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    [General] Continued to work on refitting the cylinder...

    Continued to work on refitting the cylinder heads. I noticed in the manual tonight that page C:01:01 para 2 states "The right and left side of the engine is determined as viewed standing at the rear...
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    [Engine] Ok, but if this confirms the rings are the...

    Ok, but if this confirms the rings are the culprit, what of my original questions?

    Thanks,
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    [Engine] Single Piston Ring Replacement

    Looking for a bit of advice here. I am in the process of removing my cylinder heads to have them refurbished (surfaces, valves, exhaust studs). I did a compression test before I removed them and one...
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    [General] Don't mean to resurrect an old thread, but I...

    Don't mean to resurrect an old thread, but I think Steve Magnante and Mike Joy seem to be good guys. Pretty sure I've heard both of them mention DeLorean sans DMC-12.
  5. Thread: Lowered Ebay Car

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    Lowered Ebay Car

    Saw this on an Ebay car just now. Ever see such a thing? I suppose worse things have been done to cars, but I would imagine there would be limited miles associated with this mod.

    Here's the ad:...
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    Hey Guys, Just thought I would share this to...

    Hey Guys,

    Just thought I would share this to save owners some time and reduce worldwide cursing:

    I just moved into a new house and my garage is ill-equipped. After fighting for almost 40...
  7. Thread: CIS Questions

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    [Fuel] Thanks for the replies guys. I think this...

    Thanks for the replies guys.



    I think this may be a turbo misconception. The BAE system has one vacuum line to control the wastegate and oil feed and return lines for the turbo. It's otherwise...
  8. Thread: CIS Questions

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    [Fuel] CIS Questions

    So I'm a CIS n00b for sure. Unfortunately I can't find instances of people having similar symptoms to mine.

    1. My car has a BAE turbo. (perhaps irrelevant)
    2. It always starts perfectly (crank or...
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    Sticky: Some could probably be cropped...:eek7: ...

    Some could probably be cropped...:eek7:

    http://i44.tinypic.com/14mcqjm.jpg
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    FYI that's not an Audi engine. Likely the GM LS3...

    FYI that's not an Audi engine. Likely the GM LS3 mentioned in the article.

    http://cache.jalopnik.com/assets/images/12/2012/01/xlarge_038f64eca14c99464096161bb964976f.jpg
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    In all seriousness, that has to be it. I loathe...

    In all seriousness, that has to be it. I loathe Chevrolet Avalanches, but I don't go around giving owners the finger; I just feel sorry for them.
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    [Frame & Body] This is a topic which is very interesting to me....

    This is a topic which is very interesting to me. I work as an engineer, exclusively building high performance composite parts for the aerospace industry. From the information I've seen, this is what...
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    Sticky: 6806

    You guys all have nice cameras and ride heights...

    6806 - Grey-5spd-Grooved-BAE
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    http://operatorchan.org/g/arch/src/g14675_second%2...

    http://operatorchan.org/g/arch/src/g14675_second%20says%20scruffy.jpg
  15. Thread: Sticky Gauges

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    [Electrical] Sticky Gauges

    The temperature gauge in my car has a persisting issue where the needle will fall back (such that it's pointing slightly away from the side with the numbers) when the car is turned off. If this...
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    Just to follow up: I did open a Fedex account...

    Just to follow up:

    I did open a Fedex account and I did call Dave and Julee.

    Analysis: Best transaction ever.

    Shipping and duty summed to $90 for the $275 order, which although sounds high,...
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    That sounds very encouraging. So it would seem...

    That sounds very encouraging. So it would seem you would all recommend ordering from Midwest. Can I place my order online, or do I have to call in my order there?

    I'm not disgruntled about the...
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    Shipping from Texas to Canada

    Hey Gang,

    I'm about to put my first order in from DMC and I thought I'd check on your experiences with regards to shipping costs. I've been ordering MG parts from Kansas for years, and typically,...
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    First car I ever bought: 1970 MG Midget MkIII....

    First car I ever bought: 1970 MG Midget MkIII. Now only used to show potential buyers :(

    Daily is a Cavalier... cause they're essentially free to drive and totally awesome of course... :thumbup2:
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    [General] On the weekend I finally finished removing all...

    On the weekend I finally finished removing all the extraneous wiring, components and modules from the first owner's aftermarket cruise control and alarm system and buttoned up all the spliced wires:
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    I would also like to extend my profound gratitude...

    I would also like to extend my profound gratitude to Tamir for his immense contribution. As I had posted before, the site has been instrumental in maintaining and increasing my interest in the car...
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