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    Thread: New Style Ottersat Replacement Part Available To Order
Post: Re: New Style Ottersat Replacement Part Available ...

Link is still there Chris http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=5023 Cheers A
andyd Off topic talk, general chat etc 64 26,442 18 Nov 2015, 23:09
    Thread: New Style Ottersat Replacement Part Available To Order
Post: Re: New Style Ottersat Replacement Part Available ...

Thanks Chris, just received this. hopefully a good upgrade given my recent experience with new otterstats, and very good price indeed. Looks very well made, will get it fitted over winter, once I ge...
andyd Off topic talk, general chat etc 64 26,442 18 Nov 2015, 15:46
    Thread: Fitting new polybush????????
Post: Re: Fitting new polybush????????

88mph Wrote:Just double checking you do install with the washers? Not just to compress. In the car, yes, install with the washers. However, even with the notches (as per Ed's) it is not an awful lot...
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 7 3,924 25 Aug 2015, 10:49
    Thread: Did the rear anti-roll bar ever get made?
Post: Re: Did the rear anti-roll bar ever get made?

Manxmann Wrote:My car has a Martin G rear anti-roll bar fitted. Not sure just how effective it is as I've never driven any other D's to compare. Any pics mate? a
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 3,448 21 Aug 2015, 10:41
    Thread: Dents and polishing
Post: Re: Dents and polishing

marty Wrote:I just hope if I do use them and on the off chance it goes pear shaped Chris will put it right :roll: I would like to think between the 10+ of them that they know what they are doing. ...
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 12 4,653 07 Aug 2015, 11:17
    Thread: Hello from The West Country!
Post: Re: Hello from The West Country!

I'd factor in a goodly chunk of cash for parts all the things wrong with it, and the same again for labour unless you are going to do it all yourself... They are 30 years old remember, and may need a...
andyd New member? Say hello :) 15 7,611 05 Aug 2015, 14:18
    Thread: TAB Failure/Warning
Post: Re: TAB Failure/Warning

Hi Chris Could you PM who supplied this bolt?? Did you replace it yourself? Could it have been over-torqued (for example when you had the shims done)?? This is not wear and tear, or the normal ty...
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 4 2,639 13 May 2015, 17:44
    Thread: Starting possible problem
Post: Re: Starting possible problem

marty Re your fuel hose, I saw this on another forum and thought I would post it up. http://scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/viewtopi ... 48#p332348 Just for info, maybe keep an eye on it? Cheers a
andyd 1 - Engine 48 14,941 13 Apr 2015, 16:25
    Thread: Mint 1983 DeLorean DMC-12 with only 13K miles
Post: Re: Mint 1983 DeLorean DMC-12 with only 13K miles

BABIS Wrote:the car in the pics looks like restored, it has Ed's shocks and outriggers, DPI spec1 exhaust and so on... No safety retaining washer on the back of the rear shock tho I notice... a
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 13 5,078 18 Mar 2015, 14:54
    Thread: Clutch, fork and screws
Post: Re: Clutch, fork and screws

stunned_monkey Wrote:10 spline clutch should still be available from Renault, though it has been a few years since I ordered one. Shouldn't be too difficult to source a 21 spline input shaft and sho...
andyd 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 17 7,252 02 Feb 2015, 15:56
    Thread: Clutch, fork and screws
Post: Re: Clutch, fork and screws

...mine was 10 spline. Got one from dave, but getting hard to find now. A
andyd 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 17 7,252 02 Feb 2015, 08:24
    Thread: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms
Post: Re: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms

Chris P Wrote:My cars sit for weeks on end on my lift, using the jacking points near the f/glass sills…never had a problem…..its up there now! Well, thats fine, but as it was me who was sliding the a...
andyd 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 10 4,254 29 Jan 2015, 12:34
    Thread: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms
Post: Re: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms

88mph Wrote:Thoughts on those suspension lower arms? I use a large piece of wood under the lowest part of the LCA (not the outermost part). Mine are already pretty flattened by less careful PO's tho...
andyd 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 10 4,254 28 Jan 2015, 14:09
    Thread: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms
Post: Re: Jacking points & Axle stands & Lower arms

Personally I try to avoid jacking the car on the underbody. Mine is early, (not that it really matters), and I just dont trust the "reinforced" jacking points. Once, the small metal part pushed slig...
andyd 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 10 4,254 28 Jan 2015, 12:25
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

MikeWard Wrote:Chris Williams Wrote:And another one in Surrey: http://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/car ... 81/293973/ Chris That's John Dennys car. At £28k he has undervalued it in my opinion. Agree...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 453 165,165 22 Jan 2015, 08:21
    Thread: Instagram Cars
Post: Re: Instagram Cars

Its a real plate, registered to that car (or a D at least). Currently taxed and MOT'd according to the DVLA, but it has a 1984 build date. (not that surprising, given the DVLA...!) a
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 56 25,667 19 Dec 2014, 15:47
    Thread: Very odd description car on ebay
Post: Re: Very odd description car on ebay

Yes, something like 80,000 miles, but the motor and box are both sound. Chassis needed repainting due to clutch slave leaks, just in time! I think it has been looked after for a good part of its life...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 3,468 14 Dec 2014, 19:24
    Thread: Very odd description car on ebay
Post: Re: Very odd description car on ebay

That's vin 814, now mine. Currently undergoing a goodly amount of repair, restoration, rectification and re commissioning. Not a terrible car tho, given the low vin and has a few interesting early ca...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 3,468 14 Dec 2014, 18:58
    Thread: Dash-mounted Vin plate painting
Post: Re: Dash-mounted Vin plate painting

Chris P Wrote:Some were painted, most of the RHD's plus some early cars, not sure how wingspread it was. 814's is painted, (without the printing as per 520's), but I am also not sure how just wide t...
andyd Members Cars 8 4,839 10 Dec 2014, 12:35
    Thread: vin00547
Post: Re: vin00547

Chris P Wrote:I shall now have to get scanning the photo's of the cars being driven onto the boat and see if I can spot 981. . ...and if you see 814 in those photos, please let me know Chris! Che...
andyd New member? Say hello :) 14 6,330 09 Dec 2014, 16:36
    Thread: SVR363W on sale again
Post: Re: SVR363W on sale again

MikeWard Wrote:Nothing screams well written like an advert written entirely in CAPS. I couldn't bring myself to read past the first line of that ad. Quite a different ad to the previous one, no? :...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 28 10,687 05 Dec 2014, 10:56
    Thread: Squirrely steering when foot taken off gas
Post: Re: Squirrely steering when foot taken off gas

And... And if you loosen off the TAB's, with the wheels off the ground, turn the head of the bolt. If the wheel/TA assembly moves at all ,then there is no point doing much till you have replaced the...
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 9 4,325 10 Nov 2014, 22:54
    Thread: Squirrely steering when foot taken off gas
Post: Re: Squirrely steering when foot taken off gas

Take it to somewhere with a Hunter 4 wheel tracking system. The D is on their system. You could go for somewhere with another system, and give them them manual settings, but I wouldn't. I paid some...
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 9 4,325 10 Nov 2014, 22:37
    Thread: Rear lateral arms- contact with frame?
Post: Rear lateral arms- contact with frame?

Hi guys, I’ve had to have a bit of a hiatus from working on the car, but am planning to get back to it in the next couple of weeks. (most recent purchase- transmission jack. It just seemed easier t...
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 0 1,243 30 Oct 2014, 00:36
    Thread: Worth importing this '82 D as a project?
Post: Re: Worth importing this '82 D as a project?

Darren C Wrote:£ for £ you won't find any other classic car that will bring you so much attention and pleasure :D Scimitar! :P Approx 10% the price of a D, and nearly as much fun! a
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 88 25,860 24 Oct 2014, 20:38
    Thread: DeLorean Ball Joint & Track Rod (Tie Rod) End supplier
Post: Re: DeLorean Ball Joint & Track Rod (Tie Rod) End ...

Cross reference to a Viva, if I remember correctly? Info is out there I think... Anyone confirm? A
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 13,386 24 Oct 2014, 08:27
    Thread: Factory display frame/wheels Etc for sale
Post: Re: Factory display frame/wheels Etc for sale

Rissy Wrote:I think the seller is having a laugh or testing the water for the value of things. Ed bernstein I believe? A
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 2,816 14 Oct 2014, 20:37
    Thread: Advice on buying a car in the US please.
Post: Re: Advice on buying a car in the US please.

Interesting! I have vin814! Did it have textured pontoons? :lol: A
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 3,201 07 Oct 2014, 08:50
    Thread: Is my idea sacrilegious?
Post: Re: Is my idea sacrilegious?

MikeWard Wrote:You can't polish a turd No, but you can roll it in glitter! :wink:
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 21 7,419 19 Aug 2014, 11:21
    Thread: Rear Brake Flexi, how on earth does it come out?
Post: Re: Rear Brake Flexi, how on earth does it come ou...

Its a while since I did this, but I think it sits inside a hex tube. Someone confirm? It will be rusted in. As you have done, get it moving a little (rotational), then employ penetrating oil and a ...
andyd 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 10 4,834 30 Jul 2014, 15:07
    Thread: Hello from Holland
Post: Re: Hello from Holland

Hello Rob! I think a lot of people use both forums. Seats are looking great mate. I wish my car was in a state where I could justify turning my attention to the inadequacies of the clock!! :lol: ...
andyd New member? Say hello :) 5 3,059 19 Jul 2014, 15:53
    Thread: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...
Post: Re: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...

Thanks Dan, let me know what you turn up. Cheers, A
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 3,312 22 Jun 2014, 19:55
    Thread: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...
Post: Re: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...

Hi Ben, Thanks, I already have the boots, but thought you guys were talking about the joints. Not rebuilt mine yet, but its o. The cards. A PO or whoever has let the driveshafts hang off the joints...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 3,312 21 Jun 2014, 18:17
    Thread: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...
Post: Re: Just overhauling rear suspension, parts needed...

Dan, what x-ref did you find for the cv joints? I think the lips are unobtainable, and mine are mashed. Will be fun sorting them out. So I would be I interested in this. Cheers, a
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 3,312 21 Jun 2014, 17:54
    Thread: Door strut hinge panel busted!
Post: Re: Door strut hinge panel busted!

Common problem I feel. Tho I think more so with the early vin tubs. My experience, detailed on "the other channel" !! http://www.deloreaneurotec.co.uk/forum/ ... =22&t=2658 Now perfect. Not a f...
andyd General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 14 5,636 14 Jun 2014, 17:15
    Thread: Water tight!? - PAH!
Post: Re: Water tight!? - PAH!

stunned_monkey Wrote:It's important that these holes are not totally blocked Why so Martin? Cheers a
andyd Members Cars 15 7,211 01 Jun 2014, 22:40
    Thread: Selling my Scimitar
Post: Re: Selling my Scimitar

Thanks Guys, Yes, its nice, to be honest if I can get the D as nice, usable and reliable as this, I'll be delighted. I'll get there one day, but it does take a few years of use to iron out all the c...
andyd Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 2,589 26 May 2014, 13:25
    Thread: Selling my Scimitar
Post: Selling my Scimitar

Hello all, Not specifically DeLorean-related, but it will help the on-going resurrection of vin814! I have just put my 1986 Reliant Scimitar up for sale. (I guess there are some links between the D...
andyd Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 2,589 24 May 2014, 17:35
    Thread: Early VIN for sale in US
Post: Re: Early VIN for sale in US

Starglider Wrote:andyd Wrote:Really early vin tho, those cars are a bit different. Seems a shame for such an early car with a 3 figure vin Honestly I don't know why people feel that way about the low...
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 6,466 16 May 2014, 09:24
    Thread: Early VIN for sale in US
Post: Re: Early VIN for sale in US

Because we've already got one!
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 6,466 16 May 2014, 09:06
    Thread: Early VIN for sale in US
Post: Re: Early VIN for sale in US

Because we've already got one! :P
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 6,466 16 May 2014, 08:53
    Thread: Early VIN for sale in US
Post: Re: Early VIN for sale in US

Really early vin tho, those cars are a bit different. Seems a shame for such an early car with a 3 figure vin. Just my opinion
andyd DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 21 6,466 16 May 2014, 08:36
    Thread: cooling system
Post: Re: cooling system

Chris Williams Wrote:... the two (I think) that come out of the back of the engine (valley) by the clutch slave. Yes Chris, it doesmake sense, but I also want to change these ones too, while the box...
andyd 1 - Engine 5 2,754 12 Apr 2014, 21:07
    Thread: cooling system
Post: Re: cooling system

Thanks Chris, its an idea... But I think trying to get the lower hoses clamped off would be tricky, and maybe not that effective. Also, I want to get them changed before I put the box back in, which...
andyd 1 - Engine 5 2,754 11 Apr 2014, 14:24
    Thread: cooling system
Post: cooling system

Hello, Can I get an opinion on this please? I have got the box out to do the clutch. A number of "while I'm in theres" have occured. And some other things which I had been planning to do anyway. ...
andyd 1 - Engine 5 2,754 10 Apr 2014, 20:48
    Thread: Compression sleeves?
Post: Re: Compression sleeves?

Thanks mate, just as well as I didn't put them on my order to Ed. I figured that I would have heard them mentioned before! Cheers, a
andyd 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 2 1,946 10 Apr 2014, 20:15
    Thread: Compression sleeves?
Post: Compression sleeves?

Hello, Can somone please tell me the purpose of the "compression sleeve"? Item 13 on the figure below, just behind the nut on the stub axle. [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] I am replacing rear wheel bearin...
andyd 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 2 1,946 06 Apr 2014, 20:57
    Thread: Heater Hose ID?
Post: Re: Heater Hose ID?

OK, thanks! I thik I'll buy a reducer and both 16mm and 19mm hoses. OCD, I know....! :roll: a
andyd 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 6 3,063 20 Mar 2014, 13:20
    Thread: Heater Hose ID?
Post: Re: Heater Hose ID?

Thanks Martin, So, to be clear, (and in new money) 1. 8mm 3. 16mm 9. 16mm 11. 16mm going up to 19mm ?? stunned_monkey Wrote:You can just use 19mm and that may well be what some suppliers now sell, ...
andyd 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 6 3,063 20 Mar 2014, 11:08
    Thread: Rack rebuild kit??
Post: Rack rebuild kit??

I saw this on DMCTalk http://smckaperformance.com.au/shop/ste ... -burman-2/ Apparently it is suitable for the DMC rack. ISTR hearing that the DMC rack is something like a capri item (tho longer).....
andyd 5 - Suspension / Steering 0 1,422 19 Mar 2014, 21:25