Re: [DML] Struts
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Re: [DML] Struts



Got a new pair from SpecialT a few months ago.  Doors bounce at 90, 
open perfectly in the 80s, but nedd a little help at temps lower 
than this.  Bought these to replace ones I bought on eBay earlier 
this year.  They were horrible.  I guess nothing likes to pick up 
these 90 lb. doors when it's not warm out.
John
5935

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Hervey" <john@xxxx> wrote:
>
> Byron, The struts I sell are the new factory original Stabilus and 
after
> over 1000 sold I have not a defective one out of the box. The 
point is they
> are warranted for any mechanical defects like length, or premature 
oil
> seepage rendering them defective. 
> Please note they will wear out as any strut will do over time, but 
till then
> you can rest assured they are most likely the strongest you will 
see.
> John Hervey
> www.specialtauto.com
> 
> 
>    
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> byrondelorean
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 6:41 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DML] Struts
> 
> When I picked my Delorean after a years long worth of restoration, 
I 
> was dissapointed in the fact that the doors didn't open up like I 
> remembered, same with my hood. I thought this was unnacceptable 
and 
> that a new set of struts should be tried. Sure enough th doors 
flew 
> up and bounced nicely. I am also in Michigan, my doors still fly 
up 
> perfect even in 50 degree temp. I have a feeling there are reject 
> struts for sale unknowingly at the various vendors or may just be 
> too old.  I have a friend with new DMCH struts, his doors droop. I 
> have new DMCH struts and they operate perfect. Specialty Auto says 
> they have the best around and they are warranteed for 5 years. I 
> would buy a couple sets to try. I am anxious to read your new post 
> regarding the outcome. I bet you will uncover the mystery of the 
> drooping doors. The torsion bar should not be touched unless you 
> have exhausted every option.
>








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