Re: [DML] Primary Pressure Regulator O rings
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Re: [DML] Primary Pressure Regulator O rings



Thanks for the advice. I will try replacing this weekend.

Paul

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Chris Almy <chris.almy@...> wrote:
>
> Paul,
> It's a pretty straightforward job. Just make sure you have a good 
grip on 
> the bolt that holds the assembly in there. It may take some effort 
to 
> loosen it at first if it hasn't been removed in the last 25 years. 
It's 
> soft metal, so it can easily be damaged if the wrench isn't 
perfectly straight.
> 
> When removing the assembly, just keep track of the spring and 
shims. 
> Nothing should come flying out. The plunger probably won't come 
out, so 
> you'll need to use a paper clip. Just straighten it out, and bend 
a small 
> right angle hook at the end. Use it to gently work the plunger out 
of the 
> regulator.
> 
> Here's a picture of everything from John's site:
> http://www.specialtauto.com/delorean-parts/images/Prim-press-
regulator-1.jpg
> 
> Once everything is out, it's just a simple matter of replacing the 
O-rings 
> and putting everything back in. The tricky part was the plunger 
until I 
> used a paper clip. Otherwise it should be fairly quick and 
painless. Good luck!
> 
> Chris
> VIN 4099
> 
> At 08:19 PM 5/2/2006 +0000, you wrote:
> >I am going to replace these O-rings.  Is there anything I need to 
be
> >aware of when I do this?  Are there any surprises to be aware of, 
like
> >parts springing out or impossible to re-assemble, or is it 
relatively
> >straightforward?  I already replaced the accumulator, and may 
still
> >have a hot start problem.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Paul
>









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