[DML] Re: DeLorean Product Review - Don's Crazy Cams and Hervey's Header
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[DML] Re: DeLorean Product Review - Don's Crazy Cams and Hervey's Headers



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "captain_hydrogen" <captainhydrogen@...> wrote:
> Round up:
> 
> The High Performance Cam Shafts (Don's Crazy Cams) from DeLorean
> Motor Company ? California, are a "Sure Thing" regardless of
> what exhaust you run.
> 
> The Stainless Steel Headers and associated accessories from Special T
> Auto, are a great buy and allow for owner creativity when it comes to
> personalizing your exhaust, your engine performance, and your car.
> 
> Whew!!!
> Ben Ferguson (Captain Hydrogen)
>
Ben,

After reading your extensive report on the available exhaust systems for the D in the US, I only can compliment you on your thoroughness.
For your fellow D owners the European free flow exhaust system (yes, with lambda bung) is a bit more expensive.

Ed Uding's development is now on several European cars (also on my 6513) and I myself love it, even when making distances.
IMO this exhaust system is a little less loud than John's, but it sounds great. It brings approx. 25 BHP over a stock exhaust system.
So, when combined with a performance cam it could easily match or perhaps exceed the gain of the system you described.

Mind that most European D's do not use a cat and so have some 110 BHP on a dyno. Mine did 160.2 BHP, standard cam, no turbo's etc. I have a dyno report to support this. The only disadvantage while dynoing was that the car "stuttered" between 2200-2800 RPM, thus influencing the result which could have been higher according to the tester.

Once this stutter problem is solved I will have another dyno test performed to see the true results and will publish here.

Welmoed.




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