Re: [DML] Stage 3 Engine!
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Re: [DML] Stage 3 Engine!



No pictures were allowed due to the prototype status.

However I left with a BIG smile on my face.

The Stage III pulls so hard all the way through every gear with no lag.

This is the Delorean that the Legend Delorean thought it could be,  
but wasnt.

Mark V



On Aug 20, 2007, at 5:43 PM, content22207 wrote:

> I much prefer supercharging over turbocharging. Turbocharging is nice
> in theory, but in actual practice is less than optimal (HEAT!). The
> slight parasitic drag of a supercharger belt is a small price to pay
> for simplicity and a cooler engine. There's also no lag time on your
> boost.
>
> Does DMC beef up the connecting rods and wrist pins? One of the
> complaints I hear about aftermarket boosting of stock low compression
> PRV's is that they can't take the stress.
>
> Regarding easy to work on: Can I hear an "Amen"? I'm only burning
> normally aspirated carburetion, but one of the biggest reasons I
> converted was ease of access. Rather than bore you with the details
> I'll just pop a pic into a photo album (Yahoo space permitting).
> Whatever your tune-up dejour, it's a 20-30 minute exercise without the
> K-Jet intake in the way.
>
> Even with K-Jet, anyone burning a converted exhaust does have a major
> access advantage -- from below. Without the crossover pipe in the way
> you can extremely easily access the distributor from underneath the
> car (it's so close that the thing almost pokes your eye out).
> Replacing a slave cylinder from underneath takes 5-10 minutes (because
> of the angle of the screw, bleeding it is best accomplished from
> above). Same with the heater core shutoff valve. You can even reach
> into the Valley of Death and touch the back of the water pump. All
> this is of course contingent on the crossover pipe being jetisoned.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
>> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Bob Brandys <BobB@...> wrote:
>>
>> They had a stage 3 D engine at DMC Midwest yesterday (and today.)
>>
>> It is a prototype that is in its 3rd (at least) generation of
>> engineering.  Each time it has been getting better and better.
>>
>> It is a supercharged engine where the SC replaces in the stock  
>> intake.
>>   It makes for a much cleaner engine compartment.  Easy to work on  
>> and
>> tune up.
>>
>> Based on my experience, it produces at least 200 HP at the  
>> wheel.    An
>> optimal chip is still in the works!
>>
>> Tons of low end torque. The stuff that makes the car fun to drive on
>> the street.
>>
>> It still was pushing at 60 mph, but we did not have enough road to go
>> any faster.
>>
>> This is supposed to be at DCS 2008.
>>
>> This is the simple and clean upgrade that we have all been looking  
>> for.
>>
>> Congratulations to Steven and his time for a job well done.
>>
>> Bob


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