Re: [DML] Re: Fluids changes
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Re: [DML] Re: Fluids changes

It is not often that I disagree with Dave, but.....

A mechanic that is not familiar with the DeLorean may
not know the bleed points in the system.  If the
system has too much air in it, the water pump may not
circulate the coolant and you will quickly overheat
the engine.

If you do have a local mechanic that is unfamiliar
with DeLoreans do the work, I suggest you try and
educate them on (at least) where the bleed points are.

Hopefully we will see you at the DMA Spring Tech day
on April 21 in New Jersey, and you will have a few
dozen folks willing to show you the locations of the
bleed points!

Bring some GTLMA and Coolant/Distilled water with you.
 Maybe we will have time to do it at the shop that

--- David Teitelbaum <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Should have at least 6 pints, 4 for the brakes and 2
> for the clutch.
> Should leave you some left over to keep around to
> "top off" if you
> need any for anyy of your other cars. Should be
> Castrol GTLMA DOT 4.
> For the cooling system you need 2 gallons of a
> nationally branded
> permanant type ethylene-glycol based anti-freeze.
> Try to get the green
> stuff. I like Prestone but it doesn't have to be
> that brand. You will
> have to add 2 gallons of water to it so it is a
> 50/50 mix. Pressure
> test the cap and the system to 15 psi and bleed all
> of the air out at
> the bleeder nipple on the water pump and the
> radiator at the small
> hose on the top left side. Any good shop should be
> capable of doing
> this kind of job. It is not too complicated or
> different from most
> other cars.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757

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