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    Thanks for the update. While we're fixing...

    Thanks for the update.

    While we're fixing things, is it possible to also get HTTPS working correctly so that logins are better secured/protected (as well as other traffic to/from the site)?...
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    [General] this past weekend, I replaced my OE flexible...

    this past weekend, I replaced my OE flexible brake hoses with Grady's new braided stainless hoses since i was due for a brake fluid flush anyways.

    I no longer have to all but stand on the brake...
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    [General] roofbox rehab this past week and today. ...

    roofbox rehab this past week and today.

    noticed my roofbox was lifting in the rear.
    pulled the t panel and access cover on the box.
    sprayed a bunch of rust converter into the box, let it cure,...
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    [General] Installed PJ Grady's adjustable clutch pedal...

    Installed PJ Grady's adjustable clutch pedal clevis. as my pedal travel was too short due to the worn OE clevis/pins. no more 2nd or reverse gear grinds, and clutch bite point is no longer near the...
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    [General] had a few issues setting my height correctly at...

    had a few issues setting my height correctly at first (all user error and impatientness/learning curve on my part) but now the car currently sits at 23.5" up front and 26.25" in the rear. I plan to...
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    [General] nice! im in the process of doing the exact...

    nice!

    im in the process of doing the exact same upgrade!

    between work and family tho, it'll be a while before im done and get it out of the garage to test. probably (hopefully) a few more...
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    [General] it's all good. I do fully agree. the oddball OEM...

    it's all good. I do fully agree. the oddball OEM tire sizes does add a greater burden to finding replacement tires nowadays. and matching tread patterns even harder.

    update to getting my...
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    [General] even buying from a local tire shop can have this...

    even buying from a local tire shop can have this issue. that said, I agree, tire age of a "new" tire should be looked at when purchasing. simplifying it to "discount tire shops = poor choice for...
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    [General] thanks! yeah i love it compared to the bare...

    thanks! yeah i love it compared to the bare concrete. its easier on the knees as well and super easy to clean. it holds up to a lot of punishment and doesn't seem to be affected by any fluid, even...
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    [General] yep. they're all in good shape. car's back on...

    yep. they're all in good shape. car's back on the ground now. i hopefully will take it to cars and coffee this weekend since its supposed to be a little warmer than this week.
    ...
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    [General] propped it up and stands and took the wheels to...

    propped it up and stands and took the wheels to my local mechanic to get new tires installed. old rubber was 10 years old and ready for retirement.

    https://i.imgur.com/QtuRVM6h.jpg


    and...
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    [General] Yep. That was exactly my plan. Once the tires get...

    Yep. That was exactly my plan. Once the tires get here and I have some free time Iím just going to get the car up on jack stands and throw everything into my suv.

    Sucks about what happened to...
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    [General] this link should work. direct link to tirerack...

    this link should work. direct link to tirerack for the Genreals: 195 front, 225 rear...
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    [General] thanks for the pics and recommendation. i think...

    thanks for the pics and recommendation. i think i've decided to get the Generals as well.
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    [General] I get that sentiment. But I see it as if the tire...

    I get that sentiment. But I see it as if the tire is good enough for dry weather driving, and Iím going to end up replacing them due to age vs mileage, Iím fortunate enough that i can eat $300 worth...
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    [General] im currently debating between purchasing the...

    im currently debating between purchasing the General Altimaxx or the Bridgestone Fuzion brands

    looking at 195/60/14 and 225/60/15 sizes.

    Fuzions are about $60 cheaper than the Generals shipped...
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    [General] im looking at these myself as my current tires...

    im looking at these myself as my current tires are 9 and 10 years old. going with 195s for front, 225s for rear?
    i look forward to hearing what you think of them. the price is nice for these but...
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    [General] if it's stupid, but it works, then it ain't...

    if it's stupid, but it works, then it ain't stupid.

    but more importantly, what color golf tee did you use?
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    [Engine] if you have a boroscope (inspection camera) you...

    if you have a boroscope (inspection camera) you can stick it down underneath the fuel distributor and intake manifold to see if there's any coolant in the valley.

    that said, the location of your...
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    [General] i recently had the same thing happen (high side's...

    i recently had the same thing happen (high side's schrader valve failed, leaking almost all the R12). for what it's worth, i took it to my local shop and had them remove what was left of the R12,...
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    [General] finally got around to swapping the dash bulbs to...

    finally got around to swapping the dash bulbs to LED. come to find out whatever 3rd party fuel sender i have though requires the low fuel bulb to remain incandescent (similar to the bat bulb) due to...
  22. [Brakes] this car was worked on/restored years ago (before...

    this car was worked on/restored years ago (before my ownership) by Ed B. and DeLorean One (i believe circa 2000-2001) - for what that's worth - regarding clips in both the rear as shown and the front...
  23. [Brakes] not to interrupt any of the drama-llamas, but...

    not to interrupt any of the drama-llamas, but just an update:
    After lubricating all the applicable contact surfaces, front and rear, I i finally took the car for a ride. brakes are noticeably...
  24. [Brakes] have you considered mailing me a garbage plate? :)

    have you considered mailing me a garbage plate? :)
  25. [Brakes] thanks! at least its not something to worry about...

    thanks! at least its not something to worry about and im not going crazy.
    this afternoon i pulled both front tires off, cleaned the brakes and rotors with some brake clean and then re-greased the...
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