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



Possible, but not like this, IMHO

I know of a 2664 (88mm bore) odd-fire running triple webers, free-flow 
exhaust, high lift cams, custom pocketed pistons, custom conrods and a 
CR over 11:1, mapped ignition, lightened flywheel, twin plate clutch, 
ported and polished, big valves.... the list goes a lot further and 
produces just shy of 100hp/litre, which given transmission losses would 
account for 210 at the wheels from a 3 litre.

I'll let everyone know what my recent 3 litre Alpine project produces 
when mapped up. This is a genuine euro 3 litre 12v EFI even fire lump 
which in the car it came from pushed a mere 170hp. Wasn't half torquey 
though... (unfortunately DeLorean work has got in the way!)

(PS my 24v Citroen got sold on ebay and now lives in France)

Martin



Marc Levy wrote:

> 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.
>
>
>  




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