Third brake light install completed

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Special thanks to Shannon from the Ohio DeLorean Club for the part #’s. For this install you are going to need 2 rolls of 16 gauge wire, some quick disconnects, and the brake lights of your choice. I went with “Red Lens, Mini Red 12-LED Brake Light ZX830680R Each $10.99” from www.jcwhitney.com. I decided to […]

New store bought blower motor installed

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After reading an interesting post on the DeLorean Mailing List about a cross reference blower motor, I decided to pick one up. The part # for this is Siemens PM106, and it is a drop in replacement for our blower motors. AutoZone carries these sparsely, if they have it in stock its $18.99, if they […]

Winter Park Concours d’Elegance

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Here are some pictures from the Winter Park Concours d’Elegance 2006 show and tour:

Door aligned, roof set, things back together

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I spent another few hours playing with the passenger door to get it aligned right. Due to a good size dent I feel something was dropped on the car by the previous owner that knocked the door out of alignment. With the torsion bar out it is easy to loosen the door hinge bolts and […]

Painted the louvers, all black now

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So I had a chance with the louvers off and roof apart to do something I have wanted to for quite some time now. My louvers were nice and baked, a faded gray. I had cleaned part of them up by using a polishing compound to cut through the upper layer of paint. They still […]

Door/Roof/Torsion Bar Update

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Per the advice from DMCH I dremeled off the old bracket on the torsion bar. Came off fairly easy with no damage to the bars threads. It looked salvageable. Ordered a new bracket and took Marks advice (read all info in this thread) and tapped it on and off for about an hour. Have most […]

Previous owners are a pain – torsion bar fix

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So, I have a dent in the passenger side door from the previous owner. Something fell on it in a garage. Something heavy. Knocked the door out of alignment so it doesn’t close properly and scrapes when opening. Its gotten to the point now that the car is actually being used that it has to […]

I have actually been getting work done

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Sorry for the lack of updates, its been a busy month. I have several updates to get to in the coming weeks of jobs that have been completed. Stay tuned…

New ‘to do’ list

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Now that I have had time to play around more that the valley of death job is done, I have put together a new ‘to do’ list. Some of these jobs are easy, some a tiny bit more complicated… (1) Tackle the engine rough start issue. This can be attributed to several things, so I […]

Lots accomplished at the Central FL tech session

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Had a great time on Saturday at the Central Florida DMC club tech session. Managed to get several jobs done on my car that I have been meaning to get to. #1 was changing the 25 year old transmission oil. Wow that stuff smells. Just took out the top bolt and bottom bolt, drained the […]