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    10-13-2017, 09:44 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    In case anyone would like to have a look at #2613's broken angle drive and exactly what the spindle cable failure looks like, here is a video that...
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    10-13-2017, 06:06 PM
    The special rule is that you must give Rodolfo credit for his time and work :)
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    10-13-2017, 12:34 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Yes. The sensor is putting out a proper signal and the gauge is receiving it. The resistor pack used to calibrate the gauge is the part which has...
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    10-13-2017, 11:26 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Bill has a theory that the cables unwind because they are spun in the opposite direction that they are wound. He has had to replace a couple of...
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    10-13-2017, 09:18 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I suppose #2613 is atypical. The gears and bushings seem to be in very good shape. \_(ツ)_/
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    10-11-2017, 09:52 PM
    Woot! Thanks! :D
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    10-11-2017, 04:02 PM
    Pretty please? :)
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    10-11-2017, 04:00 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    It just got bumped down on my priority list, too. Bill has informed me that the angle drive's internals are fine and all I needed was a new spindle...
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    10-10-2017, 02:20 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks, Josh, for that information! Since #2613's temperature gauge has also failed, I will eventually have to pull the cluster out and...
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    10-10-2017, 01:12 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    #2613's angle drive has now failed. Although there's an easy way to get the necessary 16 pulse-per-revolution signal for an electric speedometer...
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    10-10-2017, 09:30 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks for that info, Rodolfo! I did not know about that website or their products until now.
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    10-08-2017, 09:36 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks for checking my drawing! Why: 1. I don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be. 2. Hazard Switch: $45.00 if I...
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    10-08-2017, 09:14 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Yes and yes. Thanks!
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    10-08-2017, 07:57 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Looks like no one has any ideas about my electrical mod. Well, then. I guess I can just have a Y- jumper handy when I drive the car home (with luck...
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    10-05-2017, 12:04 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Nice to hear from you, Louie! The car is up and running, yes, but not in my possession. There was the possibility that I could have taken...
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    10-04-2017, 06:58 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Been trying to think of how I could use my extra hazard switch to replace my failed headlight switch, while adding a relay for the marker lights to...
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    10-03-2017, 02:23 PM
    I had another thought about this. Even if your chosen carburetor doesn't have a separate barb for a charcoal canister, it will have a barb for the...
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    10-02-2017, 10:12 PM
    If the pump is small enough, you could mount it on the firewall nearer the fuel tank.
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    10-02-2017, 10:06 PM
    If the fuel pump is small enough, you can also mount it nearer the fuel tank.
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    10-02-2017, 04:51 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I think it's safe to say that every DeLorean owner will have his or her own set of problems to deal with, depending on how the car is configured....
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    10-02-2017, 12:32 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    A note of caution to anyone reviving a long-dead DeLorean. Any fuel in the tank will be part, or all, gooey varnish. You can clean the tank out with...
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    10-02-2017, 12:24 AM
    OK, I finished reading the thread so I'm up to speed now. I suggest you pull the engine-compartment end of the fuel line and stick it in a mason...
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    10-02-2017, 12:17 AM
    I suggest using a spray bottle of water instead.
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    10-02-2017, 12:14 AM
    Incorrect; I changed the O-rings to a cloverleaf profile, but #2613 has been running the same intake manifold since 2008.
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    10-02-2017, 12:08 AM
    Hi, I just found out about this thread. I will send you Bill's e-mail address in a private message.
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    10-01-2017, 08:59 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Thanks, but at this point I can take no credit for anything apart from making suggestions. Bill has done all of the work while the car and I have...
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    10-01-2017, 05:53 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    #2613 made a successful test drive of about 200 miles. In this photo, it's the DeLorean with a NY license plate.
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    10-01-2017, 05:33 PM
    Depending on which carburetor you use, there will be a purge port for a charcoal canister on it that you can use. Just make sure that Bill knows you...
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    10-01-2017, 02:02 PM
    Welcome to DMCTalk :) For what it's worth, I am the owner of a DeLorean which has been carbureted since 2008, but I am no expert. Nonetheless I...
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