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    [Frame & Body] I saw sometime ago on this site about how to get...

    I saw sometime ago on this site about how to get the dome light to fit properly. You get like a small piece of foam and then zip tie it to the end and don't cut off the zip tie end. Can zip tie both...
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    [Wanted] If it has only a bend and not specifically bent...

    If it has only a bend and not specifically bent you should try hammering it flat with rubber mallets after removing it from the roof. I did this to mine for a small bend at the rear of the panel and...
  3. [Electrical] If manual then push it in neutral and pop the...

    If manual then push it in neutral and pop the clutch with the key turned to on. Did you just buy it and drive 240 miles away from home the same day? Or is the previous owner nearby to help fix?
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    [General] Good to hear. I figured it was a long shot but...

    Good to hear. I figured it was a long shot but was still curious! I'm in the same situation with you Nate88, I would like to think I only have 26K on mine based on the interior. But at this point I...
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    [General] Could a lack of the light coming on also mean...

    Could a lack of the light coming on also mean that the car actually has 130,000 miles instead of 30,000? As in the light would have come on at 30K, 60K, 90K, 120K, etc? I was wondering about this a...
  6. Thread: A/C blues

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    [Heat & A/C] 52552 I like this thread because it got me...

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    I like this thread because it got me motivated today. Picked up some real quality metal cutting wheels for my dremel and cut away the accumulator in sections. Ended up with this tonight. Will...
  7. Thread: A/C blues

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    [Heat & A/C] Ya I'm not too excited seeing the fuel lines...

    Ya I'm not too excited seeing the fuel lines right behind. I only have a simple dremel tool which has been working well with the accumulator. Will try using my handheld propane torch that I also used...
  8. Thread: A/C blues

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    [Heat & A/C] Ya I stopped working on my car for the past few...

    Ya I stopped working on my car for the past few weeks just because of that one connection! I tried wedging the accumulator against the wall in my garage with a 2x4 and then slipping a wrench through...
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    [Heat & A/C] None of it is very hard. If you have a lift you...

    None of it is very hard. If you have a lift you could knock it out in a weekend easy. I'm using car jacks and am stuck with the last connection from the accumulator to the evaporator. Now having to...
  10. It's funny because whenever someone asks me how...

    It's funny because whenever someone asks me how my Delorean drives I usually tell them it feels heavy. Heavy but smooth.

    Didn't Hagerty just release an article about how the Delorean should...
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    I like using the DMC site to host pics especially...

    I like using the DMC site to host pics especially when looking up old how to's. Still can't figure out how to have them displayed as full images in the threads though rather than the little...
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    [General] Ya I was wondering if it was original too. Has...

    Ya I was wondering if it was original too. Has "Germany" stamped on the other side. I used teflon on only the bottom L piece for both where the hard line connects and then where it screws into the...
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    [General] 52344 Started to smell fuel when I got home...

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    Started to smell fuel when I got home one day and noticed a decent leak at the hard line to the rear external fuel filter so just installed a new one from DMCH. Tightened as hard as I could...
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    [For Sale] You can post the video to YouTube and then add...

    You can post the video to YouTube and then add the link to the thread. Can make the video only viewable by clinking the link rather than being searchable.

    I'm curious how the turbo system passed...
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    [General] No functioning A/C and you're from Modesto!...

    No functioning A/C and you're from Modesto! Growing up in Fresno I can attest to that being crazy!
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    [General] I have these but they didn't stop a mother from...

    I have these but they didn't stop a mother from pulling one off when I wasn't looking and allowing her kids to jump in and climb on my seats and across the center console to get pictures. I tried...
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    [Engine] My oil leak looked similar to yours. It was the...

    My oil leak looked similar to yours. It was the main crankshaft pulley seal. Like a $10 part but a real pain to change since you need to remove the muffler to get access. There are some good...
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    [General] I've painted calipers on my other cars while they...

    I've painted calipers on my other cars while they were still attached, not that hard. I used a simple brush on kit you can buy online specifically for high heat calipers. It's pretty easy, just avoid...
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    [General] ^ Agreed. Inevitably every time I'm accelerating...

    ^ Agreed. Inevitably every time I'm accelerating hard to merge on the freeway and I throw it into 5th gear I usually say "Let's see if those bastards can do 90!" Except I'm usually only going 60 and...
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    [General] 5201452015 Started my A/C overhaul project...

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    Started my A/C overhaul project today. Got the new compressor and spliced hoses installed however need some more tools before I can get the rest of the old hoses out. Too much rust, I...
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    [Engine] I'm in CA too and when I first got my Delorean...

    I'm in CA too and when I first got my Delorean from out of state I failed the SMOG but then the mechanic ran some cleaner through the engine and got it to pass...THEN I changed the oil after lol. I...
  22. [General] Post a pic of the lid! I am in San Diego and...

    Post a pic of the lid! I am in San Diego and would consider trading you for mine which is in great condition if you were interested.
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    [General] 517155171651717 I think the windshield was...

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    I think the windshield was replaced at some point and the trim was poorly/sloppily attached back and was separated when I got the car. Finally got around to squirting some silicone...
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    [General] Those are pretty nice! I am in some upcoming show...

    Those are pretty nice! I am in some upcoming show and may have to print a set off. Otherwise I was just gonna use that standard Do Not Touch sign that comes in every shipment of parts from DMCH.
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    [Suspension] I've been looking at this kit for a while, do you...

    I've been looking at this kit for a while, do you ship this one out? I keep getting confused when I look at the site and it mentions something like "complete package only available for in house...
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