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    [General] Replaced my injectors. That smoothed out a rough...

    Replaced my injectors. That smoothed out a rough idle and slight loss of power that had recently developed. Two injectors had a slightly less than perfect spray pattern when I tested them. I was a...
  2. [General] I *literally* choked on my drink when Christopher...

    I *literally* choked on my drink when Christopher Lloyd asked for mayo. Sitting on the couch, watching this on my phone, I almost died.

    Also... ďIs it how you remember it?Ē ďPRECISELY!!Ē...
  3. Thread: New Owner Build

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    [General] https://https://www.thedrive.com/news/40379/worlds...

    https://https://www.thedrive.com/news/40379/worlds-most-powerful-delorean-rocks-a-630-hp-kia-v6-and-a-porsche-911-six-speed-manual
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    [General] It might help if you specify the type of work you...

    It might help if you specify the type of work you want to do. There are lots of other owners on LI; maybe you coukd meet at a tech session?
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    [Wanted] Tons of it on ebay. Super cheap too.

    Tons of it on ebay. Super cheap too.
  6. Thread: Knee pad studs

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    [Frame & Body] You can cut a piece of threaded rod snd use...

    You can cut a piece of threaded rod snd use epoxy/jbweld putty/similar to put it in place to make your own.
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    [Engine] Shit outta luck. Iíve had a DPI exhaust for...

    Shit outta luck.

    Iíve had a DPI exhaust for about 9 years now, very happy with it. First cat-less, then added cats when I moved to a state requiring emissions.
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    [General] The replacement shifter extension (108295)...

    The replacement shifter extension (108295) arrived yesterday so I installed it this evening and took a quick test drive with the new shifter linkage bushings installed. Goddamn, feels like a new car.
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    [General] I see Recaro seats... can you discuss them a bit?

    I see Recaro seats... can you discuss them a bit?
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    [General] I went to replace my shifter linkage bushings....

    I went to replace my shifter linkage bushings. Rear one was shot, but I bought a full set just because. The others donít have play, but it canít hurt.
    The rear bolt was fucked up and stuck in the...
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    [General] Solid list. The vast majority of those items I...

    Solid list. The vast majority of those items I already check at a bare minimum annually, most more often. I was in aircraft maintenance for 21 years, so my baseline definition of regular inspections...
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    [General] My responses in red.

    My responses in red.
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    [General] How often do you change your fluids?

    How often do you change your fluids?

    I flush my brake and clutch circuit annually, and change the oil every two years or so.
    Coolant I have not decided a set interval yet, since maintenance...
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    [General] Annual clutch and brake circuit fluid flush. ...

    Annual clutch and brake circuit fluid flush.
    Also bought a new (second) set of jacks on sale at Oreillys. Iíve been down to one pair since the recall from Harbor Freight earlier this year.
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    At a car show last week, some know-it-all started...

    At a car show last week, some know-it-all started telling me how the floorboards were made of wood, among plenty of other really stupid comments, and when I politely corrected him, specifying the...
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    [Suspension] Maybe consider tack-welding the bolt to the...

    Maybe consider tack-welding the bolt to the bracket for an extra measure.
    I did a drum to disc brake conversion on an old truck of mine years ago, and after torquing the bolts down, I gave each a...
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    Yeah I saw that article. It was super interesting...

    Yeah I saw that article. It was super interesting until they got to the price...
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    [General] Thatís clever. I did something similar by...

    Thatís clever. I did something similar by drilling a small hole where that bracket screws into the upper louvre, then taking a thick metal coat hangar, cutting a short piece of the metal, and bending...
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    Not during the dancing part; during the...

    Not during the dancing part; during the in-between part where the dancers are meeting/talking and practicing.

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    Another time machine was on Dancing with the...

    Another time machine was on Dancing with the Stars this week. I don't know the dancers names, but the song they danced to was The Power of Love.
    Any idea who's Delorean?
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    The only criteria that was non-negotiable when I...

    The only criteria that was non-negotiable when I bought my Delorean was also grey, 5-speed, non-flat hood (ended up being a grooved hood).
    The rest, donít worry about. Decide what is a dealbreaker...
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    [Wanted] Iíve got a pair, pm me if your interested.

    Iíve got a pair, pm me if your interested.
  23. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] Yeah, you just rotate the plastic so its...

    Yeah, you just rotate the plastic so its horizontal. It doesnít ďsecureĒ via anything other than tension/fitment. The fabric part is the same length as the foam is deep. You pull the plastic piece...
  24. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] There is a vertical cut through the foam on the...

    There is a vertical cut through the foam on the base part of the seat, between the center-butt part and the bolsters. That plastic part threads through it. The fabric part between the plastic and...
  25. Thread: Recovering Seats

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    [Frame & Body] After you pull the old skins, hit them with a...

    After you pull the old skins, hit them with a steam iron to fluff up the compressed foam.
    Use a supermarket produce bag over the headrests to slide the covers on.
    Use zip-ties to pull the neck of...
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