View Full Version : Need new wire loom for my 22 classic from 89

04-18-2016, 02:41 PM
I have a 89 Donzi all red classic I've been restoring for 3 years. When I did my last 18 classic mad poodle sold me one . Can someone point me in direction of a factory loom

04-18-2016, 04:39 PM
Good luck!
There have been two or three owners and maybe two or three iterations of the model since '89.
However, here's a wiring diagram for an 18. The 22 is identical except for wiring lengths.
There are a couple of molded rubber connectors that won't be available, but can be replaced w/Weatherpack
connectors from Del City and other suppliers. I prefer terminal strips instead though.

04-18-2016, 04:41 PM
Another thing to consider is the sorry switches and circuit breakers used in the panel.
Do yourself a favor and replace everything that has a wire connected to it.

04-18-2016, 09:27 PM

I just rewired my 87. You can get a dash and motor harness here. You have to route them and make them run the factory routes. The plugs are the factory ones and you can buy the travelers here as well.

I also bought the open barrel crimper and water proof connectors on amazon. This made every piece have a water proof connector. Then you can unplug and replace anything or diagnose anything. Not exactly factory but better, it brings things up to modern times.

04-21-2016, 11:43 AM
Can you show the water proof connectors you purchased?

04-21-2016, 12:06 PM
Here's what I use:


They are available from other sources, but Del City seems to have the best inventory.
I don't know if I'd call them water proof, but highly water resistant anyway.
They're available in one connector to 22 connector.
You need a specific crimper and dis-assembly tool.
It makes a very professional looking installation.

04-21-2016, 06:06 PM
Boats should be using tinned copper wiring. Other applications won't. Something to keep in mind.


04-22-2016, 06:21 AM

I just searched amazon and got really good deals. I recommend the ones above. I used some other ones in some other places. They were more of the gm Style connectors but I wasn't as happy with how they went together.

Also I searched open barrel crimper on amazon and bought the Eclipse 300-005 crimper. It worked very well and I was very happy with the final product. Since I rewired so much of the boat I also bought a Klein one squeeze wire stripper. I have tried a couple of different brands of those strippers and they all were junk. Klein was the only one that worked well. You pay for the it with the Klein but it's lifetime warranty as well.

Now I'm no George with my work, he is by far top notch. But this is what mine is like.

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04-22-2016, 10:39 AM
dbleil98, that looks really good!
I'd like to encourage anyone to try this type of connector.
It really isn't overwhelming.

04-22-2016, 10:47 AM
Also, I highly recommend the engine harnesses available from eBasic power that dbleil89 recommended above.
The engine harness is always the first to go and is so easy to replace w/one of these.

04-30-2016, 10:05 AM
I don't know about this.
This person asks a question, he gets 9 responses and some awfully good info
and he doesn't respond......almost two weeks later!
Not much gratitude, or even just good manners.