Re: [DML] Re: Draining and Replacing Delorean Antifreeze
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Re: [DML] Re: Draining and Replacing Delorean Antifreeze




Thanks Johnny!  Will follow your advice!

Mike
vin5781
--- thebrave65 <johnnysher1@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> Hi Mike.  There's a few things you gotta do: remove
> the lower hose at
> the engine on the right side and drain from there. 
> If you have the
> upgraded metal radiator, you should have a petcock
> drain you can
> unscrew.  Otherwise, remove the lower hose on the
> radiator.
> 
> I recommend you flush the system thouroughly
> including the heater
> core.  The two hoses going to it are inside the
> spare tire access
> panel on the right.
> 
> To drain and flush faster, you can remove the plugs
> on each side of
> the engine block.
> 
> When you replace the fluid, don't forget to bleed
> the air out both at
> the engine and at the radiator.  The easist way is
> to use a pressure
> tester at LOW pressure.  Be very careful at the
> radiator.  If you are
> using a stock rad, the bleed hose is attched at the
> upper right and is
> fitted onto a plastic connector.  If you are not
> gentle, you will
> break it off and a new radiator is in your near
> future.
> 
> Oh, and before you ask and start a anti-freeze war,
> just use a good
> green anti-freeze that's safe for aluminum.
> 
> Johnny
> 5518
> 
> 
> > 
> > 
> > Help! Can anyone tell me how to go about draining
> and replacing the
> > antifreeze in the Delorean.  I haven't changed
> antifreeze in any car
> > in years so it may be simple, but I can't find any
> instructions in
> > owner's or shop manual.
> > 
> > Thanks!,
> > Mike
> 
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