2004 285SSI Specs

markt111

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I tried contacting customer service thru chaparrals website, it does not seem operable, below was my question:



"I am looking to find out some details on my boat as it came from the factory. It is a 2004 285SS with twin Mercruiser 5.0MPIs and alpha drives, the current configuration seems off with 19 pitch Mirage Plus props, The Hull Id number is FGBH0752J304

I would like to know what props came on this boat from the factory and what the performance numbers and gear ratio it had initially"




essentially I am looking for what were the factory props, gear ratio and performance numbers?
 

Doc

Liquid Addiction
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I tried to find some info for you. I found specs for the Chap 280 ...not for 285. It was a twin with 270hp, but it did not mention prop pitch or I'd post the images here. Hope someone else comes along with more info for you.
 

Phillbo

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Good luck with that... Chaps customer service is almost as bad as there quality control.....
 

markt111

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well customer service was responsive, they sent me a performance index for 2004 with 5 different 285 SSI set up specs but it did not include my engine/drive combo.... so I'll give them a B for trying, I think my combo is not too common :(
 
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OHBoatnfool

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Good luck with your search. I have a 2000 285 and when I was looking for my boat it seemed like most were set up like mine with Mag 350's and Bravo 1's (well the two I found for sale at the time). I have seen some with 5.0 also but again with Bravos...but will admit I am not an expert on sales info. This is a great cuddy...and like other cuddys....becoming pretty rare....too bad. When you say is seems off with the 19's is that because you are not hitting top end...over reving or something else?
 
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markt111

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I found ignition issues and have since resolved, the boat is running great and the 19s seem to be a good prop for the boat
 
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