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    [Suspension] If your AVO washers are still good, you don't...

    If your AVO washers are still good, you don't need washer 109089. I confirmed that these are identical to the AVO washers and the rubber replacement bushings fit nicely with them.
    The front bushings...
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    [Suspension] I agree. I installed polyurethane bushings on my...

    I agree. I installed polyurethane bushings on my V8 Fiero 20+ years ago, and in terms or ride quality, I forgot how harsh they were. I test drove the DeLorean today after the work, and like Tillsey...
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    [Suspension] AVO Polyurethane bushing failure

    Well, I'll add my experience to this thread.
    I also suffered top polyurethane bushing failure in July 2021 on AVO shocks installed in September 2015. It has been almost 6 years, but only 3,000...
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    [General] Thanks, and you're welcome. Good luck with the...

    Thanks, and you're welcome. Good luck with the refurb. :thumbup:
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    [General] Sorry, I missed your location question. At least...

    Sorry, I missed your location question. At least the high pressure switch wire comes out behind the AC accumulator from the passenger footwell. You can see photos and commentary beginning on post...
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    [Electrical] I had the car die on me during my early shakedown...

    I had the car die on me during my early shakedown tests after I restored it and it was the same cause. For mine, it was the double connector on the right wire.
    ...
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    [General] For the high pressure switch, there's a 16"...

    For the high pressure switch, there's a 16" version and a longer version at DeLorean.com. It looks like you possibly have the shorter version. Perhaps the low pressure switch wire is the...
  8. [Fuel] For both sizes, it looks like the maximum torque...

    For both sizes, it looks like the maximum torque spec is 13 in lbs. (Inch pounds), but I would verify with the manufacturer of the clamps you buy. I always torque to spec on any fastener and I...
  9. [Fuel] Cool. Good luck. Make sure you torque the fuel...

    Cool. Good luck. Make sure you torque the fuel injection clamps properly.
  10. [Fuel] Here is the information from when I did the job:...

    Here is the information from when I did the job:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?14488-Fuel-Accumulator-Removal/page2

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?12923-Fuel-hose-diameter
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    [Suspension] In that case, I would check with your nearest DMC...

    In that case, I would check with your nearest DMC franchise location, P.J. Grady, Delorean Northwest (Toby), Delorean Go or DeLorean Europe.
  12. Thread: Tinted glass

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    [Frame & Body] Cool. Yes, the sun is really hot on the dash....

    Cool. Yes, the sun is really hot on the dash. Even with the tint, I use a DashMat dash cover all the time. My binnacle and dash is original and pristine, so I protect it as much as possible. I also...
  13. [Engine] You're welcome. Lol. I haven't yet. :) Due to...

    You're welcome. Lol. I haven't yet. :)

    Due to the inherent vibration on the starter, I applied blue loctite. Considering the lubrication of the threadlocker, I probably applied closer to Ron's...
  14. [Engine] I'll defer to Ron's advice.

    I'll defer to Ron's advice.
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    [Suspension] Yes, I have direct experience with them. I bought...

    Yes, I have direct experience with them. I bought a KYB set in 2014 from SpecialT/John Hervey complete with the "shock collars" in your picture. After they arrived, they didn't seem like a safe...
  16. [Engine] Hi Jonathan, I used 21 ft/lbs. (Source M:02:04 )...

    Hi Jonathan, I used 21 ft/lbs. (Source M:02:04 )
    66586
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    [General] Agreed. Caldwell, ID. Such a shame.

    Agreed. Caldwell, ID. Such a shame.
  18. [Electrical] Wow. This is a case in point. That is the...

    Wow. This is a case in point. That is the combined wire/connection, where as you stated, even with low amp fans and good grounds, this spot is still a concern.

    I agree. I recommend soldering the...
  19. [Electrical] Defective fuses and a temporary Y jumper fix...

    Defective fuses and a temporary Y jumper fix aside: I know we are going against the grain, but here in Florida where we drive all year in a hot climate with the A/C on almost constantly, some of us...
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    [General] Very good. Congrats.

    Very good. Congrats.
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    [Frame & Body] Here is a job done by Soda blasting: ...

    Here is a job done by Soda blasting:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?11754-Back-to-Stainless-for-a-painted-car
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    [General] Thanks for the pictures. Here is what you are...

    Thanks for the pictures. Here is what you are missing and can't see:

    Underside
    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=66458&d=1622601812

    Top side:...
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    [General] Can you post a picture of the area? My first...

    Can you post a picture of the area? My first thought is using an appropriate flat blade screwdriver in the hole
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    [General] The glovebox latch is the same as the VW...

    The glovebox latch is the same as the VW Scirocco. I immediately recognized it as I had 2 Sciroccos.

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=36519&d=1441416970
  25. Thread: AC Orifice Tube

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    [Heat & A/C] +1. When i was refurbing my system, I bought a...

    +1. When i was refurbing my system, I bought a variable orifice valve to try and it broke due to the bend in the pipe. I installed the regular version and it works great (at least for R12).

    Here's...
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