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



The 'blanking cap' for the passenger door fills in the clock hole  
pretty nicely.

I put it in place of my clock after I installed my new radio (Thanks  
to James Epsey for the tip).

-Patrick Conlon
1880


On Jul 1, 2006, at 5:45 PM, tuxr wrote:

> 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.
>>
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>>
>> 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>
>>
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