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Old 10-07-2005, 11:15 PM   #1
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My God - Tazs Boat Shifts

Had the pleasure of driving Tazs P20 with his 260EFI on it today compared to my XR2 its like a Jet fighter. Christ I have driven a lot of boats but have never felt such power strapped onto the back of a boat, manged to keep it flat out for about 2mins. Sh*t i have never had to hold a thing in the water that much just to keep it going in a stright line. On de-acceration (just taking my foot slight off the throttle) I had to put my arm out to stop the yank passengers head slamming into the dash. That things got sooooooooo much power!!!!!!

Should have brought an EFI rather than an XR2 - its as imagine an an f1 car to be.

Would one consider a P20 with that engine on to be over-powered?

Big respect to you Taz - he wouldnt drive it flat out!

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Old 10-07-2005, 11:20 PM   #2
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so did it chine walk then?
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Old 10-07-2005, 11:27 PM   #3
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Bow tank was full two people in the boat and about 1- 2 feet of swell on the sea. Yes a little bit - but the throttle is so sensative the boat snakes like a rear wheel drive car when you put the power on and off. Reminded me of driving an s2000 in the wet sideways!

Some body posted about driving on through which i did and the boat does stable out a bit but the slightest wave or too fast a change of power on the throttle (up or down) can throw it out of control. Trying to keep the throttle that steady when wave jumping is somewhat difficult!

Amazing though!
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Old 11-07-2005, 12:19 AM   #4
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Re: My God - Tazs Boat Shifts

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Should have brought an EFI rather than an XR2 - its as imagine an an f1 car to be.
http://www.boatmadforum.co.uk/showth...?threadid=3122

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Anyone fancy a swap on the motor for an XR2 so that I can dig out the old helmet and do a bit of F200 ?
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Powerhead swap

Johnny, I would be up for it- cash either way if necessary. In fairness I know nothing about mu powerhead, having just brought the thing but you are welcome to hear it on a hose. Where are you, I'm just down the road from the great Extreme Factory in Ringwood, (Hampshire).
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Old 11-07-2005, 01:28 PM   #6
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Dude, I wasn't after your engine as I allready have a 2.5EFI and I dont have an XR2 to swap anyway. I was meerly pointing Silversurfer, who does have an XR2, in the direction of your post.
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Sorry Johnny, dumb of me not to read your post fully ! Many thanks.
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Sorry Johnny, dumb of me not to read your post fully ! Many thanks.
Hmm maybe interested my engine (powerhead) is brand new though just run in had to have a new one from Ocean Racing its done 10 hours now and is about to have its running in Jets swapped out, after its 10 hour service. Have you run your EFI on a boat yet?

Only concern is swapping a new engine for a problem if you get my drift.
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Old 11-07-2005, 05:29 PM   #9
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Pennpromo if you wanna sell that engine and it is a 260 efi pm me a price i quiet fancy twin 260 s on my p20


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Pennpromo if you wanna sell that engine and it is a 260 efi pm me a price i quiet fancy twin 260 s on my p20


no offence taz but sometimes you talk some rubbish.
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no offence taz but sometimes you talk some rubbish.
I was only messing but quiet fancy a spare engine.

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no offence taz but sometimes you talk some rubbish.
I think you guys should have it out in a boat race!!!

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Yeah but make is a nice flat day cus I can beat Burty in the rough with -60hp and no bowtank or trimtabs
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and twin cable steering!!!
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burty this ^^ can not be true??
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mainly cus he drives like a nob and doesnt care if he stuffs it
plus i'm scared
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mainly cus he drives like a nob and doesnt care if he stuffs it
plus i'm scared

Are you sure its not mainly cus your scared ? plus he drives like a nob?
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I think you guys should have it out in a boat race!!!

Yeah but burty aint even got a engine!
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and you've nearly got two engines, nearly, maybe nearly!!!
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