Try a google search for northstar+swap, northstar+swap+cadillac,
etc. You find many groups/furums and I bet you'll find help. Fyi,
I've found that google is really better than other search engines.
Btw - sounds like a nice swap. That 231 was a sad excuse in that
chassis. What an exhaust system too, esp the cat! I built a test pipe
for one some time ago....
, atrtgo--- In
> Im new to the fourm, and maybe can find some help and advice here.
> in the process of dropping a Cadillac Northstar out of a 2001
> Eldorado ETC into a 1981 DMC DeLorean.
> So far I've got the Northstar Matted up to a porsche 915 5 speed
> transaxle, got the old DeLorean engine and tranny out, and
> will fit fine, infact the Northstar motor mounts line up to the
> DeLoreans motor mounts.
> the trouble im having is getting the Damn Northstar to run without
> having a cadillac attached to it. I sent out the original wiring
> harness and PCM to DYNATECH Motorsports
> and they robbed me. went out of bussiness with my damn wiring and
> computer. I've looked into a few places that sell wiring harnesses
> and computers to run the engine "stand alone" but only for
> up to '99 and they are pretty expensive.
> Does anybody have any idea or suggestions on making a 2000 or newer
> Northstar (*with direct coil on plugs ignition) to run? I recently
> bought a used wiring harness, PCM, and coil packs off a '99 STS
> the intentions of converting the harness but who knows.
> '97 seville SLS
> '93 Seville STS
> '81 DeLorean N*?
> '93 Seville SLS (brothers)
> '97 Deville (brothers)-blown headgasket-
> '90 Fleetwood FWD (pops car)
> '91 Deville (pops car)
> '87 Fleetwood 6dr Limo (family car)