Re: [DML] Re: "Fastest" DeLoreans (Marc and Martin)
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Re: [DML] Re: "Fastest" DeLoreans (Marc and Martin)



FWIW, Martin, I think the claim was 210 WHP without
the Nitrous..  240 WHP with it.

Do you think 210 WHP (that would mean maybe 270HP at
the crank!!) is possible from a Non-forced induction,
Non-Nitrous PRV??

Like I said, I am skeptical.


--- Martin Gutkowski - DMC Ltd <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Hiya
> 
> Well it sounds like a fairly sstraitforward 3 litre
> odd-fire (and yes 
> you have to do something with the conrods and/or
> guidgeon pins as 
> they're different odd-to-even). Including Nitrous,
> yes, you could 
> feasibly get 210 at the wheels - but IMO that's
> cheating :-)  I assume 
> it's running stock heads? This misses an opportunity
> because the valves 
> are considerably larger on the 3 litre engines
> although you have to play 
> with the inlet ports or modify the original heads
> for the bigger valves 
> (they will fit). The Eagle had a static CR of 9.2:1
> I believe.The 
> european Z7X engines are 9.6:1. I'd be worried about
> lightening up the 
> flywheel as I've seen standard GTA flywheels full of
> cracks. Centreforce 
> clutches are just re-branded Valeo ones and are
> cheaper from Renault. 
> 
> Just as a comparison, someone posted this little vid
> on the Alpine forum 
> today
> 
>
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2291819804029324366&q=renault+alpine
> 
> This is a 3 litre 24v PRV with triple webers and
> mapped ignition. 240hp 
> at the flywheel, just shy of 200 at the wheels.
> 
> Martin
> 

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