by Chris Miles The RPM relay is essential for fuel pump operation. It powers the fuel pump when it detects an RPM signal, meaning there’s an ignition signal, and the engine is turning over. It’s a black six pin relay usually found mounted to the underside of the relay tray behind the passenger seat. Or, […]
by Chris Miles If you’ve ever had to replace the alternator / water pump belt (or just adjust it,) you know what a pain it is – especially if you’re broken down on the side of the road! So, to make it easier, I have been using a turnbuckle style alternator tensioner. It’s made from […]
When you’re looking to buy a DeLorean and doing online research, don’t trust a business (or individual) that hides the VIN in their listing. VIN theft is a real thing – for mass-produced cars. Not for DeLoreans. There are no bar codes or ODB II computers in a DeLorean. No one is going to clone […]
Google Street View: 394 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215 (Originally 400 Dublin Avenue) From Hemmings Daily – “When De Lorean moved to Columbus Daniel Strohl on May 17th, 2012″ When De Lorean moved to Columbus Daniel Strohl on May 17th, 2012 Columbus, Ohio, isn’t widely regarded as a center of automotive manufacturing, and rightly so: Of […]
Thanks to the DeLorean community, someone out there scanned a copy of the ASI radio user manual. But, the original quality of the manual wasn’t great, so we recreated it, along with the legend map. Please do re-share and pass this around. After reading the manual, it looks like Audio Systems Inc. radio was kinda […]
by Matt Kerns, VIN #03650 When I bought my car from upstate NY, the interior A-pillar windshield trim was deformed, pulling away, and the vinyl was hard and cracking. I decided to reshape and recover them rather than buy new ones. Steps: Remove the pillar trim by cutting the vinyl holding it to the car. […]
Want a fun 24″ x 36″ DeLorean poster you can get printed at your local Walgreens for go pickup? Click this link to search Google for a Walgreens Photo coupon (You can usually find a 30% or 40% off coupon!) – then write down the coupon code for later use. Go to Walgreens.com and setup an account. Click the download […]
“Ecto 88” is the Ernest Cline‘s name for his hybrid-DeLorean. Ernie created his DeLorean using the DeLorean Time Machine, Buckaroo Banzai’s Rokit 88, The Ghostbuster’s Ecto-1, and Knight Rider’s K.I.T.T for inspiration.