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    Thread: New member in Scotland saying hello
Post: RE: New member in Scotland saying hello

Just a wee note; I set up a Facebook group chat for DeLorean folks up in Scotland. Owners or owners-to-be welcome :) If anyone is wanting added, give me a shout with your deets. Not exclusive to folk...
jwrayth New member? Say hello :) 9 227 12 Aug 2021, 10:21
    Thread: New member in Scotland saying hello
Post: RE: New member in Scotland saying hello

Hello Mike! James here; I'm based up in Dunfermline these days, but try and get my car out as much as possible. Another DeLorean potentially coming to Scotland makes me very happy :D There has been ...
jwrayth New member? Say hello :) 9 227 09 Aug 2021, 08:31
    Thread: Fuel odour in the cabin
Post: RE: Fuel odour in the cabin

(27 Jul 2021, 10:51)DMC1983 Wrote: Youll likely notice a fuel smell anyway careless of "sealing everything up". Fill up the car and switch to vents on the HVAC and youll likely get a whiff of fuel. ...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 8 143 27 Jul 2021, 14:19
    Thread: Fuel odour in the cabin
Post: RE: Fuel odour in the cabin

(19 Jul 2021, 11:58)Stuart Rees Wrote: Check the jubilee clips around the top of the fuel tank. My fuel pump boot (large) jubilee had corroded and didn't hold a tight seal anymore. I've also seen pi...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 8 143 26 Jul 2021, 10:58
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

I'm quite stretched for holiday days this year as post-lockdown has already been filled with lots of family visits. So Ruth and I will be coming down on the Saturday and heading back up on the Monday....
jwrayth DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 4,134 15 Jun 2021, 15:35
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

I've still not worked out the logistics yet, but I've booked a Silverstone ticket for the Sunday.
jwrayth DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 4,134 30 May 2021, 18:36
    Thread: Hello and looking to view a Delorean (Scotland)
Post: RE: Hello and looking to view a Delorean (Scotland...

Hey, I'm the James that Rissy mentioned. I'll fire you a wee PM just now :)
jwrayth New member? Say hello :) 4 482 06 Dec 2020, 16:17
    Thread: Mixture control Unit Wanted
Post: RE: Mixture control Unit Wanted

I don't have a spare DeLorean one, but I do have one from a Volvo 760 and one from a Lanica Thema. I can grab some photos if you are interested at all.
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 830 11 Mar 2020, 11:22
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Good news, I have a valid MOT again :D I had leaned out the mixture too far but we were able to adjust it in the garage and get her much happier again. She still needs some fine tuning, but overall a ...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 07 Mar 2020, 12:41
  Video Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Weekend again so finally some time for an update. Captured a video of the engine before adjusting the CO2;  [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m89-YeB9yl4] Message split in two due to video lim...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 29 Feb 2020, 15:39
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Weekend update! I bought a refurbished CPR/WUR and Fuel Distributor as my readings just seemed too wacky and no other reference online for this oddness. Fit them today and getting textbook fuel readin...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 22 Feb 2020, 11:06
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Updates! I had time to put the in-tank bits back together today. Plumbed it all back in, ran the test again with no shims. Same result. In sorting through my box of parts I found a spare (but rough lo...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 16 Feb 2020, 15:24
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

I prefer peanut butter myself, but I'll keep you posted on the results when I get a chance to do the test. I'll probably film it for reference :)
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 07 Feb 2020, 10:59
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Not myself but in 2017 I had my injectors tested and cleaned along with some spares I had. All came back within spec, but the 6 best ones had been marked for me as part of the testing so I installed t...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 06 Feb 2020, 10:24
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Been into the fuel tank and nothing was kinked or rotten. I'm renewing the grommet that sits between the baffle and the pickup hose as I tore the existing one removing it all from the tank, but otherw...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 05 Feb 2020, 14:29
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

I follow that thinking too. The fuel pressure is so far below the min spec in the manual that it seems to be the issue and my symptoms match that, but the odd behavior with the shims/PPR is what leads...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 28 Jan 2020, 10:51
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

I have a spare fuel distributor, but "known good one" is a stretch. It came from a running Volvo 760 with the PRV6, but I've had it sitting bagged up in my parts bin for some time. I could look at swa...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 27 Jan 2020, 20:49
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

(27 Jan 2020, 09:31)Rissy Wrote: So yeah, I'm now my own little petrol station at home.  Something to think about rather than "using it up" just for the sake of it... ;) The daily driver does enoug...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 27 Jan 2020, 10:18
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

@ChrisM - I'm 99% sure, but I'm going into the tank anyway to check. Need to use up the 20 litres I've already drained so I have capacity to drain the rest :) Will report back once I'm in proper and c...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 27 Jan 2020, 09:02
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: RE: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Nope. Stock PRV, lambda system and all. Has the UK Stainless Steel exhaust on it but I don't imagine that would make a difference. Oh, and the fuel pump setup is the OEM style not the modern one-piec...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 26 Jan 2020, 15:55
    Thread: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR
Post: Fueling Issues - Looking for opinions on PPR

Long time without posting. I took a bit of a DeLorean hiatus after 2 years of continued issues. The Summer 2019 issues with my car I've only had time to start looking at now, so was looking for some a...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 24 3,894 26 Jan 2020, 11:31
    Thread: Rear quarter window seal
Post: RE: Rear quarter window seal

Tried again this weekend, failed again this weekend. All I'm doing is making a mess of the panel with polyurethane sealant now. After 24 hour it seems to cure to the Stainless but not to the seal itse...
jwrayth 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 2,611 05 Aug 2018, 15:12
    Thread: Rear quarter window seal
Post: RE: Rear quarter window seal

I think a black, UV resistant Poly-U sealant of suitable quality is the guideline. I tried Tiger Seal first with the rubber channel seal and it didn't work out, so I swapped to the Sika 291i at recomm...
jwrayth 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 2,611 19 Jul 2018, 10:31
    Thread: Rear quarter window seal
Post: Rear quarter window seal

Previous owner window seal repair failed a few weeks ago and I've pulled the panel to remove the glass, prep the panel for refit etc...  I cannot get the seal to hold to the corners properly at all. ...
jwrayth 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 2,611 18 Jul 2018, 22:04
    Thread: DeLorean appearance at prestigious car show in Edinburgh
Post: RE: DeLorean appearance at prestigious car show in...

That would be me :) I'll be flying the club banners and handing out leaflets too. (This came about very quickly last week, so sorry for not posting on here about it in advance!)
jwrayth Scotland 2 1,484 21 May 2018, 17:03
  Tongue Thread: Brand New DeLorean Key on eBay
Post: RE: Brand New DeLorean Key on eBay

My car came with a couple of uncut OEM blanks. I didn't realize I was sitting on a goldmine  :P
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 23 6,658 21 Feb 2018, 10:36
    Thread: DELOREAN - Edinburgh Festival
Post: RE: DELOREAN - Edinburgh Festival

Minor bump on this thread. I have been contacted again and they are hoping to secure a car for August 5th for publicity purposes. My car is still out of action so I cannot oblige as it stands.
jwrayth Scotland 1 2,062 26 Jul 2017, 16:36
    Thread: DELOREAN - Edinburgh Festival
Post: DELOREAN - Edinburgh Festival

I've been contacted about an upcoming show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; DeLorean. Specific details have not arrived with me yet as they are still finalizing their schedule, but the general detail...
jwrayth Scotland 1 2,062 07 Jun 2017, 09:32
    Thread: Fife Flying club open day - 29th July
Post: Fife Flying club open day - 29th July

We've been invited to attend this event alongside the Edinburgh Tesla Dealership. Bit of a "Wings" theme, if you follow it. Unfortunately I myself may not be able to attend due to ongoing issues with ...
jwrayth Scotland 0 1,307 07 Jun 2017, 09:27
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

(17 Feb 2017, 10:57)Chris Williams Wrote: Another offering for this week: http://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1981-...c-6930.htm  at $21,750 did not look to bad a project on top, but the chassis ...
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 503 140,102 17 Feb 2017, 12:23
    Thread: Stainless steel throttle spool covers
Post: RE: Stainless steel throttle spool covers

If not, I have a DMC-EU one in my box of extra bits if you are interested.
jwrayth Parts Suppliers 18 11,319 11 Feb 2017, 10:33
    Thread: Wanted: Metering head
Post: RE: Wanted: Metering head

I have an untested unit I got as part of a job lot of spares too.
jwrayth 1 - Engine 6 4,177 02 Jan 2017, 12:19
    Thread: hello
Post: RE: hello

I work in Edinburgh myself, and once I'm done with my VoD job I'd be happy to lend a hand. I'm not as knowledgeable as many folks on here but have managed nearly 4 years of ownership and self maintena...
jwrayth New member? Say hello :) 7 5,708 04 Dec 2016, 17:29
    Thread: hello
Post: RE: hello

(02 Dec 2016, 14:36)firefox Wrote: high everyone i was on this site a few years ago looking for a Delorean i bought matt nickels vin 2456 about four years ago the car did not go to far its now in sc...
jwrayth New member? Say hello :) 7 5,708 04 Dec 2016, 13:19
    Thread: Craig Radio repair
Post: RE: Craig Radio repair

I removed my Craig via the method you suggest. It helps to remove the main center console portion too, as there is a long bracket at the back of the radio that needs removing to squeeze it out via the...
jwrayth 3 - Electrical 8 6,713 31 Jul 2016, 09:12
    Thread: Wedding Dundee
Post: RE: Wedding Dundee

I'm not doing events much anymore, but Dave and Donna might be able to take up this one; http://www.deloreanhirescotland.co.uk/
jwrayth TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 1 2,101 27 Jul 2016, 09:19
    Thread: Brake Calipers wanted
Post: RE: Brake Calipers wanted

Be careful with the cross-ref sets. I ended up fitting some last year and the casting is slightly different from the DeLorean ones and I had to grind edges slightly to make it fit with the stock mount...
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 6 3,950 21 Jul 2016, 11:09
    Thread: Front springs
Post: RE: Front springs

Out of interest how do they compare to the Eibach lowering springs? The previous owner lowered my car with them and I've always felt the front is too low. I'd like to raise it back up a bit, but not a...
jwrayth 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 4,594 17 May 2016, 09:15
    Thread: New Exhaust Muffler
Post: RE: New Exhaust Muffler

I spoke to a few custom exhaust places up in Scotland about this last year. The quoted prices for a custom back-box were between £400-600, and at that price I figured I could do something cheaper myse...
jwrayth 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 5 3,791 29 Apr 2016, 14:58
    Thread: leaking rear main seal
Post: RE: leaking rear main seal

Rob Grady in the USA was recently stating he has a superior version of this seal available. I'm considering giving it a go as I was lamenting my gradual leak after completing an oil change yesterday.
jwrayth 1 - Engine 6 3,777 24 Apr 2016, 22:12
    Thread: Brand New Font Wings £300 each
Post: RE: Brand New Font Wings £300 each

I don't trust it simply on the fact they are using eBay for their store front. The old listing was pulled down specifically because eBay terms and service disallow "deposits", you are always purchasin...
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 4,700 20 Apr 2016, 09:59
    Thread: Car Show, Haddington Edingburgh 4 June 2016
Post: RE: Car Show, Haddington Edingburgh 4 June 2016

I've signed up to go along to this now I had to curtail my week after Eurofest.
jwrayth Scotland 2 2,579 17 Apr 2016, 19:29
    Thread: [Wanted] - Rear Wheel?
Post: RE: [Wanted] - Rear Wheel?

Amazing response, looks like I'm sorted so thanks chaps! Now I just need to see about turning the damaged one into a coffee table :D
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,393 20 Mar 2016, 18:17
    Thread: Easy ride shocks
Post: RE: Easy ride shocks

I've been running SPAX since this time last year and despite the apparent quality issues the boys in the US had mine have been great.
jwrayth 5 - Suspension / Steering 12 7,586 20 Mar 2016, 18:16
    Thread: [Wanted] - Rear Wheel?
Post: [Wanted] - Rear Wheel?

Long shot as it's not a part I imagine most folks would stumble across, but I'm trying to source a replacement rear wheel after mine took some damage at the end of last year. I'm aware I can buy a new...
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,393 19 Mar 2016, 10:35
    Thread: Front Wheel Bearing
Post: RE: Front Wheel Bearing

The hub has a circlip that fits into a recess to keep it all in place. You should be able to re-use the existing one provided it's in good enough condition. Source; I did my two front bearings just ...
jwrayth 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 12 7,343 01 Mar 2016, 16:30
    Thread: Dipped headlights deciding not to work!
Post: RE: Dipped headlights deciding not to work!

[Image: http://dmctalk.org/attachment.php?attach...1306264501] Referencing the above; Have you checked Fuse 14 and the dipped beam relay? Grounds must be good if it works via the main beams so it mus...
jwrayth 3 - Electrical 2 2,607 22 Feb 2016, 11:18
    Thread: Door torsion bar adjustment
Post: RE: Door torsion bar adjustment

I'm not aware of anyone up this end of the country I'm afraid :( What gas struts are you using? I found the DMC-EU ones too strong for my doors so if you're using some other brand I can always send yo...
jwrayth 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 4,656 22 Feb 2016, 11:13
    Thread: Dash carpets
Post: RE: Dash carpets

£20 for the hood carpet sounds like a bargain. Does anyone have a picture of one?
jwrayth DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 7,564 11 Feb 2016, 11:31
    Thread: Adding a high level brake light
Post: RE: Adding a high level brake light

My third brake light recently failed due to water ingress. It was a Dorman 923-201 similar to this but not so expensive. I bought a replacement unit from Autozone whilst I was in America over Christma...
jwrayth 3 - Electrical 5 4,048 04 Feb 2016, 22:27