Like Tree0Likes

Twin turbo engines

Reply
Old 09-17-2010, 12:17 AM
  #111
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Thread Starter
 
BigSilverCat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Joplin, Mo
My Boats: 2016 50' Skater Catamaran , 2003 41' Apache Cat, 2003 36' Cigarette Gladiator
Posts: 2,470
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Young Performance View Post
Hey Tyson, just a thought.....I noticed in the vid that the water pressure was spiking on the inside engine in a turn. I like to run a 1 1/4" hose from the port to the starboard strainer to stop the pressure spikes. It really works well and stops all the needle jumping and high pressure spikes not only when turning, but if one pickup hits the water and the other is out of the water. Looks great. Very nice work.
Eddie
if you look at the video where its just the engine starting you see a hose on the back wall with a valve that is open? that one connects the two strainers together.... that is one of the things we are going to replace with a bigger one this winter then what skater put in for us... and we are going to put in a bigger blow off pressure valve.
BigSilverCat is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 12:23 AM
  #112
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Arlington Tx
Posts: 9,373
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bigyellowcat View Post
...Turbos don't really work in boats...
Tell that to Tommy Hofstetter...
Catmando is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 03:12 AM
  #113
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Thread Starter
 
BigSilverCat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Joplin, Mo
My Boats: 2016 50' Skater Catamaran , 2003 41' Apache Cat, 2003 36' Cigarette Gladiator
Posts: 2,470
Default

some pics from skater
Attached Thumbnails
Twin turbo engines-dscf0049.jpg   Twin turbo engines-skater-1.jpg   Twin turbo engines-skater-2.jpg  

Twin turbo engines-skater-3.jpg   Twin turbo engines-dscf0095.jpg  
BigSilverCat is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 04:01 AM
  #114
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
carter38's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Oklahoma/GLOC
My Boats: Cigarettes
Posts: 2,461
Default

That thing is so awesome are you guys going to be out this weekend?
carter38 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 07:11 AM
  #115
VIP Member
VIP Member
Trade Score: (1)
 
Quinlan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Tulsa, GLOC
My Boats: 02 38 T/S GUN-SMITH POWER 43 Wellcraft Portifino
Posts: 3,145
Default

I am back in town and will be. If you are coming up Holla.
O yea W the Cig.
Quinlan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 07:15 AM
  #116
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
carter38's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Oklahoma/GLOC
My Boats: Cigarettes
Posts: 2,461
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Quinlan View Post
I am back in town and will be. If you are coming up Holla.
O yea W the Cig.
We were thinking grand or running up to beaver no plans yet.
carter38 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 08:50 AM
  #117
LV
Gold Member
Gold Member
 
LV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tulsa, OK
My Boats: 35 Maxum// 36 SKATER
Posts: 1,039
Default

See you guys up there! I should be around Saturday
LV is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 11:19 AM
  #118
GLH
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
GLH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Burlington, VT
My Boats: Azimut
Posts: 15,267
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Young Performance View Post
Hey Tyson, just a thought.....I noticed in the vid that the water pressure was spiking on the inside engine in a turn. I like to run a 1 1/4" hose from the port to the starboard strainer to stop the pressure spikes. It really works well and stops all the needle jumping and high pressure spikes not only when turning, but if one pickup hits the water and the other is out of the water. Looks great. Very nice work.
Eddie
We ran into water pressure issues going above 110 mph and beyond on Drambuie last spring.

We did exactly what Eddie mentioned connecting both strainers and taped 4 water dumps with 10# waste gates to it going directly outside and have not run into water pressure issues since.

We also use braided lines from the pickups to the strainers as the pressures there are still up at higher speeds this being before the waste-gates... (also cause we burst some hoses last year a couple times!)
GLH is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 12:00 PM
  #119
Charter Member #232
Charter Member
 
Audiofn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Carlisle, MA USA
My Boats: 1979 Formula 302, 99 Formula 353, 81 Donzi 18 2+3 with 454
Posts: 18,379
Default

GL couldn't you put a dump before the strainer as well to keep that area's water preasure down?
__________________
Put your best foot forward!
Audiofn is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 09:14 PM
  #120
GLH
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
GLH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Burlington, VT
My Boats: Azimut
Posts: 15,267
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Audiofn View Post
GL couldn't you put a dump before the strainer as well to keep that area's water preasure down?
Space is restricted from pick up to the strainers and the strainers can take the 40-60# the upper speed generate. I would not risk engines and chillers with those pressures for any length of time in my very humble opinion.
GLH is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply



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 02:44 AM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.