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    Thread: Car stereo
Post: RE: Car stereo

Nice job. I would offer a word of caution on the Retrosound units, based on personal experience I had one for about four years in my D when is started to crap out. That's not exactly great to begi...
Rich H PARTS: 9 - Miscellaneous 6 512 26 Nov 2020, 12:15
    Thread: 2021 National Event - DOC 25/DMC 40 - 19-20 June 2021
Post: RE: 2021 National Event - DOC 25/DMC40

Booked for Friday night and Saturday night!
Rich H DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 60 7,731 05 Oct 2020, 18:27
    Thread: Bicester Heritage 18-20th September
Post: RE: Bicester Heritage 18-20th September

Damn! I would love to, but that's the one weekend I'm away  :-/
Rich H DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 14 1,148 22 Jul 2020, 09:03
    Thread: What's this from?!
Post: RE: What's this from?!

Somebody had one stuck on the back of their 1989 VW Caravelle, but suspects it was an aftermarket stick-on: http://www.brick-yard.co.uk/forum/my-89-...20931.html
Rich H Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 908 06 Jul 2020, 15:42
    Thread: East Mids 2019 Xmas meet up
Post: RE: East Mids 2019 Xmas meet up

Add me to the list please!
Rich H Midlands 49 5,297 12 Nov 2019, 12:06
    Thread: East Mids 2019 Xmas meet up
Post: RE: East Mids 2019 Xmas meet up

I'm always up for a meet-up  :D
Rich H Midlands 49 5,297 15 Oct 2019, 10:43
    Thread: NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 (8th-10th Nov)
Post: RE: NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 (8th-10th Nov)

I shall be there all three days  :D If anybody has an original Craig Radio that they want the ribbon cable replacing, I shall be offering that service over the course of the weekend, all you need to ...
Rich H DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 13 2,299 08 Oct 2019, 22:13
    Thread: VIN 5219
Post: RE: VIN 5219

Quote:I changed the otterstat and bled the system properly (i clearly didnt do it correctly the first time) As I tell all new owners - Get yourself a self bleed kit - do it now. Go on, now. If it's t...
Rich H Members Cars 80 17,630 02 Jun 2019, 11:51
    Thread: Roof T-piece
Post: RE: Roof T-piece

It's small enough that you could easily get it shipped to Chris Nicholson. Use a decent courier and sensible insurance. http://www.interparcel.com or http://www.parcel2go.com
Rich H 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 1,086 02 Jun 2019, 11:48
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Quote:The car i bought was only there a few days. Somebody snapped it up real quick...oh....yeah ;)
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 468 126,669 31 May 2019, 10:22
    Thread: Fitting Hellas
Post: RE: Fitting Hellas

You can pick up the feed from the marker lights in your bumper to supply the side lights, the connector is right next to the headlight units, behind the front grille. You need the RED/ORANGE and the R...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 19 10,305 30 May 2019, 11:44
    Thread: VIN 4267 comes to England
Post: RE: VIN 4267 comes to England

Quote:changing them or at the very least weld the plates to them and add the support brackets Which is perfectly OK - if a little extreme. Just don't treat the symptom until you've treated the diseas...
Rich H Members Cars 68 21,696 29 May 2019, 08:39
    Thread: VIN 4267 comes to England
Post: RE: VIN 4267 comes to England

The kinked bits on your crumple section are quite common. Clean, de-rust, paint. The cracked areas need particular attention, some of them have travelled quite far. Grind back and weld, otherwise they...
Rich H Members Cars 68 21,696 28 May 2019, 21:38
    Thread: What is the part called
Post: RE: What is the part called

It does look damaged, but most of the plastic appears to be intact. It's probably repairable. 6642 probably has the vinyl glued under the windscreen, so you may have to cut it out to remove it. Like...
Rich H 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 990 23 May 2019, 11:17
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

I paid about £1300 for my re-trim, the lion’s share of that being the seats at around £800. I did have to put a lot of effort in, including stripping it all out, cleaning up and repairing all the brok...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 468 126,669 22 May 2019, 10:13
    Thread: VIN 5219
Post: VIN 5219

Take each individual fuse out and clean the fuse contacts. Either that or just replace all the fuses with new ones. Poor contacts on fuses cause voltage drops across the contacts which results in over...
Rich H Members Cars 80 17,630 17 May 2019, 11:58
    Thread: VIN 5219
Post: RE: VIN 5219

Quote:Can someone send me a picture of what theres looks like please (the area behind the drivers seat) and the lockable cubby hole please as there is a silver box in there which shouldnt be there i b...
Rich H Members Cars 80 17,630 16 May 2019, 13:17
    Thread: Craig Radio Display Ribbon Cable - Re-manufactured
Post: RE: Craig Radio Display Ribbon Cable - Re-manufact...

Quote:For your next project if you can work out a way to get ASI radio's converted to a UK frequency then that would be a handy thing to do. ;-) If I can get my hands on one, I may well just be able ...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,291 10 Dec 2018, 23:57
    Thread: Craig Radio Display Ribbon Cable - Re-manufactured
Post: Craig Radio Display Ribbon Cable - Re-manufactured

This, this what makes the Craig radio display work... I was sitting in my shed, soldering wires to the LED display, when I slipped with my soldering iron and burnt my hand. When the pain had subside...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,291 10 Dec 2018, 21:11
    Thread: Rear quarter window seal
Post: RE: Rear quarter window seal

If your adhesive is bonding to the stainless and the glass, but not the seal, then your adhesive is incompatible with the rubber the seal is made from. Is this a new seal or the one you removed? It m...
Rich H 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 2,260 06 Aug 2018, 10:41
    Thread: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?
Post: RE: Dec 2016 East Midlands Xmas meet?

10th sounds good to me.
Rich H Midlands 25 8,786 16 Nov 2016, 21:26
    Thread: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference
Post: RE: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference

Quote:...This cross references against a ton of other manufacturer's units, but the cheapest i've found is the CEVAM unit, which can currently be picked up via Ebay, shipped from France at the followi...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 9 5,307 14 Sep 2016, 10:46
    Thread: Part Wanted - Plastic Sill Bung?
Post: RE: Part Wanted - Plastic Sill Bung?

Dave Howarth has them.
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 2,666 13 Sep 2016, 12:41
    Thread: Otterstat replacement
Post: RE: Otterstat replacement

Quote:I recall recent revelations on the early failure of some replacements due to crushing effects of the spring clamp <insert correct technical description here> thing. It was caused by an ex...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 2,529 28 Mar 2016, 23:16
    Thread: engine tidy and resistor cover
Post: RE: engine tidy and resistor cover

Like this.... [attachment=64]
Rich H General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,918 05 Feb 2016, 13:46
    Thread: engine tidy and resistor cover
Post: RE: engine tidy and resistor cover

Hmm, OK I'll take a look at the board settings for that. How many megapixels is your camera? Yes, photobucket will work. 'Insert Image' in the post reply allows you to put in a URL.
Rich H General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,918 05 Feb 2016, 13:37
    Thread: engine tidy and resistor cover
Post: RE: engine tidy and resistor cover

Whaddaya mean can't upload pics..? You should be able to...
Rich H General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,918 04 Feb 2016, 13:42
    Thread: LED friendly Flasher Relay and Capacitor
Post: RE: LED friendly Flasher Relay and Capacitor

The 2.2uF capacitor is for noise supression, nothing to do with the flasher. You'll find the car is covered in them. It was a (vain) attempt to reduce the amount of noise the Craig radio picked up.
Rich H 3 - Electrical 6 4,103 28 Jan 2016, 13:36
    Thread: East Midlands pre-Xmas meet
Post: RE: East Midlands pre-Xmas meet

Yay! I'd be up for that! :D  Eaton Farm at Long Eaton just of J25 M1 does a great cheap carvery, but they usually want deposits for Christmas meals.  :(
Rich H Midlands 3 1,597 30 Nov 2015, 23:33
    Thread: Midlands 'Runway car show's' 2016
Post: RE: Midlands 'Runway car show's' 2016

Added both to the new events calendar ;)
Rich H Midlands 1 1,225 30 Nov 2015, 23:22
    Thread: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!
Post: RE: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!

There's just no pleasing some people! :rolleyes:  I was hoping it might just be the sudden change from the black, but I agree the white is a little too bright. I appreciate everyone's feedback, plea...
Rich H Welcome to our New Forum! 18 74,873 25 Nov 2015, 21:01
    Thread: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!
Post: RE: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!

Quote:Reputation??? How do I get mine to proceed me? Ah yes, another couple of daft 'features' - removed!
Rich H Welcome to our New Forum! 18 74,873 25 Nov 2015, 00:19
    Thread: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!
Post: RE: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!

With the installation of the brand new forum and the huge amounts of data and settings that had to be transferred, it is inevitable that errors will have crept in. Known Issues: [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUN...
Rich H Welcome to our New Forum! 18 74,873 23 Nov 2015, 23:08
    Thread: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!
Post: Welcome to the new DeLorean Owners Club Forum!

It's been a long time coming but after many hours of work it's finally here. The new forum uses an entirely new engine which offers many new features I hope you'll find useful: New Look The new loo...
Rich H Welcome to our New Forum! 18 74,873 23 Nov 2015, 23:07
    Thread: Rear axle boot
Post: Re: Rear axle boot

Hi Steve, sorry I've not got back to you since you PMed me :oops: The off-the-shelf CV boots that are for sale at most car bits shops are rubbish. For some reason the compounds they use now use on...
Rich H 5 - Suspension / Steering 3 2,351 26 Oct 2015, 22:48
    Thread: Mode switch - 'heater' - no. 10 fuse blows
Post: Re: Mode switch - 'heater' - no. 10 fuse blows

The Mode switch rebuild kit Ed sells is to replace the rubber 'maze' that controls the vacuum routing to your vent system. It may fix a hissing mode switch or non functioning vent routing. It won't fi...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 3 2,346 22 Oct 2015, 23:07
    Thread: It's raining - no start! 21 Oct - aarrggh
Post: Re: It's raining - no start! 21 Oct - aarrggh

Damp wont stop a DeLorean from starting. A fault will. Did it turn over but not fire? Damp is the enemy of particularly engine bay electrics. Check your connections to coil and ballast resistors are ...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 4 2,605 22 Oct 2015, 22:56
    Thread: Mode switch - 'heater' - no. 10 fuse blows
Post: Re: Mode switch - 'heater' - no. 10 fuse blows

Only on 'Heater'? The output from the mode switch goes to the Aircon Compressor and the Fan Blower switch The A/C comes on when set to MAX, NORM and BI LEVEL and the Fan Blower is switched on at all...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 3 2,346 22 Oct 2015, 12:37
    Thread: New Style Ottersat Replacement Part Available To Order
Post: Re: otterstat

A bit of both I think...
Rich H Off topic talk, general chat etc 64 26,472 11 Aug 2015, 14:23
    Thread: Indicator Stalk self cancelling
Post: Re: Indicator Stalk self cancelling

Difficult to explain, but basically the steering wheel turns a plastic collar which has a couple of ridges in it. On the stalk switch assembly, there are two small white plastic plungers on springs, ...
Rich H 5 - Suspension / Steering 8 4,061 11 Aug 2015, 14:21
    Thread: Window motor fitting hell
Post: Re: Window motor fitting hell

Once I'd aligned the runners correctly, I had the same gap on my drivers side, only it was about half an inch. I had to take the glass out and reposition it on it's metal slider so it would close pro...
Rich H 3 - Electrical 9 4,254 26 Jul 2015, 21:23
    Thread: Window motor fitting hell
Post: Re: Window motor fitting hell

Does this help? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxYUxrnMM9U
Rich H 3 - Electrical 9 4,254 25 Jul 2015, 11:19
    Thread: Stainless steel nuts/bolts/fittings query
Post: Re: Stainless steel nuts/bolts/fittings query

The vast majority of the fixtures that you are likely to want to replace are M6 Get yourself a mixed box of washers, spring washers, lock nuts, plain nuts and bolts. I got this kit from Spalding Fast...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 14 6,409 26 Jun 2015, 00:12
    Thread: Wings & Wheels - Sunday June 21st - Near Stratford Upon Avon
Post: Re: Wings & Wheels - Sunday June 21st - Near Strat...

I'm going. :mrgreen:
Rich H Midlands 6 2,429 10 Jun 2015, 12:31
    Thread: Replacing a cracked/split injecter hose
Post: Re: Replacing a cracked/split injecter hose

Quote:Can I replace the hose with a suitable length of generic "High pressure fuel injection hose" cut to the right length? No, no, and thrice no. As Chris said, the hose is a thermoplastic core wh...
Rich H 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 9 4,125 08 Jun 2015, 12:37
    Thread: DeLorean 16473 Facebook blog
Post: Re: DeLorean 16473 Facebook blog

Quote:I'm kinda surprised at the cost of refurbing the old ones (brake calipers). I've been quoted £120 a corner Also try Bigg Red: http://www.biggred.co.uk/ They offer three levels of finish. I ha...
Rich H Members Cars 14 6,610 05 May 2015, 22:27
    Thread: Fifth Gear - BMW i8 and DeLorean DMC 12
Post: Re: Fifth Gear - BMW i8 and DeLorean DMC 12

I was waiting for it on the video....my particular grate is the press keep referring to it as having gullwing doors, when it's clearly got butterfly doors!
Rich H General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 3,493 23 Apr 2015, 00:05
    Thread: Special T Auto Gas-strut sets - Group Buy maybe?
Post: Re: Special T Auto Gas-strut sets - Group Buy mayb...

I bought a set of Special T's door struts a couple of years ago. I can vouch for their longevity but I find them to be a bit vicious. They throw the doors up very quickly and the braking effect is s...
Rich H DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 14 5,006 22 Apr 2015, 23:43
    Thread: Hot air
Post: Re: Hot air

Quote:With the Valve is connected, moving the level one way allows air flow through. Closing it the other stops ait flow. So Im assuming my valve is fine also If your mode switch is faulty, the valve...
Rich H General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 3,949 15 Apr 2015, 12:37
    Thread: Starting possible problem
Post: Re: Starting possible problem

From the symptoms you describe it doesn't sound like a hot start issue, so before randomly swapping bits, do a simple hot start diagnostic first: When the engine is nice and hot, turn off ignition an...
Rich H 1 - Engine 48 15,025 22 Mar 2015, 09:29