RE: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go anyw
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RE: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go anywhere...



JP,
If you want to call me I can help you fix the CIS fuel system in the car
over the phone to run and start fine. 
I rebuild 3 to 4 complete delorean fuel systems a month along with some
other cars.
John Hervey
www.deloreanautoparts.com
 

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
JP Hindin
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 9:18 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go
anywhere...


My DeLorean has a hot-start issue that I've not bothered dealing with yet,
so it usually only gets out for 30 minute runs out-and-back. Last time it
was on the road was probably December. Over the Iowa winter I'd fire it up
once a month, generally, a let it idle for ten minutes to get the moisture
out of the oil. I've been waiting for nice days in the summer, but it's
rained a LOT out here, so I haven't started it up in maybe three or four
months.

Usually it's a bit of a pain to start. Lots of fire and die and then
eventually it'll settle into a clean idle and run like a champ.

Yesterday I got in to take it out because it was finally a nice day and it
was a real bear to even get it to idle, and after at least five minutes of
crank-fire-and-die, it settled into an unusually lumpy idle, but ANY
throttle input would cause the engine revs to drop to the point of it
dying. As such, I was unable to actually go anywhere because the best it
could manage was an idle.

Is this a common issue with the KJet that I've yet to come across in my
nine months of DeLorean ownership, or should I be concerned?

Thanks all;

 - JP
50441



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