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



You mention that "The best for the engine is to start driving as soon 
as the engine is running and I do that every time".
I've never heard that before? Anyone else?

John

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Niemczewski" <tomciodmc@xxxx> 
wrote:
>
> Hi
> 
> My DeLorean will start on the first try every time regardless of 
the 
> temperature of the engine and the weather. It always takes less 
than a 
> second to start the engine. Regardless if it was sitting for one 
minute or 
> three months. Once it starts it never dies. I never touch the gas 
when 
> starting. When it's cool outside and the engine is cold it will 
hunt at idle 
> for a moment but I don't really know how long because I never let 
it idle 
> when cold. The best for the engine is to start driving as soon as 
the engine 
> is running and I do that every time. The colder the weather and 
engine the 
> more apparent the hunting is.
> It didn't run like this when I got it. I replaced a lot of parts 
including 
> all the relays, o-rings in the engine, ALL vacuum lines, installed 
platinum 
> tipped spark plugs (as per the owners manual), etc.
> The car runs perfectly ever since I did that and I believe this is 
what 
> every DeLorean should start and run like.
> 
> Greetings from Poland!
> 
> Tom Niemczewski
> vin 6149 (in Poland!)
> tomciodmc@xxxx
> www.deloreana.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> >> 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
>









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