RE: [DML] sending units & Houston Special
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RE: [DML] sending units & Houston Special



Yes, Going around corners, braking and it works fine. I get very little
feedback about my Baffle. I'm not light on the foot with my Twin Turbo car
and I also never have a problem. 
Martin, What does it matter about being in the middle of the tank. So many
cars are leveled out with lowering springs and more are being lowered all
the time so the tank becomes leveled anyway and we have a level bottom tank.

 Front, back, middle, side engineers can't leave anything alone that is
simple and works. Always having to find fault. 
You build something and the DeLorean community will find fault.
Believe me, Everything I have done in 12 years to better the car there is
always someone out there that is going to find fault. 
Pioneers get the arrows and I'm full of them.
John Hervey

      

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Martin Gutkowski
Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2012 10:45 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] sending units & Houston Special

What about when going round corners and when braking? Far more important 
than hills.

I do get really annoyed about this argument that you "shouldn't let the 
tank get this low" or "why people are obsessed with driving around on 
the fuel light". I say "why not just have a smaller tank then?"

The bottom line is it's a 50 litre tank where only 35 litres are 
actually useable. Not only are you limiting the range of the car on a 
single fill-up but you're permanently carrying around another 10-15kg of 
pointless weight - that's more than the weight of the spare wheel, if 
you're counting. I don't care about the weight but think the range thing 
is just stupid.

The tank needs 1) a properly designed baffle and 2) it needs to be *in 
the centre of the tank*. John, yours is neither.

I'm sure the new DMCH offering is a proper baffle and if it indeed 
includes non-return valves then it may well achieve better range than 
the stock setup. It's just a shame it can't be put in the centre.

My own choice would be a lift pump, surge tank and external high 
pressure pump. it's simple enough to achieve and I'll get around to it 
one of these days!

Martin

On 28/04/2012 16:20, John Hervey wrote:
> Martin, As you know the only reason we have a baffle so if your leaning up
> or down a hill or rapid start off and you have very little gas in the tank
> you won't starve the fuel pump till the car levels out again.
> Morrell of the story is to keep 2 to 3 gallons of gas in the car and you
> won't have a problem even with out my baffle.
>
> Oh, My baffle has a life warranty, filters can be purchased other places
and
> fuel pumps can be also. All of Houston's new special pump and special
baffle
> makes you ( The DeLorean owners ) locked into them.
>
> Good luck with that:
>
> John Hervey
> www.deloreanautoparts.com
>



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