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Re: [DML] DeLorean Engine



Please note I was replying directly to Steve's question

Martin

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Subject: Re: [DML] DeLorean Engine

You can use the signal from the distributor to drive the Megasquirt box.  

Ian Yanagisawa

On Jun 15, 2012, at 2:55 PM, "Martin Gutkowski" <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You have to have a crank angle sensor and the original pickup would have been on the transmission flex plate, not part of the engine
> 
> Martin
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> 
> Why go mega squirts?  You could pop an eagle premier engine in there and leave its stock efi fuel system intact.  You would have the benefit of efi without having to program one.  
> 
> --
> Steve
> 
> 
> On Jun 15, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Nick Kemp <nkemp@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> How about half way between a DeLorean engine and a non-DeLorean engine 
>> .... the 3.0L PRV from the Eagle Premier or Monaco. Mechanically it is a 
>> bolt in. Controls wise you'll have some project work. MegaSquirt is the 
>> first thing that comes to mind for the controls. That said, I've 
>> wondered if the original engine management would work or be easily 
>> adapted to work.
>> 
>> You've likely thought of the PRV alternative but I just thought I'd 
>> bring it to the surface.
>> 
>> Wishing I was in FL,
>> Nick
>> 
>> Harold wrote , ----On 6/15/2012 2:09 PM ---------------------------:
>>> 
>>> I'm in need of a DeLorean engine. I would entertain any leads!
>>> 
>>> Mine has over 90,000 miles on it and is taking in coolant in the oil 
>>> pan. I can tear it down and see what the issue is but with 90,000 
>>> miles I probably have lots of issues internally, the rear main seal is 
>>> leaking - again and, I'm afraid the coolant leak is probably a seal(s) 
>>> on the jugs so, the block may very well be shot.
>>> 
>>> Before I consider a conversion to a non DeLorean engine I was 
>>> wondering who might have a lead on a DeLorean replacement.
>>> 
>>> My email is not hidden if you want to contact me off the list.
>>> 
>>> Harold McElraft - 3354
>>> 
>>> 
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