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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.
  2. 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...
  3. [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...
  4. [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...
  6. [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.
  8. [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...
  9. [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
  15. 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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    [Suspension] Agreed. Here is what the set screw looks like:...

    Agreed. Here is what the set screw looks like:
    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=55022&d=1515278693
    (I was missing the white nylon ring in this picture but it clearly shows the set...
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    [Engine] Yes, that is correct.

    Yes, that is correct.
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    [Engine] Hi. A true DeLorean guru (IMO), Dave Swingle...

    Hi. A true DeLorean guru (IMO), Dave Swingle advised of that tip to help ensure a good longer lasting seal. He also was the one to confirm that the crossover pipe is stainless steel.



    Thanks...
  19. Very nice! This induction is quite an honor and...

    Very nice! This induction is quite an honor and well deserved. That's a piece of automotive, film, and popular culture history.

    Thanks for sharing Chris.
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    [Engine] I came across this thread again and wanted to...

    I came across this thread again and wanted to provide a long term update. After four years, the condition of the POR-15 High Temp paint is still solid.You can see that the only visible rust is on the...
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    [General] OP, I recall there was a recent "discussion"...

    OP, I recall there was a recent "discussion" here:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?18818-Delorean-industry

    Hopefully this won't be a customer service horror film like the last dumpster fire,...
  22. Thread: Tinted glass

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    [Frame & Body] Yes, the tint on the windshield is effectively...

    Yes, the tint on the windshield is effectively clear when you are looking through it, and it does make a dramatic difference in the interior temperatures. I think I did mine in 2016 or so, and it was...
  23. Thread: Tinted glass

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    [Frame & Body] Thanks. The tinting of the windshield helps...

    Thanks. The tinting of the windshield helps reduce solar heating which assists the already marginal AC system. 85% is almost clear, but since it has ceramic in it , this provides a heat barrier on...
  24. Thread: Tinted glass

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    [Frame & Body] Tint in Florida is a must. I have 15% ceramic on...

    Tint in Florida is a must. I have 15% ceramic on the side, and 85% ceramic on the windshield. I didn't tint the rear window.

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=47390&d=1479172701

    ...
  25. [Electrical] Check the ground, especially this one...

    Check the ground, especially this one behindthealuminumcoolant pipe:

    http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=43728&d=1466110404

    I replaced both of mine with OEM Mixo horns and they are...
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