[DML] Re: I found a new rattle noise - Steering column U joint?
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[DML] Re: I found a new rattle noise - Steering column U joint?



Not to mention E30 series has power steering so the whole setup is really not comparable.

So go ahead and put it on your own car but don't come on this list and tell everyone our steering sucks and Lotus should be ashamed.  Steering is one of the car's most simple and well-executed features.  You don't see owners with well-maintained steering complaining about excessive vibrations or poor road feel because that problem just doesn't exist in the DeLorean. 

I'll even quote your idiotic statement for posterity.

Message 85113
" My DeLoreans are the only cars in my stable without
flexible couplings -- yet another Lotus design flaw IMHO."

Andy

 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@...> wrote:
>
> If steering flex couplings are good enough for the BMW E3 series, they are good enough for me.
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "soma576" <lienan82@> wrote:
> >
> > Yeah, actually the "feel of the road" is what you WANT, Bill, NOT a numb, isolated experience when driving a fun GT like a DeLorean.  Buy an SC430 if you want a coddled and lame drive.
> > 
> > DeLorean steering is excellent when it is in good shape; both of the D's I have in my garage right now have NO steering play, rattle, clunks, etc.  A truly sporty, connected feel and the car goes exactly where you point it.  Lotus actually got the steering 100% RIGHT.
> > 
> > But what was I thinking, nothing is good enough for you.
> > 
> > Andy
> >
>



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