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    [General] Having been to Dublin and then Belfast for the...

    Having been to Dublin and then Belfast for the DeLorean Eurofest 2016 I can say the breakout trip you plan from Dublin is worthwhile.

    Check out this thread on that subject:
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    Clutch/trans shop is correct. Shift linkage isn't...

    Clutch/trans shop is correct. Shift linkage isn't related to clutch action.

    Both the clutch fluid level and the clutch hose material only matter if you have a problem disengaging the clutch so...
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    Yes, indeed. More expensive. Hagerty shows...

    Yes, indeed. More expensive.

    Hagerty shows the value for an '81 or '82 D in #2/Excellent condition has gone up nearly $10K since September, 2016. Cars in worse condition have changed much less.
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    [Wanted] “Listing deleted by author” per craigslist

    “Listing deleted by author” per craigslist
  5. [General] Have you verified the the throttle is fully...

    Have you verified the the throttle is fully closed when the engine idle is high? A visual check of throttle position like you mention isn’t always accurate. Next time the idle hangs pull over and,...
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    First guess is same as Dave’s. See if the fuel...

    First guess is same as Dave’s. See if the fuel pump +/- voltage stays high when the AC/rad fans kick in. I’d run a pair of small test wires fm the pos/neg sides of the pump up to a good voltmeter in...
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    [For Sale] Thanks for sharing this news about your...

    Thanks for sharing this news about your transition, Ryan.

    It was great to be able to share some stainless fun with you these past years.

    We'll miss you,
    Rich
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    [General] You can look over some of the posts in this...

    You can look over some of the posts in this thread: http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?11358

    Pay attention to #4 and #10 from Dave and David T. warning about shipping brokers.

    And there is the...
  9. Thread: Binnacles

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    For now there are no binnacle replacements. So...

    For now there are no binnacle replacements. So how to keep the one you have in good shape? Already mentioned is the idea of covering it most of the time.

    Also consider giving it a wipedown with...
  10. Thread: fan fail light

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    [Electrical] Yes, it's normal, at least for a D that's not had...

    Yes, it's normal, at least for a D that's not had any fan relay/bypass/module updates. I think they all did that when new - I know ours did.

    And, as noted in the post before this one, it is...
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    Check out this thread and see if it's about the...

    Check out this thread and see if it's about the part you seek, recalling we chatted about this together recently. Looks like folks have various creative DIY solutions:
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  12. Thread: New here!

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    Hi and welcome, Antonio. Very happy to hear...

    Hi and welcome, Antonio. Very happy to hear you're interested in getting together with other local owners - it's a great group in NorCal.

    We'll look forward to seeing you and 1935 soon, I hope.
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    [General] Speaking of D's at Barret-Jackson.... This is...

    Speaking of D's at Barret-Jackson....

    This is coming in late - did not see it posted earlier this year - a report out of the April, 2018 issue of Sports Car Market magazine.

    It has photos and a...
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    [General] This topic comes up from time to time here. ...

    This topic comes up from time to time here.

    What your potential customer asks for isn't an unusual request, nor is your insistence on being present.

    Maybe something useful for you is in this...
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    [General] I suspect this question has to do with renting...

    I suspect this question has to do with renting out one's DeLorean, perhaps for an event.

    Clarify?
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    [Engine] Disclaimer: I'm not a K-Jet mixture guru. Am just...

    Disclaimer: I'm not a K-Jet mixture guru. Am just pointing to advice from the exhaust kit vendor here.

    Question: Did you take notice of the advice DeLorean UK lists for installation of their kit?...
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    [Engine] It looks like your photos are taken from the rear...

    It looks like your photos are taken from the rear of the car, looking at the joint where the oil sump/pan bolts to the crankcase. In the center.

    That area is directly below the water pump.

    To...
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    Yup. WYSISWG. At least BHCC isn't unethical in...

    Yup. WYSISWG. At least BHCC isn't unethical in this respect.

    That rear crossmember is a ghost of its former self.
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    Here is the most current thread on that topic -...

    Here is the most current thread on that topic - besides the one you just started, that is......LINK: What tires are you running on?

    The previous thread on matched-size tires for our cars started...
  20. Thread: Bad Thermostat?

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    [Engine] Way to go. That was a quick resolution by you and...

    Way to go. That was a quick resolution by you and the forum team.

    Thanks for the closure report. Glad you'll be back on the road now.
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    [Fuel] Sounds like the CSV is fine. It isn't leaking per...

    Sounds like the CSV is fine. It isn't leaking per your observation.

    The better news, if you can call it that, is that you can more or less replicate the hot-start issue. Is that correct?

    If...
  22. Thread: Oil pan bolt spec

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    You got it. Workshop Manual A:03:04, General...

    You got it.

    Workshop Manual A:03:04, General Data, Torque Figures, Engine

    "Sump Fixing Bolts 11 1/2 lb.-ft 16 N-m"

    Let's call it 11 lb-ft.
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    [Fuel] That sounds good but maybe the problem is still...

    That sounds good but maybe the problem is still there under other conditions? Depending on the time you take between shutdown and hot restart you may get varying results. If you wait less time after...
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    [Engine] Maybe, but more likely this is a sign of either...

    Maybe, but more likely this is a sign of either low coolant level (leak), a poorly-bled cooling system or the rad fans failing. The first two issues would be a problem at any speed, the last one...
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    [Fuel] About initial diagnosis question: If you or DMCMW...

    About initial diagnosis question: If you or DMCMW can verify that the system holds at least 25psi for 10 minutes after engine shutoff then you'll know if you need to keep troubleshooting for fuel...
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