Front Frame Rust Repair

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For those that have not seen it, here is my previous post and how-to instructions on frame rust repair: “How-To: Fixing Frame Rust” During the front suspension work I wanted to take the time to touch up the remaining frame rust on 10084 that has been present since I purchased it over 5 years ago. […]

Rear suspension shock replacement

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I have had a set of front lowering springs sitting around in my garage for over a year now along with various replacement parts, and several months ago picked up a complete set of front and rear shocks. Decided it was finally about time to at least begin the project. With a whole week of […]

How To: Replace Fuel Pump & Clean Tank

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Parts needed: – Fuel pump – Fuel screen – Hoses – and any other part you wish to replace while you are ‘in there’. Refer to DMC part diagram 2-1-0 Tools needed: – Flat / phillips screwdrivers – 7mm, 8mm, 10mm, 19mm socket & wrenches – Torque wrench – Adjustable wrenches – Shop towels – […]

Engine Bay Complete

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Here are some completed pics with my engine back together, new nuts & bolts installed, A/C compressor in, hoses cleaned, engine bay painted, etc, etc…

Engine Bay Repaint

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One ‘defect’ with my car that has bothered me was that my engine bay was looking very worn for such a low mileage car. I don’t know if it was just from past owner neglect, but it was getting under my skin. Some areas were flat, some were lighter grey, some were shiny black. Everything […]

How To: Unorthodox A/C Accumulator Removal

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The A/C accumulator (also know as the dryer) removes the moisture, oils, and liquids from the AC system after it leaves the evaporator before returning to the compressor, sending back only the coolant as a vapor. Liquid coolant will have a chance to return to vapor form, and any oils that escaped from the compressor […]

The Summer Job (Round 1)

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Current work underway: – Replace slow leaking A/C compressor – Replace accumulator, low pressure switch, and orifice tube – Paint engine compartment walls – Replace rusted bolts/nuts with stainless – Hide wire bundle under manifold – Paint engine cover hinges – Clean engine/engine compartment – Pressure test A/C and refill with R12 So far I […]

Electrical Update: Solid State RPM Relay

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After arriving home from DMC Florida and turning off the car, the frequency valve ‘stuck’ in the on position. Diagnosed the problem as my RPM relay sticking (completing the circuit). As this is my second RPM relay problem in the past two years (my other was the car dying out on the highway) I decided […]

DMC Florida Passenger Door Dent Removal

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Went down to DMC Florida yesterday to get my unsightly Previous Owner body wound fixed. At some point my PO must have dropped something onto the door’s A-pillar side frame and put a nice crease in it. I have a few other small blemishes on the car but this by far stood out when you […]

Steering Column Bushing Replacement

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On the way to the DeLorean Club of Florida April tech day my steering column bushing broke. Picked up a replacement from a fellow owner who purchased it from DMC Northwest and never installed it. This is Tobys ‘Delrin’ plastic bushing. Bit of a pain to install, but here is the walkthrough below: Tools: 2 […]