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    Thread: A barrel of laughs?
Post: Re: A barrel of laughs?

Austin Metro door locks are the same. Infact these ones have a black surround so look identical to the Delorean ones. £7.50 on ebay. There called Z Locks and lots of austin and rover cars used them...
Daniel Shane DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 2,151 31 Oct 2010, 15:01
    Thread: New lease of life
Post: Re: New lease of life

Old Saab 900's used those holders. The type number is 509T and most auto places should sell them Dan
Daniel Shane Off topic talk, general chat etc 9 2,681 07 Apr 2010, 14:33
    Thread: Air Ride Suspension
Post: Re: Air Ride Suspension

Here is a demo of what bump steer is [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKJAukSZRT0[/youtube] All cars are designed with a certain amount of bump steering. You can see both wheels moving when ...
Daniel Shane 5 - Suspension / Steering 10 5,950 29 Mar 2010, 08:30
    Thread: Footman James
Post: Re: Footman James

Wikipedia is your friend ! A parallel import is a non-counterfeit product imported from another country without the permission of the intellectual property owner. Parallel imports are often referred ...
Daniel Shane Insurance Companies 12 9,001 11 Feb 2010, 08:48
    Thread: New Website
Post: Re: New Website

I did a test migration to IPB a long time ago then the forum went to the current version of phpBB and apart from me having to go a little SQL magic in the back end it all worked fine. The reason I di...
Daniel Shane Forum Errors or Suggestions - Please Report Here 19 9,025 04 Dec 2009, 14:18
    Thread: Pic attachments gone missing
Post: Re: Pic attachments gone missing

MikeH Wrote:oh noes, i was lookign over the backup i did and i missed teh folder with all the attachments in :o It didnt help with the fact of the upgrade not going so well so i had to do a fresh ins...
Daniel Shane Forum Errors or Suggestions - Please Report Here 8 4,111 14 Aug 2009, 12:38
    Thread: Pic attachments gone missing
Post: Re: Pic attachments gone missing

There still missing, Infact it's all of the other areas that had attachments, there now all missing :shock: Dan
Daniel Shane Forum Errors or Suggestions - Please Report Here 8 4,111 12 Aug 2009, 08:56
    Thread: Forum Updates
Post: Re: Forum Updates

Hi Paul Thats why I always left it to the default behaviour. Also care is needed as the text on the top right is stored as a single statement in the SQL database and it caused a bit of a problem whe...
Daniel Shane Forum Updates and Advice 9 4,962 12 Aug 2009, 08:52
    Thread: Wanted - a bolt
Post: Re: Wanted - a bolt

It's an M8 but I dont know how long it is. Dan
Daniel Shane 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 2 1,968 15 Jun 2009, 21:42
    Thread: Springs
Post: Re: Springs

Hi Mate, That is shocking. Sorry I didnt get a chance to change the other one for you but that picture is truly unbelievable !!! Dan
Daniel Shane 5 - Suspension / Steering 48 18,169 11 Jun 2009, 00:00
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

arranj Wrote:Well - that's sort of done :wink: . I think. As in we'll be streaming 2 video/audio feeds in Flash, with live text chat - (probably!). I would say "yes", "do more", but my broadband conne...
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 28 May 2009, 23:31
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

Do you want live streamed video of the event again this year ?
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 28 May 2009, 19:27
    Thread: Over-rotating gear knob
Post: Re: Over-rotating gear knob

Thread Lock is what you need
Daniel Shane 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 13 3,375 28 May 2009, 19:26
    Thread: Universal Steering Joint - cross matchable?
Post: Re: Universal Steering Joint - cross matchable?

There should be a Lotus dealer near to you, If not are you going to Eurotech this year ? If so you can drop into the factory on the way home and purchase parts :mrgreen: Dan
Daniel Shane 5 - Suspension / Steering 38 13,821 10 May 2009, 21:21
    Thread: Universal Steering Joint - cross matchable?
Post: Re: Universal Steering Joint - cross matchable?

The TAB's are exactly the same as Lotus used on the Esprit as the Rear Radius Arm Bushing. You can get them brand new from Lotus. The Last one I got from them cost about £15. Dan
Daniel Shane 5 - Suspension / Steering 38 13,821 10 May 2009, 18:57
    Thread: Renault 25 Gearbox for Sale
Post: Re: Renault 25 Gearbox for Sale

Yep, Just needs the final drive reversing otherwise you'll have 5 reverse gears and one forward :D Any gearbox workshop can do that in about 20 minutes. Dan
Daniel Shane DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 2,482 08 May 2009, 17:50
    Thread: Renault 25 Gearbox for Sale
Post: Renault 25 Gearbox for Sale

Hi All Going through my garage the other day I found a Renault 25 Manual Gearbox. It's complete and needs a clean up and the final drive turning round. The case and bell housing are in good conditi...
Daniel Shane DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 2,482 08 May 2009, 16:54
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

arranj Wrote:(ok and 1 Esprit :wink: ) And 1 Elise :mrgreen: Dan
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 08 May 2009, 07:45
    Thread: Club Spares suggestions.
Post: Re: Club Spares suggestions.

I believe the company your thinking about claire was namrick. http://www.namrick.co.uk/ They supplied stainless screws and could have them coated black. Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 36 9,977 29 Apr 2009, 08:18
    Thread: Club Spares suggestions.
Post: Re: Club Spares suggestions.

Right, I've just been through some of the old invoices, there were some scary bits in there :shock: Nick H, The place in Kent was SOC, Now called Premier Auto Supplies. There still going. Based in...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 36 9,977 29 Apr 2009, 08:03
    Thread: Club Spares suggestions.
Post: Re: Club Spares suggestions.

A Van Wrote:Quote:Steering Column Bushing ......! I think would definitely be a part worth stocking over here. Those were made for DMCL by a bloke down by the seaside in dymchurch called Peter. I ...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 36 9,977 28 Apr 2009, 21:47
    Thread: New Stainless Exhaust System - Fibreglass Baffling Issue
Post: Re: New Stainless Exhaust System - Fibreglass Baff...

Sounds like the baffle is coming out. Dan
Daniel Shane 1 - Engine 11 3,608 27 Apr 2009, 16:40
    Thread: "Ashes To Ashes"
Post: Re: "Ashes To Ashes"

mikesumner Wrote:I now find myself craving an Audi Quattro Coupe. The Same happenend to me after the first season of Ashes To Ashes, so I went and feed that craving :mrgreen: [Image: http://farm3....
Daniel Shane Off topic talk, general chat etc 40 11,409 21 Apr 2009, 07:55
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

bozzzydmc Wrote:UPDATE: 19.04.09 1.21AM (Well ok then its really it 1pm ....) :) We have a new event at EuroTec this year which will be held on the Sunday morning ... !! ' The D Egg C Time Tria...
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 19 Apr 2009, 20:38
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

arranj Wrote:yep - you are - both of you !?! Me and The Misses :)
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 18 Apr 2009, 17:15
    Thread: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 2009
Post: Re: "EuroTec" Weekend in Norfolk, UK - 5th June 20...

Afternoon all, Im hopefully booked in now :mrgreen: Dan
Daniel Shane Events Archive 426 86,173 18 Apr 2009, 16:27
    Thread: Spares, Club funds
Post: Re: Spares, Club funds

Great Idea, Get aload of parts from Ed, stick them in a van and then drive them over. One cost of shipping. Storage might be a problem but I think Ed would be happy with that. Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 49 11,257 15 Apr 2009, 23:04
    Thread: Rear view mirror
Post: Re: Rear view mirror

Old ford mondeo, go down the breakers and get 10 of them for a fiver ! Dan
Daniel Shane 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 1,066 15 Apr 2009, 19:37
    Thread: DeLorean handling
Post: Re: DeLorean handling

SOC send there racks to be refurbished, Like Al said they dont remove them from the car for you. Once you have had the Rack, Steering Bush, Track Rod Ends, Steering Universal Joints and maybe the Ant...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 22 5,600 15 Apr 2009, 11:03
    Thread: Anybody know much about Virtual Servers?
Post: Re: Anybody know much about Virtual Servers?

That's ok mate. Horses for courses. I really like unix and all it's flavours. The fact I can get them to do what I want for a fraction of the cost of MS stuff is great. Problem is unix has a very ste...
Daniel Shane Off topic talk, general chat etc 8 2,394 09 Apr 2009, 21:22
    Thread: Anybody know much about Virtual Servers?
Post: Re: Anybody know much about Virtual Servers?

Jonny Jones Wrote:Just purchased a Virtual Server from 1&1.co.uk and I thought it was just going to be simple FTP stuff as I am used to, but as I've discovered its a completely different ball game...
Daniel Shane Off topic talk, general chat etc 8 2,394 07 Apr 2009, 23:08
    Thread: A Gearbox differential tool is born!
Post: Re: A Gearbox differential tool is born!

Sorry mate, I only read your post the other day. Yeah it cost about 10x the price yours did :shock: It's in the back of my Lotus tool box somewhere and I need to find. Yes I have a tool box just f...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 22 11,556 04 Apr 2009, 16:58
    Thread: A Gearbox differential tool is born!
Post: Re: A Gearbox differential tool is born!

Very nice work Darren. It looks amazing like the tool Lotus sell for doing the job. There called a castellated wrench and diff. nut spanner and there part numbers are TOOOT0679 & TOOOT0680. Co...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 22 11,556 03 Apr 2009, 07:44
    Thread: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming
Post: Re: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming

NickT Wrote:I would have to disagree with you on this one I'm afraid Dan even though I agree with you regarding the inertia switch cutting the fuel supply and the fact the normal relay is a working so...
Daniel Shane 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 37 11,890 01 Apr 2009, 15:38
    Thread: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming
Post: Re: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming

Yeah but if you roll or crash the car the inertia switch should pop and stop the pump as the feed from the RPM relay goes through it. It required no cutting of wires, I just made an adapter to go fro...
Daniel Shane 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 37 11,890 01 Apr 2009, 07:56
    Thread: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming
Post: Re: RPM Relay - Fuel Priming

On mine when the RPM relay failed I just installed a normal relay so that when the ignition came on it turned the pump on. You could actually here the system pressurised as the tone of the pump chang...
Daniel Shane 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 37 11,890 31 Mar 2009, 17:31
    Thread: Spotted in the scrappers yesterday (one for Dan Shane?)
Post: Re: Spotted in the scrappers yesterday (one for Da...

Er, No :mrgreen:
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 4 2,176 24 Mar 2009, 15:04
    Thread: Spotted in the scrappers yesterday (one for Dan Shane?)
Post: Re: Spotted in the scrappers yesterday (one for Da...

Lotus Elite I believe. The Eclat is quite similar so is the Excel but I think it's either a type 75 or type 83 Elite II Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 4 2,176 23 Mar 2009, 15:34
    Thread: braided hoses
Post: Re: braided hoses

A1 hydraulics is who DMCL used to get them off of. 0116 276 1131 is there number and just ask for the brake hoses that DMCL used to supply. Just make sure they swage the ends on nice and tight :mrgr...
Daniel Shane 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 4 2,678 14 Mar 2009, 20:08
    Thread: Castle Combe
Post: Re: Castle Combe

Chris, Al's right. Castle Combe is normally a MAX of 100 db. Some events have lower limits !!! You might wanna check as im sure you said yours was 126 db. Dan
Daniel Shane Events Archive 14 4,888 09 Mar 2009, 21:20
    Thread: VIN 7176 - ULB 248W, or is it?!
Post: Re: VIN 7176 - ULB 248W, or is it?!

If The DVLA cant 100% prove when the car was first registered then they give it the earliest reg for the year. My old car, 4754 a late 81 car, should of been an X but as they cannot take the vin plat...
Daniel Shane Members Cars 38 17,967 05 Mar 2009, 00:27
    Thread: Forum Down!
Post: Forum Down!

Hi All, We are very sorry about the loss of the forum for today. Our old hosting company Lycos, Thats the people who hold and serve our website and forum, decided a few months ago to close and offer...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 3,086 16 Feb 2009, 23:37
    Thread: Video well worth a look at (DeLorean related)
Post: Re: Video well worth a look at (DeLorean related)

You can see why Lotus added an extra arm to triangulate the Esprits lower control arm on the post DMC made Esprits Pre DMC Esprit control arm [Image: http://www.wedgeneering.co.uk/images/Rep...20Lin...
Daniel Shane Off topic talk, general chat etc 2 1,460 15 Jan 2009, 23:44
    Thread: Factory origional right hand drive cars ???
Post: Re: Factory origional right hand drive cars ???

Hi Al, In the last two pictures is that D parked next to a Lotus Racing Green Elan M100 ?? Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 16 5,370 15 Jan 2009, 23:31
    Thread: Calendar
Post: Re: Calendar

We have no where near enough photos. We need around another 40 pictures to get a nice mixture. So far only around 5 people have bothered to send pictures. Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 27 7,301 15 Jan 2009, 17:43
    Thread: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!
Post: Re: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!

Dan1986 Wrote:I use a mac too. I downloaded final cut pro a while ago and couldn't get on with it, so many options and bits to fiddle with! Dan, Try Either Final Cut Express or the New IMovie09 that...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 35 9,568 10 Jan 2009, 14:30
    Thread: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!
Post: Re: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!

jerzybondov Wrote:Thought I'd add my 2p in here - good work with the minicams Jonny! Will you be coming to Caley Hall in March or June? Dan, FCP really isn't too bad once you've got to grips with the...
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 35 9,568 10 Jan 2009, 14:24
    Thread: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!
Post: Re: October 2008 Caley Hall Meet - VIDEO!

Nice Once Jonny. I Like the dialog at 7 minutes :mrgreen: Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 35 9,568 08 Jan 2009, 13:43
    Thread: replacing papaer shims in block
Post: Re: replacing papaer shims in block

Pig of a job that mate, Some people remove them with a stanley knife blade and clean up, others soak them in solvent overnight and some people used the liner itselft with valve rubbing compound on th...
Daniel Shane 1 - Engine 2 1,322 04 Jan 2009, 22:38
    Thread: Calendar
Post: Re: Calendar

I still have the ones you sent me but the more you can send the better Dan
Daniel Shane General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 27 7,301 31 Dec 2008, 13:25