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[DMCForum] Re: Dumping a bunch of DeLorean Engine parts (#5939's Dual Exhaust)




snip...."DMCH and DMCUK exhaust systems are certainly more
professional, but
mine cost a fraction as much. After Matt's auctions close I'll quote
how much."


UK wise....Assume you are talking about this SS system fitted to a
number of UK cars.

http://www.stainless-exhaust.com/discuss.htm

Mike
#2001

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@xxxx>
wrote:
>
> Apologies for the delay. Was writing a paper on Native American
> epistemology last night. Ain't grad school grand...
>
> I rigged up my dual exhaust system last winter to free up space for
> the Clutch Replacement From Hell. Is intended for easy access, not
> performance, though I'm sure reduced backpressure helps that
> immensely. Each bank has its own 2" pipes. Mine differs from Matt's
in
> that I made flanges to bolt to the stock manifolds rather than tap
> them for permanent nipples. Tubing loops around the drive axles then
> shoots straight out the back of the car. Mufflers are hung from the
> frame extensions. Everything is stainless except for the mufflers
> themselves (couldn't find stainless ones small enough). Even the
> guillotine clamps are stainless.
>
> In addition to improved access (you haven't lived until you've seen
> the Valley of Death from underneath the car without that silly
> crossover pipe in the way -- no more complaints about inaccessible
> vacuum hoses. Ignition distributor is right there too), heat is
> reduced dramatically. I've seen many stock DeLoreans with melted
rear
> fascias. And I'm sure my belts and gaskets are much happier without
> that muffler accross the front of the engine. I also have room to
> replace the water pump, can turn my engine with a socket wrench,
etc.
>
> DMCH and DMCUK exhaust systems are certainly more professional, but
> mine cost a fraction as much. After Matt's auctions close I'll quote
> how much.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
> >--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Matt Spittle" <mds328@xxxx>
wrote:
> >
> > Was kinda hoping Bill would jump in here and tell everyone about
> > it.  Basically, the exhaust tubing comes off of the manifold and
> > wraps out around underneath the rear axle shafts, and then toward
> > where you would put your muffler.  You'd need to purchase 2
mufflers
> > and hang them in the mounting locations.  They should have a 2"
> > input diameter on them. 
> >
> > Bill R. did this using universal muffler hangers, and his car is
> > actually the one you see in the picture.  He did this I think
around
> > May of 2004 and has been running it like that ever since.
> >
> > I just added another picture on e-bay to show what you asked a
> > little more clearly.  Again, it's Bill's car we're looking at
there.
> >
> > Bill enjoys telling people why you would want to do this...it
makes
> > slave cylinder replacement much easier, not to mention if you
remove
> > the stock muffler you free up a load of space in the engine bay. 
> >
> > Having the tubing be flexible also makes it much easier to remove
> > from the car later if you decide to do something more elegant
> > (headers?).  In a nutshell, it makes for a bit more horsepower
> > relatively cheaply and non-permanently (according to the seat of
my
> > pants). 
> >
> > Matt
> > #1604
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, DMCVIN6683 <dmcvin6683@xxxx>
wrote:
> > > Yeah i see them now. How does that dual exhaust piping come out
> > the
> > > rear of the car?
> > >
> > > Mark V
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mar 6, 2005, at 9:11 PM, Matt Spittle wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Actually 24 pieces?  Do you see them now?
> > > >
> > > > Matt
> > > > --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, DMCVIN6683 <dmcvin6683@xxxx>
> > wrote:
> > > >> 3 pieces and you just couldnt tell us what they were.
> > > >>
> > > >> Mark V
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> On Mar 6, 2005, at 6:49 PM, Matt Spittle wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Group,
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Since I'll be migrating to different engine, I'm dumping
all of
> > > > my
> > > >>> PRV stuff.  The car only had 27,000 miles on it, and I've
> > listed
> > > >>> most of the stuff I think people would want on E-bay.  Just
do
> > a
> > > >>> search by seller for 'going88mph.'  All of the stuff is in
real
> > > > good
> > > >>> shape, and I took pictures of everything and tried to
describe
> > > > it as
> > > >>> best as possible.  If any of you need any other parts from
the
> > > >>> engine that I haven't listed, feel free to contact me via e-
> > mail.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> BTW you can even get a "Bill Robertson exhaust kit!'
> > > >>>
> > > >>> thanks,
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Matt
> > > >>> #1604
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
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> > > >>>
> > > >>>
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