Re: [DML] Catalytic converter
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Re: [DML] Catalytic converter

Thanks for all the Info.  I found the cold start injector pipe that attaches to the manifold under the throttle body to be extremely loose.  I tightened it up and it runs allot better.  I think I may need a tune up and that should fix the majority of the problems.  Thanks again for all the assistance.

Jon Lockwood (Bastrop TX)
68 Dopple Kabin (Dusty Dick)
63 Ranchero (Barney)
61 Ranchero (Stella)
74 Super beetle (Blacky)
82 Delorean (Barbara)

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Tom Tait 
  To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 11:16 AM
  Subject: RE: [DML] Catalytic converter


  My cat came apart and terminally clogged the muffler. It can happen and
  will result in low power. It was not very noticeable at idle but on
  acceleration there was a loud his and low power. In my case it was
  pretty obvious what had gone wrong. 

  If your car does not idle well, then its probably fuel or ignition.
  Check for good spark, good spray patterns from the injectors, even
  volume from the injectors, and for vacuum leaks.


  From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
  Of JonL
  Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 6:08 PM
  To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: [DML] Catalytic converter


  I'm Jon and new to the list. I recently purchased my first delorean,
  it's a 1982 with fuel door. My question is the engine runs real bad when
  cold, and runs a bit better when warm. I am familiar with Bosch early
  fuel injection as I have restored my far share of VDubs. The question I
  have is do the catalytic converters in the DMC 12 have a history of
  colapsing or cloging? It seems to me the engine is being very sluggish.
  and not very responsive to engine throtle. Could this be due to the
  converter or does anyone have another answer like injectors, timing,
  etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


  By the way I live in Texas

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