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  1. [Engine] ...after taking care of the battery, remove...

    ...after taking care of the battery, remove either of the pump's harness wires and then measure across them.
  2. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    A dashpot will only dampen idle speed drop, so...

    A dashpot will only dampen idle speed drop, so you need a solenoid. The mounting holes-brackets vary.
    The correct bracket can be hard to find....

    Post your carb number (usually 3 to 4...
  3. Jonathan, I think buyers and sellers will have...

    Jonathan,

    I think buyers and sellers will have better luck if they post their own ad and use the [WANTED] or [FOR SALE] prefix flag....either can find something a lot easier w/o having to go...
  4. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    If you pulled the plugs one at a time and it...

    If you pulled the plugs one at a time and it acted normal, put a vacuum gauge on it...
  5. Oops. I was already with you on the why...didn't...

    Oops. I was already with you on the why...didn't mean to imply cutting the advance off totally.
    I was wondering about the how using Megasquirt -- I got ya with the emulating... Thanks!
    ...
  6. Thread: Looking in Florida

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    [Wanted] First of all, Congratulations!:partyhat: ...

    First of all, Congratulations!:partyhat:


    Visit The DeLorean Club of Florida (DCF) forum here.

    ...and you might want to visit Introductions ;-)
  7. LOL! ==== Never played with Megasquirt......

    LOL!

    ====

    Never played with Megasquirt... Since the vacuum would skyrocket when you let the throttle plates snap shut at high rpm you would want the advance to reduce quickly, so, you make the...
  8. $.02 Generally speaking a good engine will...

    $.02

    Generally speaking a good engine will have ~5 in. hg. vacuum while cranking, so it would add ~3 advance, if you press the accelerator while cranking (which you shouldn't do with most any...
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    [Electrical] Fan fail mod. The Black/Green wires coming out of...

    Fan fail mod. The Black/Green wires coming out of the fuse holders feed the radiator fans. The Black one probably replaces/ties into a Brown/Slate wire which supplies power from the circuit breaker....
  10. Thread: Acceleration Issue

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    [Engine] It would be interesting to see what it does if...

    It would be interesting to see what it does if you lock it into 1st and let it wind up to ~3000 RPM then hold it there a few seconds...
  11. Thread: Acceleration Issue

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    [Engine] In the "From Stopped" vid, it seems to me that...

    In the "From Stopped" vid, it seems to me that the GC isn't calling for a shift because the RPM isn't reaching the level required for the accelerator position, until it finally works its way up and...
  12. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    Carbed!?!

    Carbed!?!
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    There's really no need for all of that -- Since...

    There's really no need for all of that -- Since the engine runs, the timing should be close enough to see the mark.

    There shouldn't be any vacuum going to the distributor at idle.
    (If it is set...
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    [For Sale] Check Shipping From 30572 HERE...

    Check Shipping From 30572 HERE

    102778 Idle Speed Microswitch [USED; Checks OK] DMCH NEW 78.75
    $25.00 OBO + Shipping USPS (1oz + packing)

    DMCH Injector Hose [NEW]
    $8.00 OBO + Shipping USPS...
  15. Thread: Acceleration Issue

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    [Engine] It don't seem like the trans from the video to...

    It don't seem like the trans from the video to me.

    Have you check your timing and/or fuel pressures?
  16. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    :thumbup: Finally broke down and gave it a hug,...

    :thumbup: Finally broke down and gave it a hug, eh?
  17. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    With those readings, I'd say it would be a waste...

    With those readings, I'd say it would be a waste of time. It wouldn't reveal anything related to a dead miss anyway...

    You might try pulling the plug wires one at a time and listening for one that...
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    [Engine] Absolutely.

    Absolutely.
  19. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    58454

    58454
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    Assorted Helpful Technical Photos

    The "Assorted Helpful Technical Photos" thread (a great idea by Jonathan) in the "Picture Zone" section has been moved to the "Resources" section. The redirect at the original location is permanent...
  21. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    +1 (dry first). ====== Before the tester...

    +1 (dry first).

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    Before the tester broke, you had 125 PSI on cylinder 2. Now it's 184 PSI. It would be very odd to actually have a ~50% increase on the same cylinder....
    Try:
    Battery...
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    [Electrical] I don't see it being Fuse 15 at this point -- It...

    I don't see it being Fuse 15 at this point -- It doesn't Flash either (Fuse 6)...Could have been both, but 15 has already been checked (post 1....and verified).
    It will fail step 3 if Fuse 15 is...
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    [Electrical] NP! I think you would find your problem if you...

    NP!

    I think you would find your problem if you followed the steps in post #16.
    (PM me anytime if they are unclear or you have any questions....)
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    [Electrical] The two threads have been merged....

    The two threads have been merged....
  25. Thread: 3.0L engine swap

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    Huh??? The thermostat is supposed to force the...

    Huh??? The thermostat is supposed to force the coolant up to its rating (most say ~190F, for the O2 sensor, etc.), not attempt to hold it there. Afterwards, it should run mid gauge (~220F) ideally....
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