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Just took off the original brake lines.* I am gonna add that job to top 10 shittiest delorean job lists. I had to use a torch and a little heat to get them lose. But I got them all off.
Location: Reedsburg, WI
My VIN: 5180
Club(s): (DMWC) (DCUK)
VIN 5180, Frame 3652, STAGE I, DM-eng Solid State Solutions (RPM Rly, Dm.Lt.Mod., Fan Fail Mod. , FAN Rly, HS.Rly) , HID sealed beam style headlights, SPAX user since 2009, Eibach springs, Mid-State Club Adj. Rear LCA's, DPNW poly-sway bar kit, DMCEU LCA Stabilizer link kit, DMCMW Illuminated door sills, Aussie Illuminated SS Shifter plate, GENUINE MOMO EVO Steering wheel, DELOREANA Extended View Side Mirrors w/ Heaters, DELOREANA LED Door Lights.
My VIN: 4365
Wow! I haven't looked at mine yet. I'm kind of waiting for that inevitable day when I have to clean the tank (not looking forward to it).
I didn't think the brakes were going to be that bad, but I see I should make sure to bring an extra dose of patience!
Keep up the good work! I'll be referencing this thread for the months/years to come as I get mine going.
finished rebuilding the axles today. Some Recommendations after my experiences.
- assemble the bearings and races before you install the race on the axle, much easier in my opinion.
-you can work the boots on by squeezing towards the lip of the boot to keep the boot expanded and pushing up at the same time.
-ditch the stock hex bolts as others have said on the forum, I attached a picture of the fastenal bolts and part number I just bought yesterday.
-I initially cleaned all the parts in a parts washer on disassembly but I then ended up still needing to use a brake cleaner and shop towels to do a good cleaning before assembly.
-Also play close attention to the orientation of the races on disassembly, it is easy to assemble the races backwards. My picture shows proper install orientation, note that the axle sleeve is flush up, and that the races go fat across from skinny, not fat across from fat.
Last edited by powerline84; 04-20-2017 at 09:39 PM.
Location: Tacoma, Wa
My VIN: 4877
Quickly! Shoot the chicken before it takes over the world!
'81 DeLorean 4877 Grey, Auto, 4 wheels
Now Accepting Donations to get her back on the road
I busted my ass this week after work, pulled a couple late nights. Clutch system is done and tested, brake system is done and tested, transaxle is full, engine oil is full, electrical is pretty much done (still have to install bitsyncmasters fan fail). started putting top end toghether.....shes real close. She became alive today for the first time! My original clock works. Finally seing the light at the end of the tunnel.
Last edited by powerline84; 04-22-2017 at 07:22 PM.