Re: [DML] Delorean start issue
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Re: [DML] Delorean start issue



Are you referring to two bolts somewhere on the fuel system or the distributor.  Thanks for the advise btw.  

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Steve Rice
#16510


On Aug 20, 2012, at 12:54 PM, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 20 Lbs?  :)
> 
> You should be able to get to the thermal control valve without removing anything.  Just reach in the VOD from the back, and you can feel it.  I admit, it is hard to see, but you should be able to find if any hoses are attached to it.
> 
> Is the hose also missing to the CPR?
> 
> Removing the distributor cap does not require any fuel components be removed from the car.  It helps to remove the 2 bolts holding it to the intake, but you can then lift it enough to get to everything under it. 
> 
> 
> --- On Mon, 8/20/12, stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> From: stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [DML] Delorean start issue
>> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Date: Monday, August 20, 2012, 1:46 PM
>> We checked vacuum and it's pulling 20
>> lbs at idle.  I did notice there is no hose going from
>> his distributor solenoid valve to the thermal control valve
>> under the intake manifold.  
>> 
>> For testing purposes I connected the distributor straight to
>> his manifold tapping and it is still having start issues. 
>> 
>> My guess is we will need to remove kjet at a minimum just to
>> connect the hose to the thermal control valve.  
>> 
>> I curious about the condition of his distributor cap. 
>> We will have to move kjet to get to it too.  
>> 
>> Here is a video of the vacuum.  
>> 
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgMZLmP1t1Y
>> 
>> --
>> Steve Rice
>> #16510
>> 
>> 
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