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Thread: Conversion project: Turbo VR6 + manual transmission

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    Senior Member Henrik's Avatar
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    Senior Member Henrik's Avatar
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    Project completed

    Our project is basically completed; Ed is now busy tuning and tweaking:

    http://deloreanvr6conversion.blogspot.com/
    Dyno testing, sign-off and the return of #1283 to Texas is scheduled for Feb. 27. Am I excited? Hell yeah!

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    Senior Member DMC-81's Avatar
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    Very nice!! Excellent work by Ed as well. Congratulations!

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    Dana

    1981 DeLorean DMC-12 (5 Speed, Gas Flap, Black Interior, Windshield Antenna, Dark Gray)
    Restored as "mostly correct, but with flaws corrected". Pictures and comments of my restoration are in the albums section on my profile.
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    Senior Member Henrik's Avatar
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    Dyno testing

    UPDATE: We ran #1283 on the dyno last weekend. Here is a link to the blog + video where you can check out how it went:

    http://deloreanvr6conversion.blogspo...o-testing.html

    A Delorean with a bunch of power is a FUN car to drive!

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    LS1 DMC Nicholas R's Avatar
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    Congratulations to both you and Ed!!! This is awesome! So glad to see that it turned out so great!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrik View Post
    A Delorean with a bunch of power is a FUN car to drive!
    So true man; so very true.

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    Senior Member DMCFL Brandon's Avatar
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    It's too bad Eddie has closed up shop, I would have loved to entertain this option eventually.
    Brandon S.

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    So...so Awesome!!
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