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  1. Thread: Car running poorly

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    [Engine] After rereading the thread, I now remember that I...

    After rereading the thread, I now remember that I was thinking rich, fouling the plugs out etc. And that plugging the WUR back in could straighten the A/F out and let it clear up. Which makes no...
  2. Thread: Car running poorly

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    [Engine] lol...got me again. I must be dyslexic. FWIW,...

    lol...got me again. I must be dyslexic.

    FWIW, I wouldn't dismiss the coil because it ran fine a little while. I've seen coils cause similar problems. They can pass all of the measurement checks...
  3. Thread: Car running poorly

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    [Engine] Yes, sorry, I meant "lean". 105 is too cold....

    Yes, sorry, I meant "lean".

    105 is too cold. 180 will keep the oil between 230 and 250 ( above boiling out moisture - below breakdown temps). But they up the thermostat to 190 to make the O2...
  4. Thread: Car running poorly

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    [Engine] +1, Dave After that trip, I would think the...

    +1, Dave

    After that trip, I would think the engine should be up to temp and suspect that the thermostat is stuck open or missing. Even so, it would have been warm enough that the WUR/CPR should...
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    [Engine] Same thing......

    Same thing...
    http://www.valco-hylomarproducts.com/anaerobic.htm
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    [Heat & A/C] I agree with Michael and David and would like to...

    I agree with Michael and David and would like to add:
    There is no way to know how much oil the system lost -- flush it and add the spec amount.
    R12 will out perform any of the common substitutes....
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    [Fuel] Another option:...

    Another option:
    https://deloreanindustries.com/delorean-fuel-pump-kit-updated-divorced-sender/
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    [Fuel] You don't want the cover rubbing a hole in the...

    You don't want the cover rubbing a hole in the top of the pump from vibration... I put a small square of plywood on the pump, started the screws, and slowly tightened them while carefully heating the...
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    $.02 A propane torch will heat too slow. ...

    $.02

    A propane torch will heat too slow.

    Have your tools ready, heat the nut, take it all the way off without stopping unless it gets fairly tight. Do NOT turn it back and forth "to clean the...
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    [Transmission 5-Speed] :burnout:

    :burnout:
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    Playing devil's advocate and considering you are...

    Playing devil's advocate and considering you are the official Grammar Nazi on "the other site", I'd have to agree with your wife. "You", by definition, can be used to refer to any person in general....
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    [Frame & Body] Seems OK. Temp will change things...try it...

    Seems OK.
    Temp will change things...try it again after it has sat in the sun.
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    [Engine] Maybe this link will help: Google...

    Maybe this link will help: Google
  14. Thread: Intake casting

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    [Engine] Maybe try 3/8" drive and/or a universal joint....

    Maybe try 3/8" drive and/or a universal joint. (And don't use it or the ratchet to start the threads ;-)

    When it asks for the URL, try not using "https://"...
  15. Thread: Driver info needed

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    [General] LOL Sorry, I'll fix that... (Ah, you should of...

    LOL Sorry, I'll fix that...
    (Ah, you should of been nicer to your helper last time... ;-)
    You really shouldn't use the tach in the dash for timing anyway. Use a multimeter and the throttle spool....
  16. Thread: Driver info needed

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    [General] Disconnect and plug the vacuum advance line at...

    Disconnect and plug the vacuum advance line at the distributor.
    Check the timing at idle. It should be 13.
    Rev the engine to 4000 RPM. It should add 20, giving 33.
    Reconnect the vacuum.
    Rev...
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    [Engine] Yep. There was nothing in the install kits or...

    Yep.

    There was nothing in the install kits or instructions I got, so I doubt they would do anything there unless they saw a problem.

    I'm with David on checking connections and chasing the...
  18. Thread: Driver info needed

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    [General] There are a few How Tos in the Resource Section...

    There are a few How Tos in the Resource Section that should help. Two Here:
    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?5085-How-To-Binnacle-Removal-and-Bulb-Replacement ...
  19. Thread: Driver info needed

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    [General] Label should be inside the glove box lid (or in...

    Label should be inside the glove box lid (or in door jamb by law).
    https://store.delorean.com/105198-tire-pressure-label.html

    On the hunting, you'll get a million answers.
    Yeah, vacuum leaks are...
  20. Thread: Driver info needed

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    [General] Since the front is lighter than most, it is very...

    Since the front is lighter than most, it is very important to inflate the tires according to the label. What is on the tire is usually quite higher, which will make the tire bulge, reducing the...
  21. [Electrical] Agreed, but it might stop the engine before 13.5...

    Agreed, but it might stop the engine before 13.5 gallons of gasoline are ignited by an exhaust leak (like the one you are currently working on) and burn your arse up. :rolleyes1:
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    [Frame & Body] The tub is black fiberglass. A LOT are painted...

    The tub is black fiberglass. A LOT are painted satin black.
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    [Engine] You removed the RPM Relay and jumped 30 to 87,...

    You removed the RPM Relay and jumped 30 to 87, but not 30 to 87b, and it kept running??
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    [Fuel] No, the pressure in the lower chambers is always...

    No, the pressure in the lower chambers is always PP.
    The upper chambers are always 0.1 Bar below PP. (So they and the differential valves there have nothing to do with Air-Fuel ratio...the plunger...
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    [Engine] First things first... The valve should go...

    First things first...
    The valve should go between the WUR/CPR and FD. Double check all routing and rig the gauge like this:

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