Re: [DML] DeLorean vs Volvo F Series Question (Martin Gutkowski)
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Re: [DML] DeLorean vs Volvo F Series Question (Martin Gutkowski)



content22207 wrote:
> Doesn't your 11/28/06 post to the deloreans.co.uk BBS answer that
> question -- What is an F Series engine doing in the UK? If your info
> RE: Renault's efforts to import into Switzerland is correct, then
> emissions controls are required there (pertinent to DeLorean owners
> because you identify that engine configuration as the basis of our
> original blocks). Your B28F could have been intended for the Swiss market.
>   
Not in a Renault though, as it was a Volvo engine in Volvo guise. It's 
been a few year since I did that engine now...
> Isn't all that retrofitting prima facie evidence that the stock
> DeLorean configuration is sub-optimal.
It's an F-series Volvo engine in Renault guise - the engineeing is not 
specifc to the DeLorean as you keep insisting, blaming Dumurry/DMC/JZD 
or whoever you can think of off hand. Turn it into an E series Volvo 
engine (except pistons), or equivalent Renault B29 and you get a more 
powerul, more economical engine without emissions controls. I'm not 
shouting from the rooftops about regressing to an earlier inferior 
system every time someone posts a problem, simply because I don't like 
or understand it.

Martin


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