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    Thanks, I'll have a look at the temperature...

    Thanks, I'll have a look at the temperature requirements.



    I wrote that before we talked. That said, I know you're busy with much better things to do. I don't expect freebies, so I don't plan...
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    Getting back to the subject of the taillight...

    Getting back to the subject of the taillight boards.



    This plan has fallen through, so I'm again looking at cutting them by hand.

    Unfortunately I'm not able to make my cuts accurate enough...
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    We're on the same page, Dan! That's exactly my...

    We're on the same page, Dan! That's exactly my strategy. :)
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    You're correct, of course. There are two things I...

    You're correct, of course. There are two things I am considering with regard to these parts: First, the tie rod ends on this car are a John Hervey/SpecialTAuto-sourced product: I've heard that they...
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    Here are some photos of what I'll be dealing...

    Here are some photos of what I'll be dealing with.

    LH upper ball joint
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    LH lower ball joint
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    LH tie rod end
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    I do have a good bench vise, and an impact...

    I do have a good bench vise, and an impact wrench. I was planning to buy or rent one of those ball joint press kits - the kind with the C clamp and different sizes of cups and adaptors. Once I get...
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    Front suspension teardown & rebuild

    Ah ha, but no.

    After cleaning the area I'd be working in I decided to inspect everything before taking it apart. I found some things need to be replaced. After 13+ years there's a lot of rubber...
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    Fascinating. I didn't know about that, so I...

    Fascinating. I didn't know about that, so I assumed it was done by a previous owner along with reinforcing the front crumple extension (plates welded on to effectively double the thickness in that...
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    I have some rust remediation to do.

    When I put the car in the air to do the brake work, I noticed some epoxy starting to separate beside the passenger-side tow hook.

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    I also noticed, as you will have from the above photo,...
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    Getting ready to install Josh S's front brake upgrade

    Most of the brake parts are here! The work will begin soon. :)

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    Not pictured here are a few odds and ends, shop supplies, &c. (Who wants to see a bottle of brake fluid? Nor do I.)...
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    Mission creep has set in again, and a new problem...

    Mission creep has set in again, and a new problem has appeared.

    In 2018 when I did my a/c repairs, I installed a 12"x25" condenser. This was after eyeballing the OEM condenser. Laying them side by...
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    In addition to either failed head gaskets or...

    In addition to either failed head gaskets or detached cylinder liners, the 2.8 had a bad case of block rot. I had filled two holes with engine epoxy but oil was starting to leak out again.
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    Those triples look gorgeous. Excellent work!

    Those triples look gorgeous. Excellent work!
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    Waiting on parts

    Well, I changed my mind mid-project.

    I'm going to use professionally-cut boards. Cutting them by hand is fun, but I've been offered a set of unused boards from Josh S.

    ...and as long as I'm...
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    [General] Dave, this is excellent! I have connectors that I...

    Dave, this is excellent! I have connectors that I can reuse for my car, so is there any chance I could order one of these modules from you with no connectors so I can add my own?
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    Today is my DeLoreanniversary!

    It's been 13 years since I told my brand new girlfriend I would be out of town for a weekend and drove #2613 home. What a long, strange trip it's been...

    The weather is finally cooling down here...
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    [General] I'm following this thread as I have always found...

    I'm following this thread as I have always found the DMC brakes to be lacking and maybe this is something I'd like to do on my car. Is the Bosch iBooster unit available on its own in the U.S. or...
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    At long last, all of my parts have arrived. Some...

    At long last, all of my parts have arrived. Some of them seem to have come on a slow boat from China, but my wire is U.S.-made. My project to tackle the rear lights can now begin.

    I'm starting by...
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    Thank you, Dave! You just saved me a lot of...

    Thank you, Dave! You just saved me a lot of poking around with my meter. :)
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    Autumn has arrived and working on the rear of the...

    Autumn has arrived and working on the rear of the car I think the taillight harness is toast. The previous owner laid it on top of the coolant expansion tank. I have ordered new wire to make a new...
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    You can raise the rear of the car so that the...

    You can raise the rear of the car so that the drive wheels are in the air and block the front wheels so that the car can't move, then operate the throttle from within the engine compartment and watch...
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    Same here. I bought a whole box of them and...

    Same here. I bought a whole box of them and whenever I work on a circuit, if there's a connector to replace I replace it.

    The weather here is slightly cooler since the storm passed (heat indices...
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    Good call on the Weatherpack connectors. After...

    Good call on the Weatherpack connectors. After installing two on the radiator fans, I've had the urge to install Weatherpack connectors all over the car! They're easier to install than I thought...
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    I don't have any new info right now, sorry. But...

    I don't have any new info right now, sorry. But frankly I was surprised that no one piped up to tell me how to troubleshoot my brake lights. Maybe after 13 years people figure I've picked up some...
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    I'm still alive, in case anyone was wondering.

    I'm still alive, in case anyone was wondering.
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