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  1. Thread: Engine stumbling

    by CFI
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    [Engine] What is the dwell reading? It defaults to...

    What is the dwell reading? It defaults to specific values depending on what’s happening. The frequency valve not buzzing can happen when the mixture is way off.
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    I think it was Nick Suttonís book that explains...

    I think it was Nick Suttonís book that explains it. Of the 3 sets of panels that were shipped for plating, all arrived safely except one door which had a bent corner. The plating equipment was only...
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    Consolidated didn’t assemble 20105 In Ohio. It...

    Consolidated didn’t assemble 20105 In Ohio. It was assembled at the factory. Consolidated simply swapped the exterior panels when it arrived in the States. The finished product had one gold plated...
  4. Nice! Thatís a popular mod. I use mine a lot,...

    Nice! Thatís a popular mod. I use mine a lot, especially if Iím using my phone as a GPS.
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    [Transmission Auto] I would remedy that ASAP. The trans cooler was...

    I would remedy that ASAP. The trans cooler was added to production after one of the 50,000 mile test vehicles revealed transmission cooling issues.
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    I agree. In the past, the manual transmission was...

    I agree. In the past, the manual transmission was the way to go if you wanted quicker acceleration and better fuel economy. Not any more. When I was shopping for Mustangs I was surprised that the...
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    Short version: I called to ask them about their...

    Short version: I called to ask them about their “unlimited” mileage. I told them how often I drive my car, and that I occasionally do 100 mile drives just for fun. Basically, his response was: we...
  8. Thread: door rubbing

    by CFI
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    [Frame & Body] Itís a common issue. Unfortunately repositioning...

    Itís a common issue. Unfortunately repositioning the t-panel is a pain in the butt. Part of the t-panel is held down by screws that are hidden under the outer door weatherstrip, which is glued in...
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    [Electrical] Nice! Fortunately the previous owner was kind...

    Nice! Fortunately the previous owner was kind enough to install a battery cutoff for me. But, since my car has no electrical drains, and itís a daily driver, it isnít needed. So I get lazy when it...
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    Be careful with Grundy. The reason they are so...

    Be careful with Grundy. The reason they are so cheap is because they expect your car to be inside of a locked garage 99% of the time, with only a handful of driving sessions per year. Ask me how I...
  11. Thread: Antenna Relocation

    by CFI
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    Iím not aware of anyone who was moved their...

    Iím not aware of anyone who was moved their antenna. Iím sure it happens but itís just not a priority it seems. Iíve got the windshield mounted antenna that works just fine, but I usually listen to...
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    [Electrical] Sort of:) Heís not the type to do that either,...

    Sort of:)

    Heís not the type to do that either, so I was really surprised. He just wanted to help. Anyway, serves me right for not disconnecting the battery before working on electrical stuff.
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    [General] True! Our little mini-meets are proof that...

    True! Our little mini-meets are proof that happiness follows the DeLorean :)
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    [Electrical] Solved

    A new fuse for the control box fixed the problem. The original fuse must have blown, and the spare I had replaced it with during troubleshooting was apparently faulty right out of the box. Out of...
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    [Electrical] I can jump the plug and make the headlights come...

    I can jump the plug and make the headlights come on, so I guess itís a switch and/or control box problem.
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    [Electrical] Headlight switch plug has power. Jumping the...

    Headlight switch plug has power.

    Jumping the red/orange and brown /blue wires gives me marker lights.
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    [Electrical] Fuse #2 and #8 were changed, no joy. The control...

    Fuse #2 and #8 were changed, no joy. The control box was swapped for a new unit so I’m fairly certain it isn’t the problem. I also tried swapping the hazard switch with the headlight switch (using...
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    [Electrical] Exterior lights problem

    This is what happens when I have too much time on my hands.....I break stuff.

    I was installing a McKeen side flasher unit last night. At one point, while the marker lights were on, I removed a...
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    [Engine] The classic hot start issue doesn’t include a...

    The classic hot start issue doesn’t include a grinding sound. Just long periods of cranking with no start.

    The OPs problem sounds like a bendix drive that is not fully extending, and therefore not...
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    Dave McKeen makes a device for the DeLorean that...

    Dave McKeen makes a device for the DeLorean that will flash the side markers. https://dm-eng.weebly.com/
  21. Thread: ATF Recommendation

    by CFI
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    Any fluid marked Dexron 6 is backward compatible...

    Any fluid marked Dexron 6 is backward compatible with all previous versions of Dexron.
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    Well, considering that is almost 4 times the OPís...

    Well, considering that is almost 4 times the OPís budget, Iím not sure how helpful that will be:)
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    [Fuel] Lol, Iím glad Iím not the only one. Itís been a...

    Lol, Iím glad Iím not the only one. Itís been a while since Iíve been in the car biz, but youíd think an internal pump would be better suited for the back of a fuel tank to prevent starvation going...
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    [Fuel] Driving on high inclines

    I recently did some mountain driving which included driving up 15% grades. This got me wondering.

    Iím currently using the GM style pump, which has no external fuel pickup hose. So Iím assuming it...
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    [General] I vote for leave it alone. Itís a unique car....

    I vote for leave it alone. Itís a unique car. Keep it the way it was built. Every part of that car has a story behind it. Drive something else when you want speed/safety devices/handling, etc. It...
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