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    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

(17 May 2022, 14:00)lordivanhoe Wrote: New inertia switch installed! Hurrah for safety. :-D Also on my way to becoming a 'real' DeLorean owner, as my angle drive broke and I'm replacing that as w...
Rissy 3 - Electrical 7 135 17 May 2022, 16:29
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(13 May 2022, 20:04)Pikey07 Wrote: Welcome to the group, I have so little mechanical knowledge I can't contribute to anything that's being said but I have 4400 so our cars are practically sisters. S...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 13 May 2022, 21:13
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Well that's quite some list. Battery draining and DeLoreans are synonymous bedfellows. The simple rule of thumb is to disconnect the battery when not is use. Everyone does it. The draining is caus...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 11 May 2022, 08:24
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

When I bought my car nearly 13yrs ago, there was no inertia switch at all, and the part of the loom which has the connector for it, was also cut off short. The circuitry had been chocolate blocked in...
Rissy 3 - Electrical 7 135 10 May 2022, 12:46
    Thread: Car Show, Walmer Green Deal. Kent. 30th July 2022
Post: RE: Car Show, Walmer Green Deal. Kent. 30th July 2...

Chris, I knew you would  have just copied and pasted.  At no point was I slaggin' you off, despite your spelling also having historical notable questionability. ;) I was just in a funny mood that day...
Rissy South East 4 126 05 May 2022, 08:16
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

As above. You’ll probably want to check out those wires. Black/purple wants to go back to the fuel pump connector on the fuel tank. Brown/Pink wants to make its way back to the door lock module in ...
Rissy 3 - Electrical 7 135 03 May 2022, 20:53
    Thread: Car Show, Walmer Green Deal. Kent. 30th July 2022
Post: RE: Car Show, Warmer Green Deal. Kent. 30th July 2...

I think you mean Walmer, not warmer. I'll probably not go just on the bases they don't know the difference between "here" and "hear" never mind even spell the place they come from correctly. A somew...
Rissy South East 4 126 29 Apr 2022, 12:35
    Thread: Gaydon Gathering, 5pm Tues 10th May
Post: RE: Gaydon Gathering, 5pm Tues 10th May

Thursday surely. I’d come along with you, but it’s too close to me being at work and it’s a school night meaning I’d have to take a Thursday off work, which is a bit random in the first place, but I’...
Rissy Midlands 2 73 14 Apr 2022, 11:59
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Yeah, that's the bits. In what way were they damaged? Perhaps we should take up this conversation privately rather than hijack Mich's thread....? Sorry Mich.
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 13 Apr 2022, 15:50
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(13 Apr 2022, 08:47)Chris P Wrote: Glad you are all sorted Mich.. ;) .I have quite a few brake bits if anyone needs anything. Just got my hands all oily for nothing !!! Do you happen to have any of...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 13 Apr 2022, 11:57
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

That was real luck that Arran had just the one you needed! Excellent! That could have been a proper headache otherwise. You can buy the pads, new, which come chamfered to shape already, even from E...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 13 Apr 2022, 08:41
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

That’s not good at all. The problem you now have there is trying to find a replacement. I’d consider that piece has been robbed rather than fallen off. Unfortunately, the handbrake part of the rear...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 12 Apr 2022, 22:47
    Thread: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration
Post: RE: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration

(07 Apr 2022, 23:36)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Tax free from today!! Happy days. That should offset a small proportion of the fuel costs anyway!! Hopefully a little bit yeah. I've not been in any rush t...
Rissy Members Cars 209 34,054 08 Apr 2022, 12:41
    Thread: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022
Post: RE: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022

(02 Apr 2022, 10:16)acmetowers Wrote: @Rissy the historic tax is done at the post office, takes a few minutes. Just done mine, as you mine was sorned for the salty months, just took the mot and v5 a...
Rissy Midlands 11 290 02 Apr 2022, 10:39
    Thread: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022
Post: RE: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022

It's all happening that weekend, isn't it. Wouldn't it be nice if the summer was spread out a bit insteas of everything happening on the one weekend of the year? I'm travelling back from Scotland (w...
Rissy Midlands 11 290 02 Apr 2022, 08:18
    Thread: Car Show, Stow on the Wold. 9th July 2022
Post: RE: Car Show, Stow on the Wold. 9th July 2022

Is it just me or is their pricing policy all backwards? Come for free if you're contributing nothing which makes the day for everyone else, or if you wish to be one of those that makes the day for ev...
Rissy Southern England 3 106 01 Apr 2022, 08:25
    Thread: At last!!!
Post: RE: At last!!!

Considering the atrocity that was the first LEGO attempt, this one looks a lot better. They were probably shamed into making a better effort when they saw how good the Playmobil offerings were compar...
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 3 149 18 Mar 2022, 14:00
    Thread: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?
Post: RE: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?

There’s only one drain plug, and one fill plug on a manual GB. Undo fill plug a bit to make sure you can. Then empty out from drain plug. Replace drain plug once empty and happy to do so. Then remo...
Rissy 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 4 144 15 Mar 2022, 16:57
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

(08 Mar 2022, 22:48)Justwatching Wrote: Bummer. I hate the stock exhaust and plan to have a new system fabricated. Would exhaust wrap do until then? Wrapping the entire silencer would probably do...
Rissy Members Cars 68 5,912 09 Mar 2022, 09:50
    Thread: Poor engine performance
Post: RE: Poor engine performance

I'd start be checking and possibly replacing injectors (all equal and good spray pattern and decent volume against time), spark plugs, inline fuel filter (this one has proven to give me issues in the ...
Rissy 1 - Engine 5 193 07 Mar 2022, 10:04
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

You'll want to replace the heatshield with another one. Otherwise the heat from the silencer can heat fatigue the seal at the crank shaft and even the seals at the water pump, leading to leaking on b...
Rissy Members Cars 68 5,912 07 Mar 2022, 09:52
    Thread: Door issue
Post: RE: Door issue

Normally, what I do if I've had the T-panel off; when putting back on, I open up both doors and set the T panel in the middle according to the door positions at the open position. This is normally go...
Rissy 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 116 07 Mar 2022, 09:50
    Thread: Poor engine performance
Post: RE: Poor engine performance

A process of possible reason eliminations to be carried out i'd say. When you say the power tops out at around 50mph, what happens at that point? Any bunny hopping or jittering or anything else?
Rissy 1 - Engine 5 193 07 Mar 2022, 09:48
    Thread: Car Show, Cromford Meadows, Matlock. 8th May 2022
Post: RE: Car Show, Cromford Meadows, Matlock. 8th May 2...

(22 Feb 2022, 13:58)Chris P Wrote: Please Note.....due to unforeseen circumstances, this event in May is  CANCELLED.  :-/ Not surprised.  Matlock is about 4ft under water now.
Rissy Midlands 9 277 22 Feb 2022, 14:24
    Thread: Delorean ReImagined
Post: RE: Delorean ReImagined

It looks like a nice car.  I like it. If it were true, the only homage to our cars on that, would be the doors of course I don't know what Steve's finances are like, but it takes a LOT of money to b...
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 273 14 Feb 2022, 19:21
    Thread: Delorean ReImagined
Post: RE: Delorean ReImagined

I saw something over the weekend on FB, but i'll admit I was a bit confused at what I was looking at. "was it an advert for the "new" build DeLorean's?", "was it something else?" I thought to myself....
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 273 14 Feb 2022, 15:49
    Thread: RHD spotted Edinburgh - SIJ 5996
Post: RE: RHD spotted Edinburgh - SIJ 5996

I got the car I always wanted from staring at it on the internet when there was a picture of it on the owners website. It was total fluke mind you. I didn't know it was the same car I had been looki...
Rissy Historical DeLorean articles, references, photos and information. 22 6,546 14 Feb 2022, 09:28
    Thread: Tech Drawings
Post: RE: Tech Drawings

I'm of the understanding that DMCH have all the blueprints for all the vehicle parts, so anything made outside away from them would have to be privately arranged via another method other than using bl...
Rissy General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 6 234 10 Feb 2022, 14:02
    Thread: Car Lifts
Post: RE: Car Lifts

(02 Feb 2022, 14:14)Chris P Wrote: As Rissy says, well worth doing.....I am contemplating changing the accumulator ...now that does look a tricky job! Not so hard. But again, I'd leave the hardlin...
Rissy PARTS: 9 - Miscellaneous 14 695 02 Feb 2022, 14:24
    Thread: Car Lifts
Post: RE: Car Lifts

(02 Feb 2022, 12:32)Chris Collingwood Wrote: I have finally installed my Wheel free lift and now no need to roll around on the floor! The car runs fine but noticed that the main fuel filter is dated...
Rissy PARTS: 9 - Miscellaneous 14 695 02 Feb 2022, 14:08
    Thread: Intermittent no crank
Post: RE: Intermittent no crank

Yeah. Position 1: Green in one side and White out the other. Green is the slave side of the fuse. White is the Source. Green wire to the outside of the fuse box. Position 7: Brown in one side and ...
Rissy 3 - Electrical 9 361 28 Jan 2022, 16:27
    Thread: Aricon Recharge
Post: RE: Aricon Recharge

It’s not just the gas you use, it’s the condition of your AC system components too. How long has your system been out of operation? Has it been left open to atmosphere at any point? If anything on ...
Rissy 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 1 104 26 Jan 2022, 08:35
    Thread: Vin10579
Post: RE: Vin10579

Welcome and congratulations. Looks like a nice car. I'm sure you'll have fun with that. Will be good to see you at any future get together.
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 4 235 23 Jan 2022, 14:38
    Thread: VIN 4267 comes to England
Post: RE: VIN 4267 comes to England

All excellent work and detail! Well done. Thanks for sharing too!
Rissy Members Cars 77 30,495 21 Jan 2022, 15:01
    Thread: Original Lighted key for sale
Post: RE: Original Lighted key for sale

Can’t even provide the bag it belongs in?! What!? (Sold separately for maximum greed)
Rissy DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 206 19 Jan 2022, 23:28
    Thread: VIN 4566 Restoration
Post: RE: VIN 4566 Restoration

Looks awesome! Very nice to be getting what looks like a proper car back in the garage eh. Patience valued I'm sure. It'll feel amazing when you get back behind the wheel knowing you've got a well ...
Rissy Members Cars 157 62,182 19 Jan 2022, 13:00
    Thread: VIN 4566 Restoration
Post: RE: VIN 4566 Restoration

Woo-hoo! Well done!
Rissy Members Cars 157 62,182 17 Jan 2022, 17:26
    Thread: Intermittent no crank
Post: RE: Intermittent no crank

Have you tried swapping out the starter relay in the engine bay (on the bulkhead framework on the rear-left-hand-side)? Almost sounds like that's sticking. The other potential culprit might be the a...
Rissy 3 - Electrical 9 361 12 Jan 2022, 09:39
    Thread: New Tyres
Post: RE: New Tyres

I'll tell you who's got some nice tyres on his car. TheScAtMaN (Steve) I was even discussing them with him at the NEC in November just gone. I can't remember what they are now, but I seem to think ...
Rissy 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 7 255 07 Jan 2022, 14:28
    Thread: New Tyres
Post: RE: New Tyres

(06 Jan 2022, 20:23)Chris Williams Wrote: I did see an advert for Vintage Tyres saying they had the original P600 in stock part of a newly made batch. It's the P600s I have on my rears. At the tim...
Rissy 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 7 255 07 Jan 2022, 09:53
    Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Hello Rob, Best of luck in your search. Might be useful to spend some time considering what it is you're looking for in your chosen car. That may help you focus your attention rather than going for...
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 3 186 06 Jan 2022, 14:59
    Thread: New Tyres
Post: RE: New Tyres

I'm running Different brand tyres front and back. I think Hankook have an offering, which may satisfy both required tyre sizes, but i'm not certain without spending the time to look. You'll find the...
Rissy 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 7 255 06 Jan 2022, 14:57
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

Welcome to the team Mich. All the best for your new arrival. Let's all see some nice pics when you get a chance. :)
Rissy New member? Say hello :) 35 812 06 Jan 2022, 09:30
    Thread: Valve adjustment
Post: RE: Valve adjustment

Not sure who you’re addressing Rich, but I have a whole new exhaust system, perfectly sealed. Still the noise persists. I’ll get it fixed one day.
Rissy 1 - Engine 17 852 24 Dec 2021, 14:27
    Thread: Valve adjustment
Post: RE: Valve adjustment

My engine has always had a bit of something which sounds like cam rattle. It seems to come from cylinder 1. It’s been on my to-do list for over a decade. Will be interesting if I get in there and d...
Rissy 1 - Engine 17 852 23 Dec 2021, 12:57
    Thread: Valve adjustment
Post: RE: Valve adjustment

Martin Gutkowski (Stunned Monkey) has done a few videos over the years including this one. He shows you how to get the car into TDC here. I’m sure he’s also used cylinder #1 for the same thing in an...
Rissy 1 - Engine 17 852 21 Nov 2021, 11:02
    Thread: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/good?
Post: RE: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/...

I'm not "dissing" either. Just sharing hear-say for others to filter into their considerations. It's just human nature to comment on the bad before the good. I'm sure there have been many sales of ...
Rissy 1 - Engine 19 914 16 Nov 2021, 17:31
    Thread: Lap of Lights at Silverstone
Post: RE: Lap of Lights at Silverstone

Sounds quite cool. My calendar though, is stacked up already. I certainly couldn't do it during the availability time they have there. Maybe next year if they do something similar though.
Rissy Midlands 1 152 16 Nov 2021, 13:53
    Thread: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/good?
Post: RE: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/...

Looks like the shiny option, rather than brushed. Hence the rust. I know a few people who’ve expressed difficulty and problems with that offering. Only 2nd hand information of course, but does make...
Rissy 1 - Engine 19 914 15 Nov 2021, 19:33
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2021, Nov 12-14 Nov 2021 & AGM Notification
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2021, Nov 12-14 Nov 2021 ...

(15 Nov 2021, 16:54)TheScAtMaN Wrote: Top weekend once again, worth the 2 year gap! Got stuck in stationery traffic for an hour on the M1 on the way back but apart from that all safe and sound. Pen...
Rissy DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 29 1,803 15 Nov 2021, 17:28