Magnum Boats and
 Vintage Magnum Boats and Parts for sale

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1974 28ft Magnum
Original name " Magnum Force"
last name Thriller

This boat will be offered at the

Mecum Auction in Kissimmee Florida 
Jan. 24-29/2012 
Live Broadcast On the Velocity Network.

This Magnum will be 1 of only 10 boats to be offered.
It will have a new Aluminum trailer,vintage graphics from it's racing days,as well as a few additional improvements.
Price $75,000

  • This 1974 28ft. Maltese has been restored to its racing heritage, and is period correct
    The Maltese that was re-rigged for racing in 1983 It is # 48 0f 100 built from 1973-1979

  • New paint with traditional paint striping electrical, mechanicals, dash, racing bolsters with candy striped 70’s upholstery

  • All original or re-chromed hardware

  • Originally sold to Burbank Marine in California, came east to Delaware 2007 , Illinois 2008

  • Original color Tangerine, sides White top and bottom

  • Original engines twin Mercury 280’s

  • All Stewart Warner mechanical gauges are original
    Current gas capacity two tanks at 55 gallons each, which are under cockpit floor
    Also had two forward gas tanks which have been removed. Flat cabin floor for weight reduction vs. step down, normally found in the Maltese.


  • Merc 350’s with 4 bolt mains, forged rods, solid lifters, aggressive cam 11-1 compression ratio, burns premium. Total rebuild on Starboard engine only used rollers, cam, crank, oil pan, 6 rods and pistons. Everything else is new, block bored to 30 over, along with customized Dart heads

  • Port engine top end reworked with improved existing Bow Tie heads

  • Current hp estimated at 800 to 900

  • IST time in the water on 11/10/2010, it ran flawless, 70 mph with throttle left, needs to be dialed in to see what she can really do…Flat water would do fine

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