Re: [DML] Re: Good news for vin 2277 AT LAST!!
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Re: [DML] Re: Good news for vin 2277 AT LAST!!



 
 
The exhaust leak I am chasing right now was audible all of the time, and I  
think it started about three or four years ago and stayed quietly ticking for  
the whole time and then got so loud this fall that my neighbor likened it to a 
 tractor his dad used to own.  
 
we're not saying don't bother adjusting them - go ahead and do it, it only  
takes a couple of hours and will cost you two valve cover gaskets at a  
minimum.  Don't forget a set of feeler gauges.  We are just saying  that 9 times out 
of 10, you will find the valves are just fine and you are still  ticking when 
you are done, but maybe you will get lucky and change the odds for  the next 
guy! 
 
No matter what you do, make sure you report back and let us know what you  
find.
 
Andy
 
 
 
In a message dated 2/24/2006 7:58:27 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
valleyrat12@xxxxxxxxx writes:

I tried  the screwdriver method but I can't be sure about what I hear. 
Funny thing  is that the sound is really only pronounced when the 
engine is warm. When  cold it's barely audible. Perhaps the gaps loosen 
up a bit when the motor  gets hot? (at least thats what I want to 
believe!) I would think an  exhaust leak would present itself hot or 
cold.  Thoughts?

Nathan



 
Fargo, ND  
1982 DeLorean DMC12 VIN 11596



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