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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Maryville, TN
    Posts
    10

    Default My first boat - 2000 Outback

    Hey guys,

    New here. Name is Andrew. Live in Maryville, TN where Skiers Choice is headquartered. My girlfriend convinced me into getting a boat even though I was quite hesitant. This would be her 3rd boat, but my first, but I am glad I did it even though I've already spent enough and still haven't even scratched the surface on the plans for it. I am loving it though so far and learning to wakeboard just wish TN summer weather would cooperate a bit better and stop having spotty Tstorms every afternoon .

    I'm a big car guy so after getting this boat I'm surprised I didn't do this sooner anything with an engine gets me going and this 350CI Indmar sounds lovely on the water. Anyway here it is. Yes it needs really good buff which I don't have the patience for so Viper Customs will be handling that and keeping my fingers cross when I got to order a Seadek platform pad that it comes in a reasonable time.







    The little upgrades I have already done: Replaced the ORIGINAL tower speakers from 2000. Holy crap they were hilarious looking and were terrible. Installed some Rockford Fosgates. Not really my favorite company but they were affordable and for now I am happy with them. Upgraded the original Kenwood to a Pioneer car unit. Really happy with the unit actually makes the original Kenwoods sound good. Next year plan to upgrade the cabin speakers to some Wetsound ones.

    I added a cheap wakeboard rack on the left side which I regret doesn't stay in place well, but plan on fixing that problem. Viper Customs had a Monster rack so I picked that one up for the other side.

    Future plans for it: In the next month getting the red to look red again. Remove all the old logos and have a friend make me some custom Moomba logos with some sort of design down it. And hopefully get a Seadek platform pad in as well. This winter will remove the tint from the windshield and redo it since it is turning purple.

    Maybe next winter spruce up the interior. We love this little boat.
    Boat: 2000 Moomba Outback - first boat a work in progress
    2008 Moomba LSV - Exiles & Wetsounds, more mods to come
    Tow Rig: Ratchet 1997 Chevy Tahoe 2Dr
    Other Toys: 2007 BMW 335i coupe modified, 2009 BMW 335i sedan modified.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
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    Looks good! Congrats and welcome to the party.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Russell Springs Ky, Lake Cumberland/Dale Hollow
    Posts
    95

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    Congratz and welcome!
    1995 Moomba Boomerang-SOLD
    2008 Moomba Outback DD- SOLD
    2014 Moomba Mondo
    EXILED and STYLED

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Naperville, IL || North Scott Lake, MI
    Posts
    704

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    Congrats on the new boat, you're going to love it!!
    Mike

    2013 Outback V
    2003 SeaRay 182 -- gone but not forgotten...

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Tallahassee, FL
    Posts
    11,333

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    You just joined the club of a lifetime. Welcome aboard!!!!!
    My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
    2008 LSV
    2000 Outback LS (sold)
    Exile Tunes
    PWI
    LLTR!!!!!!!!



  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Maryville, TN
    Posts
    10

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    Thanks guys for the warm welcome!

    I'm definitely loving it so far. Really excited to make it my own boat and differentiate it from some of the other Moombas I have seen out on the lake. I'm excited to get those damn mailbox letters/numbers off of it, haha.
    Boat: 2000 Moomba Outback - first boat a work in progress
    2008 Moomba LSV - Exiles & Wetsounds, more mods to come
    Tow Rig: Ratchet 1997 Chevy Tahoe 2Dr
    Other Toys: 2007 BMW 335i coupe modified, 2009 BMW 335i sedan modified.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Snellville, GA & Lake Sinclair
    Posts
    7,076

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    congrats & welcome!
    Drew
    New ride: 2012 Mojo
    Old ride: 2008 OBV

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Kaukauna, WI - 3minutes from glass
    Posts
    1,761

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    Congratulations on the boat! Enjoy

    Hit up these guys for reg #'s
    https://www.3dlettering.com/wiki.aspx/Home

    I have them on ours and they look great.
    -Mark
    14 Mojo - Waiting patiently for my build date.
    02 Mobius LSV ---- Sold and always will be remembered as the one that started it all.

    "Hey you only live once"

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Windsor ON
    Posts
    83

    Default My first boat - 2000 Outback

    Congrats. And welcome. I got a 98' outback last season and have done a ton of work to it since then. It's a fun boat.


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  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Maryville, TN
    Posts
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    A little update on the boat. I got rid of those awful mailbox letters and replaced them with a font that looks a little nicer lol.

    I purchased a SeaDek pad for it. And I had Viper Customs remove the decals and do a full detail on it to bring this faded boat back to its former glory. The pictures don't do it justice.





    Boat: 2000 Moomba Outback - first boat a work in progress
    2008 Moomba LSV - Exiles & Wetsounds, more mods to come
    Tow Rig: Ratchet 1997 Chevy Tahoe 2Dr
    Other Toys: 2007 BMW 335i coupe modified, 2009 BMW 335i sedan modified.

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