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    [Heat & A/C] If you pull the blower motor, you can see the...

    If you pull the blower motor, you can see the evaporator in the box.

    Use a turkey baster to suck up bleach water solution and inject it towards the evap.
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    [Heat & A/C] Problem is, if you leave the screen off, the...

    Problem is, if you leave the screen off, the condensation from the evaporator will be carried by the massive air pressure and accumulate in various areas in the box. For me, it accumulated and leaked...
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    [Heat & A/C] Definitely is possible. I had water go everywhere...

    Definitely is possible. I had water go everywhere except the drain when I left it off.

    The massive force of air carries those droplets wherever. Had some of it go to face, and the rest of it...
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    [Heat & A/C] Nop itís a wavy stainless wire mesh. Window...

    Nop itís a wavy stainless wire mesh. Window screen would fall apart.
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    [Heat & A/C] Exactly what I read with the corvette guys. They...

    Exactly what I read with the corvette guys. They have almost the same system as we do.


    Let us know how the .062 Red OT works. Iím going to first use the .067 Blue, but if you have better luck...
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    [Heat & A/C] Evaporator Replacement? Read this.

    For anyone in the future looking to replace the evaporator core...


    There is a mesh screen on the clean side of the evaporator core. You MUST transfer it over to the new one. Why?

    Well, you...
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    [Heat & A/C] I refuse to agree that R12 is the only option for...

    I refuse to agree that R12 is the only option for the DeLorean. Others said the same of my W126 Mercedes, and I have converted that R12 system with no issues. Difference is, that system uses a block...
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    [Heat & A/C] Actually I take it back. First Iím trying the...

    Actually I take it back. First Iím trying the 1.7mm Blue Orifice Tube p/n 38621 from a 2004 Ford F-150. If itís not enough, then Iíll try the Red 1.6mm.


    Got too much to do with the car. Getting...
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    [Heat & A/C] I thought the same thing, but with an orifice...

    I thought the same thing, but with an orifice tube being $3 and easy to replace, Iím up for an experiment.

    Iíve never had good ac performance in my car with all new components. I've tried...
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    [Heat & A/C] Supposedly, corvette owners have found that R134a...

    Supposedly, corvette owners have found that R134a doesnít get very cold with the standard White Orifice Tube (1.8mm). When I had my car running in 2018, I also found that out. VOV didnít help me...
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    [Fuel] Only type of threads that can get sealing tape or...

    Only type of threads that can get sealing tape or dope are npt. I only use yellow petroleum rated sealing tape for npt in autos. You cannot overdo it either or else pieces can break free. I usually...
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    [General] Roll coaster it was...Got all excited, then was...

    Roll coaster it was...Got all excited, then was let down considerably.


    The base of the newer master is smaller in diameter, and the flanges are farther from center. The Gen 2 booster basically...
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    [General] Well this was quick... and stupid. Ford...

    Well this was quick... and stupid.


    Ford Fiesta and Model Y master cylinder will only fit on a vacuum booster or Gen 2 iBooster. On top of that, there no way in hell a Gen 2 will ever fit in a...
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    [General] Time to retrofit my retrofit

    So, the Model Y reservoir is an almost perfect fit in the DeLorean.

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    Very little clearance between spare well, but it fits. :partyhat:

    I measured a stock DMC master, and...
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    [General] Yep. Way better than my current solution...

    Yep.


    Way better than my current solution which uses RTV to seal the wires to the connector housing! :mecry:

    I may buy his connector when I do the reservoir and master retrofits...
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    [General] A bad booster would only make the pedal hard to...

    A bad booster would only make the pedal hard to push. It’s impossible to bury the brake pedal to the floor with a bad booster unless you are the incredible hulk. But I’m just poking at the specifics...
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    [General] I was just reading and this way of thinking is...

    I was just reading and this way of thinking is wrong. Stroke is not variable. All a booster does is help you push the the pedal the length of the stroke.

    If you measure the maximum stroke of the...
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    [General] Just an update guys. Looks like the new Model...

    Just an update guys.

    Looks like the new Model Y master cylinder will work better in the DeLorean. It has the ports on the correct side and a low profile reservoir.

    pics are from eBay.
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  19. [General] https://media2.giphy.com/media/8vIFoKU8s4m4CBqCao/...

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  20. [General] I've only ever used a steering damper on steering...

    I've only ever used a steering damper on steering box vehicles.


    I like the idea for a lower ratio steering rack, but I wonder what the hell would actually fit. Additionally, the lower ratio rack...
  21. [General] Sorry to intrude the thread, but does the versa...

    Sorry to intrude the thread, but does the versa EPS dampen the dangerous, touchy feel of the DeLorean at higher speeds?

    Canít use the vendors power steering as a speedo cable doesnít exist...
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    [General] Iím really just amazed where this has gone. I...

    Iím really just amazed where this has gone. I started with a redneck retrofit, and now itís being properly engineered into the car with CNC parts.:bigclap:
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    [Engine] I do have it. It says that nothing is...

    I do have it. It says that nothing is resurfaceable, but we know that we can resurface to a certain extent.
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    [Engine] When I had the 3.0 liners made, it seems they...

    When I had the 3.0 liners made, it seems they were about .0055 short. So with DPIs max thickness shims, I only get .0025 protrusion.

    That is why the block has to be cut down.
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    [Engine] Max Block and Head Machining Amount?

    After I had a disaster with a local shop ruining my rather nice 3.0 heads, I finally got the ugly replacement heads and block to Scroggins Machine while I was in Houston. They told me they work with...
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