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    It's good to know you are still searching for the...

    It's good to know you are still searching for the right car.

    In order to understand your target $US price and condition here is a comparison transaction:

    Is a car like this one what you are...
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    [Engine] Correction to my post in bold, also a note below...

    Correction to my post in bold, also a note below about where the crossgate cable adjustment is done:



    Note: For the crossgate cable adjustment, yes, you'd to get underneath to sort that out at...
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    [Engine] You may have more than one cause of these...

    You may have more than one cause of these problems.

    Grinding when trying to engage any gear out of neutral: Clutch not disengaging. If disengagement problem is intermittent then it can be either...
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    [For Sale] pm sent

    pm sent
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    [Engine] Look for a leak at top of the ISM

    Picking up on your Other Possibility #2.

    Consider adding this issue to your potential problem list: The top of your ISM has a crack/leak in it? The leak may change with operating time/temp?
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    [General] Andy posted good answers for both of those...

    Andy posted good answers for both of those springs.

    The spring on the throttle butterfly shaft (much harder to replace than the spool spring) might not need attention. Yours doesn't look like a PO...
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    [Engine] Thanks for the DMC-specific ISM resistance info,...

    Thanks for the DMC-specific ISM resistance info, Dave. My reference page was generic.

    Apparently there's nothing electrically wrong with this motor. No opens, no shorts.

    Clean the valve...
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    [General] Do you want to verify the idle speed motor is...

    Do you want to verify the idle speed motor is dead/dying and/or give it a couple of more cleanings? Verify the wiring is OK in any case. A new ISM won't fix that.

    This ISM test is taken from...
  9. Thanks for the invitation, Mark. Looks like...

    Thanks for the invitation, Mark.

    Looks like fun. Count me in.

    -Rich
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    [Electrical] I'm unaware of a factory spec for a DeLorean...

    I'm unaware of a factory spec for a DeLorean battery aside from the Group 78 size. (Group 78 batteries are all side terminal type)
    As mentioned, a smaller side-terminal battery can work.

    Higher...
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    Honey, I supersized the DeLorean

    Another factor that's much different between Alpha5 and DMC-12 designs: the scale/size of the Alpha 5, not yet appreciated because there are only solo photos of it so far, is quite large.

    From one...
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    And it has 4 seats. No sign of any stainless...

    And it has 4 seats.

    No sign of any stainless steel bodywork, as expected.
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    DeLorean Alpha 5 is revealed

    So here it is.

    It has a name. Alpha 5.

    And gullwing doors. And rear louvers.

    Was it worth the wait?

    (the online reveal to the public is due within 24hrs)
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    [Engine] Does the problem disappear after the car cools...

    Does the problem disappear after the car cools down, as if the master and slave are both OK? Only happens when you hot-soak it, parked after a long drive on a hot day, especially at low speeds around...
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    Finished renewing our D's sway bar and its mounts...

    Finished renewing our D's sway bar and its mounts based on a friend's recommendation (thanks, Mark!).

    A. Pulled the sway bar from the LCAs for the first time since new. Stripped and refinished...
  16. [General] And when you're done with any of these remedies...

    And when you're done with any of these remedies and there is still a lingering odor try half a box of baking soda spread out in a pie tin or a tray placed on the floor or the parcel shelf. With the...
  17. [General] Not sure what you mean by a gummy feeling in the...

    Not sure what you mean by a gummy feeling in the transmission. Since the car doesn't run I assume you're feeling that in the shifter?

    If so then tell us in which direction(s) you are feeling that...
  18. [General] I had a similar issue after an all silicone hose...

    I had a similar issue after an all silicone hose upgrade. Plus one issue not with pitting but with silicone hoses. First was a leak at the end of the lower right rad pipe next to the radiator. I had...
  19. [General] Side note based on this new info: And now you...

    Side note based on this new info:

    And now you also know you'll want to flush/bleed the clutch on your driver car soon if you haven't done so within the past 2 yrs. (As with the brakes. And the...
  20. [General] Fuel system notes

    Nice to know another sleeping DeLorean will wake up soon.

    Your plan may be solid already on renewing the fuel system. Just some comments on that topic here for you and the community since it's a...
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    [Engine] Good move. That NAPA kit looks identical to...

    Good move.

    That NAPA kit looks identical to the Stant kit aside from the logo/ID on the pump and gauge. It will last a long time.
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    [Engine] The OE caps can be tested. Rent or buy a tester...

    The OE caps can be tested. Rent or buy a tester with the correct (Size A) rad cap adapter. The adapter you used was for a different cap design if it held no pressure on the new DMCMW/UK cap.

    The...
  23. [General] DeLorean EV reveal date is now 31-May-22

    Per this story today the DeLorean EV will be revealed in 3 weeks.

    There's a full-width shot of the rear end, highly touched-up, at the delorean.com website now, including a countdown clock for the...
  24. [Heat & A/C] About your 3 questions: 1. Yes, the soft...

    About your 3 questions:

    1. Yes, the soft rubber tubing has its own P/N. "Connector" is #106211, showing as NLA at DMCH, Item 5 in this diagram. There is one of them at each end of the hard tube....
  25. Thread: Legend twin turbo

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    [General] Sorry. Thx for the alert. Still learning. ...

    Sorry.

    Thx for the alert. Still learning.

    Try this link

    Will look for feedback about success or not in the AM.
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