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    Thread: Starting possible problem
Post: Re: Starting possible problem

Hmmm. Ok, ignore everything I wrote re the pickup hose and in tank filter as they are not present on the new style combo pump. The new style pumps are known for the internal check valve failing with...
MikeWard 1 - Engine 48 19,418 19 Mar 2015, 10:59
    Thread: Starting possible problem
Post: Re: Starting possible problem

Here is a good video detailing the orientation of the parts in the tank which should help: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vCAG2IUb3E
MikeWard 1 - Engine 48 19,418 19 Mar 2015, 10:24
    Thread: CAT Bypass Pipe
Post: Re: CAT Bypass Pipe

I think the existing mounting hardware is in good condition, but I'll recheck next time I am round working on the car.
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 50 20,315 19 Mar 2015, 09:44
    Thread: Starting possible problem
Post: Re: Starting possible problem

Re the email notifications I believe that is done on a per topic basis, you need to click the subscribe button: [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] I agree with Chris, it certainly sounds like a pickup hose iss...
MikeWard 1 - Engine 48 19,418 19 Mar 2015, 09:41
    Thread: Storage / Parking
Post: Re: Storage / Parking

I think the general consensus is to garage. I certainly wouldn't like my car to live outside on a permanent basis. This very topic was discussed a little while ago by a recent new member: viewtopic....
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 2,730 18 Mar 2015, 15:59
    Thread: CAT Bypass Pipe
Post: Re: CAT Bypass Pipe

Little update, I finally got around to removing the exhaust and cat from the car this week. [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] Currently awaiting the arrival of a gasket before fitting the decat pipe and can...
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 50 20,315 18 Mar 2015, 13:48
    Thread: Door adjustment, alignment
Post: Re: Door adjustment, alignment

The striker pins are there for a reason. Don't remove them.
MikeWard 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 17 7,738 14 Mar 2015, 13:43
    Thread: Seat belt wanted
Post: Re: Seat belt wanted

He would repair and recover your existing panels. However from a recent discussion I had with Dave H, I believe Lee is looking to re-manufacture the side trim panels from fibre glass, if so there is ...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 3,982 13 Mar 2015, 13:55
    Thread: Seat belt wanted
Post: Re: Seat belt wanted

Mike, will send you the pic's tomorrow afternoon, drop me a pm with your number and I'll send them straight to you. Rissy Wrote:(Still looking for a better solution) Lee Pattison can recover them fo...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 3,982 13 Mar 2015, 13:32
    Thread: Seat belt wanted
Post: Re: Seat belt wanted

Mike, I'll take a couple of pictures for you at the weekend which should assist you in removing the panel. As Chris mentioned, it requires extreme care.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 3,982 13 Mar 2015, 09:48
    Thread: Carfest South 2015
Post: Re: Carfest South 2015

Sign up myself and Steve Wiggins for a day visit on the Sunday please Darren. :)
MikeWard Southern England 11 4,493 12 Mar 2015, 10:01
    Thread: Carfest South 2015
Post: Re: Carfest South 2015

88mph Wrote:Sorry, £500 for weekend? Do they provide you with the car? :lol: Put your hand in your pocket Karl, it's for cheriddy mate :) [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND]
MikeWard Southern England 11 4,493 12 Mar 2015, 09:28
    Thread: Delorean number 3 wanted...in a few months!
Post: Re: Delorean number 3 wanted...in a few months!

dmc4me Wrote:I basically set the car up in position each time I had completed a stage and took a new photo and then comped the whole lot together in photoshop. That is awesome Andy. Would you conside...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 19 8,552 11 Mar 2015, 17:18
    Thread: Delorean number 3 wanted...in a few months!
Post: Re: Delorean number 3 wanted...in a few months!

Dan Willis Wrote:Anyway, I believe grey interior cars with gas-flap hoods.. well, not sure I've ever seen one that hadn't had an "old" hood fitted. Pretty sure they were all black (or near enough). Pe...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 19 8,552 10 Mar 2015, 16:19
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

jwrayth Wrote:....though you have to drop down to 225 instead. You can, but, would you wear a pair of shoes that is a size too small? Stick with the Pirelli P600's for the rear or the General Grabber...
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 08 Mar 2015, 00:45
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

Sold. £30250 (hammer price £27500, plus 10% buyers commission)
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 07 Mar 2015, 16:39
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

88mph Wrote:Any thoughts on replacement front tyres? Fronts you can take your pick, it's the rears that you have limited choice. I've put a set of these on the car I am working on: http://www.tyrelea...
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 07 Mar 2015, 16:24
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

Nice one Karl! Re the speedo, I had that issue in the past after having the binnacle off on my car, it turned out that the cable wasn't seated properly in the back of the speedometer in the binnacle....
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 03 Mar 2015, 19:06
    Thread: Last 81 for sale in UK
Post: Re: Last 81 for sale in UK

Either you got very lucky or the cars were stored properly. Something which obviously wasn't the case with URC 652X. I would be wary of ultra low mileage cars, they are certainly not worth paying a p...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 8,365 03 Mar 2015, 19:01
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

Chris P Wrote:But a good slice of that goes in commission. Exactly, that's why I tried to talk John out of going down the auction route.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 03 Mar 2015, 18:36
    Thread: Last 81 for sale in UK
Post: Re: Last 81 for sale in UK

Quote:Description: Last mint Delorean known in the world. Vehcile has never been driven, registered or on the road. Vehicle is as delivered from the Delorean factory, it still has all the factory and ...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 8,365 03 Mar 2015, 18:33
    Thread: Last 81 for sale in UK
Post: Re: Last 81 for sale in UK

Just seeing the temp gauge that high sent shivers down my spine!
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 8,365 03 Mar 2015, 18:30
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

Chris P Wrote:Do we know what the reserve is? Yes, I know what the reserve is.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 03 Mar 2015, 18:28
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

Chris Williams Wrote:I'm sure he will and deserves to. I trust he has set a sensible reserve? Chris Personally I think the reserve is too low.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 03 Mar 2015, 15:27
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

I personally think it is just the wrong time of year to try and sell a car over here. Just after Christmas meaning money is tight, bad weather so you have salt and crap on the roads meaning no one is...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 03 Mar 2015, 13:44
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

88mph Wrote:Also re-trimmed binnacle & side-panel bolster turned up aswell. [Image: http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e377/K...komkcm.jpg] [Image: http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e377/K...35rr...
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 03 Mar 2015, 09:32
    Thread: Filling in a V55/5, Regisitering a Delorean.
Post: Re: Filling in a V55/5, Regisitering a Delorean.

Unless it has changed, you need to submit the following with the v55/5: -NOVA form from HMRC -Copy of valid insurance certificate -MOT certificate -Registration fee -1st years road tax There is a g...
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 6 6,478 28 Feb 2015, 16:49
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

John has now entered the car into a forthcoming auction at Brooklands on the 7th March. http://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctio...2-(1).aspx
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 27 Feb 2015, 09:30
    Thread: door handle snapped off
Post: Re: door handle snapped off

Take the plunge and buy the metal door handle kit from dmc, and lose the worry of the same thing happening again in the future.
MikeWard 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 3,978 22 Feb 2015, 15:29
    Thread: Grey interior parts wanted, maybe.......
Post: Re: Grey interior parts wanted, maybe.......

88mph Wrote:Hey Phil. I've also sent some bits off to be re-trimmed (should be getting them back this weekend) Did you use Lee P in the end?
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 5,112 18 Feb 2015, 15:09
    Thread: CAT Bypass Pipe
Post: Re: CAT Bypass Pipe

Chris Williams Wrote:Good stuff, rough idea on expected price? Chris There is no confirmed price at this stage, however I believe they are aiming for a similar price to Ed's bypass pipe.
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 50 20,315 18 Feb 2015, 10:52
    Thread: CAT Bypass Pipe
Post: Re: CAT Bypass Pipe

Just so folks know, this is still being worked on, it hasn't dropped off the radar. I have a prototype bypass pipe from them that I need to fit onto #04463 to confirm that it fit's.
MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 50 20,315 18 Feb 2015, 10:04
    Thread: Time Travel event, S/Yorkshire 12-14 June 2015
Post: Re: Time Travel event, S/Yorkshire 12-14 June 2015

Penistone Paramount :) Are you looking for a stock DeLorean, or are you looking for one that is kitted out to look like the Back To The Future version?
MikeWard Northern England 10 4,259 17 Feb 2015, 10:14
    Thread: Atari: Game Over
Post: Re: Atari: Game Over

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MikeWard General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 13 5,787 16 Feb 2015, 22:54
    Thread: Time Travel event, S/Yorkshire 12-14 June 2015
Post: Re: Time Travel event, S/Yorkshire 12-14 June 2015

:) My hometown. What are the odds.
MikeWard Northern England 10 4,259 16 Feb 2015, 18:45
    Thread: Delorean won't start
Post: Re: Delorean won't start

Check the connections to the ballast resistor. A friends car had the same issues as you are describing. And that was sorted by adding new crimp connectors (the old ones had melted), and cleaning up ...
MikeWard 3 - Electrical 46 16,787 16 Feb 2015, 00:38
    Thread: Delorean won't start
Post: Re: Delorean won't start

Check the connections going to the ballast resistor (the white thing on the left on the back wall of the engine bay). Check the contacts are clean and the crimps are in good order.
MikeWard 3 - Electrical 46 16,787 15 Feb 2015, 22:49
    Thread: No interoir lights
Post: Re: No interoir lights

Did you check that it is wired correctly? [Image: http://www.specialtauto.com/delorean-par...-light.jpg]
MikeWard 3 - Electrical 5 3,083 13 Feb 2015, 12:19
    Thread: Stainless steel repairs
Post: Re: Stainless steel repairs

Chris Williams Wrote:I'm afraid your best bet really is Chris @PJ Grady, would you trust your car with anyone else??? I would agree with that 100%, Chris N is the only person I would feel comfortable ...
MikeWard 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 3,488 10 Feb 2015, 19:04
    Thread: Custom front number plate brackets?
Post: Re: Custom front number plate brackets?

You can mount the bracket at the bottom of the grill. Mec has the bracket mounted lower on his car which looks good. [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] I did buy one of these brackets for my car but have not ...
MikeWard PARTS: 9 - Miscellaneous 17 8,087 09 Feb 2015, 22:30
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

Nice work Karl. What colour are you using on the fascias? Short of the official paint codes the closest suggested match is: Alfa Romeo Grigio Antares Stromboli Met. Code 651A
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 08 Feb 2015, 21:36
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

As Chris said, the old valves usually never work. Ditch the lot and put a cold air feed on straight from the pontoon to the air box, job done.
MikeWard New member? Say hello :) 172 76,458 07 Feb 2015, 11:46
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: Re: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

Thanks for that Claire. £28k is very keenly priced. In my opinion it's £2-£4k underpriced for such a nice car.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 07 Feb 2015, 11:43
    Thread: Where have you fitted your fire-extinguisher
Post: Re: Where have you fitted your fire-extinguisher

I have mine resting on the parcel shelf behind the netting. Nice and easy to get to, and doesn't require you to start putting extra holes in the car.
MikeWard PARTS: 9 - Miscellaneous 8 5,342 07 Feb 2015, 11:40
    Thread: Fitting Hellas
Post: Re: Fitting Hellas

88mph Wrote:I hear talk about changing wiring to make the most of the H4 bulbs. Any more advice? That needs to be done in order for them to work properly :) I haven't gotten around to making the wi...
MikeWard 3 - Electrical 19 12,218 04 Feb 2015, 09:25
    Thread: Fitting Hellas
Post: Re: Fitting Hellas

I bought two of these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230897584752? ... EBIDX%3AIT They are a (tight) push fit into the hole in the side of the lamp, and do not require the brackets to be modified. All a...
MikeWard 3 - Electrical 19 12,218 03 Feb 2015, 16:54
    Thread: Clutch, fork and screws
Post: Re: Clutch, fork and screws

dogs_bolx Wrote:BTW does any one know if you can only tax a month at a time now the new tax system is in place? Yes you can, you will just need to remember to SORN it at the end of the month if you we...
MikeWard 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 17 8,911 02 Feb 2015, 12:18
    Thread: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey
Post: WPC 246X - VIN 6424, Grey, Manual - Surrey

John Dennys car is up for sale in Surrey. The Vin is 6424, a November 1981 build with grey interior, manual transmission, registration number WPC 246X. The current mileage is 52,800 miles and is MO...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 9,263 02 Feb 2015, 12:13
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

For better visibility, and since it's not really an eBay car, I will start a new thread for John's car.
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 465 196,766 02 Feb 2015, 12:10
    Thread: US barn find - under 1000 miles
Post: Re: US barn find - under 1000 miles

Congrat's Alan :) Are you planning to keep the car painted, or bring it back to Stainless? I must admit after seeing Matt Woodall's red painted delorean at some meets last year, which is a very nic...
MikeWard DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 34 15,754 02 Feb 2015, 12:09