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



It takes very little trunk space. It uses a 1" diameter bar running sideway 
across the floor of the trunk. A golf bag will definitely fit.

Shock tower bars and golf bags are certainly two good things for DeLorean 
trunks!  ;)

-Joe



>From: "Chris " <chrisau79@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] Re: A couple of exciting new products available at DCS 06 in 
>Pheasant Run
>Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 13:34:52 -0000
>
>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.
>
>Chris
>06301
>
>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jakekamp" <jakekamp@...> wrote:
> >
> > I would like to chime in here as I was one of the testers for both
>of
> > 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
>hundreds
> > (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
>his
> > products that Toby does.  These are guys who really know their
>stuff
> > 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
>the
> > limit.  The shock tower makes a big difference in alleviating that.
> >
> > The Fan Controller I really like because it staggers the cycling
>on
> > of the A/C compressor, and each fan, just like the Fanzilla used
>to.
> > It also restores the function of the fan fail light.  During
>testing,
> > I removed an internal fuse to simulate a fan failure and it
>correctly
> > lit my fan fail light.  This was the first time I'd seen it light
>up
> > 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
>in
> > my console).
> >
> > Cool stuff!  Both have made my car much more of a pleasure to
>drive.
> >
> > If anyone has any questions about the install or real-world use,
>look
> > 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
>6195,
> > > some of which can even be termed "pioneering". The car was
>featured
> > in
> > > several articles in Gullwing magazine over the past few years
>and
> > was
> > > the first place winner in its category at Pigeon Forge. The mods
> > > included HID projector headlamps, Brembo cross-drilled and
>slotted
> > > 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
>on...
> > >
> > > We were always in search of improvements that would update the
>car
> > and
> > > make it more fun to drive. That's why we're now so pleased to
>bring
> > > what we think are two very exciting new products, originally
> > developed
> > > for 6195, to the entire DeLorean community.
> > >
> > > "ENJOY THE RIDE"
> > >
> > > 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
>for
> > > DeLoreans, and to our knowledge is the only significant
>suspension
> > > improvement other than the lowering kits that are available from
> > > various sources.
> > >
> > > It works by tying the tops of the two front shock towers
>together,
> > > 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,
>and
> > > 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
>included,
> > > along with clear instructions that make installation quick and
>easy.
> > > Sooner or later, almost every performance car owner equips their
> > > vehicle with some sort of strut tower brace. DeLorean owners are
>no
> > > longer left out. Finally, we too can enjoy the benefits of a
>shock
> > > tower brace!
> > >
> > > "JOE COOL"
> > >
> > > The second product is called "Joe Cool". I developed this to
>address
> > > the well-known and very annoying problem that happens when the
>two
> > > 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
>so
> > that
> > > the compressor engages followed shortly by first one fan turning
>on,
> > > and then a moment later by the other fan turning on. This
>eliminates
> > > 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
>manner.
> > It
> > > has separate internal fuses for each fan circuit. If a defect in
>the
> > > fans or their wiring results in either or both of the internal
>fuses
> > > blowing, the fan fail light will be turned on. You will not have
>to
> > > tape or paint over the word "fail" on your console anymore. Nor
>will
> > > you have that light flashing in a meaningless and annoying
>fashion
> > in
> > > your peripheral vision as you drive. With Joe Cool, the "Fan
>Fail"
> > > 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
>and
> > > workmanship.
> > >
> > > If you're interested in these products, we'll have a limited
>number
> > of
> > > each available for sale at Pheasant Run. The show is probably
>your
> > > best opportunity to buy them because they will be "show priced"
>at
> > > $150 for the shock tower bar, and $195 for the Joe Cool. (They
>may
> > 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
>card
> > > payments, so we'll only be able to accept cash payments at the
>show.
> > > 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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