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 – […]

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 […]

Radiator reinstall pics

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Haven’t really worked on the car at all over the last few months, however, we had a club tech day this weekend and I was able to get some pictures of the radiator fully reinstalled when the car was up on a lift. I had painted all the brackets that were rusty and deteriorating, touched […]

Radiator replacement quick update

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Finished a lot this weekend getting the radiator back into place, yet haven’t had a chance to grab pictures or put together a detailed writeup yet. However, did grab 2 pictures when I was mounting the new fans to the radiator. Here is a picture of the radiator and then a second with the new […]

Radiator replacement begins…finally

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Well I have had these low power fans from Toby @ DeLorean Parts Northwest since February and just never had the time or spare cash to pick up a new radiator. Then, toward the end of June I had an otterstat failure, and then the middle of July the otterstat started to leak (the car […]

Window Off Track – Possible Adjustments

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Had some problems lately with the outer toll booth window seals leaking. As I am in the process of redoing them, I found a bolt to my drivers window track extremely loose. I tightened it up and put the window up, sure enough it hopped off the track. Did some reading on the DML and […]

Brake overhaul nearly complete

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Only a bit of a problem getting the rotors shaved down. The first place I went to was being operated by a moron who couldn’t figure out how to measure the thickness of the rotor. Second place had no issue. So getting those shaved down saved a few bucks. Got all the new parts in, […]

Brake overhaul status

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Continued on today removing brake components after I had to buy and borrow some more tools yesterday. To this point I have flushed the old brake fluid out of the system, removed the front calipers, hubs, and unbolted the rotors from the hubs. In the rear I have removed the parking brake, rear calipers, and […]

Finishing engine reassembly after VOD overhaul

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Many thanks go out to Brandon for spending the last 4 1/2 hours with me sweating our a$$es off in the Florida heat reassembling my engine in time to get it over to the tech session this weekend. The first picture is right after we hooked up the vacuum hoses, and Brandon put on the […]