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Subject: [DML] Digest Number 650
Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 5:21 AM

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Topics in this digest:

1. louvres
From: Richard Lowery <rflrkv_at_dml_yahoo.com>

2. RE: Last call for Yokos
From: "Jack Singer" <jsinger_at_dml_i-c.net>

3. Re: Digest Number 649
From: "Mike Allred" <mallred_at_dml_roava.net>

4. Re: volts one day, none the next
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>

5. More fan troubles
From: Travis Goodwin <tgoodwin_at_dml_vantagep.com>

6. Cooper Cobra G/T (was Last call for Yokos)
From: Mike Substelny <msubstel_at_dml_lorainccc.edu>

7. Rusted front crumple frame
From: Declan Kelly <declan_kelly_at_dml_zoots.com>

8. fuse #5 refuses to live
From: Christian Williams <delorean_at_dml_framezero.com>

9. fain fail
From: "Ryan Foster" <westiething_at_dml_hotmail.com>

10. "Carb Bowl" nozzle..
From: "Hank Eskin" <heskin_at_dml_bellatlantic.net>

11. Re: Where should my clutch grab?
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>

12. Drive to Canada
From: senatorpack_at_dml_cs.com

13. Re: 2nd Bi-Annual Great Southeastern DeLorean Sports Car Cruise-In
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>

14. Dimensions
From: Martin Gutkowski <webmaster_at_dml_delorean.co.uk>

15. Re: fuse #5 refuses to live
From: "K Creason" <dmc4687_at_dml_mindspring.com>

16. Re: fuse #5 refuses to live
From: "Ryan Foster" <westiething_at_dml_hotmail.com>

17. Oregon All British Field Meet on Labor Day weekend
From: knut.s.grimsrud_at_dml_intel.com

18. Re: Rusted front crumple frame
From: "David Swingle" <dswingle_at_dml_enteract.com>





Message: 1
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 19:46:15 -0700 (PDT)
From: Richard Lowery <rflrkv_at_dml_yahoo.com>
Subject: louvres

Paul-try delo1_at_dml_mindspring.com

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Message: 2
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 22:23:40 -0400
From: "Jack Singer" <jsinger_at_dml_i-c.net>
Subject: RE: Last call for Yokos

What were the sizes or part numbers for the Yokos one last time.

Jack
5823

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Lucas [mailto:lucas_at_dml_po.maya.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 11:38 AM
To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com
Subject: [DML] Last call for Yokos


A while back someone reported a rumor that our beloved Yokohama AVS 
Intermediate tires were soon to be discontinued.  Apparently this has 
come to pass.  Last week I went to tirerack.com to order a set and 
discovered to my dismay that (unlike 3 weeks earlier) the front tires 
are no longer available (as of today they still have the rears). I 
called the friendly people at Tirerack.com and they said that the 
tire was discontinued and they could no longer get new stock. They 
gave me the customer service number at Yokohama Tires, who confirmed 
this claim.  They said they were receiving a lot of irate calls. I 
asked if a replacement tire was in the works. They replied that they 
thought so, but have received no concrete information. They said that 
this suggests that a new product was at least a year away.

In a mild panic, I started calling around everywhere.  Things were 
looking grim until I finally called my local Sears Auto Center, who 
were able to special order a set of 4 tires, which I just picked up.

Sooo, if you will be needing tires soon,  you might want to act quickly.

--pete lucas
    VIN #06703


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Message: 3
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 08:54:18 -0700
From: "Mike Allred" <mallred_at_dml_roava.net>
Subject: Re: Digest Number 649

Is there an easy way to put shocks on the rear of my D. It was riding really
rough and I decided to check to see if they were worn out. BIG MISTAKE, I
also never got the spring compressed enough to get the shocks back on the
car.

The shocks were not worn out but were really stiff, too stiff. That was what
was causing the really rough ride. What's the best shock to put back on the
car. I don't want to put the OE shock back on.

Thanks,
Mike

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To: <dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 2:21 AM
Subject: [DML] Digest Number 649


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>       1. Re: Where should my clutch grab?
>            From: dherv10_at_dml_aol.com
>       2. Last call for Yokos
>            From: Peter Lucas <lucas_at_dml_imap.maya.com>
>       3. TV Sighting - Car & Driver TV TNN Today!
>            From: jeremysmail_at_dml_softhome.net
>       4. 2nd Bi-Annual Great Southeastern DeLorean Sports Car Cruise-In
>            From: seanm_at_dml_atlcom.net
>       5. Eurofest Photos of Test Track
>            From: "ian" <ian_at_dml_netvigator.com>
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 1
>    Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 03:19:04 EDT
>    From: dherv10_at_dml_aol.com
> Subject: Re: Where should my clutch grab?
>
> Payne, I installed a new clutch in my car about 4 weeks ago, 51,000 miles
car
> # 11004. I used to feel the clutch was weak and was engaging a little of
the
> top. I adjusted the top of the peddle screw for more travel but after
> installing the new clutch, it grabs a little off the bottom with plenty of
> travel at the top. No, clutch peddle adjustment needed. My feeling is if
you
> need more adjustment than what the screw allows at the top, then you may
be
> ready for a new clutch. The new adjustment peddle linkage that Gradys
sells
> may be great to have,  but if it's needed, you may be covering up a
problem
> before it happens. Clutches won't last forever. If you keep driving the
car
> and the clutch is slipping, then when it goes you may hurt the flywheel
which
> will cost more money.
> John Hervey
> http://www.specialtauto.com/drivetrain.shtml
>
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 2
>    Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 11:38:24 -0400
>    From: Peter Lucas <lucas_at_dml_imap.maya.com>
> Subject: Last call for Yokos
>
> A while back someone reported a rumor that our beloved Yokohama AVS
> Intermediate tires were soon to be discontinued.  Apparently this has
> come to pass.  Last week I went to tirerack.com to order a set and
> discovered to my dismay that (unlike 3 weeks earlier) the front tires
> are no longer available (as of today they still have the rears). I
> called the friendly people at Tirerack.com and they said that the
> tire was discontinued and they could no longer get new stock. They
> gave me the customer service number at Yokohama Tires, who confirmed
> this claim.  They said they were receiving a lot of irate calls. I
> asked if a replacement tire was in the works. They replied that they
> thought so, but have received no concrete information. They said that
> this suggests that a new product was at least a year away.
>
> In a mild panic, I started calling around everywhere.  Things were
> looking grim until I finally called my local Sears Auto Center, who
> were able to special order a set of 4 tires, which I just picked up.
>
> Sooo, if you will be needing tires soon,  you might want to act quickly.
>
> --pete lucas
>     VIN #06703
>
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 3
>    Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 20:57:43 -0000
>    From: jeremysmail_at_dml_softhome.net
> Subject: TV Sighting - Car & Driver TV TNN Today!
>
>
> As it say's the Delorean was featured on Car & Driver TV for a 5+ min
> Classic Car feature today Sunday 29th at 1PM.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 4
>    Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 23:26:29 -0000
>    From: seanm_at_dml_atlcom.net
> Subject: 2nd Bi-Annual Great Southeastern DeLorean Sports Car Cruise-In
>
> Once again SEDOC is hosting the bi-annual DeLorean cruise-in at Lake
> Laniers Olympic rowing/kayaking venue September 15-16. This years
> event is packed full of great attendance prizes, tech sessions, food
> and friends. Like the 1999 event there will be many pre-registration
> prizes which include door struts, sheepskin seat covers, tool kits,
> an alternator, and much much more. Also like the previous event we
> have been envited back to Road Atlanta to take laps before the
> historical car race. For a chance to be eligable for the attendance
> prizes registration must be postmarked by Aug. 31. One lucky entry
> will also recieve free lodging during the event. For more information
> and online registration please visit www.dmc.tv and click on the
> cruise-in link about half-way down on the center of the page. A new
> feature this year allows regisrants to pay by credit card on-line.
> Please email me with any and all questions that the cruise-in site
> does not help you with.
> Thanks and hope to see ya there
>
> Sean
> seanm_at_dml_atlcom.net
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 5
>    Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 08:16:11 +0800
>    From: "ian" <ian_at_dml_netvigator.com>
> Subject: Eurofest Photos of Test Track
>
> DMLers,
>
> Just wanted to say a public thank you to David Swingle for allowing me to
> use some of his Belfast Eurofest photos. I've decided to send a letter to
> the Belfast Mayor (cc to Planning Dept. and Tourism Board) pointing out
what
> a lost opportunity it would be if they allowed the Test Trak to be
> destroyed.
>
> As well as being an asset for the local communities in terms of matured
> landscaped open space, it is also a unique industrial heritage feature for
> N.Ireland, and a possible tourist curiosity. A letter to the Mayor can't
> hurt especially as the city is presently carrying out the 'Metro-plan'
> identifying such landmark and urban design features and opportunities.
There
> is also ample space around the factory for their required extension.
>
> Those who attended Eurofest and took photos at the track, did anyone
capture
> me driving my (reg. ANZ 2047) DeLorean? I'd really like a jpeg!
>
> Regards,           IAN
> *******************
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Message: 4
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 21:13:58 -0400
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>
Subject: Re: volts one day, none the next

Christian,

The problem you are describing is very rare in the DeLorean, this is probably the reason why you could not find any information.

The voltmeter and battery are connected to two separate circuits both with direct run connections, this reduces the probability of problems from the source components to the effected instruments. The single common connection point is at the rear of the instrument cluster inside the binnacle. 

DMC Joe
www.dmc.tv 
"We're here to help you"
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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Christian Williams 
  To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 6:13 PM
  Subject: [DML] volts one day, none the next


  Yesterday morning I started my car and backed out of the garage. Before I
  was even off my block I noticed that my battery light was on and that my
  volt gauge is at 0. I put the car back in the garage and took another car
  (luckily a friend of mine is on vacation and he's storing his car at my
  house).

  The car started fine (yesterday and today), the fuel pump is running
  strong, the radio (aftermarket) is working, the vent fans are working...
  is this just a fluke with the gauge?

  Where should I begin looking to fix this problem? I searched the archives,
  but I can only find mentions of low gauges or problems when idling - no
  mentions of zero volts.

  -Christian
  #3452



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Message: 5
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 08:53:36 -0400
From: Travis Goodwin <tgoodwin_at_dml_vantagep.com>
Subject: More fan troubles

I've been following everyone's fan troubles for a while now and I haven't
seen anyone with my exact problem, so I thought I'd speak up. My fans stay
on ALL the time. I stepped out last night late just to test (the car hand't
been driven all day) and turned the key... sure emeough. The fans came on.
I'm thinking it's a bad coolant switch, but could it also be the thermostat?

If these fans are on during cranking, could they drain the battery enough to
make it difficult to start? Since I noticed this problem the car has been
difficult to start.

Thanks

Travis
#3512



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Message: 6
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 10:13:40 -0400
From: Mike Substelny <msubstel_at_dml_lorainccc.edu>
Subject: Cooper Cobra G/T (was Last call for Yokos)

Peter Lucas wrote:

> A while back someone reported a rumor that our beloved Yokohama AVS
> Intermediate tires were soon to be discontinued.  Apparently this has
> come to pass.

I have good news, for some of you at least.  With the help of a car
enthusiast friend, I recently discovered that Cooper Cobra G/T's come in both
sizes for the DeLorean!  I got a complete set and I am very happy with the
ride and performance.  They are very attractive, with an aggressive tread
that is very similar to the Yokahamas.

I took some pictures of my Coopers beside a friend's Yokos at The Stainless
Show and Shine in London, Ontario a few weeks ago.  It was hard to tell the
difference between the tires.  Unfortunately, my pictures came out poorly.  I
will try to take more and post them in the vault soon.

Unlike Yokahama, Cooper Tire is an American company based here in Ohio.  They
are not far from my office.  My Cobra G/Ts were less expensive than Yokos,
too.

Sadly for the speed demons, the Cooper Cobras have a speed rating of T
(maximum speed 118 mph), not V (maximum speed 149) like the Yokos.  I do not
expect this to affect me at all.  If my DeLorean ever gets close to 118 mph,
my tires will be the least of my worries!

Information available here:

http://www.coopertires.com/tire_cooper/passenger.asp?id=11

Specs for the two tires I got (I think) are:

P195/60R14  85 T  440 A B

P235/60R15  98 T  440 A B

As you can see, the Cooper Cobra G/Ts only have a T speed rating and a B
temperature rating, so don't take them to the race track.  However, they have
a 440 treadwear rating, so under normal conditions they will last much longer
than the Yokahamas (160 treadwear rating).  It is not surprising that both
tires have an A traction rating, as their tread patterns are so similar.

Cooper Cobra G/Ts are plentiful, less expensive, longer lasting, look great,
and have a wonderful ride for a daily driver DeLorean.  But remember, they
are *not* suitable for anyone who pushes their DeLorean to its limits (or
beyond).

- Mike Substelny
VIN 01280, 8 years




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Message: 7
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:55:24 -0400
From: Declan Kelly <declan_kelly_at_dml_zoots.com>
Subject: Rusted front crumple frame

Hi All
	I recently got a closer look at the underbody of my D and found
	a major problem, my front crumple frame (This may not be the correct
part name)
	is very badly rusted and beyond repair. I see that DMC Huston
doesn't have any listed.
	Help ! Is this part out of stock ?
	Do you think that this part could be made at a local metal shop ?.
	Thank you for all your help. 

Declan
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Message: 8
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:45:33 -0700 (PDT)
From: Christian Williams <delorean_at_dml_framezero.com>
Subject: fuse #5 refuses to live

This morning I left for work, and just a block away, the volt gauge
dropped to 0, the battery light came on, tach shot up to 100% clockwise -
past 80, the battery light flickered and went off. I got back home and
found that the #5 fuse had blown again.

Why would this keep happening? The DeLorean is my daily driver. It's also
the only car I have in California. Is the car safe to drive, or is this a
symptom of a deeper electrical problem that could affect other circuits?

-Christian

PS. Has anyone ever had their car run for a whole week without breaking?




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Message: 9
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 17:59:53
From: "Ryan Foster" <westiething_at_dml_hotmail.com>
Subject: fain fail

Hey list
Does anyone have a copy of the blue fain fail moduile wiring diagram?
The one that shouldn't be in your car. Thanks!

                         Ryan- vin.#16301


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Message: 10
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 15:31:53 -0400
From: "Hank Eskin" <heskin_at_dml_bellatlantic.net>
Subject: "Carb Bowl" nozzle..


Hello All,

   Today, I set out to fix my loose power antenna bracket.. and upon
removing the charcoal canister, there was a dry-rotted rubber cap on a
fitting on the top of the canister labeled "CARB BOWL".  The rubber cap was
too rotted to keep... so my question is, should I find a replacement?  Does
it serve any purpose?  What happens if I leave it off?

Thanks in advance,

-Hank  #1619




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Message: 11
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 16:19:36 -0400
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>
Subject: Re: Where should my clutch grab?

If your clutch master and slave cylinder have over 10k miles on them there is a good possibility that the seals are failing due to a chemical change in the old fluid when it mixed with the new fluid. The other possibility is that there are air bubbles trapped in the fluid line. 

Thoroughly bleed the system, if the problem still persists replace both the clutch master and slave cylinders.

DMC Joe
www.dmc.tv 
"We're here to help you"
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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Payne 
  To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 10:55 PM
  Subject: [DML] Where should my clutch grab?


  Before I installed the stainless hydraulic line, my clutch used to grab
  right off the floor.  After I installed it the clutch now grabs at the top
  of the pedal travel and feels very weak.  Is this normal?  The car had a new
  centerforce clutch at 56,000 miles and it's only got 61,000 now so it
  shouldn't be worn yet (I'm extremely easy on it).  Is there a way to adjust
  it?  The old manual I have says the pedal free-play isn't adjustable, but
  there's a nut on the master cylinder shaft that I can turn up or down.
  Moving it doesn't seem to do anything so I'm wondering if I have to
  disconnect the rod from the clutch pedal, twist it down, and then reattach
  it?

  Everyone's help is greatly appreciated!

  payne
  #2975








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Message: 12
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 16:57:35 EDT
From: senatorpack_at_dml_cs.com
Subject: Drive to Canada


Hello,

 I plan to arrive in the Montreal area on 7-31-2001. Can any owners recommend 
any accommodations, places to go, informal get together, or automobile 
museums?

Sincerely,
Michael Pack



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Message: 13
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 15:41:48 -0400
From: "DMC Joe" <dmcjoe_at_dml_att.net>
Subject: Re: 2nd Bi-Annual Great Southeastern DeLorean Sports Car Cruise-In

Sean,

Nicely done!

DMC Joe
www.dmc.tv 
"We're here to help you"
DMC Help / De Lorean Services / <dmchelp_at_dml_att.net>


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: seanm_at_dml_atlcom.net 
  To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 7:26 PM
  Subject: [DML] 2nd Bi-Annual Great Southeastern DeLorean Sports Car Cruise-In


  Once again SEDOC is hosting the bi-annual DeLorean cruise-in at Lake 
  Laniers Olympic rowing/kayaking venue September 15-16. This years 
  event is packed full of great attendance prizes, tech sessions, food 
  and friends. Like the 1999 event there will be many pre-registration 
  prizes which include door struts, sheepskin seat covers, tool kits, 
  an alternator, and much much more. Also like the previous event we 
  have been envited back to Road Atlanta to take laps before the 
  historical car race. For a chance to be eligable for the attendance 
  prizes registration must be postmarked by Aug. 31. One lucky entry 
  will also recieve free lodging during the event. For more information 
  and online registration please visit www.dmc.tv and click on the 
  cruise-in link about half-way down on the center of the page. A new 
  feature this year allows regisrants to pay by credit card on-line. 
  Please email me with any and all questions that the cruise-in site 
  does not help you with.
  Thanks and hope to see ya there

  Sean
  seanm_at_dml_atlcom.net



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Message: 14
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 23:15:29 +0100
From: Martin Gutkowski <webmaster_at_dml_delorean.co.uk>
Subject: Dimensions

Hi there,

I have a very quick question for someone with a DeLorean parked outside... could
you give me the exact dimensions of the licence plate holder at the back in mm
please? By this I mean the outside edges of the largest licence plate that will
fit in the "hole".

Don't all rush at once :-)

Thanks

Martin




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Message: 15
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 17:21:28 -0500
From: "K Creason" <dmc4687_at_dml_mindspring.com>
Subject: Re: fuse #5 refuses to live

To answer your second question, I've been using my D as my daily driver
since October without incident, and have only had minor things done to it;
none have prevented me from driving, ever.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian Williams" <delorean_at_dml_framezero.com>
To: <dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 1:45 PM
Subject: [DML] fuse #5 refuses to live


> This morning I left for work, and just a block away, the volt gauge
> dropped to 0, the battery light came on, tach shot up to 100% clockwise -
> past 80, the battery light flickered and went off. I got back home and
> found that the #5 fuse had blown again.
>
> Why would this keep happening? The DeLorean is my daily driver. It's also
> the only car I have in California. Is the car safe to drive, or is this a
> symptom of a deeper electrical problem that could affect other circuits?
>
> -Christian
>
> PS. Has anyone ever had their car run for a whole week without breaking?
>
>
>
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Message: 16
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 23:22:42
From: "Ryan Foster" <westiething_at_dml_hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: fuse #5 refuses to live

"Knock on wood"
My car hasen't had any problems really since I changed the thermostat.
When I bought it the owner (orignal I might add) said Check the coolent, 
Break fluid and oil. You'll need to top them off once a week.
Well, every one knows that a car shouldn't use that much of any fluid, it 
shouldn't use anything!
So I did an oil change the copper washer was missing Leaky without it.
I checked the "Break Fluid" it was fine it was the clutch that was leaking. 
It despertly needed a slave cylinder and a new clutch line.
Last but not least the Overheating problem.
When I got the car the Temp guage was inoperable. A little wire tracing 
located a bad connection in the engine compartment, near the coil.
With that fixed I could better monitor the coolent temp. Well the engine got 
HOT and the radiator was Ice cold.
Hmmmmmm.
  I changed the antifreeze, used Prestone silver better for alunmum,
Still had the problem. I replaced the thermostat that was stuck closed. All 
my problems solved.
Good luck!
                         Ryan- vin.#16301



>From: Christian Williams <delorean_at_dml_framezero.com>
>Reply-To: dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com
>To: <dmcnews_at_dml_yahoogroups.com>
>Subject: [DML] fuse #5 refuses to live
>Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:45:33 -0700 (PDT)
>
>This morning I left for work, and just a block away, the volt gauge
>dropped to 0, the battery light came on, tach shot up to 100% clockwise -
>past 80, the battery light flickered and went off. I got back home and
>found that the #5 fuse had blown again.
>
>Why would this keep happening? The DeLorean is my daily driver. It's also
>the only car I have in California. Is the car safe to drive, or is this a
>symptom of a deeper electrical problem that could affect other circuits?
>
>-Christian
>
>PS. Has anyone ever had their car run for a whole week without breaking?
>
>
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Message: 17
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 00:05:21 -0000
From: knut.s.grimsrud_at_dml_intel.com
Subject: Oregon All British Field Meet on Labor Day weekend

The Oregon 25th anniversay All British Field Meet will be held Labor 
Day weekend at the Portland International Raceway. The ABFM is a well 
attended show and DeLoreans are welcome under the AA-09 class. For 
information about the ABFM and for registration information see www. 
abfm-pdx.com or e-mail abfmpdx_at_dml_pacifier.com

In order to get space allocated on the field in your display class, 
registrations must be received by Aug. 15th.

           Knut






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Message: 18
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 01:20:27 -0000
From: "David Swingle" <dswingle_at_dml_enteract.com>
Subject: Re: Rusted front crumple frame

PJ Grady sells a repro section that has to be welded on. It ain't 
particularly cheap, until you price replacing the frame. Then it 
looks pretty good!

Dave Swingle

--- In dmcnews_at_dml_y..., Declan Kelly <declan_kelly_at_dml_z...> wrote:
> Hi All
> 	I recently got a closer look at the underbody of my D and 
found
> 	a major problem, my front crumple frame (This may not be the 
correct
> part name)
> 	is very badly rusted and beyond repair. I see that DMC Huston
> doesn't have any listed.





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