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  1. Thread: Liner Seals

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    [Engine] Well there wasn't coolant in the pistons. It was...

    Well there wasn't coolant in the pistons. It was in the water jacket, and over a week it sat there, and when I went back a week later it leaked into the pan, the only way it could have leaked was...
  2. Thread: Liner Seals

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    [Engine] I like your optimism! so just leaking slow...

    I like your optimism!
    so just leaking slow because of the lack of clamping force perhaps?
    It was left for a whole week.
  3. Thread: Liner Seals

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    [Engine] Liner Seals

    So we got my heads of last week, and I haven't had time to go back out to the car until today. When we pulled the heads we were carful not to pull up the piston liners or turn over the engine. Some...
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    [General] Thanks to your advice! and now the shop is...

    Thanks to your advice! and now the shop is equipped with air. That will come in handy, and perhaps I'll be back on the road by halloween (I hope)
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    [General] Removed my crank shaft pulley nut!

    Removed my crank shaft pulley nut!
    That is all, it was a project all unto itself! DMC-81 (AKA Dana) and I tried for a few hours to remove it two nights ago with no luck. Dana told me I should try an...
  6. I know, I'm right there with you, if only he knew...

    I know, I'm right there with you, if only he knew where I am with mine :facepalm: Wheres the reset button on this damn thing...
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    [Fuel] Sounds about right, but like I said, until you...

    Sounds about right, but like I said, until you look you don't know ;)
    Roll up them sleeves :wrenchin:
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    [Fuel] Until you look up inside the little cubby where...

    Until you look up inside the little cubby where the accumulator is there's not much to say.
    I will tell you that the lines going to my fuel accumulator where so bad that they just broke off when...
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    I've survived every Florida storm since 86 here...

    I've survived every Florida storm since 86 here on the coast, never once evacuated.
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    [Engine] But you can feel it!

    But you can feel it!
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    [Engine] Perhaps a video tutorial is in order? I'd like to...

    Perhaps a video tutorial is in order? I'd like to see exactly how you perform the test before attempting it myself.
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    [Engine] I know right! the title of this thread is SCARY!...

    I know right! the title of this thread is SCARY!
    but I think he's fine, go out there find out why its not starting, and when its running I bet his oil pressure is fine!
    However, if it starts...
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    [Engine] He hasn't had it running since it died it sounds...

    He hasn't had it running since it died it sounds like. He had it die, noticed that the oil light was on (This is normal) and was freak out so he got a toe home.
    I don't think he has an oil issue....
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    [Engine] Ok good! That is a relief! The oil light is...

    Ok good! That is a relief!
    The oil light is aways on when the key is in the on position but the engine is off. You will not have oil pressure with an engine that is off. You probably just never...
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    [Engine] Wait, This is very important! Answer me this...

    Wait, This is very important! Answer me this first.
    1) The oil light came on WHEN the car died?
    2) Or the oil light came on AND THEN the car died?
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    Good point!

    Good point!
  17. Sticky: Poll: I was talking to a few others in the Delorean...

    I was talking to a few others in the Delorean community and after looking at a few recent sale prices we seemed to agree that if you are paying much more then something in the mid to low 40s it...
  18. Sticky: Poll: Fully serviced car now is like 40k or more, and...

    Fully serviced car now is like 40k or more, and climbing!
  19. [Engine] have you tested to see if you get any exhaust...

    have you tested to see if you get any exhaust gasses in the coolant? You can basically test it for free. Just get the tester at advanced auto. Rent it for 30 bucks, and you get that beck when you...
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    [General] I second the pressure test. I had the seem on my...

    I second the pressure test. I had the seem on my water pump leak 2 times! I would have been in real trouble if I had put it back toghether without pressurizing first. Finally I got the system to hold...
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    [General] Yes but not by me. It ended up being a small...

    Yes but not by me. It ended up being a small mistake.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1q7odnBFto
  22. [Engine] Man that is a scary story! That over flow hose...

    Man that is a scary story! That over flow hose must have been clogged or the cap was stuck and the pressure went above 15PSI, then the hose popped off from over pressure, or the cap finally opened up...
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    [General] I have the fuel pressure gages for testing. I...

    I have the fuel pressure gages for testing. I just got them and have never used them. Is there a good tutorial on how to use them? I could hook them up. Or does it need to be running to perform this...
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    [General] So how can I test the fuel. Put the injectors in...

    So how can I test the fuel. Put the injectors in jars and jump the fuel pump?
    Press on the plate and see what happens?
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    [General] right, and when i'm trying to start it a get a...

    right, and when i'm trying to start it a get a few pops here and there like 2 cylinders fire but nothing consistent.
    and there's the fact that I somehow got it to run for 2 minutes that one time....
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