Re: [DML] G50/915 Transmission Swap
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Re: [DML] G50/915 Transmission Swap



On 5/23/07, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I don't know, I never saw the car in person..  But
>  based on the cutting I had to do for the 915 trans,
>  and the additional size of the 6 speed G50, I think
>  the cutting would have been substantial.
>
>  What swap are you considering?

Anything at this point. Honestly, for me it's either sell the
DeLorean, or buy something else to use for a daily and reserve the
DeLorean for weekends, or start getting serious about a swap. I like
the Buick 3800SC option; only ~280hp but it's at ~28 miles per gallon
and I'm very familiar with this engine, having had a Series I in my
last Fiero. A modern Series III would be slick and from what I hear,
they fit well into the DeLorean engine compartment.

>  Clearly, we all know the advantage to a 6 speed over a
>  5 speed...  but when you consider the cost difference
>  between a G50 and 915, and the amount of modification
>  needed to make it work, I saw no logical reason to go
>  with the G50.

Well, I see no logical reason to have a DeLorean at all, so might as
well be illogical when choosing a transmission, too. ;-) I wish I
could see some good up close pictures of the frame modification for
this 6 speed to determine if I want to undertake such a thing.

>  On the other hand, if I did use the Renault box, my
>  engine would be an inch or so higher and would stick
>  out the top of the engine bay.

Oh, come on, Mark. That's be classy! You should re-do it that way. ;-)

>  Oh, and Whats up with your other mailing list? I see
>  it is down to only 19 posts last month.. I guess the
>  new rules are not working out so well.  LOL!

Well, you know. It beats 190 posts, 180 of them from you and 10 from
others complaining about you.

-Ryan


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