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    11-17-2018, 05:15 PM
    You can check the brake lamps by bypassing the brake light switch with a jumper. I don't know any way of checking the reverse lamps, though,...
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    11-17-2018, 05:04 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I couldn't find any such marking on the carburetor. On the bottom, there's a giant "8" on one corner and "KT" on the other corner. The only other...
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    11-16-2018, 11:11 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I'd rather have blackened catfish than blackened spark plugs. BTW, credit where credit is due: the reason I checked the power valve is because...
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    11-15-2018, 06:59 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I'm sure it's great on French toast. Try some and let me know what you think. :P
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    11-15-2018, 06:02 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Yes, it definitely looks like I got a tank of bad fuel at some point. At first I thought maybe the brown stuff was rust which had broken free from...
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    11-15-2018, 03:41 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I already have a spare fuel filter. It's going to replace the one I pulled off of the carburetor today. When I tipped the fuel filter over, it became...
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    11-12-2018, 06:32 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I don't see why not. I found a few how-to videos on YouTube and it looks like it would be pretty simple.
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    11-09-2018, 03:01 PM
    I am going to project my DeLorean onto a screen so that I can tell everyone that is is screen-accurate.
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    11-09-2018, 02:57 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread Introductions! in Open Discussion
    Hello, Lee! Best wishes from Fort Lauderdale. :)
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    11-09-2018, 02:25 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread [For Sale] Numerous parts for sale in DeLorean Parts
    I don't want to drag this too far off topic, but the reason I was interested in that manifold was because it looked like I could put a carb on top of...
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    11-09-2018, 02:11 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Gonna do that on Monday. Also, considering that the spark plugs keep getting darker and darker, I wonder if some of the sediment I have seen may...
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    11-07-2018, 06:18 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread [For Sale] Numerous parts for sale in DeLorean Parts
    OK, thanks.
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    11-07-2018, 03:42 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Per y'all's suggestions, I had a look in the fuel bowl. It's pretty nasty in there. I'll check back in when I've cleaned it.
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    11-06-2018, 09:44 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    The last time I checked it was OK. Would dirty fuel lead to lumpy running below ~2,000 RPM?
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    11-06-2018, 07:00 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    It has been done before. --- Moving on: Base timing set to 14 at 750 RPM. Idle mixture set as good as I can get it, i.e. halfway between...
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    11-01-2018, 11:00 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Dodge/Eagle workshop manual says idle speed of the 3.0L is 790 RPM. Bill had base timing set at 16 degrees. Meanwhile, Josh S. in Canada says...
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    11-01-2018, 08:29 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I had a thought: Back when he was working on the engine install, when it was up and running Bill sent me a photo of the engine from dead center. Why...
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    11-01-2018, 06:47 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    One of the best things about this install! :D Not sure what you're talking about, sorry. There is a notch in the crankshaft pulley and a scale...
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    11-01-2018, 06:06 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Best I could manage: It would be easy if the back of the car were removed. LOL
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    11-01-2018, 05:14 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    The frame rate on my phone is not fast enough for that. I have a timing light, I just can't see the marks.
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    11-01-2018, 04:47 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Installed the new compressor today. Idling at 900 RPM, turning on the a/c killed the engine. Unbelievable. If anyone would like to tell me how to...
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    10-31-2018, 06:24 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread [For Sale] Numerous parts for sale in DeLorean Parts
    Is that a 3.0L manifold? If so, how tall is it?
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    10-31-2018, 05:21 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Considering the recurring problems with my daily, this car may actually be pressed into regular service -- hence the new a/c compressor that arrived...
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    10-29-2018, 03:15 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Most definitely!
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    10-29-2018, 01:47 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Oh, I forgot to mention a bit of good news: While running the engine to tweak the fuel mixture, the coolant temperature went up, the fans came on,...
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    10-29-2018, 12:22 AM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    What, you don't have a 24-inch #2 Phillips driver? ;) I bought one for adjusting headlights, but have found other uses for it, too, like adjusting...
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    10-28-2018, 07:29 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I can do that next. However, I noticed something troubling ... The HVAC/Brake vacuum hose was on very tight, so when I went to yank it off and attach...
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    10-28-2018, 04:20 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Well, that made quite the difference... Cylinder 1: 130 PSI Cylinder 2: 130 PSI Cylinder 3: 130 PSI Cylinder 4: 140 PSI Cylinder 5: 150 PSI...
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    10-27-2018, 08:41 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    That's what I suspect, however will all of the other gunk in the cooling system I wonder if I might be better off checking for coolant in the oil...
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    10-27-2018, 05:41 PM
    Farrar replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Braved the mosquitoes to perform a compression test just now. (Daily driver seems to be doing OK, so the DMC Is back in the garage.) The engine...
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