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    [For Sale] Sold

    Sold
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    [For Sale] 1981 Delorean $23,000

    Well my last add mysteriously vanished, so here it is again.

    VIN 3713 , 40k miles, auto, many new parts from DMCH and Special T.

    New Falken tires
    New battery
    New alternator
    Accumulator and...
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    [General] I am letting it idle at the moment, seems to be...

    I am letting it idle at the moment, seems to be around the 1/4 mark @ 900 rpm, dropped slightly below that when I put it in gear and the ROMs dropped further. Seems low to me. Checked the level, its...
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    [General] Oil pressure /guage question

    Once warmed up, at 900 rpm idle my oil pressure reads just below half way, when my ROMs are around 2k or more, it reads well above the halfway mark. When I let off the gas while coming to a stop it...
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    [Engine] I have a new alternator and belt from special T,...

    I have a new alternator and belt from special T, the belt that came with the alternator keeps slipping when the AC is turned on.

    Saw the white smoke and smelled the burning belt. It always seems...
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    [General] I think it's the alternator takin a dump. Just...

    I think it's the alternator takin a dump. Just started the car and now the charge is sitting right in the middle, 13, at 1000 rpms. Turn on the lights and it drops below 13. It's still charging...
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    [General] If anyone knows how to post a vid, i can email it...

    If anyone knows how to post a vid, i can email it to you?? Doubt it's a vacuum leak. Sounds mechanical.
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    [General] Thanks-It's not a belt- I am trying to figure out...

    Thanks-It's not a belt- I am trying to figure out a way to upload the vid.
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    [General] New "whining" sound

    Just when I think I have everything else sorted out with this car, I start the motor and right away it's something else. A distinct medium pitch whine coming from the motor. It changes pitch, or goes...
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    [Frame & Body] Very nice! The instrument housing is what I like.

    Very nice! The instrument housing is what I like.
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    [General] These aren't HID's, they are a bulb (h1-h2) type....

    These aren't HID's, they are a bulb (h1-h2) type. Clear lense, I have seen them on DMCH website. However, by reading whats on the lense, a 20 amp fuse should handle them.

    The #7 fuse had an...
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    [General] The only issue is coming from the lights....

    The only issue is coming from the lights. Changing the box will not solve that issue alone. There are aftermarket H2 powered lights on the car. The ground and wires are correct. The box melted at...
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    [General] Pulled all the melted fuses- the headlights are...

    Pulled all the melted fuses- the headlights are somehow getting those fuses hott. As far as the fuel pump fuse, I replaced it and drove it quite a bit today, reached over and touched it periodically...
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    [General] I got the car with the high powered primary head...

    I got the car with the high powered primary head lights. The entire housing, bulb and plug is different from the factory lights.
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    [General] Do you guys think that cranking on it, cycling...

    Do you guys think that cranking on it, cycling the fuel pump on and off to get it to start so many times could have contributed?
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    [General] It sounds crazy, but I seem to recall the smell...

    It sounds crazy, but I seem to recall the smell mainly with the lights on. Even when my lights stopped working and i replaced the switch- I knew something was up when the smell was still there after...
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    [General] Been driving with a brand new pump for a few...

    Been driving with a brand new pump for a few months now. It had a hot start issue until just recently, so I used to crank the hell out of it.

    I noticed the electrical smell since the first time...
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    [General] Alright thanks- definitely alot of work..... my...

    Alright thanks- definitely alot of work..... my box was smoking
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    [General] Found the "burning" smell source (pic)

    http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m494/Idragproriders/2013-02-01_18-32-38_946_zps8d692d5f.jpg


    do you guys think caused it? Looks like I have to replace the box??
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    [General] Windshield drain- can it be accessed from under...

    Windshield drain- can it be accessed from under the hood or from the inderside of the firewall? It looks like it's coming from the front lower area of driver door, will go to the car wash and check...
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    [General] Door seals?

    My driver side floor board carpet is soaked. Had the car parked outside when it rained. I looked at the door seals with door raised, they look and feel fine. There was a little water inside the by...
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    No, there was no smell of fuel. When I go to...

    No, there was no smell of fuel. When I go to start the car, I always click the key forward to hear the fuel pump- then I start it. Fires right off.

    I will say this- the car starts normally about...
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    Will do. The fuel pump is new, it's the...

    Will do. The fuel pump is new, it's the pump/sender combo from DMCH.
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    Thanks Josh- new struts on the louvre already,...

    Thanks Josh- new struts on the louvre already, engine compartment hood has a jacked up latch, so it sometimes hooks to it, sometimes not. Squeak comes up high, by T-panel.

    The car def starts like...
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    New accumulator- sort fixed the hot start

    Posted this to my first topic started in the wrong section, in short, it starts 5-10 minutes after, but let it sit for an hour and it has trouble. Definitely holds fuel pressure at the throttle plate...
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