GROUP K’s    USED  BOAT  INSPECTION  LIST

 

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ENGINE VISUAL

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AVG

POOR

Engine/Exhaust System  Paint :  Corrosion? – Discolored from Overheating?

 

 

 

Battery / Fuel Tank / Oil tank Straps: Good Tension?  No Cracks? Battery Tight?

 

 

 

Fuel and Oil Lines : Stock Routing?  Well Secured?  Soft, Not hardened?

 

 

 

Water Lines: Tightly clamped?  Well Secured?  Soft, Not hardened?

 

 

 

Exhaust Hoses: Tightly Clamped?  No contact with other parts? Soft not Burned?

 

 

 

Choke Lever: Operates Chokes To full Open and Full Close? 

 

 

 

Throttle :Moves Smoothly?  No Hoses touching Linkage? Draws to Full Open?

 

 

 

Battery & Electric Wires : Well Secured?  No Corrosion on battery terminals?

 

 

 

Fuel Valve: Moves smoothly to all Positions

 

 

 

Motor Mounts: Push on motor to assure Tight and Intact

 

 

 

Air in Oil Injection Lines? (If engine does not run)

 

 

 

Air Inlet (flame arrestor) is Tight and Secure?

 

 

 

Compartment Floor:  Oil or Fuel Residue?  Evidence of Major Hull Repair?

 

 

 

ENGINE MECHANICAL

EXLNT

AVG

POOR

Choke or Primer allows easy “Cold Start”?

 

 

 

Idles Steadily when Warm?  Takes Throttle with no Bogging?

 

 

 

Inspect for Loose parts Vibrating when Engine is Revved Slightly

 

 

 

Any “Whining” Sounds that follow Engine RPMs?

 

 

 

HULL – TOP DECK

EXLNT

AVG

POOR

Seat Latches Securely?  Seat “hooks” in firmly on Front?

 

 

 

Seat Cover: Any Tears?  Fading?  Still Soft Surface?

 

 

 

Handlebars Move Smoothly full Left and Right? Loose Pivot Bushing?

 

 

 

Floor Mats In Good Condition?  Attached Firmly to Hull?

 

 

 

All Controls Tight on Handlebars?  Grips do not Rotate? Lanyard Stops Engine?

 

 

 

Instruments:  All Working?  Trim Working?

 

 

 

Storage Compartments: No Cracks, Condition Of Seal Joints?  Hinges?

 

 

 

Hood: Condition of Seal Joint?  Hinges? 

 

 

 

HULL - BOTTOM DECK

EXLNT

AVG

POOR

Bumper:   Well Attached all the way Around the Hull?

 

 

 

Hull Bottom : Deep Gouges in Center? Chunks out of tail? (small scratches okay)

 

 

 

Ride Plate & Scoop Grate: Any Cracks or Bend Points? All Mount Bolts Present?  

 

 

 

Impeller: Any damage to Front Edges?  Visible Contact from Rocks?

 

 

 

Sponsons: Securely Attached?  No Cracks?

 

 

 

PUMP

EXLNT

AVG

POOR

Steering & Trim Cable Ends:  Tight? Corroded?

 

 

 

Steering /Trim Nozzles/ Reverse Bucket: Full Smooth Movement?

 

 

 

MAINTENANCE

EXLNT

AVG

POOR

Service Records?  Current Registration?  Remaining Extended Warranty?

 

 

 

Boat Storage: Indoors or Outdoors?  Covered or Uncovered? Oxidized Paint?