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

Thanks for the info David.
I'll try my local mechanic first.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 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
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "gremishe" <gremishevsky@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > I need to change my brake, clutch and coolant fluids. I never done 
> > this myself and I know I won't be able to handle it.
> > 
> > I been taking my car to PJ Grady, but I leave in Chalfont PA and it's 
> > at least 5 hours drive each way (Last time it took me 7 hours to get 
> > back home). I don't really want to drive that far just to change the 
> > fluids. 
> > 
> > I do prefer that someone knowledgeable perform the job. If someone is 
> > close by and willing to do this for me(I'll pay for the time), please 
> > let me know. The only other choice for me is to take it to the local 
> > mechanic.
> > 
> > I do have a good mechanic who works on my other cars, but he never 
> > worked on Delorean.
> > Should a good mechanic be able to change brake, clutch and coolant on 
> > a Delorean?
> > Are the procedures the same as for any other car or is there anything 
> > specific that he may need to know? 
> > 
> > Also, how many bottles of brake and clutch fluid do I need?
> > 
> > Thank you,
> > Gleb
> > 3406
> >

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