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  1. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] Yeah, you just rotate the plastic so its...

    Yeah, you just rotate the plastic so its horizontal. It doesnít ďsecureĒ via anything other than tension/fitment. The fabric part is the same length as the foam is deep. You pull the plastic piece...
  2. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] There is a vertical cut through the foam on the...

    There is a vertical cut through the foam on the base part of the seat, between the center-butt part and the bolsters. That plastic part threads through it. The fabric part between the plastic and...
  3. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] After you pull the old skins, hit them with a...

    After you pull the old skins, hit them with a steam iron to fluff up the compressed foam.
    Use a supermarket produce bag over the headrests to slide the covers on.
    Use zip-ties to pull the neck of...
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    [General] Nothing unique/specific to the Delorean that...

    Nothing unique/specific to the Delorean that wouldn't be used on any other vehicle.
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    [General] It's a little late for you, but zip-ties would...

    It's a little late for you, but zip-ties would have been your friend for this step.
    Thread the zip tie from the back of the head rest bar loop, through the seat skin "tab", and then back/around the...
  6. Thread: L-seat covers

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    [General] Pull the skins tight, then install the hog ring...

    Pull the skins tight, then install the hog ring to keep it pulled it tight. If there is nothing running along the perimeter of the skin, I'd give the rings more material to "bite" onto to keep it...
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    [General] No fitment issues when I replaced my OE radiator...

    No fitment issues when I replaced my OE radiator for the same reason as you with a DPI radiator about 8 years ago. I kept the OE fans and shroud.
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    I remember seeing those side window sun visors at...

    I remember seeing those side window sun visors at DCS 2014! I was parked next to your car on the last day before leaving, and wanted to ask about them. A bystander told me it belonged to someone in...
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    [General] Youíll be fine, and youíll find the right car....

    Youíll be fine, and youíll find the right car. When I bought mine I had enough in the bank to pay all cash, but I financed half. It didnít seem prudent to not keep anything in reserve for the low...
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    [General] Buy the best car you can afford, but barring any...

    Buy the best car you can afford, but barring any dealbreakers (rotten frame, non-running engine, significant cosmetic damage) any Delorean configured the way you want (transmission type, interior...
  11. Thread: VIN Chronology

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    It looks like Iíve missed updating my info...

    It looks like Iíve missed updating my info several times over the last couple years; the info on that is is very out of date for my car.

    6720 is now in Las Vegas, NV.
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    [Frame & Body] The fiberglass binnacles were $400 (I just...

    The fiberglass binnacles were $400 (I just checked my receipt folder)
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    [General] I have Falken Zeix 912 on the front and rear ...

    I have Falken Zeix 912 on the front and rear

    Front 195/60r14
    Rear 225/60r15
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    We (Desert Delorean of Las Vegas) went to a...

    We (Desert Delorean of Las Vegas) went to a drive-in to see all three BTTF movies in a row and were posted on the drive-inís facebook page by the management.

    Also, someone took of picture of mine...
  15. [General] I posted this on facebook, but neglected to do so...

    I posted this on facebook, but neglected to do so here was well.

    Two of my jackstands are affected by this. I use them regularly; more than almost any other single tool in my garage. There are a...
  16. Thread: LED Headlights

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    [Electrical] I used Hella e-codes on my old XJ. They were...

    I used Hella e-codes on my old XJ. They were legit AF.
    I used H4 bulbs, not LED, and had them wired directly from the battery with the relay triggered by the signal from the OE harness.
    Great...
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    [Electrical] User Dracula did. He had a custom job done, it...

    User Dracula did. He had a custom job done, it was very pricey.
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    [Fuel] Make sure you use a fuel clamp, not a normal...

    Make sure you use a fuel clamp, not a normal worm-gear clamp.

    If you replace the line/clamp and reinstall it, yes, you should be good (assuming that is the problem, of course).

    Nothing needed...
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    Does the speedometer needle still bounce at lower...

    Does the speedometer needle still bounce at lower speeds after switching over to the speedbox and eliminating the angle drive? Or is the bounce inherent to the use of a cable at all?

    How fast does...
  20. [General] :jawdrop: Iíve owned mine over 10 years and...

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    Iíve owned mine over 10 years and never even tried to move the mirrors forward, only backward...
  21. [General] Youíre going to have a hell of a time getting...

    Youíre going to have a hell of a time getting good access to remove the mirror glass while the mirror holder is still on the car. Itís easy to remove, def worth it.
    Once you have the glass off (via...
  22. [For Sale] Sold.

    Sold.
  23. [For Sale] OE rear springs (w/ insulators and platforms)

    OE rear springs, insulators, and platforms.
    100414, 101213, and 101215
    Two of each
    No rust or damage, removed because I installed QA1 coilovers.
    DMCH prices - Springs are $126 each, isolators...
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    I have an Audiovox CCS-100 installed, and it has...

    I have an Audiovox CCS-100 installed, and it has nothing to do with the angle drive or speedometer. It sendes speed based of a magnet mounted on one of the driveshafts and a sensor to count rpms, and...
  25. [General] But, if I position it like normally worn, where...

    But, if I position it like normally worn, where it ďdragsĒ through that pivot point, it is slower, and doesnít fully retract.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vsSmiXFhw0

    Is that normal...
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