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    Thread: Value for insurance purposes.
Post: Re: Value for insurance purposes.

ok i'll use 25k as a figure and see what they say - thanks for your help!
jamespi General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 4,617 06 May 2015, 12:58
    Thread: Value for insurance purposes.
Post: Re: Value for insurance purposes.

I assumed it was the value to replace the car. but that somehow the condition was factored in. The trouble with a car as rare as this is you cant really wait to find one in precisely the same conditio...
jamespi General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 4,617 06 May 2015, 12:30
    Thread: Value for insurance purposes.
Post: Value for insurance purposes.

Hi all, I about to renew my insurance and I've noticed the value of D's seems to have escalated significantly in the past couple of years. My current agreed value is 15k. Since I agreed that value two...
jamespi General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 4,617 06 May 2015, 11:17
    Thread: door handle snapped off
Post: Re: door handle snapped off

Thanks for the advice, I didn't have any luck finding an old one, so I've sobbed out £90 for one door handle. I would have replaced both of them but....£90.
jamespi 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 5,253 10 Mar 2015, 13:25
    Thread: door handle snapped off
Post: Re: door handle snapped off

Thanks for that Chris, I've just had a chat with Dave and he's going to ask around for me, so fingers crossed :)
jamespi 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 5,253 21 Feb 2015, 18:29
    Thread: passenger (right hand) door handle
Post: passenger (right hand) door handle

I just had my passenger (right hand) door handle snap off in my hand. Is see the metal ones are £90. I was wondering if anyone had a plastic one they didn't need any more and wanted to sell. cheers!
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 0 1,607 21 Feb 2015, 16:40
    Thread: door handle snapped off
Post: Re: door handle snapped off

actually I just realised this is probably the wrong section of the forum to post this, as it's a parts request i've reposted it to the parts for sale or wanted section. sorry about that!
jamespi 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 5,253 21 Feb 2015, 16:39
    Thread: door handle snapped off
Post: door handle snapped off

I just had my passenger (right hand) door handle snap off in my hand. Is see the metal ones are £90. I was wondering if anyone had a plastic one they didn't need any more and wanted to sell. cheers!
jamespi 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 5,253 21 Feb 2015, 15:58
    Thread: International Classic Car Show - Isle of Wight 19/20th Sept
Post: International Classic Car Show - Isle of Wight 19/...

Hi everyone, the organiser of this event, Vic Galluci, asked me to let people know that he's looking to try and get a few Deloreans to his event this year. I will be taking mine. if you want to atte...
jamespi Southern England 0 1,573 23 Jan 2015, 16:47
    Thread: Hot start issue
Post: Re: Hot start issue

Thanks Chris - i have a fuel pressure guage and i did measure the pressure going into the distributor when i fitted the WUR and it seemed exactly right. I will measure it again. I need a new boot for ...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 3 3,397 10 Nov 2014, 10:40
    Thread: Hot start issue
Post: Hot start issue

I have replaced the following items in my fuel injection system in the past year or two: Thermotime sensor CPR/WUR Fuel Accumulator Fuel Filter Fuel Pump and I have a new set of spark plugs. I replac...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 3 3,397 09 Nov 2014, 19:49
    Thread: Fuel leaking from tank when filled??
Post: Re: Fuel leaking from tank when filled??

I had this problem the other day. First time i'd tried to fill the car up. Turns out the rubber boot was leaking where the fuel return pipe goes in. Luckily I had the access panel off the fuel pump an...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 12 9,323 09 Nov 2014, 19:24
    Thread: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR
Post: Re: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR

I just got one from Ed, for the first time since I've owned it, the car just starts. Happy days.
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 6 5,563 03 Aug 2014, 15:28
    Thread: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR
Post: Re: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR

Just gave him a ring, it's £225 so a bit more expensive than Ed. The turnaround is 5 days. I'll give an Ed an email and see what his turnaround is like.
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 6 5,563 19 Jun 2014, 11:20
    Thread: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR
Post: Best place to get a replacement CPR / WUR

I'm 95% sure my Control Pressure / Warmup Regulator is malfunctioning. I am going to try dismantling and cleaning it (i've had it apart twice before) as a last ditch attempt, but I don't hold out much...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 6 5,563 18 Jun 2014, 14:01
    Thread: C.P.R
Post: Re: C.P.R

Mine is definately not working properly, if at all. I have to start the car 3 or 4 times then keep tapping the accelerator to stop it dying, but after about 30 seconds or so it starts to just about id...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 11 7,864 15 Jun 2014, 21:45
    Thread: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Collect.....
Post: Re: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Co...

I took the pump out today and had a look at the hose. The hose was twisted and kinked because the mechanic that replaced the pump obviously didnt realise that he needed to be careful about that. The h...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 10,250 15 Jun 2014, 21:15
    Thread: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Collect.....
Post: Re: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Co...

Mine doesn't get loud when it gets hot, it's just loud full stop. I might be imagining it but it seemed to start happening after i had the fuel accumulator replaced. I also have to start the engine 3 ...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 10,250 08 Jun 2014, 20:48
    Thread: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Collect.....
Post: Re: Some Free Used Parts, Just Cover Postage or Co...

My brand new fuel pump runs really loud like it's straining all the time - i think I probably need to replace the question mark pipe. Does it have to a specially shaped bit of fuel pipe or would a str...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 10,250 07 Jun 2014, 11:57
    Thread: Fuel pump x-ref?
Post: Re: Fuel pump x-ref?

I bought a £35 fuel pump on ebay which then ceized as it was stood in the car for about 9 months from new not getting much use. I then bought another one of those £35 pumps to replace it, and fitted i...
jamespi 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 7 5,835 19 Sep 2013, 23:41
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

Presumably the stainless bottles can be trusted
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 14 Aug 2013, 17:36
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

If the brass ring was on the outside of the neck it would do the same job without cracking the neck. Does this mean any other hose connectors on it with brass inserts will crack soon? Or was it just t...
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 13 Aug 2013, 15:43
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

I agreed a value of 15k on mine (my own first suggestion) with Adrian Flux - have I undersold it a bit? My interior is a bit of a dog's dinner, the engine bay is grubby and the block is coated in corr...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 484 258,640 06 Aug 2013, 20:13
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

Haha, I would have loved that.
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 06 Aug 2013, 14:52
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

I think Ed might be on holiday as he mentioned something about being on holiday in an email a week ago and he hasn't responded to the email I sent him on sunday about this bottle. I hope I can get a n...
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 06 Aug 2013, 13:43
    Thread: multiple instrument cluster issues
Post: Re: multiple instrument cluster issues

Does anyone have any idea if there were any other cars that used the same gauge coil units as a Delorean? I do want to have a fuel guage but I'm loathed to shell out £122 on a new cluster segment for ...
jamespi 3 - Electrical 11 7,180 05 Aug 2013, 23:02
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

Starglider - thanks for the offer but I live on the Isle of Wight so meeting up wouldn't be feasible.
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 05 Aug 2013, 22:12
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: Re: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

Hi, thanks fellas yeah I emailed Ed the photos too - he did supply the cap as well at the same time. I'll see what he thinks about it. I asked him if it's worth upgrading to a stainless one. I'll let...
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 04 Aug 2013, 23:59
    Thread: multiple instrument cluster issues
Post: Re: multiple instrument cluster issues

Rissy - thanks for that wiring legend - I've never had a copy up till now so in the past I've had to deduce what a lot of the numbered components on the wiring diagram were! I am fairly familiar with ...
jamespi 3 - Electrical 11 7,180 04 Aug 2013, 23:50
    Thread: multiple instrument cluster issues
Post: Re: multiple instrument cluster issues

Ok, I found the earth on the chassis just behind the left horn, which was a big ball of rust. The bracket that it was bolted through that joins the radiator assembly to the chassis was a crumbly brown...
jamespi 3 - Electrical 11 7,180 04 Aug 2013, 23:46
    Thread: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle
Post: defective delorean europe plastic water bottle

I bought a new made plastic water bottle from delorean europe in march, i've been driving my car around for about a month, and today i came home, checked the water because my temperature guage stopped...
jamespi 1 - Engine 31 15,633 04 Aug 2013, 18:04
    Thread: multiple instrument cluster issues
Post: Re: multiple instrument cluster issues

ok cheers
jamespi 3 - Electrical 11 7,180 03 Aug 2013, 16:18
    Thread: Isle of Wight Show, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September
Post: Re: Isle of Wight Show, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15t...

Hi, I'm the island native with a Delorean - would I need some sort of show insurance to attend this? The exterior of my car looks nice but the interior is far from concours :) I might feel a bit shown...
jamespi Southern England 5 3,655 03 Aug 2013, 15:01
    Thread: multiple instrument cluster issues
Post: multiple instrument cluster issues

Hi, I think I might have a bad connector or bad earth somewhere as not much of my instrument cluster actually works. I replaced the fuel sender but the fuel gauge sits at zero all the time. The fu...
jamespi 3 - Electrical 11 7,180 03 Aug 2013, 12:30
    Thread: Hello from the Isle of Wight :)
Post: Re: Hello from the Isle of Wight :)

Hi Ben, yeah I suppose it's only right I bring it to the car show, so Im sure I will see you there - were you the guy that was from wales or bristol or somewhere that I spoke to at that show years ago...
jamespi New member? Say hello :) 6 4,520 09 Jul 2013, 13:44
    Thread: Hello from the Isle of Wight :)
Post: Hello from the Isle of Wight :)

Hi, I've had my Delorean for about 8 years as a fixer-upper, and have finally had the money to get her on the road. I bought her from my freind Russell who moved to Australia in 2005 and has since sa...
jamespi New member? Say hello :) 6 4,520 08 Jul 2013, 14:36
    Thread: Angle Drives
Post: Re: Angle Drives

I don't know if I'm missing something but can't they just be purchased directly from Delorean Europe? http://www.delorean.eu/catalog/product_i...3125433400
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 93 54,016 08 Jul 2013, 14:05
    Thread: Angle Drives
Post: Re: Angle Drives

There's a possiblity I might need one - I've just got my Delorean on the road and the speedo doesn't work. Or the fuel gauge. And I'm not sure the tachometer is reading correctly either. The instrumen...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 93 54,016 08 Jul 2013, 13:50
    Thread: Fitted car cover
Post: Re: Fitted car cover

I don't mind spending money where it's needed, but I'm not hugely well off - do you think the hamilton's one is significantly better than the 30 dollar one I found on amazon? cheers
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,719 31 Mar 2013, 16:56
    Thread: Fitted car cover
Post: Fitted car cover

Hi, I have to keep my Delorean outside, so I'm looking for a fitted car cover to keep the leaves/mildew/rain out. I'd appreciate any advice or pointers anyone might have. I found this http://www.amaz...
jamespi DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,719 31 Mar 2013, 16:44