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  1. Thread: Vendor

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    Hi. I have also had first hand experience with...

    Hi. I have also had first hand experience with him when I first got my car. When shopping on his website everything looked great, until I received the parts and looked closer at them. A few...
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    [General] Yes, I saw that too. Reviewing the settlement...

    Yes, I saw that too. Reviewing the settlement agreement again in post 3, I'm sure the Court decided that the contents of the Universal Agreement is within the scope of what DMC Texas controls (and/or...
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    Yes, that's because the Tesla Roadster used the...

    Yes, that's because the Tesla Roadster used the Lotus Elise chassis.

    https://www.autoblog.com/2014/05/15/in-hindsight-musk-wouldnt-use-lotus-for-tesla-roadster/

    I remember seeing a Roadster for...
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    [General] If you are looking for a stock look, you can...

    If you are looking for a stock look, you can perhaps check out this Bluetooth cassette adapter, which wirelessly streams music from your device through your stock speakers :...
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    [Engine] Wow, that is a major leak. My suggestion is to...

    Wow, that is a major leak. My suggestion is to clean the area well, and then have someone start the engine while you look at the area with a good flashlight. This helps pinpoint the exact area, as...
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    Looking good Domi! Also, on this transmission...

    Looking good Domi!

    Also, on this transmission comment:




    While I'm sure the RPMs during your shift didn't cause your gearbox issue, on average, I find that 3,000 to 3,500 RPMs is the ideal...
  7. 2018 Delorean Weekend

    I didn't see a thread for this year's event, but wanted to thank this wonderful group for their hospitality. I was fortunate enough to attend the Thursday night Meet and Greet while in town and met...
  8. One week away!

    Hi folks,

    This show is one week away! I got my show package the other day. Do we want to meet up before entering the show area like we did last year? If so please send me a PM and I'll organize.
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    [General] Today, I changed my coolant tank overflow hose...

    Today, I changed my coolant tank overflow hose from a clear vinyl to a black version. I used 5/16” ID vacuum hose which almost felt like a silicone blend:
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  10. [General] I think they are a good choice for a matching set...

    I think they are a good choice for a matching set in a 225 size. The difference between 225 and the OEM 235 is 10 mm so, all things being equal, it's barely noticeable. I have 225s too and they...
  11. Thread: Inner Door Seal

    by DMC-81
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    +1. Correct. Described another way, both versions...

    +1. Correct. Described another way, both versions of seals need to be installed with the "wipe" portion (the part that is torn in the OP's photo) pointed away from the door/opening. Here's a close up...
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    [General] Here are a couple links to check out for more...

    Here are a couple links to check out for more information:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?10960-SHIPPING-VIN-s-560-to-1134-BLACK-INTERIOR-manifest-photos

    The last photo has the port by...
  13. Thread: Inner Door Seal

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    You are welcome. Interestingly, I was fortunate...

    You are welcome. Interestingly, I was fortunate enough to get a personal tutorial of the installation procedure for these seals from Stephen Wynne while he was visiting DMCFL last year. Let me know...
  14. Thread: Inner Door Seal

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    Not necessarily true, at least not in my case. ...

    Not necessarily true, at least not in my case.

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    I had the exact same wear pattern, both with the original seals, and with new, pre-2016 design seals. The bulb on both seals hung up...
  15. Thread: Inner Door Seal

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    Yes, that is a bummer. :( These "new" seals were...

    Yes, that is a bummer. :( These "new" seals were the pre-2016 design, correct?
  16. [Electrical] +1. Also, when you pull the grill, be prepared...

    +1. Also, when you pull the grill, be prepared for several of the Spring Latches ( SP10333) to not be reusable due to rust, breakage, or distorting. They are easy to replace however, ( just 2...
  17. Thread: Clutch replace

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Wow. I suppose a similar axle under side loading...

    Wow. I suppose a similar axle under side loading would fail when you see that it's just a relatively small clip holding things together:
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    Thanks Jonathan. :) ------------------ I...

    Thanks Jonathan. :)
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    I agree with the minor things pointed out. The surface rust on the stainless exhaust, etc. On the other hand, the features that are rare/unique are...
  19. Thread: Clutch replace

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    [Transmission 5-Speed] Congrats Dave! In hindsight, an internally failed...

    Congrats Dave! In hindsight, an internally failed drive axle would cause the disconnected failure. I'm sure you wouldn't have noticed it by looking at it from the outside.

    It is a rare failure...
  20. [Heat & A/C] +2 . You're already 2/3 there. Flush, replace the...

    +2 . You're already 2/3 there. Flush, replace the O-rings and service valves, replace the oil in the compressor, vacuum down and charge. Bam, you have a refurbed system. I just finished rehabbing the...
  21. Thread: Vendor

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    Hi. It was DMCH, DMC-FL, PJ Grady, and...

    Hi.

    It was DMCH, DMC-FL, PJ Grady, and DeLoreanGO for me. They were my go to vendors for my 4 year restoration.

    Honorable mention to DMC-EU (Ed Uding), and DMC-NW (Toby). All had great part...
  22. Thread: DMCH fuel pump

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    [Fuel] Thanks Luke for the detail on Gates hoses. Not to...

    Thanks Luke for the detail on Gates hoses. Not to argue here, but wasn't a factor in your situation applying 6? bottles of Techron at high dosage levels to address an engine issue?

    I guess that's...
  23. Thread: DMCH fuel pump

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    [Fuel] Hi Luke. Yes, I read the thread on that....

    Hi Luke. Yes, I read the thread on that. However, I'm sure we are not the only people using these fuel injection rated hoses with barbed fittings. I also think it's something to figure out.......
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    [General] That reminds me of my very first car (a 1982...

    That reminds me of my very first car (a 1982 Volkswagen that had very similar drive axles). I had to replace the engine short block. The mechanic tightened the drive shafts without Loctite and after...
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    [General] ^ Yes, I find fuel accumulators are like window...

    ^ Yes, I find fuel accumulators are like window regulators. The first one can take 50 hours to do.... 49 for figuring out tools and techniques and 1 hour to swap the part.

    :hihi2:
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