Re: [DML] distributor cap and rotor
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Re: [DML] distributor cap and rotor



I would not recommend removal of the fuel lines as it is not 
necessary and requires you to replace all those copper seals, about 
$20, and you risk exposure of dirt and debris to the fuel system 
after the fuel filter. If you simply remove the throttle tubes and 
linkage then maneuver the mixture unit, hoses and all, out of your 
way you can access the distributor. In some cases it may be 
necessary to remove the CSV line as Jeff stated but not always 
required. I've done this procedure on at least 20 DeLoreans and have 
never removed the fuel lines, short of the occasional CSV hose. But 
you defiantly need to invest in a workshop manual and since all the 
vendors pretty much have the same workshop manual just buy one from 
your favorite.
Best of luck 
seanM


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jeff Friday" 
<DeLorean_Type304@xxxx> wrote:
> Well first off if you don't have a workshop manual get one!!!  DMC 
sells 
> great books.
> 
> Second, if you have competent mechanical skill it's not too 
difficult to 
> access the Ignition Distributor.
> 
> Without typing a book here goes:
> 
> Remove All Fuel lines from Fuel Distributor but remove the cold 
start line 
> first.
> Remove Idle Speed Motor
> Remove Mixture Control Unit with Fuel Distributor attached if 
you'd like to. 
>   Make sure to loosen the throttle connecting rod from the spindle 
by 
> removing the clip at the end of the shaft and unplug the thin 
vacuum line 
> coming from the throttle body that connects by the AC Compressor 
and unplug 
> the microswitch and vacuum solenoid behind the Mix Unit.
> 
> You have access to the distributor.
> 
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