RE: [DML] Re: Delorean Owner
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RE: [DML] Re: Delorean Owner



Hi Guys 

 

Over here in the UK the K Jetronic according to Wikipedia was used on the
following cars 

 

Porsche <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche> , Volkswagen
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen> , Audi
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audi> , BMW <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW>
, Mercedes-Benz <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz> , Rolls-Royce
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Rolls-Royce_motor_cars> , Bentley
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bentley> , Lotus
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotus_Cars> , Ferrari
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrari> , Peugeot
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peugeot> , Renault
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renault> , Volvo
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo> , Saab
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saab> , DeLorean
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeLorean>  and Ford
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford>  automobiles. The final car to use
K-Jetronic was the 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6 

 

Mainly European manufacturers, but I thought you would have Mercs  and
Porsches over there and may be a couple of BMW's. 

 

K Jetronic is pretty basic injection theory, it explains it in the workshop
manual pretty well

 

Kev

From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Matthew
Sent: 17 August 2012 03:23
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Re: Delorean Owner

 

  

Mike,

I know you've been around a long time, but I have to ask if you've ever
tried doing what you're recommending here. I can tell you that I've tried
this in the DC area, and at the time (6 years ago) was laughed out of the
door each time. The mechanics who knew the K-Jetronic as it applied to Volvo
automobiles are long gone, or so far out of practice by this time that
they're useless. As I recall, only the 260 and 760 series Volvos (and not
all of them) came with an engine that resembled the PRV we have. 

Matt

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com> , Michael
Griese <mike.griese@...> wrote:
>
> Take to any Volvo dealer or specialist. They should be familiar with the 
> workings of the engine.
> 
> --
> Mike
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: MICHAEL W TOWNSLEY <michaeltownsley@...>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com> 
> Sent: Thu, August 16, 2012 8:06:49 PM
> Subject: [DML] Re: Delorean Owner
> 
> 
> I would not recommend you take your car to any shop that does not have
some 
> experience with a Delorean even for an oil change. I once took mine in
just to 
> have the wheels balanced and while I was observing from the waiting area
one of 
> the mechanics who was curious about the car and walked over to it and
pulled up 
> on the louvers to look at the engine and broke the latching mechanism. The
car 
> will attract attention in the shop from people who do not know how to
handle the 
> 
> car. P.J Grady is great...if you can not find a shop that has some
Delorean 
> experience in your area it would be better to find the time to change the
oil 
> yourself otherwise you may be wasting more time and money fixing what some

> unwitting individual messes up.
> 
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> 
> 
> 
> 
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