RE: [DML] Re: Failed CA Emissions UPDATE (still bad)
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RE: [DML] Re: Failed CA Emissions UPDATE (still bad)



In CA they have different limits for every car/engine.  The Delorean is in
the CA dabase as a 2.9 liter V6.

NO must be less than 1136 at 15mph and less than 966 at 25mph, at least for
my '81.

Tom
10902

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Tom Niemczewski
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 2:01 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] Re: Failed CA Emissions UPDATE (still bad)

Hi

Do they have different standards for different engines? That would be 
strange. I've have never heard of that.... As far as I know (I might be 
wrong) the standard is the same regardless of engine size and number of 
cylinders. When I used to live in FL I went to get my emissions tested and I

asked them what the max numbers are. They were all the same for all cars. I 
can still remember those numbers :) NOx: 220ppm, CO: 1.20%. Here in Poland 
when I went to get the DeLorean tested they told me that the allowed limits 
are NOx:100 and CO: 0.50%. And I was pretty surprised when we tested the 
car. I got remarkable results. Even the guys at the testing station were 
surprised. When I did the test it was snowing outside with the temperature 
just below freezing. I drove the car only about 3 miles and it was NOT fully

warm. I've got NOx: 4 and CO: 0.00% This is what everyone should be getting.

The DeLorean is a VERY clean running car... if everything is working right.

Tom Niemczewski
vin 6149 (in Poland!)
tomciodmc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
www.deloreana.com


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Patz"
>
>   Check with the Ca emissions to see what engine they put in the
> computer. When I had my car tested in Indiana the computer did not
> list a six cylinder for the DeLorean.   They just told me, it's not
> a six cylinder today.   Passed with no problem, also passed in
> Arizona too.
>





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