1978

lipsum orem

  • Start/Stop:               Key Switch
  • Lanyard:                  Mounted on panel, non-floating style
  • Reserve Switch:        Mounted on panel
  • Hull Material:            Fiberglass
  • Upper Paint:             White
  • Lower Paint:             Black
  • Stripe Colors:            Blue
  • Handlebar Height:      Ape Hangers
  • Seat Base Style:         Stepped
  • Seat Base Material:     Fiberglass
  • Seat Base Color:        White
  • Seat Clips:                Optional
  • Throttle Style:           Threaded Style (steel 90 degree cable end)
  • Front Ski:                 Short w/square nose (only 4 bolts holding ski on)
  • Steering Clamp:         Small center bolt, 2 pinch bolts
  • Battery Location:       Inside of hull - to the right of fuel tank
  • Fuel Tank:                6 gallon capacity?
  • Exhaust Fan:             Oh yes
  • Bilge Pump:              Water Witch Style
  • Bilge Outlet:              Mounted under the waterline on right side
  • Zinc Anodes:             2 round mounted on front pump cover
  • Pump:                      Does not have drain holes in gear housing area
  • Nozzle:                     Smooth tipped with large shoulder on inside (cannot be used on later models without machining this down so that impeller will clear)
  • Rear Ski:                   Notched in the front so that it will mount properly on hand-truck style dolly (at least a 2 man operation)

1979


1980


1981


1982


1983


1984


1985


1986


1987


1988


1989


1990


1991


1992

 

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