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    09-02-2018, 06:41 PM
    Replaced the dead passenger door light switch with a magnetic reed switch and neodymium magnet. Got this idea from someone here on...
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    08-31-2018, 12:48 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Well, at least adjusting those hard-to-reach idle air screws shouldn't be as much of a problem now.
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    08-31-2018, 11:57 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Or maybe it isn't. I just hope I don't have head gasket problems because of all of this crap. Fingers crossed...
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    08-30-2018, 10:21 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Side note: It's kind of ridiculously awesome that even if I am driving a DeLorean that sounds like a helicopter, is inches from overheating, has...
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    08-30-2018, 06:37 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread [Electrical] Chrome Alternator in General DeLorean Discussion
    When all else fails, check eBay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/GM-SBC-BBC-CS-130-Style-Chrome-110-Amp-1-Wire-Alternator-Pontiac-Olds-Chevy/391046810819
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    08-30-2018, 05:43 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Either I have a leak, or I suck at burping the system. Drove an hour today into downtown Miami, mostly on the interstate. By the end of the trip,...
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    08-29-2018, 10:18 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    It's a handheld digital camera. Different product, but probably the same cause and reason. Update: Drained water tonight and it looked clean, so I...
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    08-29-2018, 04:45 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Yep. No idea why these photos show up sideways. They are properly oriented on my computer.
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    08-29-2018, 04:44 PM
    Got some more crud out of the cooling system. Cascade liquid detergent seems to be doing a fine job. :)
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    08-29-2018, 01:46 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    New clamp installed and everything is dry. Yesterday after draining over two gallons of detergent/water/dirt, I flushed with fresh water until it...
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    08-23-2018, 12:42 PM
    Fixed a flaky brake light by adding solder where the socket was riveted on. Replaced reverse light bulbs with LEDs.
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    08-22-2018, 02:29 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks, I have a garden hose attachment that I have used before. What I do is I open the drain valve I installed at the lower radiator hose, and...
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    08-22-2018, 01:43 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    The answer is "probably not the whole bottle." I watched the temperature gauge climb to 220F very quickly. Then I heard what sounded like a...
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    08-21-2018, 05:39 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    When I checked the color of the fluid in the expansion tank, it looked OK. However, this is what came out when I drained from the lower radiator hose...
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    08-21-2018, 03:12 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks. The temperature gauge on the dashboard is wildly inaccurate, so an additional sensor and gauge have been temporarily installed and are...
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    08-21-2018, 02:03 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Haven't had time to do the smoke test yet. I've been forced to put #2613 into service. As badly as it runs, it does run reliably. Driving in the...
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