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   Updated 12/27/14

Challenger

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86 Challenger 172
     Bass
86 75 Merc
Motorguide TM. 40 mph (speedo). "I bought this boat new in 1986, sold it in 1993 and bought it back in Sept.2014. It was kept in great shape. Everything is original."  Rodney P - WV
 
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98 Challenger
     285 DC
98 120 Force
24 prop, 6" jackplate.   285 user - TX
98 Challenger
    390SE
98 150 Merc
23 Merc prop, 6" jackplate, Humminbird electronics, MinnKota 55#. 67 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "Very clean and nice ride."  Dan G - TX
78 Challenger ProV
97 150 Evinrude
25 Raker, Humminbird 4x6, Motorguide 24V.  Gene - AL
96 Challenger
     Radical One
96 50 Tracker
Humminbird 550, 30# trolling motor. "This one I saved and just a gelcoat away from being fully restored."  Boatdudeguy - TX
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92 Challenger
    Sport Fisher Pro
93 85 Yamaha
19 SS prop, Humminbird 500, MinnKota TM. 45 mph @ 1500 rpm (gps).   Blue eyes - FL
93 Challenger 198
     Radical One
93 150 Mariner Carb
25 Laser, 9" or 10" Vance jackplate, Humminbird DX200, X20, Motorguide 54#. Propshaft is 6" below the pad. 55-58 mph @ 5800 rpm (gps). "Need some help with my setup, too slow."  Challenger198 - OH
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91 Challenger Pro 168
95 120 Force
22" Laser II, manual jackplate, Humminbird 798c SI, Lowrance HDS5. "Just hoping to get in contact with other Challenger owners."  Fyrfytertrey - KY
99 Challenger 396 "Would like to know more from other Challenger owners  TexasTshirt - TX
98 175 Merc about their boats. Likes and dislikes."  
97 Challenger 180DC Laser II, Hi-Jacker hydraulic, Humminbird Wide 100,  DTVnTX - TX
    Rad One Pro Bass MinnKota 44#. 55 mph @ 5600+ (speedo).   
98 115 Merc "Very dependable..very low maintenance. A good   
  investment considering I fish 20-25 weekends a year."  
92 Challenger 182 22" Laser II, Humminbird 565, MinnKota AT 65#.  Dave M - VA
     Pro Bass 51 mph @ 5100 rpm (speedo). "Very good condition for a  PHOTO   PHOTO
92 115 Merc '92. New prop has been great. Lots more lift and speed.  PHOTO   PHOTO
  Updated 11/29/09..... Boat is very solid."  
86 Challenger 172 Genesis TM.  Mojojerry - AL
03 90 Merc    
93 Challenger 198 25" Renegade, manual jackplate, Lowrance LMS520's (2),  Rcs614 - NC
93 175 Evinrude Lowrance flasher, Motorguide Brute 67#.   PHOTO    PHOTO
            Intruder Propshaft is 4" below pad. 72 mph @ 5600 rpm (gps).  PHOTO    PHOTO
  "Looking to increase the performance with new prop or   
  engine setup.....any suggestions?"  
91 Challenger 198 26" Laser II, 6" jackplate, Motorguide TM. Propshaft is  Brian H - LA
     Radical One 5 5/8" below the pad. 59.8 mph @ 4400 rpm (gps).  
91 150 Merc XR4    
98 Challenger 398 24" Trophy, manual jackplate, Lowrance LCX17M,   William - TX
     Radical One 320, Motorguide TM.  65 mph @ 5400 rpm (gps).  PHOTO    PHOTO
98 150 Merc    PHOTO    PHOTO
84 Challenger  Eagle Cuda, Motorguide 34#. 35-40 mph.  Shawn - KY
     Fisher Pro "Challengers are popular around Cave Run Lake, KY and   PHOTO    PHOTO
84 50 Merc they are a great lasting boat."  PHOTO
75 Challenger MarkII Humminbird 535, Motorguide 250 series. "I bought this  Gary - TX
80 75 Evinrude boat from a friend of the family 2 years ago and moved it to  PHOTO    PHOTO
  central Texas. It was kept on Dale Hollow in Kentucky.  
  It fishes well and my buddies are jealous. The boat was well  
  maintained and in very good condition. I would like to   
  replace the flooring. Any ideas on how to do this?"  
76 Challenger "Have yet to put boat in the water. It was in storage for 7  Chris - NC
86 85 Merc years.  I bought it from my uncle. Boat is nearly perfect and   
  runs perfect in driveway. Hope to get free evening soon to   
  put in water. Any specifics or interest...please e-mail me."  
94 Challenger 1740 Quicksilver Thruster, 8" jackplate, Motorguide 43#.  PhillipH - TN
     Radical One 57 mph @ 5200 rpm (gps). "Sweet Boat! Smooth in rough  
91 115 Merc water and very ahead of its time. If you want to know more  
  about Challengers let me know. To me they seemed way   
  of their time."  
85 Challenger 24" prop, Humminbird Piranha, Mercury Thruster TM.  Tidefan101 - AL
     Thunderbolt 55 mph @ 5400 rpm (speedo).  
85 150 Merc    
88 Challenger Raker, 8" jackplate, Mercury TM.  C Till - WI
84 140 Evinrude "Just got this boat and I am rebuilding it, need some help  
  with wiring diagrams for the tilt and trim. Any help would  
  be greatly appreciated."  
98 Challenger 170 Humminbird Wide 100, MinnKota 55# Maxxum.  JacobN - AZ
     Radical Bass 50 mph (radar).  
98 75 Mercury    
96 Challenger 1746 24" Trophy, 6" jackplate, Humminbird ID60, Piranha 1,   Eddie3260 - AL
     Radical One Motorguide 750. 55 mph @ 6000 rpm (gps).  PHOTO
03 115 Suzuki "This boat runs really good with one person in it. I love the   PHOTO
            4 Stroke Suzuki engine. Bought it with a free 6 year warranty in  PHOTO
  2003.  I started out with a Suzuki 19" prop and would   
   Updated 9/30/04...... redline at half throttle. Went up to a 22" Yamaha 3 blade  
  and would redline at about 80% throttle. Finally put a 24"  
  Trophy and it will run at 55 mph trimmed up WOT @  
  6000 rpm."  
97 Challenger 395 20" Laser II, TH Marine jackplate, Garmin 160,  Corey - CO
     Radical One Humminbird 300, MinnKota TM.  
96 115 Merc 47 mph @ 5200 rpm (speedo).  
00 Challenger 198 25" prop, 10" Hijacker jackplate, Humminbird 100   Stan - KY
     Pro Bass trolling motor mount, Humminbird ID60 dash flasher.  
99 150 Yamaha Motor is 6" off transom, Motorguide 76 Brute.  
  64 mph @ 5500 rpm (gps). "64 mph is empty, 60 mph  
  GPS fully loaded with two people."  
77 Challenger 29" Hydrus, Johnson hydraulic jackplate, Humminbird  Litegrunt - TX
     Mark 4 Piranha 3, Airguide Temp, MinnKota Endura 30#.  
89 100 Johnson  "If anyone can help me with any info on this boat, it would  
  help a great deal.  I have rebuilt most of the boat and   
  updated all electronics, seating and more more features.  
  I have not done the carpeting at this time.  I have replaced  
  the old motor, 50 hp for newer 100 hp w/power trim.  
  Any info would help out."  
83 Challenger 16.5' Humminbird 400, MinnKota TM. 50 mph (speedo).  Earnest - TX
     115 Evinrude    
78 Challenger 21" prop, Humminbird 200 Bass Pro Shops Tour Edition,  Dave - FL
     Pro-V Air Flight Humminbird 400+ Pro Angler, MotorGuide Great White  PHOTO
     Hull 67# TM. "The Challenger bassboats were made for only 5   PHOTO
     115 Mariner years in the late '70's.  Is there anybody else that has one   PHOTO
  like mine?  I have rebuilt most of the boat and updated all  
  electronics, carpeting, seating, and many more features to   
  today's standards."