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    [Suspension] Actually I thought he did such a fine job that...

    Actually I thought he did such a fine job that instead of putting him on moderation for OT posts in The For Sale/Wanted Section (repeatedly, at Michael's que ;-), I just deleted them...

    J/K
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    [Wanted] POSTS MISSING? ...

    POSTS MISSING?


    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?2858-PLEASE-READ-BEFORE-POSTING-!!!-For-Sale-Wanted-Section-Rules
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    +1 I was sold as soon as he said GM knew it ate...

    +1
    I was sold as soon as he said GM knew it ate only one kind of their gaskets.
  4. Thread: Open or Closed?

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    [General] :biggrin:

    :biggrin:
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    I think that tool is for fiber optics. The...

    I think that tool is for fiber optics. The release tool for spade terminals looks like a small regular screwdriver with the tip shaped like the small rectangular hole you can see while looking at the...
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    [Transmission Auto] Ah, I misunderstood: I thought you were saying...

    Ah, I misunderstood:
    I thought you were saying that your friend was confident...but you were worried about the cost of the special tools (mentioned in the manual). And on the die first, it seemed...
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    [Transmission Auto] $.02 If/when you get ready to do pull it out,...

    $.02

    If/when you get ready to do pull it out, you might try the following:
    Place the D on jackstands.
    Add a primary colored die to the gear oil and top it off..
    Drain and measure the ATF...
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    [Engine] :thumbup: If you used the 3 brass screws (or...

    :thumbup:

    If you used the 3 brass screws (or other method) to adjust the idle, you should know that it should be 'automatically set' by the Idle Speed Control Unit. Checking the fuel pressures and...
  9. [Electrical] +1 both Daves... Check both ends of both...

    +1 both Daves...

    Check both ends of both battery cables and large brown wires at the main stater terminal. Make sure the battery light comes on with KOEO...since an Eldorado alternator (#7127-X or...
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    [General] +1 FWIW-Many states adopt Federal Motor...

    +1

    FWIW-Many states adopt Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations (FMCSRs).


    "If youíre using a vehicle in the conduct of business, itís considered a commercial vehicle."

    "If you derive a...
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    OOPS- At first I was wondering why you said...

    OOPS-
    At first I was wondering why you said "that video" when there are two -- I screwed up the 2nd one's link.
    I had a similar take on the 1st one.

    Here's the correct link for the 2nd one (for...
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    [Electrical] Only when the headlights are ON -- They flash...

    Only when the headlights are ON -- They flash together when the headlights are OFF.
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    [General] Agreed. Like I said in the other thread, there is...

    Agreed. Like I said in the other thread, there is no such thing as matching fronts and rear on a DeLorean, except for aesthetics...
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    [Electrical] Yep. And it only does it when the headlights are ...

    Yep. And it only does it when the headlights are off, like the mod. The odd part there is that the Right Rear markers flash too. A short in the double filament bulb/socket, or a single element bulb...
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    [Engine] It doesn't work that way.Sorry I wasn't clearer...

    It doesn't work that way.Sorry I wasn't clearer earlier- The Ignition Control Unit (ICU) monitors the distributors speed and outputs the signal on the WS wire. It is a grounding signal that makes the...
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    [Engine] Yeah, since it runs and a short would kill it,...

    Yeah, since it runs and a short would kill it, the tach is probably not getting a good connection.
    Curious- Are you talking about the precision resistor (or some other resistor) mounted on the...
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    [Engine] The tach's only function is to display the RPM....

    The tach's only function is to display the RPM. But, yes, it could affect anything connected to it's White/Slate (WS) wire: Coil, IdleSpeed Relay, RPM Relay, and Ignition Control Module. Not a common...
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    [Engine] Cool! If I'm following you, wild guessing- I's...

    Cool!

    If I'm following you, wild guessing- I's say you were right about it being rich (because the WUR wasn't able to adjust the control pressure properly to begin with) making it finicky. Then...
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    [Engine] +1 That sounds right to me, but I would put a...

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    That sounds right to me, but I would put a good 02 sensor in it, check the pressures and, if OK, try again first...

    :headscratch:...:dunno:
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    [Engine] It looks like everything is ~normal and you are...

    It looks like everything is ~normal and you are turning the screw too much at a time. Basically, the ECU wants the voltage produced by the O2 sensor to be ~0.45V => 40į dwell. If the voltage is a...
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    [Engine] Opening the throttle doesn't do anything...

    Opening the throttle doesn't do anything significant when starting. It sounds like, when you kept trying it, it cleared up and started to run.
    Maybe try pressing the plate after it is running...
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    [Engine] Did it go away when cruising?

    Did it go away when cruising?
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    [Engine] Sorry, can you post a video for us?

    Sorry, can you post a video for us?
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    [Transmission Auto] The trans fluid would mix quickly and thin the...

    The trans fluid would mix quickly and thin the gear oil way down...Comparing the old gear oil to the new, was it a lot thinner?

    I agree, one quart low shouldn't make it slip, normally. Could of...
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    [Engine] You didn't say when you first heard it? VID?

    You didn't say when you first heard it?
    VID?
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