Re: [DML] BAE Turbo Availability
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I forgot to add into this, he NEVER did any burn outs, nor spun the 
wheels. He just gently took off, and acellerated the car quickly. 
Never once did he abuse the rear end.

Of course all the TLC in the world is no match for a chop shop if the 
car gets stolen.

http://lvracingscene.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=5230&st=15

-Robert
vin 6585 "X"



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "therealdmcvegas" <dmcvegas@xxxx> 
wrote:
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Videobob Moseley" <videobob@xxxx> 
wrote:
> <SNIP>
> > One of those mistakes is that the D's tranny just can't
> > handle any real horsepower.
> > It is what it is.
> <SNIP>
> 
> The DeLorean transmission can handle quite a bit of power. Up to 
about
> 300hp or so. You just can't go out and dump the clutch all the time
> trying to do burn outs. That is the stress that the two-piece input
> shaft can't handle. It's just like the new Ford Mustangs. They don't
> use live axles, but rather half-shafts and CV joints on their rear 
ends.
> 
> A coworker had a '04 Cobra, with a super charger, and dyno'd at 
about
> a little over 400hp at the rear wheels. I'd seen him drag it, and he
> NEVER broke the rear wheels loose. Not once did he ever have a 
problem
> with the rear half shafts. One night, we saw 2 seperate Mustangs 
snap
> their half-shafts just doing burn outs.
> 
> So it's the same thing. It's not that the DeLorean 5-Speed tranny
> can't handle the power output, it's just that you can't abuse it.
> 
> -Robert
> vin 6585 "X"






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