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Wouldn't that be sweeeeeet?  I always wanted one, but I'm too average.  I
guess by the law of averages, there are engines that come out *almost* as
balanced/blueprinted.

I wonder who has the BEST delorean? 

(back on topic)
Jim

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 09:10:55 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
<andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I don't know then.  Maybe I have one of those mythical "special"
> engines
> that come out of the factory performing way above the average.
>
>
>
> Andrei
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 5:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter
>
>
> > Nope, the S's 0-60 was 7.5s
> >
> > On Wed, 7 Jan 2004 08:20:00 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > Absolutely nothing, my car is 100% stock.  You are thinking
> about the
> > > older
> > > S which was a 2.5L 8 valve,  I have the S2 with a 3L 16valve
> engine.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Andrei
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 6:13 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter
> > >
> > >
> > > > What'd you do it it?
> > > >
> > > > 15 years ago, they could only muster 6.7 stock, and that's
> going
> > > up to
> > > > its 7k redline.
> > > >
> > > > Jim
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 19:37:05 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > > > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > > Well I had to see what my car would do, so with only pushing
> it
> > > to
> > > > > 4500rpm
> > > > > my g-tec pro told me 6.27sec 0-60.  Remember my car is a s2
> > > which
> > > > > has the 16
> > > > > valve engine.  The 944s had 188hp@6000rpm  the s2 has
> > > 208@5800rpm, a
> > > > > nice
> > > > > 20hp gain from a 521cc increase.  But the s2 cabrio (my car)
> is
> > > also
> > > > > 300lb
> > > > > heavier than the s.  Now if you go the 968 they uped the
> > > compressino
> > > > > 0.1 to
> > > > > 11.0:1 and added vario-cam which gives 236hp@6200rpm
> > > > >
> > > > > We might have the gallant over in your area on the 15th, if
> we
> > > do I
> > > > > will
> > > > > give you a call.
> > > > >
> > > > > Andrei
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 7:51 PM
> > > > > Subject: Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > mitsubishi gallant, an amazingly fast car. I hope it has
> > > something
> > > > > nice
> > > > > > in it.  Even 'the fast one' could barely pull 8's.  Bring
> it
> > > out.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > i don't know any 944s that can do under 6 seconds stock. 
> Even
> > > the
> > > > > turbo.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I think the moped has a better shot.  Why don't you bring
> that
> > > out
> > > > > too.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Jim
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Wed, 31 Dec 2003 10:38:47 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > > > > > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > > > > My car is getting better and better every day.  And it
> not
> > > > > running
> > > > > > > 100% has
> > > > > > > to do with the lack of maintenance by the PO not the
> current
> > > > > owner.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > So what do you want to race?  My stock automatic D?  my
> > > moped
> > > > > can
> > > > > > > take it
> > > > > > > off the line and up to 35mph.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > The Porsche?  your already 1.2sec faster to 60, but what
> the
> > > > > heck
> > > > > > > maybe you
> > > > > > > will mis a gear or stall it at the line.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Now I could probably get my buddy to bring out his Mitsu
> > > > > Gallant.
> > > > > > > But I for
> > > > > > > him to embarrass you with his 4-door sedan.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Andrei
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2003 10:16 AM
> > > > > > > Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Jim's Air Filter
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Did you just call me a sparky?  Isn't your car not
> running
> > > as
> > > > > > > well?
> > > > > > > > Besides the occasional 12-hour fuel pump disaster, the
> car
> > > is
> > > > > > > usually
> > > > > > > > running.  Now that it actually runs, we can drag race.
> > > Yay!
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I took out the G-tech pro last night, ran a 4.5 0-60,
> but
> > > I
> > > > > think
> > > > > > > I can
> > > > > > > > get another tenth with a better launch.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Jim
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Wed, 31 Dec 2003 08:43:20 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > > > > > > > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > > > > > > Yet more proof that a sparky shouldn't be given the
> > > > > > > responsibility of
> > > > > > > > > maintaining a car.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > And lastnight I tried to chase down a silver Elise. 
> It
> > > had
> > > > > a
> > > > > > > > > hardtop and
> > > > > > > > > slanted engine cover like an Exige but I didn't
> notice a
> > > > > wing or
> > > > > > > see
> > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > rest of the car.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Andrei
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 8:01 PM
> > > > > > > > > Subject: Re: jim's car WAS: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Dude,
> > > where's
> > > > > my
> > > > > > > key?
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Keep trying, andrei.  some day I might say yes.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > A couple reverse pulses, and the pump is working
> > > again.
> > > > > Maybe
> > > > > > > > > there was
> > > > > > > > > > just something lodged in it.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > I also noticed that my intercooler pipes were
> > > collapsing
> > > > > when
> > > > > > > I
> > > > > > > > > revved
> > > > > > > > > > the engine.  bizarre, I thought.  I talked to my
> > > rotary
> > > > > > > friend, he
> > > > > > > > > > suggested i check the turbo and the air filter. 
> Come
> > > to
> > > > > find
> > > > > > > out,
> > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > air filter was so blocked up that it held water
> when I
> > > was
> > > > > > > > > cleaning it.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > It's a k&N so i got the kit and cleaned it.  Wow,
> what
> > > a
> > > > > > > change in
> > > > > > > > > > performance.  Got back all the HP I've been losing
> > > over
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > past
> > > > > > > > > months.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > I suggest everyone look at their filters now and
> > > again...
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Jim
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
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