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    Thread: New(ish) member saying Hello!
Post: RE: New(ish) member saying Hello!

(01 Mar 2024, 20:28)mattjeh Wrote: Im just curious of the approximate cost of a conversion on top of a running well restored example (which is what, about £50k these days?). I think you're a bit un...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 15 192 Yesterday, 08:35
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

In my own humble experience, stud extractors are rarely worth the metal they're made from. Take a measurement of a complete bolt from that hole (from memory, you use two shorter bolts and two longer...
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 27 Feb 2024, 09:27
    Thread: New(ish) member saying Hello!
Post: RE: New(ish) member saying Hello!

Hi Paul, In case you haven't done already; it's worth you joining the eurotec forum too. http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/ There's a chap on there called "Admin-bloke", who's very nice (Real name Nick...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 15 192 26 Feb 2024, 14:26
    Thread: Rusting Tesla Cyber Trucks
Post: Rusting Tesla Cyber Trucks

I've just been reading an article on the new Cyber Trucks from Tesla, and reports from their new owners on how their newly purchased vehicles are "rusting" on the driveway after only a few weeks on th...
Rissy Off topic talk, general chat etc 0 50 16 Feb 2024, 09:05
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

That's really good that you managed to get the Y-pipe out by lifting it up and away from bolt remanence. I'm perplexed on how that was possible. My memory was telling me that the Y-pipe has to be mo...
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 12 Feb 2024, 09:44
    Thread: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter
Post: RE: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter

My advice would be to leave that lower elbow joint on the hardline alone. Unbolt the top connection to the fuel filter only, loosen off the bracket which holds the filter itself, and then unscrew the...
Rissy 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 5 128 08 Feb 2024, 13:22
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

To echo Chris P, when I was in my VOD, nearly 9yrs ago now, I had no intention of changing the water pump. I was in there for all the other reasons. Just by the sheer nature of draining down the coo...
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 07 Feb 2024, 10:30
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

I had what you had. By the time I’d drilled out the shaft of the bolts, a light waggle of the Y-pipe loosened it straight off the remanence of the bolts, allowing the funny angle you need to get the ...
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 06 Feb 2024, 23:37
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

You'll have to drill out the bolts which go through the Y-pipe if they've snapped off. The Y-pipe is not threaded, just the block underneath. Use the empty holes as your indicator to hole depth, and...
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 06 Feb 2024, 14:51
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

(30 Jan 2024, 11:11)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Treat her to the bridal suite at the Europa with room service!   Well. In order to book the bridal suite, I'm sure one must first get married. THAT would be...
Rissy Ireland 8 248 30 Jan 2024, 14:27
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

I'll not be going unfortunately. This falls on Leanne's birthday weekend, and she'd be less than appreciative at spending her birthday in this manner. Got lots going on financially this year anyway,...
Rissy Ireland 8 248 30 Jan 2024, 09:28
    Thread: US Auto Show Oulton Park Cheshire 17th August 2024
Post: RE: US Auto Show Oulton Park Cheshire 17th August ...

They probably wont be interested in a bunch of stainless steel British sports cars :P
Rissy Northern England 2 76 26 Jan 2024, 09:18
    Thread: DOC Tec
Post: RE: DOC Tec

Nothing can replace getting hands on with your car with someone else who knows the car as well as, or better than you, for learning how to do jobs on your car, and for stopping stupid things happening...
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 2 100 09 Jan 2024, 09:44
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

Ah yes. Salt. I hadn't considered that at the time of writing, but after driving home from work, it's clear that exercise has already started down here. Type R is covered already. Perhaps not brin...
Rissy Midlands 21 683 30 Nov 2023, 18:40
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

So. Looking at the weather forecast for Saturday, it doesn't look at all bad. It leads me to wonder, how many of us might come in our D's on Saturday. I've not made my mind up yet, but if i decide ...
Rissy Midlands 21 683 30 Nov 2023, 13:51
    Thread: Air con / heater system - function advice please?
Post: RE: Air con / heater system - function advice plea...

On the AC panel, the following energise the compressor to circulate your gases: MAX (same as NORM but with hot water valve behind engine closing off hot water to the heater matrix in the cabin) NORM ...
Rissy 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 2 159 27 Nov 2023, 10:44
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: RE: Angle drive

Sounds like it’s more likely the dust cap slipping in the hub. I’d check there first, but I’d still go for a disassembly and relube etc and put back together again and see if there’s an improvement. ...
Rissy 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 274 20 Nov 2023, 08:10
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: RE: Angle drive

What's the giveaway? Speedo bounce? If it's not actually snapped, then now is the time to take it off the car and assess. It may just need some attention to clean it up and regrease it etc.
Rissy 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 274 19 Nov 2023, 09:22
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: RE: UK project Car for sale.£50k

I literally just watched “hub nut” on YouTube last night do his review of the DeLorean, and this was the car he used for his video. So funny I see it the very next day for sale! According to the vid...
Rissy DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 405 18 Nov 2023, 09:35
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

(08 Nov 2023, 10:19)Chris P Wrote: GDPR?? https://gprivate.com/67oiq
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 08 Nov 2023, 12:49
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

Just in case, for additional information, Facebook is also searchable for keywords under specific groups. People posting repeatedly about the same questions could be avoided IF people understood that...
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 03 Nov 2023, 10:25
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

WhatsApp chat history is entirely searchable by key words, and you also have the facility to flag messages if you want to specially refer to them later on again.
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 02 Nov 2023, 23:21
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

Whatsapp isn't social media, but with groups made up within that platform, it can be considered similar, at least for those within the group. I've tried to encourage people to use Whatsapp for this l...
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 02 Nov 2023, 12:03
    Thread: Anyone tried 205/70 R14 on the front?
Post: RE: Anyone tried 205/70 R14 on the front?

It really depends on ride height and suspension movement. What height are you running at right now. My car is quite low and the tyres miss everything ok. Not masses of margin. But ok. Couple that...
Rissy 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 3 214 17 Oct 2023, 13:25
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

Ha! so you're saying that unless you buy this, then you ARE doing this to a DeLorean!? It's clearly an ex wacky rally car. Also, clearly from the lingo on the back window, sorry, windae; it's locate...
Rissy DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 562 11 Oct 2023, 17:17
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Excellent work Claire. I'll collect mine as usual at the NEC if that's ok. Curious now. Where was the title image taken?
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 09 Oct 2023, 13:17
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Excellent work! Looks OEM now!
Rissy Members Cars 133 21,467 02 Oct 2023, 13:19
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

It's funny because I changed out my tank pickup hose a few years ago for a new one from Ed. I kept the original one which got pulled out of the fuel tank at the time (and also had a coil loaded into ...
Rissy Members Cars 18 994 19 Sep 2023, 15:58
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

I was wondering if something like this might work. Plenty of options to configure it to your needs. Not sure where this, or any other cooler might go, i'll admit. It's got to be somewhere safe so t...
Rissy Members Cars 18 994 14 Sep 2023, 08:52
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

(13 Sep 2023, 12:39)Guinney1971 Wrote: bloody hell, how are DI justifying charging pretty much 7x as much for it? "Tried and tested (with instructions)" probably.  Hell of expensive instructions!
Rissy Members Cars 18 994 13 Sep 2023, 12:40
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Yeah and they don’t even produce it. I found this during my researching. Spot the difference? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164007090117?...media=COPY Or if you want to be exact, and want black fitti...
Rissy Members Cars 18 994 13 Sep 2023, 06:26
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Look at those fresh young faces! :) I think the biggest impact to hot fuel in the tank is the continual circulation of fuel round the circulatory system (over a hot engine and through a pump working ...
Rissy Members Cars 18 994 12 Sep 2023, 12:46
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Looks amazing. I'm happy to give up my phone number. I'll pass that on tomorrow evening during or after introductions. :)
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 07 Sep 2023, 21:15
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Scorchio! My AC should be well used this weekend. Probably the most it’s ever been used since installing it! Roll on my dashboard starting to crack now! :D
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 07 Sep 2023, 17:22
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Went to get the car fuelled up ready for Friday, last night. Lots of excited individuals in attendance at the forecourt, so much so that one guy even drove off gawping at the car as I filled it up, n...
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 06 Sep 2023, 13:16
    Thread: Wheel nut torque settings
Post: RE: Wheel nut torque settings

Never found that tight enough myself. I’ve always tightened to 100Nm. Never had an issue at that, although still found a couple come loose after 50-100 miles when rechecking. Never come loose after...
Rissy 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 6 298 04 Sep 2023, 07:06
    Thread: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshire, various dates 2024
Post: RE: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshir...

Looks quite cool. Somewhere I've never been before. I'd be up for trying that out. I'd be pretty easy about which event, but obviously closer to the time will make things clearer on calendar compli...
Rissy Southern England 4 361 01 Sep 2023, 18:59
    Thread: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire
Post: RE: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire

I was never going to make it unfortunately, otherwise I’d have said I’d be there. Crap weather most of the summer has meant trying to get some outdoor jobs done on the few remaining nice weekends we ...
Rissy Midlands 12 771 29 Aug 2023, 20:59
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

(27 Aug 2023, 15:16)theningiachicken Wrote: fix one thing and another appears  :s Ain’t that the truth. My full beam indicator on my binnacle isn’t working right now. It’s been like that for two ...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 27 Aug 2023, 15:27
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

Nice one. I was thinking about ignition coil today actually. It’s seems a bit difficult to easily identify an appropriate modern replacement. Bosch don’t seem to make them any more that I can see.
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 26 Aug 2023, 22:46
    Thread: Seal for top of original AC compressor?
Post: RE: Seal for top of original AC compressor?

Take the bolt out, measure the thread diameter, and buy an HNBR O ring. Wet it with PAG100 oil before fitting it into place. I’m sure that will be all you’ll need. I’m sure it’s nothing special.
Rissy 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 2 174 26 Aug 2023, 18:11
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

Not counting a really faulty inertia switch (obscure failure), if the inertia switch was at fault, not only wouldn’t the fuel pump run, the central locking wouldn’t let you lock the doors. I know you...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 25 Aug 2023, 07:20
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

If it does turn out to be your RPM (Fuel Pump) relay which has gone faulty (despite having fuel pressure at the venturi port?), then you can easily buy a spare (new) unit. I bought one of these years...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 23 Aug 2023, 10:14
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Just to fully confirm if unsure, both Leanne and I are attending for the whole lot (except for the later evening arrival on the Friday evening - about 8pm ish i suspect) Food intolerances (for me) ar...
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 22 Aug 2023, 13:00
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

I only asked if you had someone working with you, as I thought you had Mr Hanlon and/or Mr Westerman on the case, and both these chaps know their stuff, so they should have been able to get to the bot...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 22 Aug 2023, 07:08
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

Who’s “we”? You got someone helping you?
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 21 Aug 2023, 11:29
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

Have you ever changed the fuel accumulator? It's worth doing a fuel pressure test. There's two tests you want to do there (I'm basing my suggestions on you insisting you have good spark, so electric...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 21 Aug 2023, 07:32
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

Have you tried jam jar testing your injectors? When was the last time you changed your fuel filter? What is your primary fuel pressure (especially important if you’ve now added a free flow exhaust o...
Rissy 1 - Engine 22 924 20 Aug 2023, 18:33
    Thread: Minehead DeLorean photo op
Post: RE: Minehead DeLorean photo op

So I talked to one of the guys who works at the arcades and he says the photo is about 25yrs old now. The car belonged to the owner of the arcade back in the day. He says it spent more time in stora...
Rissy Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 465 17 Aug 2023, 13:07
    Thread: Minehead DeLorean photo op
Post: RE: Minehead DeLorean photo op

If you view the above picture on a laptop you’ll see to the right I’ve got a close up shot of the license plate which is off the page on mobile view (picture scaling is terrible here!). I *think* it’...
Rissy Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 465 16 Aug 2023, 17:19