[DML] Re: DMC clock reproduction (and other options)
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[DML] Re: DMC clock reproduction (and other options)



How about a cheap, easy fix:  a black cover that matches the consol 
and just sticks on, with a raised DMC logo.  Just stick it on over 
the clock, tuck in the edges, and it would look like it belonged.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Tait" <TTait@...> wrote:
>
> Rather than another temp indication, a low coolant level light 
would be
> nice.  Could be installed if you switch to a BMW or Mercedes 
pressure
> bottle with integral sensor,  or possibly with high temp fluid 
proximity
> sensor in a hard pipe spliced into one of the hoses.
> 
>  
> 
> When my otterstat blew out on the interstate the temp sensor 
didn't show
> the problem right away,  a passing motorist had to tell me.  If I 
had
> waited for the temp sensor to go high it might have been too 
late,  if
> it ever did go up significantly.  The fluid level drained past the 
temp
> sensor in a matter of seconds I'm guessing leaving only very low
> pressure steam in the system.
> 
>  
> 
> Just to say it again, MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CABLE TIE ON YOUR 
OTTERSTAT.
> 
>  
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf
> Of Chris Murley
> Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 8:54 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DML] Re: DMC clock reproduction (and other options)
> 
>  
> 
> Bernie wrote:
> > I think I could figure out most of them except the temp one. 
Where
> would one pick up a reading/power signal for
> > overheating?
> >
> > Bernie
> >
> > 
> Easiest way to do that would be to just add a thermal switch, one 
that 
> doesn't conduct until a temperature higher than the normal temp 
engine 
> runs at. However I don't know the best place to put the sensor. I 
don't 
> know if it'd be best in the coolant stream, or actually attached 
to the 
> block somewhere.
> 
> Another way would be to build a current sensing circuit to work 
off the 
> existing temp sender, that triggers an output (led, light, 
whatever) 
> whenever the current flowing through sender (feeding the gauge) 
gets to 
> a certain level.
> 
> Though since Deloreans have temp gauges, there really isn't a need 
for 
> an idiot light such as this. Especially in a spot not immediately 
in 
> front of the drivers line of sight like the rest of the 
instruments. 
> However the rest of the stuff is quite neat, and i'll probably 
emulate 
> myself in my own D.
> 
> -- 
> Chris
> VIN# 3209
> http://badger.brazi.net/index.pl/delorean
> <http://badger.brazi.net/index.pl/delorean> 
> 
>  
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>









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