[DML] Re: Delorean Owner
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[DML] Re: Delorean Owner


I know you've been around a long time, but I have to ask if you've ever tried doing what you're recommending here.  I can tell you that I've tried this in the DC area, and at the time (6 years ago) was laughed out of the door each time.  The mechanics who knew the K-Jetronic as it applied to Volvo automobiles are long gone, or so far out of practice by this time that they're useless.  As I recall, only the 260 and 760 series Volvos (and not all of them) came with an engine that resembled the PRV we have.  


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Michael Griese <mike.griese@...> wrote:
> Take to any Volvo dealer or specialist.  They should be familiar with the 
> workings of the engine.
>  --
> Mike
> ________________________________
> From: MICHAEL W TOWNSLEY <michaeltownsley@...>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thu, August 16, 2012 8:06:49 PM
> Subject: [DML] Re: Delorean Owner
> I would not recommend you take your car to any shop that does not have some 
> experience with a Delorean even for an oil change.  I once took mine in just to 
> have the wheels balanced and while I was observing from the waiting area one of 
> the mechanics who was curious about the car and walked over to it and pulled up 
> on the louvers to look at the engine and broke the latching mechanism.  The car 
> will attract attention in the shop from people who do not know how to handle the 
> car. P.J Grady is great...if you can not find a shop that has some Delorean 
> experience in your area it would be better to find the time to change the oil 
> yourself otherwise you may be wasting more time and money fixing what some 
> unwitting individual messes up.
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