RE: [DML] Heads-Up Display & Washing the car
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RE: [DML] Heads-Up Display & Washing the car





Also, I have had good results from soaping up ye olde 3M pad & giving the Silver Bullet a nice, gentle massage during the wash. Don't know of many cars one can do THAT to & have it end up sparkling clean, when 30+ yrs. old.    Drive Stainless  Robert    VIN 6924
 
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> From: nkemp1165@xxxxxxxxx
> Date: Sat, 3 May 2014 13:58:56 -0500
> Subject: [DML] Heads-Up Display & Washing the car
>
> After a week of pretty good rain washing the salt away, DeLorean season
> has started in MN :-)
>
> HEADS_UP Speedometer:
>
> I drove the DeLorean today for the first time with a GPS heads-up
> display and I must say that "I like it". I have not positioned it yet,
> I just set it in front of the binnacle and it worked fine. When you
> project it onto safety glass without the supplied film, there is a ghost
> image (one from each glass surface) but it is not really distracting so
> I may not install the film. My only complaint is that they use too good
> of a power cord and it is a bit stiff.
>
> My speedo gives me troubles. It reads about 20mph high at 55 and is not
> very stable. Some day I'll get it resolved but even then I will use the
> HUD. When I'm driving either the wheel or my hands on the wheel block
> the speedometer. The HUD puts a nice sized LED 2 digit speed display on
> the windshield where a slight eye flick makes it readable. These can be
> had on Amazon for about $100 (put it on your Mothers Day or Fathers Day
> wish list)
>
> FWIW ... a while back I wired a 12Vdc outlet on a coiled wire to use
> with GPS's and the like. That way I don't have the power adapter
> sticking out of the cigarette lighter outlet and in the way. Eventually
> I'll wire another that is switched to be used for the HUD.
>
> WASHING THE CAR:
>
> I washed the car the other day and was not satisfied so I tried using
> white vinegar and water and it seems to work really well. It cleans
> well and the slight acid nature of vinegar seems to remove that slight
> grey corrosion that SS can accumulate. So the SS seems brighter than before.
>
>
>
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