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



Thanks for clearing that up.  I agree with Mark L... we need to use a 
standard reference so there is no mis-quoting.

Ron

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski - DMC Ltd 
<martin@...> wrote:
>
> This is the problem with mis-quoting. I was talking about 
horsepower at 
> the wheels. This is very different from hp at the flywheel which is 
> where Houston (and all the manfucaturers out there) quote their 
best 
> figure. The dyno session I know about (wasn't there) on a DMCH 
Stage II 
> hit 130 at the wheels. The Alpine I was with at a rolling road was 
> measured at 43hp drag in the transmission, but it's not an exact 
> science. That hit 260+hp at the wheels from a chargecooled 3 litre 
turbo 
> running 1.2 bar of boost (18psi) so you can understand my 
skepticism 
> that ANY 3 litre naturally asp 12v PRV can hit 210 at the wheels, 
> especially when running K-Jet.
> 
> Martin
> 
> gullwingmag wrote:
> 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%
40yahoogroups.com>, 
> > Martin Gutkowski - DMC Ltd <martin@>
> > wrote:
> >
> > (by comparison, Houston's Stage II is roughly 130-140 on a good 
day).
> >
> > Isnt this the engine DMC Houston advertises at 197hp? Did you 
actually
> > dyno the Stage II and only get 130-140hp?? Who should we 
believe???
> >
> > Ron
> >
> > #1529 Screamin Yellow D
> >
> >  
> >
> >  
> 
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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