[DML] Re: Revs increase but no more power
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[DML] Re: Revs increase but no more power

I would modify this procedure slightly. Instead of butting a wall or a
tree I suggest using the emergency brake and have a lot of clear area
ahead of the car. The E-brake is supposed to hold and it should kill
the motor if you start in 5th gear. If the E-brake doesn't hold at
least there is a clear area ahead. You can also chock the wheels.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Mark R. Vanyo" <markman660@...> wrote:
> How to check for slipping clutch disc do the following.  Rest the
front of your DeLorean up 
> against a fixed object like a tree or a wall.  Put your transmission
in the highest gear, in 
> your case 5th gear, and slowly let out the clutch pedal.  If the
engine wants to die then 
> your disc is grabbing well but if the disc continues to slip then it
needs to be replaced.
> I heard this on a helpful radio show called Car Talk in the U.S.A. 
Here's their web site
> http://www.cartalk.com
> The two guys call themselves Click and Clack the Tappet brothers. 
Their real names are 
> Ray and Tom Magliozzi.
> Mark R. Vanyo.
> 'Living the Dream'
> http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/
> http://www.dmctalk.com/
> http://www.dmchelp.com/
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Paul J " <willinot@> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Took the Delorean out for a drive yesterday and noticed a strange
> When driving in third or fourth gear at around 2000rpm, if I
accelerate hard
> the engine rpm climb as the speed increases up until around 3000rpm
and then
> suddenly the rpm increase further to around 4000rpm with no increase in
> speed.  After the sudden jump the car continues to accelerate gradually
> until the speed meets the rpm of the engine.
> It does not happen every time but is happening often enough that I
think its
> a problem that is going to get worse.
> Any ideas.
> Paul.
> Belfast

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