Like Tree0Likes

Donzi re-rig/update - dash and engine before and after

Reply
Old 07-16-2008, 04:14 AM
  #11
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (1)
 
dykstra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Washington, IL
My Boats: 29' FOUNTAIN 525SC
Posts: 5,341
Default

way cool! Nice work to say the least.
dykstra is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 09:33 AM
  #12
Registered
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: League City, Texas
My Boats: Sonic Booom II 31SS
Posts: 465
Default

LOVE the carbon fiber. That looks awesome!!!
niceguy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 09:34 AM
  #13
Registered
 
ZXXX Donzi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Tennessee
My Boats: Fountain 35 w/500 EFI's, 1973 Donzi X-18 w/383 Mag,1974 Chris Craft Roamer w/1271TI's
Posts: 834
Default

That is the short version of everything he did to my boat. You really ought to see that thing. There is not a fitting, wire, hose bend that he rigged that is not completely thought out.

Eddie worked hard to use a few parts I had to build a custom motor. He does not stop until it is done right.

The boat now runs like no other 26ZX. It is a blast to drive.
ZXXX Donzi is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 09:40 AM
  #14
Registered
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Houston, TX
My Boats: Powerboat Freak,,Cold Beer, Hot Women
Posts: 2,411
Default

Awesome job! Looks Fantastic!! Impressive numbers on the dyno!!
29scarab is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 09:42 AM
  #15
Registered
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Savannah
My Boats: 1999 spectre 30/ 98 Maxum cuddy
Posts: 749
Default

sweet
getchasum111 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 10:28 AM
  #16
Registered
 
hammer01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: NORTHERN ILLINOIS
My Boats: SOLD!!!
Posts: 1,008
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZXXX Donzi View Post
That is the short version of everything he did to my boat. You really ought to see that thing. There is not a fitting, wire, hose bend that he rigged that is not completely thought out.

Eddie worked hard to use a few parts I had to build a custom motor. He does not stop until it is done right.

The boat now runs like no other 26ZX. It is a blast to drive.
What kind of numbers are you seeing now vs before and what type of fuel etc. are you running now??? Looks awesome. Hammer
hammer01 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 11:47 AM
  #17
Registered
 
ZXXX Donzi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Tennessee
My Boats: Fountain 35 w/500 EFI's, 1973 Donzi X-18 w/383 Mag,1974 Chris Craft Roamer w/1271TI's
Posts: 834
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hammer01 View Post
What kind of numbers are you seeing now vs before and what type of fuel etc. are you running now??? Looks awesome. Hammer
I run 93 octane.

The boat ran 63-64 on a good day before. It has been to 88 before hitting some big waves. Eddie does not quit as soon as he puts in the boat. Boat conditions do not exactly equal dyno conditions so he is still dialing it in. It should do around 95 all said and done. That is a 30 mph increase and I could not be happier.

I have driven the boat at 85mph and it was not working hard.
ZXXX Donzi is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 12:31 PM
  #18
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 4,452
Default

Thank you everyone. It does still need some fine tuning. I have to find a good day to do it. Everytime we try to ring it out, we hit a roller and get it out of shape. I'd rather not end up in the water.
I will post some final numbers as soon as I can. As Bill said, we are looking for 95 mph. Again, thanks everyone.
Eddie
Young Performance is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 01:04 PM
  #19
Rob
VIP Member
Trade Score: (6)
 
Strip Poker 388's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Madison,Mississippi
My Boats: Hustler 388
Posts: 21,567
Default

Eddie the dash is impressive,well done

ZXXX Donzi nice ride
__________________
.

The Only Time You Have To Much Ammo Is When Your Swimming Or On Fire.
Strip Poker 388 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2008, 01:53 PM
  #20
Neno the mind boggler
VIP Member
Trade Score: (1)
 
glassdave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: toledo oh
My Boats: Batboat, 38 Scarab Thunder, 16 Sidewinder, 27 Magnum
Posts: 12,667
Default

Nice work . . . love the paint on that boat
Attached Thumbnails
Donzi re-rig/update - dash and engine before and after-donzi-front-yard.jpg  
__________________
Throttles- Cleveland Construction 377 Talon
08 OPA Class 1 National Champion
08 Class 1 Geico Triple Crown Champion
08 OPA High Points Champion
10 OPA Class 1 National Champion ( happy now Ed! )
glassdave is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
tblrklakemo
General Q & A
2
02-08-2008 10:11 PM
TAQENER KLOZOV
Fountain
8
02-09-2006 04:57 PM
Zanie
Excalibur
19
02-09-2004 11:24 AM
chrker
General Boating Discussion
205
01-22-2004 12:16 AM
OBNOXUS21
General Boating Discussion
29
07-01-2003 06:50 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:44 PM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.