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1997 Formula Thunderbird 252 BR For Sale

$22,550
Stock #192082 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Formula
Category:
High Performance
Model:
Thunderbird 252 BR
Length (LOA):
25' 2"
Beam:
8' 6"
Draft:
28"
Trailer:
2006 EZ Loader 6-TALB21-25 6200
Stock #:
192082
Location:
Clover, South Carolina
(near Gastonia, NC)
Status:
Available
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1997
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
7.4 LX
Size:
330 hp
Hours:
470 (as of 1/19/2020)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"1997 FORMULA 252 HIGH PERFORMANCE 7.4 XL MERCRUISER 330 HORSE POWER TRAILER INCLUDED"

The 1997 Formula Thunderbird 252 is a bowrider with power to plane up fast and move on your favorite lake.

The inboard/outboard Mercruiser 7.4 LX with 330 horsepower, Bravo Three outdrive is in better condition. This bowrider with only two owners, seats 12 and has only been in freshwater and ...more

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Depending on travel restrictions for this area and for yourself, you may prefer to set up a virtual showing on this vessel. You may also check with your representative to confirm the availability of a virtual showing.

If you have any questions, Debbie can be reached directly at (803) 833-0502 to further discuss the situation.

1997 Formula Thunderbird 252 BR High Performance in Clover, South Carolina

Stock #192082

The 1997 Formula Thunderbird 252 is a bowrider with power to plane up fast and move on your favorite lake.

The inboard/outboard Mercruiser 7.4 LX with 330 horsepower, Bravo Three outdrive is in better condition. This bowrider with only two owners, seats 12 and has only been in freshwater and stored on trailer covered.

Three sun pads are the main features with a transom sunpad over the engine, a U-shaped seating area on the aft with a table that can be stored away to be replaced with a filler cushion to make sun pad number two and the bow seating offers a filler pad for the third sun pad.

The helm seating with swivel twin dual position bucket seats turn to make conversations easy with friends in the U-shaped seating and join a meal on the water.

Under the port side console is a port-john. There is a large in deck storage for skis, ski tow eye on the transom with a large swim platform and swim ladder. 316L stainless steel is the brightware throughout the boat.

There is a review of this boat on a U-Tube video on the right side of this page that is very informative.

Formula designed a terrific bowrider and remains a classic for years to come. Make it yours by calling me today with your offer to own.

Information On Condition

Interior Marine vinyl and cushions in excellent condition as viewed by listing rep, exterior is without stains, and clean, Hull is remarkable for age and gel coat is clear & shines without scratches, aft sun pad without tears.

Boat is kept covered in a safe neighborhood. Graphics have adhered well.

New vinyl in 2015, New alternator installed in 2019

Approximate boat location: Clover, South Carolina

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Basic Details
Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Formula
Category:
High Performance
Model:
Thunderbird 252 BR
Length (LOA):
25' 2"
Hours:
470
(as of 1/19/2020)
Stock #:
192082
Location:
Clover, South Carolina
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1997
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
7.4 LX
Hours:
470
(as of 1/19/2020)
Size:
330 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Propeller:
Stainless Steel
Cruising Speed:
35 mph
Maximum Speed:
52 mph
Drive Brand:
Mercruiser
Drive Model:
Bravo Three
Drive Type:
Stern Drive
Config.:
Inboard/Outboard
Fuel Injected:
Trim Indicator:
Trim Tab Controls:
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Electronic Throttle/shift:
Engine Alarms:
Power Tilt & Trim:
Remote Oil Fill:
Trim Tabs:
Thru Hub Exhaust
Silent Thunder Exhaust
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
25' 2"
Beam:
8' 6"
Max. Draft:
28"
Weight:
4,525 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
4' 10"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Depth Gauge In Dash:
Navigation Lights:
Compass:
Ritchie
Deck Features
Bench Seat:
Captain's Chair:
Cockpit Table:
Freshwater Washdown:
Lifting Rings:
Non-skid Deck:
Cover - Full Boat:
Rub Rails:
Bimini:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Ski Storage:
Ski Tow Bar:
Aft Deck Sun Pad:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Beverage Holders:
Dropdown Bolsters:
Fender Holders:
Fender Locker:
Glove Box:
Hand Rails:
In-deck Ski Locker:
Steering Wheel:
Storage:
Sun Pad-bow:
Swim Ladder:
Swim Platform:
Walk Through Windshield:
Windshield Wipers:
One
Pedestal Seats:
2
U-Shaped Lounge Aft Seating Filler cushion for Second Sun Pad

Safety EquipmentEquip.
Grab Rails:
Fume Detector:
Fire Suppression System:
2
ElectricalElec. Components
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery Switch:
Courtesy Lights:
Engine Kill Switch:
Fuel Gauge:
Horn:
Speedometer:
Water Temp Gauge:
ABYC Color Coded Wiring:
Battery Tender:
Deck Lighting:
Docking Lights:
Electronic Ignition:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Stereo:
Storage Locker Lights:
Transom Storage Box:
Volt Meter:
Speakers:
4
Number Of Batteries:
2
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
2006
Brand:
EZ Loader
Model:
6-TALB21-25 6200
Material:
Aluminum
# Axles:
2
# Brakes:
4
Breakaway Hitch:
No
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
12
Water Capacity:
10 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Head:
Sink - Cabin:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Formula
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
White/aqua
Gel Coat:
Helm Console:
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