[DML] Re: Input shafts (was Wankel Engine)
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[DML] Re: Input shafts (was Wankel Engine)

I really tend to agree on this one. I've now seen several cars with 
broken input shafts/couplers, and every one has had some other root 
--adaptive bellhousing to Chevy/Buick/brand X engine
--missing pilot bearing
--missing alignment dowels between engine and trans (this ate two of 
--one we're still investigating, but it's a non-DMC engine as well, 
although it is a PRV block. I'd still put money on an alignment issue.

I've opened up/refurbed many of the transmissions and the only 
difference I've seen between "fresh" ones and 100K+ mile trans is very 
slight wear marks on the bearing races. Not bad, just that you can tell 
they are used and that the PO probably never changed the oil. 

Dave S

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <martin@...> wrote:
> *sigh* that old chestnut :-)
> Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but the DeLorean transmission is 
> for breaking input shafts only where an aftermaket Chevvy bellhousing 
> has been used? The problem is the alignment on these bellhousings NOT 
> the transmission.

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