[DML] Re: luggage rack
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[DML] Re: luggage rack



The main problems with the luggage rack are:
1) It makes it harder to open the engine cover, you have to remove the
things from the luggage rack and the rack itself to open it to check
your oil or water.
2) You create a lot of wind resistance reducing your gas mileage.

The advantages are:
1) You can store ALOT of stuff on it. One owner I know uses a cargo
net and takes 2 big plastic storage boxes on it and they are heavy.
There is no security and it makes a big difference with his gas
mileage. It does not seem ot have any effect on the temperature of the
motor.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "lordshill1" <lordshill@xxxx> wrote:
>
>    I have a luggage rack for my Delorean and I was wondering how 
> practical it is.  I bought it with the idea of putting a suitcase on it 
> when I go to Chicago this coming June, as the storage area in the D is 
> very lacking.  When I looked at the instructions and then begain to 
> wonder about the drilled holes, etc and thought it best to seek the 
> wisdom of the seasoned D owners.  Does it have an effect on heat 
> escaping from the engine compartment?  Thank you for your responses in 
> advance.
> 
> Roy
> 0893
>








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