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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Continued.. I cleaned the mating surfaces with...

    Continued..

    I cleaned the mating surfaces with Acetone and used Indian Head gasket shellac on both sides of the 2 paper gaskets for the covers. Also in this pic I put the 2 new drive axle flanges...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Continued.. I cleaned the bearing races and...

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    I cleaned the bearing races and case mating surfaces again with Acetone and assembled the gears in the right case with Loctite 609 in the 4 bearing races. Then I immediately checked...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] On Sunday, I started by adjusting the orientation...

    On Sunday, I started by adjusting the orientation of the inside roll pin so that the strongest portion takes the load...
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    Then I soda blasted the right case half...
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    After I...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Thanks Rich! Yeah, the blaster works pretty well...

    Thanks Rich! Yeah, the blaster works pretty well for an all in one unit. You need to have good air supply and they recommend a dryer. I didn't have one, and the media got clogged up from time to...
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    Hi there, Here's a thread that relates to The...

    Hi there,

    Here's a thread that relates to The subject.. http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?12181-DMCH-alternator&highlight=Dmch+alternator
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Today, I was able to install the new spring and...

    Today, I was able to install the new spring and the reinforced roll pins on the 1-2 shift shaft.

    New pins (normal size and smaller one inside), and the old ones on the blue tape...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Thanks Nick! Yours looks good! Also, thanks for...

    Thanks Nick! Yours looks good! Also, thanks for posting videos of the rebuilding job. It definitely makes tearing down the box easier.

    I'm going to blast the whole case, one part at a time. Here...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Soda Blasting

    A gravity fed blasting gun arrived today that I bought from Eastwood, and I tried it on the bell housing. I used medium soda media, and it worked really well.

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    I also started to replace...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] (Most) parts arrived!!

    Parts arrived to allow me to proceed..

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    I never was so happy to se a $1.00 part!!

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Thanks Dennis. Sure, I'll check it....

    Thanks Dennis.




    Sure, I'll check it. Thanks.
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    [Suspension] Hi there, I have. It's better if you compress the...

    Hi there, I have. It's better if you compress the spring a bit to relieve pressure on the collar. That way, you don't need a spanner.
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Failure Analysis

    Thanks guys! I'll try to make the transmission presentable...

    Well, I figured out what happened. I remember that when the shaft nut backed off, I tried to shift into 2nd gear, and it went in hard....
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] The team at DMCFL removed the transmission on...

    The team at DMCFL removed the transmission on Friday..

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    Today I removed the drive axle flanges, clutch fork, rear cover, and bell housing...

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    Hey Adam, I saw that you had a problem with the...

    Hey Adam, I saw that you had a problem with the new engine (a valve or something?). :(

    I hope you are able to get it resolved soon enough. It was sounding really awesome in the clip above.
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    [General] Looking Awesome!! :headbang:

    Looking Awesome!! :headbang:
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Looks like I'll become very busy with the gearbox...

    Looks like I'll become very busy with the gearbox soon! Look at that new, clean shop at DMC FL! :hihi:

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    :hysterical: Also, cool low light pic!

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    Also, cool low light pic!
  18. Congrats Chris! I really like the 69 Camaro as...

    Congrats Chris! I really like the 69 Camaro as well. It was used as the design inspiration of the fifth generation Camaro as was fighter jets like the F22 Raptor.

    It's also, unfortunately,...
  19. Congratulations Brandon! Tony, you made a wise...

    Congratulations Brandon! Tony, you made a wise choice. In the 2 years that I have known him, Brandon has been very helpful and has generously shared his experience to the benefit of DeLorean owners....
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Ha! :) Yes, this is easier and smarter for now....

    Ha! :) Yes, this is easier and smarter for now. I'll have the original 24 bolts and clamps replated when I get enough parts to satisfy a minimum order, and save them in case I want to have it judged....
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Thanks Jimmy!

    Thanks Jimmy!
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] CV packing and finishing

    Well, I repacked the grease and finished the axles...

    Re-greasing started with Mobil 1 Synthetic Grease. I applied it using a grease gun with a flexible tip, and a plastic spatula to press the...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Thanks Dennis. That would have been cool to see. ...

    Thanks Dennis. That would have been cool to see. I bought my car from Tony in 2013, as a running restoration candidate.. that's what I was looking for. Then I began taking reference pictures of the...
  24. Thread: Ben's Viper

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    Ben, that's an awesome and beautiful car indeed!...

    Ben, that's an awesome and beautiful car indeed! You must be excited! Wow!

    I would agree with the description above of it as an angry beast. A few years ago, I got the chance to ride in one with a...
  25. Thread: Tech Day Meetup

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    Oh man! You got the Viper GTS? Pics please!! ...

    Oh man! You got the Viper GTS? Pics please!! :burnout:
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