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    Don't know of one that does exactly that. ...

    Don't know of one that does exactly that.

    Would one that at least points upward over the A/C compressor help? Looks like this fits an '81 B28F engine like ours. No guarantee, tho....
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    [Engine] Yes, that's possible. Next time you get a high...

    Yes, that's possible.

    Next time you get a high idle see if you can push the throttle linkage closed with a dowel or a screwdriver at the arm closest to the throttle body just to verify the problem...
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    [Electrical] Have not heard of that kind of problem on this...

    Have not heard of that kind of problem on this car or any other car.

    Since each circuit in the fuse box is individual you likely have just one or a few intermittents. Unlikely they would all go...
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    [Electrical] This is posted at the top of this forum's...

    This is posted at the top of this forum's Resources section, has the sub-diagrams for both systems:
    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?40-All-Wiring-Schematics

    The full wiring diagram is good to...
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    [General] Yep, correct on all points. And, yes, the topic...

    Yep, correct on all points. And, yes, the topic comes up in other threads here, too.

    As mentioned in those other threads be sure you visit the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum while in the area -...
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    [Electrical] Reiterating what David T pointed to in post #2 -...

    Reiterating what David T pointed to in post #2 - make sure the battery is tested/charged. If it is OK or if you replace it then be sure the charging system is OK. Should be running at ~13-14 volts. ...
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    [Frame & Body] I installed DMCH's latest inner door seals about...

    I installed DMCH's latest inner door seals about 3 months ago. "New-and-never-released"

    They work great so far.

    No special lube needed, at least not on our car. Not sticky at all, the doors...
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    [Frame & Body] I installed DMCH's latest inner door seals about...

    I installed DMCH's latest inner door seals about 3 months ago. "New-and-never-released"

    They work great so far.

    No special lube needed, at least not on our car. Not sticky at all, the doors...
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    [General] Thanks for asking, Luigi. The cleaning was...

    Thanks for asking, Luigi.

    The cleaning was done at the switch itself. Find it on the driver side of the gearbox, more or less centered along that side - the only thing there with wires on it. The...
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    [General] Revived the reverse lights -

    Short version: Bad connection at reverse light switch, easily fixed.

    Last weekend a buddy pointed out that the both reverse lights were dead. Went after it today. Did not suspect the bulbs or the...
  11. Thread: Clutch died

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] First, David's right that you can drop just the...

    First, David's right that you can drop just the tranny if you get the car up high enough. F:05:01 covers it. Note all of his points as well.

    As for the question of lifting the assembly and pushing...
  12. Thread: Clutch died

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Yes, classic symptoms of a worn-out clutch disc....

    Yes, classic symptoms of a worn-out clutch disc. Sorry to see the sad picture but no shame since there's no preventive maintenance for clutch discs.

    Clutch hydraulics aren't the problem since the...
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    [Engine] Dipstick shaft is straight with no markings, no...

    Dipstick shaft is straight with no markings, no x-hatching, no holes, has 2 V-notches for hi-lo level.
    Handle is a 180deg bend about 1 1/8 in dia and has red vinyl-dip coating, extends ~4 in above...
  14. [General] This is what David is talking about in terms of...

    This is what David is talking about in terms of the pre-bonded kit you want.

    http://support.delorean.com/kb/a83/sagging-or-droopy-headliners.aspx

    If you still prefer to shop it out then just...
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    [General] Good inputs from all so far. Adding more tips...

    Good inputs from all so far.

    Adding more tips here, some you probably planned anyway:

    - Jack it up if you like but this can be done from the top if you're the right size to grab the otterstat...
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    [Engine] Can you tell us which side was hotter? Will guess...

    Can you tell us which side was hotter? Will guess right side. Yes?

    Also whether the test was performed with engine idling or at higher speed and for how long before readings were taken? Just...
  17. Thread: left over parts

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    [General] Moderator(s)

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    [General] 3.5 ft of water vs a 4 ft high car - car loses. ...

    3.5 ft of water vs a 4 ft high car - car loses.

    Very sad to hear this unfortunate news. With zero flood damage experience I'd guess it's totaled if only due to the interior (up to the high water...
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    Thanks for sharing that one, David. I...

    Thanks for sharing that one, David.

    I recognize the plate - this is Ronnie D.'s car.

    Showing the stainless very well there, Ronnie!
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    DMCH customers may have received an update from...

    DMCH customers may have received an update from DMC Houston today by email as I did. See text below. It was accompanied by a photo of their building, fully intact save for a bit of storm damage on...
  21. Thread: Coolant reservoir

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    [Engine] I think Mike is saying that an aluminum (ally - ...

    I think Mike is saying that an aluminum (ally - alloy?) coolant tank is an alternative to a SS tank.

    The one I got long ago is black anodized aluminum. Well built. If forget which vendor sold it....
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] The missing piece is the reverse lockout bracket....

    The missing piece is the reverse lockout bracket. At least that's what I would call it.

    You're right - I don't see it listed separately in the parts diagram.

    If you want one (plus the two...
  23. Thread: Door beading

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    [General] Martin's right. That shiny black pebble-grain...

    Martin's right.

    That shiny black pebble-grain texture is part of the inner door seal. It's not a separate trim piece.

    There have been a few different replacement seals over the years from...
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    Agreeing that after it limits out the original...

    Agreeing that after it limits out the original post can't be edited.

    What one CAN do that's almost as good is go to the post that needs editing (but is by that time locked) and click the Reply...
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    Congrats of your first year of D awesomeness!

    Congrats of your first year of D awesomeness!
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