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  1. Yes. That is the kit I used, and was happy with...

    Yes. That is the kit I used, and was happy with it.
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    [Frame & Body] My understanding from talking to James Espey when...

    My understanding from talking to James Espey when I needed the correct early paint code is that the first page is a water based formula (i.e. EHP - Envirobase High Performance), and the second page...
  3. [Engine] My experience

    Hi Jonathan,

    In addition to what was posted above I would suggest that you do not need to remove the rear facia depending on the tools that you have available. You do need to remove the exhaust...
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    [General] Congrats Korey! It's a nice looking car. :thumbup:

    Congrats Korey! It's a nice looking car. :thumbup:
  5. [General] Thanks for putting that together, nice job. I...

    Thanks for putting that together, nice job. I hadn't seen most of the footage before.
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    [General] Lol! If your DeLorean's horn sounds like any...

    Lol! If your DeLorean's horn sounds like any dying animal, it's time to replace both and check the wiring and ground. I replaced both mine with the original Mixo units from DMC when I restored the...
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    Wow, you're right....great video. Thanks for...

    Wow, you're right....great video. Thanks for sharing.
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    Great progress so far! :thumbup:

    Great progress so far! :thumbup:
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    [Engine] Yes, I would find a slightly larger o-ring. It...

    Yes, I would find a slightly larger o-ring. It should fit snug.
  10. [General] I found that I needed 28 ft/lbs to properly crush...

    I found that I needed 28 ft/lbs to properly crush the washer and provide a leak free installation.

    More information here:...
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    [General] Very cool product. :thumbup:

    Very cool product. :thumbup:
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    No tips. I would contact the vendor.

    No tips. I would contact the vendor.
  13. I think the Renault Alpine is okay, but it...

    I think the Renault Alpine is okay, but it reminds me of the Fuego. I can think of other 1985 cars that I would rather have.

    Otherwise, I agree with what has been said so far. In addition the car...
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    [General] One thing to be aware when putting this list...

    One thing to be aware when putting this list together is the strength of a given bolt. It is marked on the head. While stainless steel looks great, it is not a high strength material. I would take...
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    [Frame & Body] I would recommend having a good/ reputable body...

    I would recommend having a good/ reputable body shop paint the fascias. I used the correct DMC paint code and it turned out well. That was 5 years ago, and they held up well. I think it was around...
  16. +1. Also use a soft pillow to put under your...

    +1. Also use a soft pillow to put under your knees as you will be on them for a while, leaning over the fuse box.

    Do yourself a favor, get a quality crimping tool like this one from Grainger:...
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    [Brakes] Here is more discussion on the brake master...

    Here is more discussion on the brake master cylinders: http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?16595-50-50-vs-38-62-brake-master-cylinder
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    Theme music salute

    So, I was fueling up the car today at WaWa where they have 89 octane non-ethanol gas. It is a recently built station with pumps that feature built in video screens and speakers. They were playing...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] It left in 2013. Unfortunately, the owner passed...

    It left in 2013. Unfortunately, the owner passed away in 2008 in his 50s and the family brought it down to DMCFL 5 years later.
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] You are welcome. Interestingly, the original...

    You are welcome. Interestingly, the original owner of my car lived in Georgia and went to Georgia Tech. There was a "Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech" sticker on the windshield when I bought the car.
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    [General] I found that by using my car in the Florida heat...

    I found that by using my car in the Florida heat meant that I couldn't cover the fuse box, nor keep the wooden relay compartment cover in place covered by the carpet.

    My solution was to make a...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Here are a couple pictures of the cross gate...

    Here are a couple pictures of the cross gate cable and other linkages attached to the gearbox:

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=47677&d=1480994011
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    [Frame & Body] Hi Jonathan, Yes, they are aluminum. They are...

    Hi Jonathan,

    Yes, they are aluminum. They are not anodized. Mine were dirty as well. I cleaned the worst part of the grease, oil, and road tar off with engine degreaser and a non scratch cleaning...
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    [General] Yes. I completed my restoration under DMC's...

    Yes. I completed my restoration under DMC's Budget Restoration Program (BRP). Besides the discount, when I completed the car, I got a very nice framed certificate of completion and a handwritten...
  25. Thread: Oil leak help

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    [Engine] +1 on what Jonty said. Also, is it engine or...

    +1 on what Jonty said. Also, is it engine or transmission oil? The latter has a pungent sulfur smell to it.
    Based on where it is , engine oil can come from the rear main seal (the orange ring in the...
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