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  1. [General] Hi Tom, thanks for posting this. I had no idea...

    Hi Tom, thanks for posting this. I had no idea the inspection process was so detailed in Europe.
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    [Engine] Same here. My fuel distributor has a plunger I...

    Same here. My fuel distributor has a plunger I have not been able to unstick but wanted to deal with the engine before putting more money out. Once I get my battery charged, I'll let you know how...
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    [Engine] I was assuming he was suggesting putting an oil...

    I was assuming he was suggesting putting an oil pressure gauge where the oil pressure sender is attached.
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    [Engine] Thanks David. Always appreciated your advice...

    Thanks David. Always appreciated your advice over the years. Doing another compression test makes a lot of sense especially since I have prior results to compare them with.
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    [Engine] Pull Engine and tear down?

    Hello everyone,

    I'm hoping to get some opinions on how far people go these days with 38 year old engines in an unknown (non-running) state. Is it typical to pull the engine, clean/inspect...
  6. Thread: Key codes

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    [General] It was a long time ago but I didn't pay anything....

    It was a long time ago but I didn't pay anything. There's a limited number of ridges to measure. I believe it only takes a minute or so for someone who knows how it works. I went ahead and ordered...
  7. Thread: Key codes

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    [General] James decoded mine from a photo as well.

    James decoded mine from a photo as well.
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    [General] Thanks. That sounds familiar now. You saved me...

    Thanks. That sounds familiar now. You saved me from adding the jumper and replacing old relays without checking for what was rewired.
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    [General] I've got a black relay in my blue fan fail module...

    I've got a black relay in my blue fan fail module socket. Is that just as good as a jumper to replace the fan fail module?

    Says Mixo Relais 8. Made in France.

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  10. [General] Summit Tires (Sure Tire) replied back confirming...

    Summit Tires (Sure Tire) replied back confirming they don't offer a 235 tire. The matching 225/195 tires are Summit HP Radial Trac II. Although this is a US based tire company the tires are...
  11. [General] Has anyone heard of Summit Tires? They appear to...

    Has anyone heard of Summit Tires? They appear to be a small US based company. They have matching tires in 195 and 225.

    I am going to send them the obligatory DeLorean owner's email where we...
  12. [General] I didn't realize Fuzion was Bridgestone. Good to...

    I didn't realize Fuzion was Bridgestone. Good to know. Looks like they have a matching 225 tire.

    Yokohama is making a snow tire in the correct 195 size as well. It could possibly come from...
  13. [General] I just spent a couple of hours the other day...

    I just spent a couple of hours the other day looking.

    I can't find the BF Goodrich front tires in that size anywhere. The 235 fronts are available and also available as reproduced by Coker.

    I...
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    Just heard back from Tom. He is doing much...

    Just heard back from Tom. He is doing much better and said he plans on making a full comeback hopefully after the first of the year.
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    That's great to hear. Beyond Tom's LED and...

    That's great to hear. Beyond Tom's LED and concave mirror products, I've always appreciated his overall knowledge for the past 20 years or so. His welding repair job in my VOD has impressively...
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    I could have sworn I just emailed with him a few...

    I could have sworn I just emailed with him a few months ago but the last I could find was 2013. I have a gmail address and will reply back to see if it's still good.

    Speaking of Tom, is Walter...
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    [Electrical] Great research. Does that ignition coil wire...

    Great research. Does that ignition coil wire look and fit exactly like the original? I could never find a good cross reference part number except for the one listed in the Advanced Auto listing.
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    Yep, for sure. It's going to be a lot of work...

    Yep, for sure. It's going to be a lot of work but I don't think I can buy all the parts at one time. So, it will be split up into smaller projects over a longer period of time.
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    You mean the welding? or what needs to be done...

    You mean the welding? or what needs to be done in the future? I am hoping I don't have to do much to the engine block other than clean it up a little bit and do a valve adjustment.
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    Well, I found my missing injectors and frequency...

    Well, I found my missing injectors and frequency valve. Also found my old fuel pump and sender although I have a combo unit still NIB. Found a bunch of mason jars to do the injector spray test when...
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    I appreciate that. Looks like I have a bit of...

    I appreciate that. Looks like I have a bit of work to get setup. Since I have an auto and I assume the original muffler, it appears to be in the way to turn the crankshaft. There's no way I can...
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    Costs

    I am looking at anywhere from $3-7K to get it on the road and that's not counting a few components. The best case is probably a bit low because I cannot un-stick the Fuel Distributor plunger and...
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    That last water pump bolt only took 5 minutes of...

    That last water pump bolt only took 5 minutes of my lunch break today. I was so lucky nothing broke tearing things down to the VOD (except my own screw up with the coolant drain).

    There was a...
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    Well the compression test is over and the results...

    Well the compression test is over and the results are mixed but good enough to move forward. I started a different thread on that asking for some help.

    Next up: removing the water pump and it's...
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    [Engine] Thanks guys. I'll move on to the other work I...

    Thanks guys. I'll move on to the other work I need to do get the engine running again.
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