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    I have a lot of guys tell me how unreliable it...

    I have a lot of guys tell me how unreliable it is. When I ask how many they have worked on, the response is usually ďthis is the first one Iíve ever seenĒ. Almost everyone thinks itís made by AMC.
  2. [Electrical] What you describe here is acceptable. A lot of...

    What you describe here is acceptable. A lot of alternators are weak at idle. As long as it makes over 12.5, you’re fine. (You won’t be discharging your battery. It might take longer for it to get the...
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    [Engine] I would think you still have air in the line. One...

    I would think you still have air in the line. One thing I would do if I had the remote bleeder is have it higher than the slave while you bleed it. You want the air to go up and out. After youíre...
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    [Engine] Yea, I was thinking maybe remove it and wrap it...

    Yea, I was thinking maybe remove it and wrap it with Teflon tape. What they should have is miniature ball valves.

    Edit, just found this.
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    [Engine] So I got a mityvac and bled it. The biggest issue...

    So I got a mityvac and bled it. The biggest issue is the stupid bleeder. Iíve never understood the design where when you open the bleeder, it leaks air through the threads. The vacuum would suck air...
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    [Engine] Today I checked the adjustments every which way....

    Today I checked the adjustments every which way. I think they are good. Iím not happy with the pin on the shifter. Mine is not a roll pin. It is a dowel pin. Does anybody no if that is wrong? Funny,...
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    [Engine] I changed the oil about a year ago. (Good quality...

    I changed the oil about a year ago. (Good quality synthetic) I will check it again, but it doesn’t seem to leak. My fluid is full and the hose is good. I’ve always heard that hydraulics get worse...
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    [Engine] The video is good. First thing I noticed was my...

    The video is good. First thing I noticed was my shift linkage is a gob of grease and dirt. I’m wondering if my shifter is not coming up the whole way sometimes because of junk in the way. Also noted...
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    [Engine] So I lifted the car and tour apart the console....

    So I lifted the car and tour apart the console. The fore and aft tube(s) has some play in the ends, but the mechanism for moving it seems good. That play would only force me to move the shifter...
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    [Engine] Fluid is full. It just did it this...

    Fluid is full.



    It just did it this morning again. Would not go into reverse, but would go in first without too much trouble. I guess I need to break out the manual. This sucks because I have...
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    [Engine] Clutch and reverse problem

    Today I drove to a restaurant with my wife. Everything was fine. I parked the car and had dinner and drinks with friends. We were there for three hours. It was late afternoon when we arrived and it...
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    Wow, I just read all through this thread. What a...

    Wow, I just read all through this thread. What a roller coaster. I have had a similar Small manufacturing experience. My advice to Steve would have been. Figure what you think you can sell them for...
  13. Good to know! I appreciate that. I guess I...

    Good to know! I appreciate that.

    I guess I need to inspect my roof box. Ignorance was bliss.
  14. [General] Thatís what I was thinking. If you have full...

    Thatís what I was thinking. If you have full coverage, they have to pay. They will go after the third party insurance. They probably wonít have issue because insurance companies have multiple claims...
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    That was the best episode yet. I learned a lot....

    That was the best episode yet. I learned a lot. Got me thinking about possibly making my trunk bigger. This is an exciting point in your series because pretty much everything from now on is going...
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    [General] All true. The big issue I see is the possible...

    All true. The big issue I see is the possible collapse of the dollar and itís loss of ďreserve currencyĒ statis. This wonít be a normal recession, or even depression. In a currency collapse, a lot of...
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    [General] I just upped my insurance to 60K. I guess it...

    I just upped my insurance to 60K. I guess it might not be enough soon. Of course, mine is high miles. Thatís one of those things I donít agree with. Low miles mean something when the car is a few...
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    [Engine] I laughed entirely too much at that.

    I laughed entirely too much at that.
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    That looks like quite a car show. I take it, you...

    That looks like quite a car show. I take it, you had the only Delorean? Good luck on the cooling system. Iím too lazy to look back, but didnít you replace the water pump a year or so ago?
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    [Engine] Sounds like you got it figured. I would think it...

    Sounds like you got it figured. I would think it pretty much has to be the thermostat or the water pump with the stat being more likely.
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    Link doesnít work for me.

    Link doesnít work for me.
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    [General] I canít believe no one mentioned your writing...

    I canít believe no one mentioned your writing style. I love it, ha ha. The console is cool. It gives me ideas to modify mine. (Again) Please keep us up to date on your endeavors.
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    If it were up to me, I would say the new Delorean...

    If it were up to me, I would say the new Delorean would have to have 4 things.

    Stainless skin

    Gullwing doors

    Rear engine

    Basic Delorean styling
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    [General] I await the pics. Are you saying you want to do a...

    I await the pics. Are you saying you want to do a complete frame off restoration? Or the comment ďone bolt at a timeĒ is just fix things as needed? This may only be my opinion, but I think these cars...
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    [Engine] So I pulled the clutch master and removed the...

    So I pulled the clutch master and removed the cer-clip. Got the rod off.

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    Then I cut it and welded a piece in. It added about .240Ēin length. This piece has reverse leverage, so the 1/4Ē...
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