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    Thread: Spotted near Mansfield
Post: RE: Spotted near Mansfield

Twaz me out for a run in the wee beastie and loving it, I've done quite a few miles in the past couple of weeks as the weather has been nice, fingers crossed for a few more lovely days. Good spot by ...
Mich1958 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 953 16 May 2023, 21:22
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(24 Sep 2022, 18:56)theningiachicken Wrote: Ryuko lives once again!!! so after the first test drive 5222 hasn't been running well/ at all  :s  the horrible stalling problem returned with a vengeanc...
Mich1958 Members Cars 85 19,772 25 Sep 2022, 10:23
    Thread: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch
Post: RE: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch

Well a fiddly job but well worth the effort Thanks Rich for pointing me in the right direction from being 23 mm out of adjustment with the throttle cable being the main culprit and with the help of my...
Mich1958 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 7 1,528 05 Sep 2022, 21:13
    Thread: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch
Post: RE: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch

(03 Sep 2022, 13:28)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Hmm, shame I didn't have time to look at mine simultaneously.   Looking now it seems I have had to bend a tab out on my kickdown switch. It's the raised lev...
Mich1958 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 7 1,528 03 Sep 2022, 16:52
    Thread: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch
Post: Auto box oil change and kickdown switch

[attachment=1353]Hiya Guys After a quick conversation with Rich and a few others at the Ambergate meet I decided to dive into the Auto box oil change on my car, Ive posted a few pictures here, opinio...
Mich1958 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 7 1,528 03 Sep 2022, 13:00
    Thread: Black trim gel
Post: RE: Black trim gel

(02 Sep 2022, 12:53)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Had to give this stuff a try: :D And what's your opinion is it any good  :huh: Mich
Mich1958 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 1,001 03 Sep 2022, 12:19
    Thread: DeLorean Day at Great British Car Journey Belper. Derbyshire. 29 August 2022
Post: RE: DeLorean Day at Great British Car Journey Belp...

Were on our way to visit family in Darley Dale that day would there be room for one more??? for a few hours would love to say Hi and and have a chat. And a good excuse to get 4397 out for a run Mich...
Mich1958 Midlands 28 4,533 27 Aug 2022, 07:35
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Hi Guys  After reading the super Chris Willams article in issue 89 of the Delorean news I decided to take the same steps as Chris as I found the brakes on my Delorean very wanting. I took my car to ...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 14 Jul 2022, 11:43
    Thread: AC check over before recharge
Post: RE: AC check over before recharge

Hi Chris Thanks for the prompt reply and the advice I will update my AC guy. So it appears that the compressor and conecting pipework are original as to the rest of the system it's a bit of an unkn...
Mich1958 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 4 982 05 Jul 2022, 09:25
    Thread: AC check over before recharge
Post: AC check over before recharge

Hi Guy's Just looking for a few pointers before I try and recommision my AC. So 1st thing I have no idea how long the system has not been working for, so I had a word with my pet AC guy and he has a...
Mich1958 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 4 982 04 Jul 2022, 21:41
    Thread: Tracking Alignment
Post: RE: Tracking Alignment

Hi Guys All sorted thanks to the wonderful guys at Wingerworth tyres spot on job fellas and yes the do have the Hunter wheel alignment. Next issue A/C and passenger side window. Cheers Mich
Mich1958 5 - Suspension / Steering 4 934 29 Jun 2022, 08:03
    Thread: Tracking Alignment
Post: Tracking Alignment

Hi Guys  I'm nearing the end of my front end suspension and brake mods which have included a revamped steering rack as the old one had a heck of knock and bang on our pothole strewn british roads  :-...
Mich1958 5 - Suspension / Steering 4 934 21 Jun 2022, 21:19
    Thread: Oil pressure
Post: RE: Oil pressure

Hi Chris I have no knowledge of how often the oil service intervals have been in the last forty one years since I have only had the car since march when it came from the states. My assumption is tha...
Mich1958 1 - Engine 7 1,483 29 May 2022, 18:53
    Thread: Oil pressure
Post: RE: Oil pressure

Hi Guy's Thank you Chris & Chris, what a day it took me most of the afternoon to work this problem 5 or 6 hours of brain teasing can't wrap my head around why it was doing what it was doing in th...
Mich1958 1 - Engine 7 1,483 29 May 2022, 09:57
    Thread: Oil pressure
Post: RE: Oil pressure

Hi Guys And thank you Rissy for the heads up on the trace for the oil light sadly it's never as simple as that   :s  So i grounded the white / orange out at the firewall plug ignition on, no light. ...
Mich1958 1 - Engine 7 1,483 28 May 2022, 07:18
    Thread: Oil pressure
Post: Oil pressure

Hi Guys After my first little trip out I noticed that there was no oil pressure the reading just disapeared, after a little messing with the sender unit which is leaking oil i got a pressure reading ...
Mich1958 1 - Engine 7 1,483 27 May 2022, 19:39
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

So today was the day. Shake down run 50 plus miles multiple stop starts traffic and high speed M1 run fueled up even did a bit of shopping with the wife so how did he do? well  :blush: It didn't st...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 10 May 2022, 21:17
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Hi Guy's and Gals Finally getting ready to drop the car to the floor sorted the handbrake system seems to work really well now I used a slightly different method of getting the angle on the pad's, I ...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 03 May 2022, 22:28
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Hi Guy's  Thank you Chris for the offer and I thought the same Rissy but it turns out Delorean Go had them in stock so all sorted or it will be when I get them resealed painted and fitted on. I also...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 13 Apr 2022, 08:06
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Well after a little investigation into my very poor operating handbrake the answer was obvious  :( Is this a standard failure or what  :dodgy: completly missing including the bolt so im guessing del...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 12 Apr 2022, 20:43
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

That was pretty painless compared to some of my other interactions with the DVLA  :) Just need some insurance now and bolt those few items back on that fell off  :D
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 08 Apr 2022, 19:47
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(28 Mar 2022, 14:14)Guinney1971 Wrote: Looks a nice car!  We're close by to you in NG16, you are welcome to pop over sometime, we've got #2292 and #  :D  here - although neither on the road at the ...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 29 Mar 2022, 09:54
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Hi Chris Thanks for the advice on the handbrake Ill get into it at some point I'm sure, Car runs fine engine starts hot or cold at the first turn of the key brakes seem a little wanting could be just...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 24 Mar 2022, 08:31
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

[attachment=1300]Well 4397 is safely at home and tucked up in her garage  :D time to start getting to grips with my new baby, Handbrake first I think living on a hill it wont even hold on a slight slo...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 22 Mar 2022, 21:58
    Thread: VIN 4267 comes to England
Post: RE: VIN 4267 comes to England

Wow Matt  Just read your story what a journey amazing. I took he plundge end of last year still waiting for my new baby to make it across the pond but the work you have done gives me so much inspira...
Mich1958 Members Cars 77 49,089 22 Jan 2022, 12:21
    Thread: New Tyres
Post: New Tyres

Hi Guys As I'm still very much a newbee as my car has not even arrived yet I'm asking questions and I guess this is a difficult topic. Finding a missmatched size set of 4 tyres same make and tread p...
Mich1958 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 7 1,731 06 Jan 2022, 13:38
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: Hi from NG17

Hi guys and gals Just wanted to say hello as a newbee to the DeLorean clan. My new old baby should be winging it's way over the big pond in the next few month's and already I can't wait. Lot's of n...
Mich1958 New member? Say hello :) 38 7,588 04 Jan 2022, 21:18