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    [General] Hi. Yes, soaking the calipers halves in parts...

    Hi. Yes, soaking the calipers halves in parts cleaner, or engine cleaner is good. After soaking, I used a stiff nylon brush and a green/ blue scotch pad as needed. Then, I wet sanded piston cup with...
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    Oops, I missed this post. Thanks Colin!

    Oops, I missed this post. Thanks Colin!
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    Thanks Christian!

    Thanks Christian!
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    I particularly like this shot of my car as I was...

    I particularly like this shot of my car as I was backing into my spot. It was taken by an event photographer at Cruisin Orlando's Downtown Lake Mary Cruise last weekend. I think it's the filters he...
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    Nice improvement Rob!

    Nice improvement Rob!
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    Well, I attended another Cruisin Orlando event...

    Well, I attended another Cruisin Orlando event today, the Downtown Lake Mary Cruise, along with my youngest daughter. It was a great day.
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    [General] Hi Dave, Yes, once your transmission jack is in...

    Hi Dave,
    Yes, once your transmission jack is in place and secured but not taking any weight off the gearbox, you’ll definitely want to support the engine from the rear, as it will tilt down a bit...
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    [Fuel] +1. When you get it all back together, tightened,...

    +1. When you get it all back together, tightened, and fuel primed in the system, you will want to check that fitting and all the others for leaks, weeping, etc. while the car is still elevated.

    A...
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    [Fuel] Yeah, After several tries, what worked for me was...

    Yeah, After several tries, what worked for me was a 17mm crow's foot on a socket extended by a piece of copper pipe for leverage. Then I secured the accumulator from rotating with a 17mm long wrench...
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    Hi! It sure does, doesnít it? Are you planning on attending this year?
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    [Fuel] Can you leave the 90 degree fitting in place and...

    Can you leave the 90 degree fitting in place and just separate the 90 degree fitting from the accumulator? Thatís what I did:

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=40804&d=1457920784
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    [Fuel] Yes, I believe Gates Barricade (for fuel...

    Yes, I believe Gates Barricade (for fuel injection) hoses still come in these kits, unless a change was made since I bought them. I would contact DMC to verify what hoses are included.
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    [Fuel] Iím curious about the cause of this as well. How...

    Iím curious about the cause of this as well. How many times did you use Techron additive over the 2 years, or was it in Chevron fuel? These hoses are rated for bio fuels, but I wonder if the Techron...
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    [Fuel] Yes, the fuel is siphoning out of the tank. This...

    Yes, the fuel is siphoning out of the tank. This happened to me as well. I blew compressed air in the line to break the prime and that stopped the flow.
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    [General] +1 . Absolutely asinine.

    +1 . Absolutely asinine.
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    Excellent!
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    [Fuel] Just in case you are trying to get your car...

    Just in case you are trying to get your car mobile quickly, here are 3 part numbers to check at your local auto parts store, in order of quality (IMO):

    Bosch 0-450-905-401
    AC Delco GF519
    Fram...
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    [Fuel] +1, I haven't had a bad fuel filter, however, and...

    +1, I haven't had a bad fuel filter, however, and although relatively rare, I have had a few parts over my years wrenching on cars defective "right out of the box". I would call the Vendor.
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    [Brakes] Ah yes, they definitely look familiar. I can't...

    Ah yes, they definitely look familiar. I can't recall the car I had that used this style, but they worked.




    Yeah, they are the last item on the DMC front brake list, part # 119005 called...
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    [Brakes] Oh, sorry. It's been a while since I did the...

    Oh, sorry. It's been a while since I did the brakes. Hopefully someone else that has installed theses particular clips can post a picture. They look familiar, like ones I used on a different car. But...
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    [Brakes] Does this picture help: ...

    Does this picture help:

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=36699&d=1441642211
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    [General] Like most Saturdays, I drove it with my iPod play...

    Like most Saturdays, I drove it with my iPod play list piping through the Craig....a sweet piece of heaven. This car is like no other I've had for attention it garners. Last weekend a mint Ferrari...
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    [Fuel] +1 . Also, for future use, to help figure this...

    +1 . Also, for future use, to help figure this out quickly, there is a simple plastic tool available at your local hardware store. I picked up this one from Home Depot several years ago:...
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    [Brakes] Yes, the plug is a pin that holds the front...

    Yes, the plug is a pin that holds the front piston in place. The pin is shown in the first photo in post 19.

    Thanks. I'm sure there are some things we missed, but at least we know more about the...
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    [Brakes] ^ Sorry, I meant to add that there was also the...

    ^ Sorry, I meant to add that there was also the 38/62 red/orange band around the original BMC shown here (cleaned and fitted to my reproduction one), versus the black 50/50 band on some units....
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