[DML] Re: How well do your DeLoreans start?
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[DML] Re: How well do your DeLoreans start?

Yours sounds pretty much like mine.  Usually starts up immediately but 
occasionally needs a second or two of crank.  I don't have the last 
symptom you describe... no goosing required.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweitzel_2000" <sweitzel@xxxx> wrote:
> My DeLorean is in pretty good tune. I have 8400 original miles on it.
> It was well within CA emissions standards (as of 2 years ago) and I
> get approx 20mpg with no excessive hunting at idle. I was wondering
> what kind of starting nuances various owners experiences with their
> cars. Mine starts practically instantly - within 1 second of key turn
> without touching the accelerator pedal regardless of whether it was
> driven yesterday or if I have left it sitting in the garage for over
> three months. However, sometimes if I am driving around and stop at a
> friends house and park it in an inclined driveway, it may take 
> of two to three seconds of cranking to get it to fire. In those
> situations, it sometimes acts like it's not running on all cylinders
> when it catches until i goose the throttle a few times to even it 
> How about everyone else?

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