[DML] Re: Fuel Distributor ect
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[DML] Re: Fuel Distributor ect



Ordinary hoses will not handle the high pressures this system runs at.
The origional ones should clean up with acetone. Brushes, like little
bottle brushes, can be used to clean the hoses and banjo bolts. You
should replace the copper gaskets when you reassemble. 
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757 



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "seanhagan" <seanhagan@...> wrote:
>
> OK, so how do I clean the fuel distributor (yes take it off, replace 
> the hoses (those are relatively cheap)... How about getting any rust 
> off of the bolts with the holes in them?
> 
> What solvent do I use for the hoses? Any reason that I cannot use 
> standard fuel hoses that you can buy at a place like Checker? 
> Cutting them to length should suffice...
> 
> How about the warm up regulator?
> 
> Already cleaned out the tank (ie wiped her out) replaced the pump, 
> boot, cover, fuel filter... which is where i found some rust in the 
> bolt that has holes in it. 
> 
> Sean
> 3372
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@> 
> wrote:
> >
> > Many of the parts in the fuel system are rebuildable. Not the
> > accumulator, but most of the others. Before you buy one of these
> > expensive parts (which you get no credit for your old one) see if 
> you
> > can send them out to be rebuilt. Check with John Hervey. The fuel
> > distributer is cleanable in most cases. If the distributer is 
> messed
> > up you probably need to do EVERYTHING. You might have to make a 
> pile
> > of all the fuel system parts including the fuel injectors and send 
> it
> > all out. The hoses you should be able to clean up with bottle 
> brushes
> > and solvent. If the distributer is dirty you should start in the 
> fuel
> > tank. Pull the pump and the sending unit, drain the tank, and wipe 
> it
> > out finishing up with an acetone wipe. Replace any deteriorated or
> > questionable parts. The holes are called ports and there is no
> > "cheaper" cross-referance. You do have to be careful to get the
> > "right" parts. Each part has a long Bosch part # on it. If it is 
> not
> > EXACTLY correct then the part will not be correct for use in a 
> Delorean.
> > David Teitelbaum
> > vin 10757
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "seanhagan" <seanhagan@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Was speaking to someone, and he stated that I probably need to 
> get a 
> > > new fuel distributor to fix my current fuel problems. While I 
> know 
> > > that most of the Delorean parts sites list a fuel distributor, I 
> was 
> > > wondering if there was perhaps a cheaper cross reference 
> somewhere out 
> > > there that I could use... Not that I am cheap, but since, i 
> probably 
> > > need to replace the warm-up regulator, the accumulator, as well 
> as the 
> > > injectors I was wondering if there was something else that 
> worked just 
> > > a
> >
>









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