Re: [DML] Re: "Fastest" DeLoreans (WAS: Don Steger's cams)
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Re: [DML] Re: "Fastest" DeLoreans (WAS: Don Steger's cams)



How have you got 210 at the wheels from standard cams????? Not possible 
IMO. I've seen 160 rwhp from an Alpine GTA atmo running a set of triple 
webers and a free-flow exhaust on standrd cams and was certainly rapid, 
(by comparison, Houston's Stage II is roughly 130-140 on a good day). 
I've worked on a 3 litre turbo Alpine which pushed 280 rwhp

It's so easy to throw figures around but until I see a dyno plot, I'll 
reserve judgement (and remain very sceptical - sorry!) Just like a 
DeLorean capable of 1/4 in 9's on a PRV ? Not a chance in hell. Check 
out http://www.projectgtst.com/ to see the kind of work that is involved 
in an already seriously fast car to get it below 10. I've worked on a 
320hp turbo PRV and believe me it would be thoroughly dangerous in a 
DeLorean.

Martin
#1458
#11766
Nissan Skyline GTSt 240rwhp.

supremeadmiralsenn wrote:

> You're right. I am an idiot. I have no idea why I thought that.
>
> Wishful thinking, I guess.
>
> Still, a normally aspirated PRV that does 210 to the wheels, 270 with
> the nitrous oxide isn't too bad. But yeah, I wasn't considering the
> number of performance D's out there.
>
> "My car is the fastest car on the road if you ignore all the ones that
> are better!"
>
> Youthful ignorance. In time it will pass, and I will be as old and
> cranky as the rest of you.
>
> Carry on. Nothing to see here.
>
>
> <mailto:dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=>
>
>
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