Fwd: [DML] Re: Bolt On Performance -- The REALLY Big Picture
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Oh yeah!!! Sometimes in heavy traffic I'm scared
nobody sees me at all and I'll get run over by a
Hummer or an Escalade. My pleasure driving means I get
out early and get back early!!!!    ChicagoPaul
(Chicken driver)
--- content22207 <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> From: "content22207" <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 17:39:43 -0000
> Subject: [DML] Re: Bolt On Performance -- The REALLY
> Big Picture
> 
> The only problem I see with the engine turned around
> is decreased
> airflow across the alternator. Fan blades are
> totally useless. Air
> that flows across it naturally is pre-heated by the
> engine & exhaust.
> I'm convinced that's why we have so many more
> alternator problems than
> Volvo owners with the same motorola units.
> 
> Slinging all that weight behind the rear axles is a
> differnt issue
> altogether. That's why we have larger than life rear
> wheels (that
> won't fit under the hood when flat). A mid engine
> design would have
> made our admittedly fine handling even better. 
> 
> Of course a mid mounted engine would be harder to
> access and work on.
> 
> One thing you really have to give DMC credit for is
> isolating engine
> noise. Considering its close proximity, vertically
> as well as
> horizontally, the passenger compartment is
> exceptionally quiet.
> 
> And while everyone oohs and aahs over the gull wing
> doors, I think a
> DeLorean looks best with them closed. The wide
> stance emphasizes its
> low overall height. A DeLorean in traffic is quite
> striking.
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> >--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cbl1739"
> <cbl302@...> wrote:
> >
> > And to TOP that off JZD Designed a
> car(drivetrain)that drives in 
> > reverse...when going forward...basically you are
> really sitting 
> > backwards of a normal FWD car!!!! And sitting on
> the wrong 
> > side.Figure that one out in your head.
> > 
> > Claude
> > 
> 
> 
> 



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