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    Thread: brake master reservoir
Post: brake master reservoir

Hello all I was wondering if anyone has a spare brake master cylinder tank or knows where i could get one. I cant seem to source one without having to buy the cylinder with it, and my cylinder has ju...
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 2,301 08 May 2010, 13:18
    Thread: throttle valve assy
Post: Re: throttle valve assy

It just sticks- dunno if thats a common problem but its about the one big problem left with my car. At first i thought it was the cable but ive replaced inner and outer. Ive emailed ed and he can sen...
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,492 02 Nov 2009, 02:09
    Thread: throttle valve assy
Post: throttle valve assy

Does anyone know where i can send this for a refurb, i reckon mine is goosed. Thanks John
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,492 17 Oct 2009, 13:19
    Thread: Firebombing
Post: Re: Firebombing

spark plugs- bosch platinum plus fours! Got mine from hervey and my car has never run better
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 4,154 17 Oct 2009, 13:13
    Thread: steering column bushing
Post: steering column bushing

Has anyone got instructions for fitting one? its the split one i got from ed Thanks John
johnomac 5 - Suspension / Steering 4 4,646 20 Aug 2009, 00:12
    Thread: warm up reg- hoses
Post: Re: warm up reg- hoses

Still cant figure this out, dont suppose anyone has a pic of the rubber hose installed?
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 4 3,977 21 Jun 2009, 18:50
    Thread: halo- extra wires!!
Post: halo- extra wires!!

Been putting new headlights and halo sidelights in- got the wiring sorted on the headlights, but i cant figure out where the white and red wires on the halo lights go, or indeed what they do? Can anyo...
johnomac 3 - Electrical 2 1,730 21 Jun 2009, 18:48
    Thread: Headlight spring
Post: Headlight spring

Reinstalling headlights and sidelights today and it appears i am missing a spring- does anyone know of a crossmatch or where i can get one? Thanks John
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 1,812 21 Jun 2009, 18:45
    Thread: warm up reg- hoses
Post: Re: warm up reg- hoses

Thanks Chris, got the fuel lines ok, its the rubber air hose i couldnt work out?
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 4 3,977 10 Jun 2009, 10:10
    Thread: warm up reg- hoses
Post: warm up reg- hoses

ive had my WUR sent away for refurb, got it back and reinstalled, but i cant remember which hose goes from the top, or where i put the hose. Ive had a look on find dmc part but none of the diagrams sh...
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 4 3,977 09 Jun 2009, 18:45
    Thread: halfords battery
Post: halfords battery

Hello all, Havent been on for ages but im getting back to work on my delorean this month. My bike has been nicked, and as a result im getting a voucher for halfords from the insurance company and i wa...
johnomac 3 - Electrical 2 1,620 02 Mar 2009, 22:40
    Thread: Antenna!!!!
Post: [quote] bozzzydmc wrote: Darren C wrote: Sell t...

Quote:bozzzydmc wrote: Darren C wrote: Sell the Hyundai, it'll depreciate quicker than the radio signal lol... thats just mean ... Ha, fair one! I actually got it way below blue book and i c...
johnomac Off topic talk, general chat etc 6 2,857 15 Jun 2008, 19:55
    Thread: Antenna!!!!
Post: Antenna!!!!

Just picked up my new car this week- hyundia elantra 2.0 td. Drives brilliantly and was a bargain- only prob is the bloody auto antenna doesnt recieve a decent signal- its definately connected. Proble...
johnomac Off topic talk, general chat etc 6 2,857 13 Jun 2008, 14:37
    Thread: A cautionary tale PLEASE READ
Post: Darren, i had the same problem except it was just ...

Darren, i had the same problem except it was just a lazy selfish arse that parked his beamer in my drive, blocking my garage. We phoned the police and persuaded them to remove it, big truck towed it o...
johnomac Off topic talk, general chat etc 50 20,831 12 Jun 2008, 13:09
    Thread: turbo
Post: TT- where did you get the rebuild done?

TT- where did you get the rebuild done?
johnomac 1 - Engine 36 14,199 12 Apr 2008, 00:19
    Thread: rockford
Post: Yup thats the one, I could maybe afford one if i l...

Yup thats the one, I could maybe afford one if i lived in a trailer :D Or one of these: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :middle:uk[url][/url][/quote]
johnomac Off topic talk, general chat etc 2 1,703 12 Apr 2008, 00:16
    Thread: rockford
Post: rockford

Does anyone know what kind of car Rockford has? Just in case i win the lottery :D
johnomac Off topic talk, general chat etc 2 1,703 08 Apr 2008, 02:15
    Thread: Paperwork!!!
Post: 3 days?! What country are you in?

3 days?! What country are you in?
johnomac General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 4,497 07 Apr 2008, 12:30
    Thread: Paperwork!!!
Post: Paperwork!!!

Got a V55/5 form and time to fill it in- but im confused: Reg mark- do I source a personalised plate and put that in the box or leave it blank Do I need on-road insurance- it says to send the insuranc...
johnomac General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 4,497 07 Apr 2008, 08:46
    Thread: turbo
Post: turbo

Im thinking my bae turbo needs refurbished- here in Aberdeen i cant find anywhere suitable to do it. Would it be foolish to attempt it myself?(inquisitive novice) or can i send it somewhere down in En...
johnomac 1 - Engine 36 14,199 18 Mar 2008, 15:19
    Thread: starting problem
Post: :shock: that should do it

:shock: that should do it
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 13 6,178 15 Feb 2008, 15:46
    Thread: starting problem
Post: no, but i can see at the fuel pump one of the line...

no, but i can see at the fuel pump one of the lines isnt making a good seal with the clip (ie it can slide it off pretty easily). Going to check injectors tonight
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 13 6,178 14 Feb 2008, 15:33
    Thread: starting problem
Post: Respectively: New one in whats the h- vac? word...

Respectively: New one in whats the h- vac? word (that means yes) and i think the injectors and sparks are ok
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 13 6,178 13 Feb 2008, 20:55
    Thread: starting problem
Post: starting problem

Been unable to work on the car for a while, but now that im finally back to the d and ive put the engine back together, im having problems starting it. Jumped it, and it would tick over but wouldnt ac...
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 13 6,178 13 Feb 2008, 19:57
    Thread: Wanted- exhaust
Post: Wanted- exhaust

i need an exhaust that will fit my turbo, the current one looks crap- the left tailpipe is a false one. I cant afford ss right now, but a bog standard one will do. Cheers John
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 3,503 13 Jul 2007, 10:57
    Thread: Engine parts for sale. (heads,pistons/liners/crank) Etc
Post: im trying to sort one of the throttle idle bolts b...

im trying to sort one of the throttle idle bolts but if i were to give up on getting the (snapped) screw out then is the throttle going spare?
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 2,851 29 Jun 2007, 02:09
    Thread: rubber sealant instead of gasket
Post: DONE IT!! :D got the new thermostat in and decided...

DONE IT!! :D got the new thermostat in and decided while i was there id replace thermotime switch as i didnt want to mess about with it again, ive also taken out the air control thingy (3 bolts on it)...
johnomac 1 - Engine 11 6,665 03 Jun 2007, 16:14
    Thread: rubber sealant instead of gasket
Post: Starting to think maybe i should just leave it. Wa...

Starting to think maybe i should just leave it. Was just replacing the thermostat because its been in storage for a while. Any chance i could get away with leaving the old one in or is that a bad idea...
johnomac 1 - Engine 11 6,665 13 May 2007, 19:18
    Thread: rubber sealant instead of gasket
Post: metal, its the air intake dealio thing (thats the ...

metal, its the air intake dealio thing (thats the technical term i think). i think the tapping is working, its just really slow and boring. And all for a measly thermostat!
johnomac 1 - Engine 11 6,665 11 May 2007, 23:28
    Thread: rubber sealant instead of gasket
Post: given it several "one hell of a pulls" its been st...

given it several "one hell of a pulls" its been stuck for presumably a good 20 years, and isnt budging. My mechanic says tap it with a hammer, one of the bar flies at my work says use acetone.
johnomac 1 - Engine 11 6,665 11 May 2007, 14:05
    Thread: kangaroo petrol
Post: kangaroo petrol

Not exactly delorean, but the mitsu has kangaroo petrol- anyone know what causes this? Gave it some fuel cleaner but no much difference
johnomac 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 0 1,627 10 May 2007, 12:38
    Thread: rubber sealant instead of gasket
Post: rubber sealant instead of gasket

Was trying to get to my water pump to replace the thermostat, and since my car is a turbo a have to remove the end but from the air inlet to get to the water pump. Some bright spark has used rubber se...
johnomac 1 - Engine 11 6,665 10 May 2007, 12:35
    Thread: new discs
Post: my discs arent warped but rusted- would bead blast...

my discs arent warped but rusted- would bead blasting work on them- trying to be thrifty!
johnomac 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 10 6,519 10 May 2007, 12:33
    Thread: New Radiator
Post: i got one from martin, i took it to my local rad r...

i got one from martin, i took it to my local rad repairer and he said its not a standard core so its best to get a new rad.
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 6,504 22 Apr 2007, 21:16
    Thread: engine servo
Post: Looked at some pics of delorean engines and none h...

Looked at some pics of delorean engines and none have this thing. There was an aftermarket cruise control installed so ill multimeter it from the switch on the center console and it should prove for s...
johnomac 1 - Engine 6 4,116 12 Apr 2007, 23:13
    Thread: engine servo
Post: dont know how to post pics doh! It is the "electro...

dont know how to post pics doh! It is the "electronic engine control servo" and it has a bathplug thingy dealio that is hanging next to the throttle. please tell me it isnt serious/expensive!!
johnomac 1 - Engine 6 4,116 12 Apr 2007, 03:00
    Thread: engine servo
Post: engine servo

I found my engine servo (on the left side of the engine) disconnected at the throttle spool, why would someone disconnect it or could it have dislodged itself? And what will it being disconnected caus...
johnomac 1 - Engine 6 4,116 11 Apr 2007, 16:15
    Thread: Louvre refurb
Post: Louvre refurb

Managed to fix all the cracks, which im pretty pleased about, just need filler and gelcoat (i think) what kinds should i use and does anyone know where i can get them??
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 2,009 11 Apr 2007, 15:58
    Thread: Fascia painting
Post: oh well :?

oh well :?
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 2,531 10 Apr 2007, 17:43
    Thread: Dash removal
Post: which side is cracked?

which side is cracked?
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 27 15,058 07 Apr 2007, 03:01
    Thread: Fascia painting
Post: Fascia painting

Finally got the front fascia off. What colour matches the original for the top coat?
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 2,531 06 Apr 2007, 16:09
    Thread: sticky throttle
Post: sticky throttle

the cable on the pedal end sticks and takes a while to return up. Please please tell me i can just wd 40 it and not spend more money! :shock:
johnomac 1 - Engine 8 5,705 06 Apr 2007, 16:08
    Thread: radiator refurb
Post: radiator refurb

How do i know if i need one? also how much should it cost?
johnomac 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 5 5,752 04 Apr 2007, 01:36
    Thread: Removing the front fascia and the radiator
Post: well i managed to get the spoiler off today, but w...

well i managed to get the spoiler off today, but wont be able to get back to her until wednesday- work :(
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 8 4,665 31 Mar 2007, 02:02
    Thread: Removing the front fascia and the radiator
Post: 5 minutes, try 5 days!!

5 minutes, try 5 days!!
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 8 4,665 30 Mar 2007, 01:11
    Thread: Spare wheel
Post: Spare wheel

Mine is missing, im guessing this is an mot failure? Is it possible to get an original or an equiv size- is it the size of front or back or does it fit both?
johnomac 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 5 3,698 29 Mar 2007, 01:03
    Thread: Removing the front fascia and the radiator
Post: Oh and its ok bozzzy, i already soaked my clothes ...

Oh and its ok bozzzy, i already soaked my clothes in antifreeze when i exploded the coolant resevoir- theres none left!
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 8 4,665 29 Mar 2007, 00:54
    Thread: Removing the front fascia and the radiator
Post: HAHAHA i have some work to do, looks even more dif...

HAHAHA i have some work to do, looks even more difficult after a few beers, thanks lads, ill let you know how it goes (probably crap).
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 8 4,665 29 Mar 2007, 00:48
    Thread: Removing the front fascia and the radiator
Post: Removing the front fascia and the radiator

Have remved the headlights, surrounds, and all the bolts behind the grey bit but then i discovered its attatched to the black bit! Any tips on removing it completely would be greatly appreciated. Also...
johnomac 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 8 4,665 28 Mar 2007, 14:44
    Thread: cooling resevoir cap
Post: cooling resevoir cap

i need a new cooling cap, 41mm diameter rated 15lbs. Does anyone have a spare or know where i can buy one? Cheers John
johnomac DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 0 1,815 28 Mar 2007, 14:38