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  1. [Engine] Thanks for your reply. I will find out fairly...

    Thanks for your reply. I will find out fairly quickly if my hot start issue was resolved or at least helped with the o-ring replacement. The temp issue is very common for all my exotics but the D is...
  2. [Engine] I replaced the radiator myself some years ago...

    I replaced the radiator myself some years ago with a improved one along with better fans "Toby"that do not use as much power. Also have the fan sequencer Cool something or another.. Dig rpm relay.......
  3. [Engine] I will find out soon enough if the Viton did the...

    I will find out soon enough if the Viton did the trick.
    Now I need to figure why my car is getting up to 220 fairly quickly.
    All I have done is a recent oil change. Did a all over general look see...
  4. [Engine] Just ran the car approx 10 miles at 60 mph and...

    Just ran the car approx 10 miles at 60 mph and the temp gauge was right on 220. Not above or below which considering it is 94 is normal for this car.
    Anyways, just parked it left in the sun at 2:30...
  5. [Engine] After some creative swearing I got it out but...

    After some creative swearing I got it out but unfortunately the 0 ring in my eyes looks fine. Other than being more "pliable", next to new Vitons you cannot tell a difference.
    Notice the "wear"...
  6. [Engine] Always good to hear from you and once again...

    Always good to hear from you and once again thanks for your replies. It is very hot again even in the shade with a huge fan but I will attempt it again today. It sure would be nice if it was a...
  7. [Engine] I have always had a issue with pulling out....

    I have always had a issue with pulling out.
    Supposed to be 200 degrees again but if we have a good thunderstorm I might get that little sob out and HOPE that O ring is the issue.
    Always amazed me...
  8. [Engine] Hey Ron..... It's a longshot but a good 1st...

    Hey Ron.....
    It's a longshot but a good 1st thing to check. Magnet didn't work and I did not like trying to drag it out but it is pretty snug.
    The car started to really jump up in temp just over...
  9. [Engine] Need help with PPR assembly ID and o-ring. "pictures"

    Car has a history of hot start issues but after 2 back to back dist changes from John some 5 yrs ago, it appeared to be solved. Then this week it came back and now the car will not hold pressure for...
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    [General] People can't just look and tell? The pdf sent to...

    People can't just look and tell? The pdf sent to me on page 1 shows the 2 sizes and they are shaped totally different. I had no time to stare at it today but if those outlines/templates whatever are...
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    [General] Hey Ron, I thought you had fallen off the earth....

    Hey Ron, I thought you had fallen off the earth. I have been on my own the last 6 mo and rarely driving the car. During the summer it sits.
    I was about to ship my car up north and spend a small...
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    [General] My printer was costing way to much to use and the...

    My printer was costing way to much to use and the cost of buying what it needs would cost 2x the cost of the $30 item. Think I will wait and sure somebody knows. If not I will just find some other...
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    [General] Thanks........... Not to scale so I will measure...

    Thanks...........
    Not to scale so I will measure mine, post them here or email DMC and figure it out. If someone knows feel free to post. Vin 1597 btw.

    EDIT- Tried to measure it but it is like...
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    [General] Bolster cover,cap early vin question....

    Early vin that has that black "plastic cap" that iirc was later made one piece. You know when you slide in and once in your arm lies on it. "Bolster" is the only name I am aware of.
    My "cap" is...
  15. [General] Spaceboy...... Are you running stock or lowered?...

    Spaceboy......
    Are you running stock or lowered?

    I have iirc Eibach all around and the fronts/rears are about as low as it gets. I have not looked the up the larger tire you suggested.
    Unlike...
  16. [General] I still have not bought any tires. Just as I...

    I still have not bought any tires. Just as I think I have found what I want either someone praises another brand, I find out ones that many are praising are as old as mine and no longer around.......
  17. [General] Like last time it gets a little confusing but in...

    Like last time it gets a little confusing but in this post I see Vredestein which I never heard of, are most pricey and don't appear in stock.
    Then there are the Fuzion which appear to be in stock....
  18. [General] Once again Thanks for the generous replies. Busy...

    Once again Thanks for the generous replies. Busy today but I will look it over and post any questions. :)
  19. [General] NEW TIRES NEEDED. Part 2 of a earlier posting for new tires interrupted by surgery.

    Hey all... Sorry for a second and new post but I have been experiencing some really bad health issues and fallen WAY behind on the car. 1ST POST was 3 months old and got rather confusing.
    I have...
  20. [General] You are the magician.... You took off my battery...

    You are the magician.... You took off my battery shutoff remember? It proved to be more of a problem and source of issue than nit was worth. Now its wired directly and I just hook it up to a trickle...
  21. [General] All very good responses and I appreciate it. My...

    All very good responses and I appreciate it. My lower back is ruined so getting her up and sliding around underneath is something I can rarely do. Unlike most my driving season are spring,fall and...
  22. [General] After 3 back surgeries my days of hunched over...

    After 3 back surgeries my days of hunched over the engine much less that fuse area are over. Yes its a mess but leave well enough alone.

    As of now I posted a thread recently about what tires are...
  23. [General] I have had hot start issues from day one. You...

    I have had hot start issues from day one. You should know. How many countless hours have we spent. Vitons, 3 fuel dist, 2 of which were bad. All new f injectors, basically everything gas touched....
  24. [General] 10 year ownership. Time to do a major going over. What all would you do? LONG POST!!!

    1597 has been mine for 10 yrs this month. Pretty much everything gas or electricity touches has been replaced at one time or another. A very experienced mech and owner is the only reason she runs as...
  25. Old school pilot here. The one gauge we Never...

    Old school pilot here. The one gauge we Never trust is the fuel gauge. I have had Mustangs, Vettes, you name it and never paid them any attention. Most read full for days and began moving and once...
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