Re: [DMCForum] Re: turbo(s)...
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: turbo(s)...



screw the euro.......  long live the pound
or the mark for that matter


jordan

11613

cruznmd <racuti1@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Here, here.

DMCH already sells the stage III exhaust seperately. If they'd just
sell the stage III cams, I might tackle the job myself.

Hey Martin, you should be saying "my two cents", not "pence". Aren't
you guys voting to convert to the Euro soon?  ;-)


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <webmaster@xxxx>
wrote:
> My 2p:
>
> The Island setup is a bodge bodge bodge. The DeLorean PRV was never
> meant for turbocharging and it will cause problems. The turbos draw
from
> downstream of the throttles causeing premature wear of the turbo
seals.
> You can blow it with a modest amount - 5psi max. This will still
cause
> knocking unless you play with the fuelling, and the DeLorean
doesn't
> even have throttle enrichment to start with! (except when cold and
the
> full throttle enrichment which is merely paying lip service - it
has
> very little effect). The "disconnect the lambda sensor when under
boost"
> is a mickey-mouse effort at best and a complete waste of time at
worst.
> The timing is all wrong for the turbo unless "recurved" but a knock
> sensor is a better solution, but still going about it the wrong way.
>
> We get more out of the engine with injection and ignition
components
> from the european PRVs, and by removing the cats. And the cost,
even
> when using new parts is still a fraction of the turbo setup.
>
> Martin
>
> service@xxxx wrote:
>
> >Dmcforum:
> >
> >Both are good design both missing inner coolers to get the most
> >I have owned two turbo cars and both where faster then stock
DeLoreans
> >and both had lots of problems due to the turbo and I was happy to
get rid of
> >them.
> >I suggest matt does a compression test one each piston double
check #5 too
> >the right way to do it is forge pistons and lower compression
heads and
> >maybe 3 seconds fast and less problems (maybe)
> >but don't forget it is a 23 year old car and not a race car I have
20 year
> >old horse and I don't race him just take good care of him
> >put him to bed early and give him lots love don't look for way to
make him
> >faster.
> >
> >turbo's looks pretty but does it add value to the car? or to the
parts
> >dealers
> >
> >
> >Ken
> >#02700
> > 
> >



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