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    [Wanted] That's an interesting idea, Dave. Does anybody...

    That's an interesting idea, Dave.

    Does anybody in the community have experience detailing the 5-spd knob?

    - Buffing it with or without a polishing compound?
    - Any useful liquid surface...
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    [Wanted] No. The OE 5-spd knob came with no paint, no...

    No.
    The OE 5-spd knob came with no paint, no decal.
  3. Thread: Fuel? Smell

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    [Fuel] Even though it is "closed" in MAX mode the recirc...

    Even though it is "closed" in MAX mode the recirc door is designed not to block all the outside air, only most of it.

    It's not a failure. (DMC Technical Info Manual)
  4. Hey, Christian! Good point there about 4300...

    Hey, Christian!

    Good point there about 4300 not seeing its siblings for a while.

    Yes, Tamir was kind enough to mention me and 0934 in his post today - that's it in his 2-D photo. Our D competed...
  5. Answer: 860 grams of 24 karat gold per car...

    Answer: 860 grams of 24 karat gold per car according to Nick Sutton. That's ~30 oz., just under 2 lb.

    That quantity is worth about $US 60K today.

    The specified plating thickness is 2.5 microns....
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    [General] I was unfamiliar with that term, too. I...

    I was unfamiliar with that term, too.

    I endorse this process or a version of it for bringing dulled black sections of D fascias. I had an auto paint shop treat both of mine with just the buff job...
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    Don't let this happen to your DeLorean on concours day - or any day

    Updating this thread:

    A participant at the Concours d' Elegance in Hillsborough, Calif. suffered a blowout as he was driving his entry to the show on the freeway yesterday morning. I didn't hear...
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    [General] Good luck in your quest to find the right...

    Good luck in your quest to find the right DeLorean for you.

    Not sure whether you know about this reference book by James Espey that's aimed at buyers new to the car who want to know what to look...
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    Did you already look at this parts diagram...

    Did you already look at this parts diagram with that part in it?

    It's item #26 there.
  10. Good question. No, there were no performance...

    Good question. No, there were no performance symptoms. The smoke test was purely for preventive/diagnostic purposes. It's a 40 year old air induction system so it was worth a look since mark w...
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    [Fuel] Glad you liked that post. A version of it is now...

    Glad you liked that post. A version of it is now here in the How To section of the forum.

    You can test your vac solenoid valve off the car if you suspect an issue with it or just want to verify...
  12. How To: Vacuum Solenoid Diagnostics and Leak Repair

    The vacuum advance solenoid valve is part of the ignition advance and emission control system. It sits behind and below the fuel distributor and has vacuum hose connections to the ignition...
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    [Fuel] A confirmation and review of the info in this old...

    A confirmation and review of the info in this old thread along the lines of the DIY repair Jack describes:

    A diagnostic intake system smoke test on our car over at mark ws place last weekend...
  14. [General] edmunds.com/car-buying/buying-a-car-sight-unseen.h...

    edmunds.com/car-buying/buying-a-car-sight-unseen.html

    Most of the advice so far is listed in this article.

    Escrow, yes.
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    [General] Are you sure the "glow" is from something inside...

    Are you sure the "glow" is from something inside the car?

    Simple test:
    Disable your interior/door lamps (Fuse 12), then leave the passenger door fully open all night.

    Analyze your security...
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    [General] Thanks for the update out of Hagerty. The 1 year...

    Thanks for the update out of Hagerty. The 1 year valuation jump is mentioned.

    The value chart you shared goes back 3yrs.

    Hagerty's 5yr chart today shows:

    Their valuation of a #2 condition...
  17. Thread: Eng Cover Striker

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    [Frame & Body] No specific advice about it yet, only a question...

    No specific advice about it yet, only a question about exactly which material or interface failed in your repair.

    Did the epoxy crumble and break up? Did the epoxy let go of the inside of the...
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    Only a guess here. It's probably this ...

    Only a guess here.

    It's probably this or something a lot like it.

    The link takes you to 3M's UK site. Equivalent primers are sourced worldwide by 3M and others. It's a commercial product.
    ...
  19. [General] +1 on David T's advice. Not only is fuel...

    +1 on David T's advice. Not only is fuel expensive but the driver shortage must be hitting them as well as the rest of the industry.

    Also, refer to this thread about the subject of shipping...
  20. Thread: Two problems

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    [Electrical] +1 on Josh's last comment about the HL switch...

    +1 on Josh's last comment about the HL switch latching mechanism failure.

    The switch latch inside it is very likely just dirty and gummed up, not broken or worn out.

    See posts #2 and #13 in...
  21. Thread: cap screw??

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    [General] Those look like Torx drive cap screws. I don't...

    Those look like Torx drive cap screws. I don't recall any of those being used as factory spec fasteners on DeLoreans. A previous owner may have used them in place of Allen head cap screws.

    In any...
  22. [General] Your plan to connect the students with your...

    Your plan to connect the students with your DeLorean is very cool, John.

    Going a different direction with your question you might mention, and may already know, that a big Federal-State regulation...
  23. [General] The DMC-12 was intended from the outset for sales...

    The DMC-12 was intended from the outset for sales in the USA, so no changes were needed for cars coming in our direction.

    As Michael indicates, that bumper height story has been all but debunked....
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    [General] That photo helps. Might need one more, though. ...

    That photo helps. Might need one more, though.

    Before getting into the details about how to release it without the buttons on the missing piece is there any way you might be able to find the...
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