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    Yeah, it ran before but barely. The gas tank...

    Yeah, it ran before but barely. The gas tank removal and cleaning was easy. I wedged it out from above with a 2x6. I dumped a gallon of orange cleaner in it and filled it with water. I sloshed it...
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    Removed and cleaned out my gas tank today. It was...

    Removed and cleaned out my gas tank today. It was full of rust chunks. I also replaced the fuel filter and changed the hoses on the coolant pipes. I had my buddy send the injectors through his...
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    [General] I removed my gas tank, cleaned it out and...

    I removed my gas tank, cleaned it out and replaced all of the hoses on the coolant pipes with better hoses from NAPA. The criminal that sold me the car claimed his idiot mechanics cleaned it out. I...
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    What's the best way to clean the injectors. All...

    What's the best way to clean the injectors. All of mine are plugged somewhat. I was considering soaking in Berryman's
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    Yes, I've heard about him and I actually called...

    Yes, I've heard about him and I actually called him about my fuel pump wiring. He started to get an attitude and I gave it right back. He was cool after that but I'm cautious about ordering from him....
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    Are there a rebuild kits available for the brake...

    Are there a rebuild kits available for the brake master cylinder and the clutch slave cylinder? I purchased new but I would like to rebuild my originals for backups.
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    I just received the rebuild kit from DMC Midwest...

    I just received the rebuild kit from DMC Midwest and the dust boots are correct. I found the Centric part # on an older DMCTalk discussion.
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    Yes, it is the dust boot. The boot is incorrect...

    Yes, it is the dust boot. The boot is incorrect for the piston. The original seal fits in the groove perfectly. The Centric doesn't.
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    I used a digital calipers to measure the groove...

    I used a digital calipers to measure the groove height.
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    I measured the groove in the piston and it is...

    I measured the groove in the piston and it is 3.4mm tall. I also included a pic of the original seal with a smaller lip on the inside compared to the Centric seal with a taller lip. If the stock...
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    Yes, measure the groove

    Yes, measure the groove
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    Ha! I soaked everything in rust soak, stuff works...

    Ha! I soaked everything in rust soak, stuff works great. Too bad you can't get a measurement on the groove. I'll measure mine tomorrow.
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    Thank you again, David T. for your valuable...

    Thank you again, David T. for your valuable insight and expert advise. Here is a pic of the piston that I removed from my caliper. The seal that was installed had a smaller lip that fit in the groove...
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    DMC-1 I know my retaining rings and seals didn't...

    DMC-1 I know my retaining rings and seals didn't look as nice as yours. The rubber was bunched up in one spot and the ends of the retaining rings didn't meet perfectly like yours. Who made calipers...
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    The car is in the middle of my shop. I'm not...

    The car is in the middle of my shop. I'm not going to wait to move it. I can always redo the calipers when I have them coated this winter. I simply cut the rubber seal to fit into the groove of the...
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    I'll post pics tomorrow. Yes, they look similar...

    I'll post pics tomorrow. Yes, they look similar if not identical. I did notice that the piston seal seamed a bit loose when installed on the caliper body. When you install the retaining ring a small...
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    I don't think my rear calipers are Girling. I...

    I don't think my rear calipers are Girling. I didn't notice the G marking on the caliper.
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    Trying to rebuild my rear brake calipers. The...

    Trying to rebuild my rear brake calipers. The outer seal was too tall to fit in the groove of the piston. I cut the seals down to fit into the groove, ruined one. I'm not sure if my pistons have been...
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    Michael, where did you see the blue DMC t-shirt?...

    Michael, where did you see the blue DMC t-shirt? I prefer a t-shirt to show off my massive guns and huge chest!:strongman:
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    Ha! You guys are entertaining! I'm also gauging...

    Ha! You guys are entertaining! I'm also gauging interest in getting some stainless or aluminum gas tank cover plates made. If anybody is interested in one, let me know. I'm taking the plate over to...
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    I have a glass guy that can remove the glass for...

    I have a glass guy that can remove the glass for me at my shop, no biggie. I think if he breaks it that he would replace it for free. Is there anything else that should be replaced when the glass is...
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    I'm also looking for the two interior A-pillar...

    I'm also looking for the two interior A-pillar trim pieces. Does anybody have these? The windshield must be removed to install these?
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    I don't whine, I suck it up and fix other idiots'...

    I don't whine, I suck it up and fix other idiots' mistakes, on a daily basis. That's what I do and the Delorean is no different. I knew it would have issues. I'll handle them.I'm also a bodyman I can...
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    Duh! This is common practice for any car. I...

    Duh! This is common practice for any car. I bought the car online from over a 1000 miles away and the seller purposely lied about the condition. I got a fair price so I'm not too upset. I have my own...
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    Thanks for the great posts. I will get the pump...

    Thanks for the great posts. I will get the pump taken care of after I replace the hydraulic clutch components and brake parts.
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