The ‘Often Delayed’ Update

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Haven’t worked on much in the last several months at all. The previous time I dug deep in to something on the car was back in September when the coolant system got an overhaul. The DeLorean has mostly sat in the garage awaiting the start of small jobs. And then it waited a bit longer. […]

Car on a lift

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The DeLorean Club of Florida (http://www.deloreanclubfl.com) had a tech day this weekend with a lift. Was able to get the car put up to investigate with a much better perspective than crawling around on my back like usual. Here are some pics.

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 […]

Fixing The More Difficult Fir Tree’s

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As I was reassembling my door panels today after doing the window felt fix, I wanted to tackle another project. The fir trees in my door trim ‘pillar’ piece that runs up the rear of the drivers side door from the door panel to the head liner had worn out fir trees. Whenever the upper […]

Window Felt Replacement

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Been busy lately and haven’t had much time to work on the car. Have a feeling that a lot will be getting done in the next few months, though. First up, something that has been on hold for a while. I have been waiting on replacing my window felt with the Ford Probe crossover part […]

Replacing Toll Booth Window Seals

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The reason for my window work is when the car was out of the garage it rained for several hours, and upon checking to make sure things were fine, water was found behind the driver and passenger seat. As the inner seal, roof seal, and sill seal have been replaced recently, something else had to […]

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 […]

Summer Job List

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I have been very busy lately and had little time to work on the car. Since the last update the DeLorean Club of Florida had their annual gathering at the Celebration Exotic Car Show. It turned out to be a big success with 18 cars in attendance, our highest record to date. I still have […]