Re: [DMCForum] Marc Levy's "Scream Machine"
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Re: [DMCForum] Marc Levy's "Scream Machine"



Hey Mark, would you know the weight difference before and after?

It would be interesting to find out if the ratio of front / rear weight 
changed much.
Hope to see it next month.

- Mike
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Levy" <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 01, 2006 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Marc Levy's "Scream Machine"


>I think it is a bit more than 270HP.  The engine is
> rated for 270 in the Maxima (stock), but I am running
> headers and free-flow exhaust.  I am told that adds as
> much as 20HP.
>
> One of the problems I am working on fixing is the
> intake.  I still have the Maxima intake in there, and
> it is about 1/2 too high to fit the engine cover on.
> I want to swap it for a 350Z intake, which has a lower
> profile (it goes out in both directions instead of
> one).  According to Nissan folks, the 350Z intake is
> why the VQ35 is 300HP in the 350Z, and 270HP in the
> Maxima....  so when I get that intake on, I will
> (theoretically) exceed 300HP.
>
> No times yet..  No track.  I got the car running
> Thursday night at around midnight...  Got the first
> speeding ticket Friday morning on the way to get new
> tires...  I do know this, it is fast..  scary fast.
>
> Maybe some of the folks who got rides on Saturday can
> comments.  Not too many of them are on the Forum,
> mostly DML people.
>
> I need brakes now to go with it.
>
>
> --- Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Marc: What do you estimate your 0-60 time to be?
>> Have you taken it to
>> a track and run the quarter mile yet?
>>
>> Nice video, by the way. I underestimated the
>> acceleration power of
>> 270hp in a DeLorean. Makes me think I could get by
>> with "only" 300hp
>> when I do my swap.
>>
>> -Ryan
>>
>
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