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Subject: [DML] Digest Number 1762
Date: Friday, November 21, 2003 6:22 AM

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There are 22 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

1. Re: Antenna production question & D destruction
From: "Henry" <henry_at_dml_ix.netcom.com>

2. RE: steering column bushing replacement
From: "darryl" <darryl_at_dml_techline.com>

3. RE: Re: Dealing with Valeo.
From: "John Hervey" <john_at_dml_specialtauto.com>

4. Re: Delorean Destruction
From: Shannon Yocom <ssdelorean_at_dml_yahoo.com>

5. Re: Life Expectancy Of CoverCraft Car Covers
From: "content22207" <brobertson_at_dml_carolina.net>

6. CoverCraft
From: Tom Watkins <dmctom_at_dml_earthlink.net>

7. Re: Delorean Destruction
From: Louie Golden <louie_at_dml_delorean.com>

8. Re: steering column bushing replacement
From: "Jim Reeve" <ultra_at_dml_isd.net>

9. BTTF Pinball Emulaters
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>

10. Re: Delorean Playboy Interview
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>

11. Re: Re: steering column bushing replacement
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com

12. Re: Delorean Destruction
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com

13. Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.
From: "therealdmcvegas" <DMCVegas_at_dml_lvcm.com>

14. RE: Car Covers
From: "Darkstar" <darkstarmedia_at_dml_comcast.net>

15. Torsion bar allen size nned asap pleeeze
From: jordan rubin <nuttenschleuder_at_dml_yahoo.com>

16. RE: Re: Dealing with Valeo.
From: Marc Levy <malevy_nj_at_dml_yahoo.com>

17. Re: Antenna Question
From: lhemb_at_dml_aol.com

18. Re: Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.
From: "Bruce Benson" <delornut_at_dml_peoplepc.com>

19. Re: Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.
From: Martin Gutkowski <webmaster_at_dml_delorean.co.uk>

20. Re: Torsion bar allen size nned asap pleeeze
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>

21. Catalytic converter bypass
From: casey barlow <dmc1288mph_at_dml_yahoo.com>

22. Re: Re: Dealing with Valeo.
From: Glenn <green95gst_at_dml_earthlink.net>





Message: 1
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 20:41:52 -0500
From: "Henry" <henry_at_dml_ix.netcom.com>
Subject: Re: Antenna production question & D destruction


Just to add another data point, my VIN 1619 (June 1981) had both the windshield and rear retractable antennas.. although I'm pretty sure the retractable was added later as part of the "dealer upgrades."   

And a message to VideoBob - just buy the best car cover you can for your climate.  I've stored my D outside in the harsh New England winters with nothing but a custom car cover from California Car Covers (I think I have the "Noah"), and the car (interior and exterior) has shown zero degradation (or "destruction") over the last four years.  When I do have to park it in the sun on short trips, I do have one of those silver windshield/dash protectors to keep the sun off the dash.  I wouldn't worry about applying any chemicals to the dash - just protect it from the sun as much as possible.

-Hank



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Message: 2
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 20:54:01 -0800
From: "darryl" <darryl_at_dml_techline.com>
Subject: RE: steering column bushing replacement

"to fix, you need to remove the binnacle, the knee pads, and the complete steering column by 
seperating the U-joints at the intermediate shaft" - Andy, you must have too much time on your hands.  There is no reason in the world to remove the binnacle to replace the bushing; you don't even need to remove the knee pads unless you really want something extra to do.  Just mark the shaft where it meets the upper u-joint, unbolt the u-joint, unplug the wires, and remove the two column support bolts.  Taking the seat out might help you get under the dash, but no need to remove the binnacle.  I've done lots of them that way, the only tricky part is sometimes getting the u-joint off the shaft, or keeping the shaft from collapsing when you re-install it.

Also, some of the replacement bushings fit better than others.  I once had a customer return one of "mine" because it wouldn't fit - turned out it was not one he had gotten from me.  The ones I provide fit.

Darryl Tinnerstet
Specialty Automotive
McCleary, WA
www.delorean-parts.com
 

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Message: 3
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 22:42:37 -0800
From: "John Hervey" <john_at_dml_specialtauto.com>
Subject: RE: Re: Dealing with Valeo.

Marc, What are your trying to get from them.
John


-----Original Message-----
From: Marc Levy [mailto:malevy_nj_at_dml_yahoo.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 10:12 AM
To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [DML] Re: Dealing with Valeo.


Does anyone have a contact _at_dml_ centerforce?  I called
and spoke to someone who said they would get right
back to me..  That was over 2 weeks ago!  Now, I only
get voice mail for him.. and he never calls back.

Funny, I got the exact same response from Valeo as I
did from Centerforce..  "Sure, we can help you with
that!!  We will call you back in a few days", then
NOTHING.


--- Dave Swingle <swingle_at_dml_dmcnews.com> wrote:
> Marc
>
> Actually I think that Centerforce has been the one
> doing custom
> clutch work. Did you try them? www.centerforce.com
> if I'm not
> mistaken.
>


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Message: 4
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 06:21:22 -0800 (PST)
From: Shannon Yocom <ssdelorean_at_dml_yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Delorean Destruction

Videobob,
Definitely get a sun shade and a car cover. I got my car cover from
www.griotsgarage.com but upon learing about Dave Straghand being a CarCraft
dealer I'd say buy from him & help support Project Vixen.

Upon rave reviews here on the DML I use Lexol for the leather and Vinylex for the
vinyl. Vinylex also works well on the rubber parts.
http://www.lexol.com/
http://www.lexol.com/vinindex.html


To replace the steering column bushing you do not have to remove the binnacle. If
you order one from Houston you will get a great set of directions. Theirs even
leave the steering column in the car! If doing it their way pay special attention
to the suggestion to file down the inner part of the bushing so it fits on
smoothly and easy, otherwise there's no real easy way getting the lower steering
column shaft thru the bushing in the wall without seperating the steering column.
Yep I "learnt" the hard way ;-)

Shannon Y
16506

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Message: 20
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 15:03:19 EST
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com
Subject: Re: Delorean Destruction

In a message dated 11/19/03 1:44:52 PM Central Standard Time, 
videobob_at_dml_hotmail.com writes:

>>snip<<
> (2)
> Wobbly steering wheel.
> I have tightend the wheel as much as I can, but it seems to be loose
> by about 1/4" up to 1/2" and makes a "tick tick" noise on bumps!
> Drives me crazy!
> I assume that the famous nylon bushings that everyone sells is for
> thie problem? How are they installed? Is it difficult to install?

Look under the dash behind the pedal box where the column goes thru the 
firewall. there is probably a black rubber bushing split into pieces and you 
might see fiberglass dust below the hole where the column rubs.  to fix, you need
to remove the binnacle, the knee pads, and the complete steering column by
seperating the U-joints at the intermediate shaft (near the rack and pinion).  a
new nylon bushing will do the trick to fix that. >>snip<< so i think the bushing
is the problem.

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Message: 5
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 14:45:43 -0000
From: "content22207" <brobertson_at_dml_carolina.net>
Subject: Re: Life Expectancy Of CoverCraft Car Covers

I get at least 5 years from CoverCraft, but by year 7 they're pretty
brittle. Indoor use (protection in garage) is surely much longer.

All my vehicles live outdoors under car covers BTW.

Buy from JC Whitney for $130-$140. Dave Stragand may not be able match
that price, but any profits go to more pertinent cause.

Note CoverCraft are custom fit, not generic. Follow contours of car
precisely.

Owners on coast may not want to go car cover route -- trap salty air
underneath.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com, Soma576_at_dml_a... wrote:
> 
> WalMart sells car covers by a company called BULGE that comes in 3 or 4 
> sizes.  on the back it even lists DeLorean as a car to choose the
right size for.  
> only about $30, fits just fine, but probably not for extended
outdoor use.
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
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Message: 6
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 11:04:41 -0500
From: Tom Watkins <dmctom_at_dml_earthlink.net>
Subject: CoverCraft

Dave,

What is the price of a form fit CoverCraft cover for our cars?




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Message: 7
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 08:09:56 -0800 (PST)
From: Louie Golden <louie_at_dml_delorean.com>
Subject: Re: Delorean Destruction

I have one of DMC-Houston's "fitted sunshades," and they're as good as everybody says they are. They cut down the heat from the interior dramatically. They're just annoying and time consuming to put on. If you're always in a hurry, just get a cheaper accordian style sunshade which mounts inside the car.

My new car also came with a VERY nice cover from Griot's garage. I just checked my reciepts folder, and it cost $330, and the size for the DeLo is "C". It fits the car like a glove... it may have been custom made for the DMC. I did leave the car outside one week under the cover, and during this time it rained a couple of times. When I retrieved the car, it still looked like it had when I covered it the week before. Seems to be a pretty good sign of quality. I had a cheap cover on my old D which rain would penetrate, and leave these horrible spots on the car. I think if you're going to leave such a nice car outside, you can't skimp on the car cover. 

Louie Golden
VIN 5252 Charlotte, NC

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Message: 8
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 17:44:18 -0000
From: "Jim Reeve" <ultra_at_dml_isd.net>
Subject: Re: steering column bushing replacement

I assisted Andy in his replacement of his steering collumn bushing.  
Granted, neither of us had done it before and we didn't really know 
what we were doing.

The instructions we had were just as you just said.  But when we 
couldn't get the shaft separated from the u-joint we did some 
improvising.  I personally dont remember removing the binnacle, but 
we did remove the kneepads, the two column support bolts, and then 
resorted to classic American engineering, brute force.  We pulled out 
on the steering wheel, and out came the column, minus the secondary 
connecting shaft for the collapsability. That part was still in the 
ujoint.  However, we were able to easily separate the two with one of 
us pulling on the remaining piece of the collumn, and the other 
prying open the ujoint seam (VERY rusty).

Putting it all back together, we initially tried reinserting the 
inner shaft from the collumn, and aligning it based on the grease 
marks.  However it kept collapsing when we tried to put it all back 
into the u-joint.  So we decided to reverse what we had just done.  
We took that inner shaft out again, *carefully* hammered it back into 
the ujoint, then simply slid the rest of the collumn back on over 
it.  If you ask me, the extra steps of removing the kneepads and 
possibly the binnacle for this (which arn't hard at all) was 
definately worth it given the difficulty of working with that dang 
rusty ujoint.

Jim Reeve
MNDMC - Minnesota DeLorean Club
DMC-6960

--- In dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com, "darryl" <darryl_at_dml_t...> wrote:
> "to fix, you need to remove the binnacle, the knee pads, and the 
complete steering column by 
> seperating the U-joints at the intermediate shaft" - Andy, you must 
have too much time on your hands.  There is no reason in the world to 
remove the binnacle to replace the bushing; you don't even need to 
remove the knee pads unless you really want something extra to do.  
Just mark the shaft where it meets the upper u-joint, unbolt the u-
joint, unplug the wires, and remove the two column support bolts.  




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Message: 9
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 17:59:18 -0000
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>
Subject: BTTF Pinball Emulaters

I found some websites that you can go to to download emulaters that
will allow you to play ANY pinball machine on your computer including
BTTF.
Try www.visualpinball.com and www.vpmame.com. There is also a forum
vpforums.com I haven't tried them yet, I am still trying to figure it
all out. I think you have to download the emulater and then the R.O.M.
for the particular game you intend to emulate. It even allows you to
build your own pinball game. If you are interested in further websites
or info contact me off-list. I found this through Gamroom Magazine
November issue. They also have a website, www.gameroommagazine.com
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757




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Message: 10
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 18:01:15 -0000
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>
Subject: Re: Delorean Playboy Interview

You said it was in 1981 but does anyone have which month?
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com, Josh Haldeman <jhaldeman_at_dml_f...> wrote:
> I bought mine for the 8-track/reel-to-reel stereo and liesure suit 
 John Delorean.
> >>
> >  
> >




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Message: 11
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 13:25:10 EST
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com
Subject: Re: Re: steering column bushing replacement

In a message dated 11/20/03 12:10:01 PM Central Standard Time, ultra_at_dml_isd.net 
writes:

> The instructions we had were just as you just said.  But when we 
> couldn't get the shaft separated from the u-joint we did some 
> improvising.  I personally dont remember removing the binnacle, but 
> we did remove the kneepads, the two column support bolts, and then 
> resorted to classic American engineering, brute force.


On second thought, perhaps we didn't remove the binnacle.  i've only removed 
it about 10 times myself and repairs i did two or three years ago may be a 
little sketchy!!!!!!

Andy


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Message: 12
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 13:22:23 EST
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com
Subject: Re: Delorean Destruction

In a message dated 11/20/03 7:02:54 AM Central Standard Time, 
sephiroth_at_dml_merriman.com writes:

> Meguiars Leather Care. Little brown/maroonish bottle. It is in your car
> accessories aisle on the left side before going to the next island in
> Wal*Mart Tire And Lube Express.
> 
> I just happen to work there. ;P


I use Hide Food by Crewe (Bentley's in-house accessory line).  by FAR the 
best leather cleaner/conditioner around.  about $18 a bottle I believe, and each 
bottle lasts about one driving season if you do regular upkeep of the 
interior.  works great on the seats and vinyl covers on the dash and doors.  available 
at Bentley dealerships and thru some mailorder catalogs like Moss Motors.  
Try it, you will not be disappointed.  I use it on my Lexus too, even though it 
is made for Connolly leather and other similar euro trim.  the lady at the 
dealership told me she uses it on her living room furniture.

Andy



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Message: 13
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:03:28 -0000
From: "therealdmcvegas" <DMCVegas_at_dml_lvcm.com>
Subject: Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.

Straight to the point, which exhaust system is better in terms of 
performance?

DMCH: http://www.delorean.com/exhaust.asp
or
DMUK: http://www.delorean.co.uk/DMUK/perfomance.html

Looking at DMUK, the HP gains are minimal, as to be expected with a 
straight swap, with no engine modifications. However, I've never seen 
any dyno info from anyone who's switched out to Houston's system.

I'm also draw to DMUK's design, as it appears to be relatively easy 
to swap out catalytic convertors when it comes time for smog 
inspection, and for the utilization of shorter pipes. I've read where 
some Esprits have had problems in the past with radiant heat from the 
Cats melting underbodies in idle traffic, because there was no 
cooling airflow. Even though Houston states that their cats are 
ceramic coated, is this still something that I should be concerned 
about since with Houston's set up, the Cats swing so far outwards to 
accomodate the larger headers? On the plus though, DMCH's system 
appears to use larger pipes to accomodate a larger volume of exhaust 
gasses (incase I swap out to another PRV with larger displacement).

And just as importantly, does anyone have any sound clips of these 
systems? I know that the DMUK comes with different tones available, 
but I've never heard a single one. And the only recording I've ever 
heard of the DMCH setup is someone red-lineing the engine, to the 
point where it kills the gain on the recording device. Turning  the 
motor over, reving it a bit, letting it idle (fast and regular if 
possible), and a final shut down would be great to hear.

-Robert
vin 6585 "X"




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Message: 14
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 10:59:17 -0800
From: "Darkstar" <darkstarmedia_at_dml_comcast.net>
Subject: RE: Car Covers

I have the weathershield covercraft, it's perfect, rain beads off it will
not soak through, keeps UV rays off. seee a picture at
http://www.ncdmc.org/images_meets/tech1/Rich%20K's%20car%20cover.JPG

Darkstar

-----Original Message-----
From: Soma576_at_dml_aol.com [mailto:Soma576_at_dml_aol.com]
Sent: November 19, 2003 5:06 PM
To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [DML] Car Covers


In a message dated 11/19/03 2:19:42 PM Central Standard Time,
brobertson_at_dml_carolina.net writes:

> Re: current car cover discussions:
>
> CoverCraft makes DeLo covers that fit like a glove. Even have mirror
> pockets. Four fabric choices. Three color choices.
>
> Best part: Dave Stragand has recently become CoverCraft distributor.
> Can buy from him and support Vixen.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939

WalMart sells car covers by a company called BULGE that comes in 3 or 4
sizes.  on the back it even lists DeLorean as a car to choose the right size
for.
only about $30, fits just fine, but probably not for extended outdoor use.

Andy


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Message: 15
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:10:44 -0800 (PST)
From: jordan rubin <nuttenschleuder_at_dml_yahoo.com>
Subject: Torsion bar allen size nned asap pleeeze

hello

does anyone know the size needed for tortion bar
adjustment.  I believe its allen of hex, cant
remember.
english or metric?

if you know, please let me know as soon as possible.

thanx

jordan 11613

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Message: 16
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 13:50:01 -0800 (PST)
From: Marc Levy <malevy_nj_at_dml_yahoo.com>
Subject: RE: Re: Dealing with Valeo.

A custom pressure plate for a conversion..  

Someone called me back today from centerforce, said
they could not help.  Still never heard back from
valeo.

I am going to go with Plan B.

--- John Hervey <john_at_dml_specialtauto.com> wrote:
> Marc, What are your trying to get from them.
> John
> 
> 


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Message: 17
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:08:45 EST
From: lhemb_at_dml_aol.com
Subject: Re: Antenna Question

My car is 5830 and has the retractable antenna

Brian McCabe, Florida


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Message: 18
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 18:13:15 -0800
From: "Bruce Benson" <delornut_at_dml_peoplepc.com>
Subject: Re: Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.

> Straight to the point, which exhaust system is better in >terms of
> performance?
,> -Robert
> vin 6585 "X"

There's really a lot to consider when designing headers. Larger tubes are
more free flowing but small tubes have a better scavenging characteristic.
Longer headers maintain good scavenging and increase torque. They create a
column of exhaust that actualy pulls the exhaust from the combustion
chamber. As RPMs increase the velocity increases and shorter headers work
better. The engines performance charateristic in regards to what RPM range
that power and torque are developed has to be the deciding factor in the
design.  Headers also need a straight shot out of the head for at least a
couple of inches to prevent exhaust gases from piling up at the exhaust
port. It's also very important that the tubes are equal length. The DeLorean
doesn't have a whole lot of room for headers to conform to the ideal in
regards to all this but  all of these things have to be considered and
compromises have to be made. The whole idea is to create the right velocity
of exhaust flow and if it's right it not only flows more freely, the
scavenging effect actualy drags exhaust from the combustion chamber until
the RPMs are high enough that velocity alone will push the gases out.

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Message: 19
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 00:36:16 +0000
From: Martin Gutkowski <webmaster_at_dml_delorean.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Exhaust Question: DMCH vs. DMUK.

Hi All

One VERY important point: The stainless system we have on our website is 
not one we sell - we simply pass on the information on where to buy it 
which is www.stainless-exhaust.com - it would be a bit crafty to re-sell 
it since the original "investment" was made by DeLorean Owners Club 
secretary, Chris Parnham to the gain of the DOC in general, of which I'm 
a proud member and was webmaster for several years before starting DMUK. 
The system is, however, a prerequesite to most of our performance 
upgrades. And before I get another 20 or so off-list mails about them, 
we approach the fuel system differently in that we get rid of the lambda 
system which immediately rules out our upgrades for the US as it sends 
the emissions too high to be able to use cats.

As to performance: The stainless sytem available here provides a lot 
more torque, and a modest high-end gain, with approriate tweaking of the 
fuelling (richening it up to beyond the band controlled by the lambda 
system). I have heard that the DMCH system is a better overall exhaust - 
and given the headers, I can believe that, but doubt it has more than a 
couple of hp gain over the stainless system - this is the opinion of Don 
at Stainless Exhaust.

Club member, Robin Simpson wrote of his new system, fitted last week 
(removing completely stock system including cat):

Got my D back yesterday after, among other things, having the 
stainless exhaust from Don Pemberton fitted along with new manifold 
gaskets - what a transformation !

Not only does it now sound like it should, it breathes much better 
and is much more flexible throughout the rev-range - it's like having 
a new car !! Having not had her at home for a week, it was quite like 
going to collect her for the first time - god I love my 'D' !

There are basically 3 "tones" available for the stainless system: Quiet 
sounds like an original exhaust. Medium has a nice bass note at idle but 
screams at high revs in a way that I can only describe as "more 
european". Standing still and revving it sounds like a very loud 
chainsaw to my ears and when I first heard it, I was slightly put 
off.... until I heard Chris Parnham doing a "drive-by" whilst 
accellerating to the red line. In that, it sounds fantastic. The Loud 
system is the closest you'll get the DeLorean engine to sound like the 
BTTF effects sounds, but it's LOUD, in fact the club member who fitted 
it claimed the engine was quieter without the back box!

I have driven one of DMCH's 197hp 5-speeds. I have also modified my own 
engine in #1458 with a metering head, CPR and, most importantly, 
ignition distributor from a Volvo B28E engine, which "out of the box" 
had no cats and no lambda system, and is meant to be tuned to 1.5% CO 
with an output of 170hp. I have a cat bypass pipe, but everything else 
is stock. My first impression of the DMCH car was that it lacked torque 
- I can happily hold the revs up on my car, allowing the clutch to slip 
and get me "off the line" in a tyre-sqealing launch followed by a 
gloriously constant torque curve that see the revs rising rapidly from 
2000rpm to the red line, whereupon I feel as if it would just keep 
going, so change up. This works all the way through the gears, but I 
haven't had the bottle to take it as far as it'll go in 5th. The DMCH 
car by comparison, was difficult to launch off the line at the Houston 
raceway, but once the revs built up, definitely gave that "gravity 
moving from my arse to me back" feeling that my car doesn't. I look 
forward to putting a stainless system (no cats of course) on my own car, 
but at the moment we've got too many customers cars in for me to have 
the time to work on my own! However, one of these cars is getting a 
stainless exhaust as well as the 170hp upgrade. I'm looking forward to 
taking it down the road. It has its steering wheel on the wrong side too...

Martin
DeLorean Motors UK
www.delorean.co.uk

therealdmcvegas wrote:

>Straight to the point, which exhaust system is better in terms of 
>performance?
>
>DMCH: http://www.delorean.com/exhaust.asp
>or
>DMUK: http://www.delorean.co.uk/DMUK/perfomance.html
>
>  
>





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Message: 20
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 02:59:59 -0000
From: "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty_at_dml_webspan.net>
Subject: Re: Torsion bar allen size nned asap pleeeze

3/8" Allen Hex Mounted on a 1/2 " drive socket.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com, jordan rubin <nuttenschleuder_at_dml_y...> wrote:
> hello
> 
> does anyone know the size needed for tortion bar
> adjustment.  I believe its allen of hex, cant
> remember.
> english or metric?
> 
> if you know, please let me know as soon as possible.
> 
> thanx
> 
> jordan 11613
> 
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Message: 21
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:11:19 -0800 (PST)
From: casey barlow <dmc1288mph_at_dml_yahoo.com>
Subject: Catalytic converter bypass

Hi everyone, I drive my Delorean daily, and I want to
bypass the cat. Where can I buy a bypass pipe? Would
it be cheaper to build one? Has anyone tried to build
one? Any info. would be great!  THANKS Casey  VIN 3270

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Message: 22
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:27:16 -0800
From: Glenn <green95gst_at_dml_earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: Re: Dealing with Valeo.

If you are looking for a clutch, you might want to try Don Steger at 
DMC in Garden Grove, California.  There is a link on the dmcnews web 
site.  I got a centerforce clutch in my car.  Not sure if I like the 
clutch or not.  First one didn't last 10k miles, but the guy who did my 
clutch didn't get the step right on the flywheel.  I am over 5k miles 
now on the second clutch with the correct step height on the flywheel 
and seems to be holding good for now.

Glenn

On Thursday, November 20, 2003, at 01:50 PM, Marc Levy wrote:

> A custom pressure plate for a conversion..
>
> Someone called me back today from centerforce, said
> they could not help.  Still never heard back from
> valeo.
>
> I am going to go with Plan B.




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