[DML] Re: A couple of exciting new products available at DCS 06 in Pheas
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[DML] Re: A couple of exciting new products available at DCS 06 in Pheasant Run

What does the shock tower fix do to the trunk space? Will a golf bag 
fit? Mine has to go in diagonally as it is. 


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jakekamp" <jakekamp@...> wrote:
> I would like to chime in here as I was one of the testers for both 
> these products.  My DeLorean is driven daily, in all kinds 
> conditions, so it makes a good test vehicle for any new product.
> I've been running both of Joe's and Peter's products now for 
> (thousands?) of miles and I couldn't be happier.  For anyone who 
> hasn't yet met Joe, he gives you the same kind of confidence in 
> products that Toby does.  These are guys who really know their 
> and build quality, tested equipment.
> Both items are ridiculously easy to install and you notice an 
> immediate difference.  Most are probably familiar with 
the "floating" 
> feeling the DeLorean gives in the front end when you push it to 
> limit.  The shock tower makes a big difference in alleviating that.
> The Fan Controller I really like because it staggers the cycling 
> of the A/C compressor, and each fan, just like the Fanzilla used 
> It also restores the function of the fan fail light.  During 
> I removed an internal fuse to simulate a fan failure and it 
> lit my fan fail light.  This was the first time I'd seen it light 
> since I've owned the car!  I should also note that the unit is 
> compatible with LEDs, as well as regular bulbs (mine are all LEDs 
> my console).
> Cool stuff!  Both have made my car much more of a pleasure to 
> If anyone has any questions about the install or real-world use, 
> me up at Pheasant Run and I'd be happy to chat about them.
> Jake Kamphoefner
> 1063
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "joekuchan" <josephkuchan@> wrote:
> >
> > Many of you are familiar with the work my son and I did on VIN 
> > some of which can even be termed "pioneering". The car was 
> in
> > several articles in Gullwing magazine over the past few years 
> was
> > the first place winner in its category at Pigeon Forge. The mods
> > included HID projector headlamps, Brembo cross-drilled and 
> > front brakes, custom wheels and tires, unique custom fuel system 
> mods
> > for enrichment under boost (the car had a BAE turbo), an electric
> > scavenge pump for the turbo, custom stereo installation, fully 
> painted
> > and detailed engine with custom metallized airbox, and on and 
> > 
> > We were always in search of improvements that would update the 
> and
> > make it more fun to drive. That's why we're now so pleased to 
> > what we think are two very exciting new products, originally 
> developed
> > for 6195, to the entire DeLorean community. 
> > 
> > 
> > The first product is a shock tower brace called "Enjoy the Ride".
> > Peter developed this product to improve the cornering and general
> > handling of the car. This is the only shock tower bar available 
> > DeLoreans, and to our knowledge is the only significant 
> > improvement other than the lowering kits that are available from
> > various sources. 
> > 
> > It works by tying the tops of the two front shock towers 
> > stiffening the front end of the car. The effect is to limit the 
> camber
> > change that occurs during hard cornering. That, in turn, reduces
> > under-steer, thereby giving the car a more controlled, precise, 
> > fun driveability in the turns. It's made from high strength,
> > lightweight aircraft quality aluminum alloy (6061-T6) and comes
> > polished for a great appearance. All necessary hardware is 
> > along with clear instructions that make installation quick and 
> > Sooner or later, almost every performance car owner equips their
> > vehicle with some sort of strut tower brace. DeLorean owners are 
> > longer left out. Finally, we too can enjoy the benefits of a 
> > tower brace!
> > 
> > "JOE COOL"
> > 
> > The second product is called "Joe Cool". I developed this to 
> > the well-known and very annoying problem that happens when the 
> > engine cooling fans turn on at exactly the same time that the AC
> > compressor engages: the engine slows, the lights dim, and the
> > experience of driving a performance car is ruined. Joe Cool puts 
> each
> > fan on a separate high capacity relay and staggers their start 
> that
> > the compressor engages followed shortly by first one fan turning 
> > and then a moment later by the other fan turning on. This 
> > the drag on the engine caused by too great a load being thrown 
on it
> > all at once.
> > 
> > Joe Cool also handles the fan fail light in an intelligent 
> It
> > has separate internal fuses for each fan circuit. If a defect in 
> > fans or their wiring results in either or both of the internal 
> > blowing, the fan fail light will be turned on. You will not have 
> > tape or paint over the word "fail" on your console anymore. Nor 
> > you have that light flashing in a meaningless and annoying 
> in
> > your peripheral vision as you drive. With Joe Cool, the "Fan 
> > light actually means the fans have failed. (Imagine that!) 
> > 
> > Joe Cool is completely "plug and play". Just plug it in and go.
> > 
> > Reviews of both of these products can be seen in the latest 
issue of
> > Gullwing magazine, so if you're interested check it out. Both 
> products
> > will come with a one-year warranty against defects in materials 
> > workmanship.
> > 
> > If you're interested in these products, we'll have a limited 
> of
> > each available for sale at Pheasant Run. The show is probably 
> > best opportunity to buy them because they will be "show priced" 
> > $150 for the shock tower bar, and $195 for the Joe Cool. (They 
> be
> > priced higher later on.) By buying at the show you'll also avoid
> > shipping and handling. 
> > 
> > Unfortunately, we're just not set up to accept checks or credit 
> > payments, so we'll only be able to accept cash payments at the 
> > Please stop by to see these products or just to chat about 
> DeLoreans.
> > 
> > See you next week at the show!
> > 
> > -Joe and Peter Kuchan
> >

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