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    I've got this halotron fire extinguisher and gave...

    I've got this halotron fire extinguisher and gave the chrome a brushed finish.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003TPOTM8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    I paid $160 for it a...
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    Yeah, that is the theory. But practically...

    Yeah, that is the theory.

    But practically speaking split lock washers don't actually do any of those things. The split edge of the washer does not provide enough bite into the underlying material...
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    Dead Lesbian Goat is the name of my favorite...

    Dead Lesbian Goat is the name of my favorite band! I've got some tickets to see DLG later this month.
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    I responded over on 'Talk too, but I see there is...

    I responded over on 'Talk too, but I see there is actual discussion here lol.

    I wouldn't bother with the lock washers, just put a drop of loctite on each one and retorque to spec. Split lock...
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    All these giant malaise era cars look like the...

    All these giant malaise era cars look like the 6000 SUX to me.

    http://dmctoday.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10129&d=1565634173

    https://wompwompwomp.com/
  6. :hysterical: That may be beyond my MSPaint...

    :hysterical:

    That may be beyond my MSPaint photoshopping capabilities.
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    http://dmctoday.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10089&d=1564493506
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    Living up here in the north is absolutely...

    Living up here in the north is absolutely murderous to cars. It has gotten marginally better in recent years as corrosion prevention has become a concern of most auto makers. But I probably wouldn't...
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    All that beautiful brake candy on the stock front...

    All that beautiful brake candy on the stock front LCA's.... any plans to upgrade those? They seem shockingly out of place among the many other finely machined billet components.
  10. I welcome the coming destruction of all DeLoreans...

    I welcome the coming destruction of all DeLoreans at the hands of the Time Machinists. In the future when the smoke has cleared over the barren automotive landscape, from the ashes of the neglected...
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    You forgot to add your sig :D ftfy ...

    You forgot to add your sig :D



    ftfy

    Also, I actually may have peed myself slightly the other day laughing... ...
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    For the common high volume maintenance items like...

    For the common high volume maintenance items like radiators and fuel pumps I would say the price is on the high end but still reasonable. Aftermarket parts are hit or miss on quality though so I tend...
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    I did the math on my daily driver not too long...

    I did the math on my daily driver not too long ago and came out around 2-3 times cheaper to operate per mile than the average cost to own a new car in the same category (small sedan). I've got a 2004...
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    I love how this build has absolutely no...

    I love how this build has absolutely no limitations to stock components. This is one of a few thoughtfully modified cars that I'd say fall into the 'resto mod' category will all the improvements.
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    I gotta check back here more often! Great...

    I gotta check back here more often! Great progress and info as you dig into this Rich. +1 on the Eastwood internal frame coating. I used that stuff on my jeep frame and it's holding up surprisingly...
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    She's a beauty for sure Rich. I'm especially...

    She's a beauty for sure Rich. I'm especially jealous of your binnacle repair skillz. I gotta do mine sometime to fix the hairline crack that appears to be growing and redye a few interior parts. Your...
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    https://media.giphy.com/media/134jQ5ulOOfhNS/giphy...

    https://media.giphy.com/media/134jQ5ulOOfhNS/giphy.gif
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    This is so badass I don't even know where to...

    This is so badass I don't even know where to start. :thumbup:

    I can only imagine the brain aneurysms will occur when a few certain people on 'Talk see the fenders getting rolled. :jawdrop:
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    Awesome, thanks for the info and keep us updated...

    Awesome, thanks for the info and keep us updated on how the lowering springs go. Once you've got it lowered it will also be interesting to see if you get full wheel turn lock to lock or if the tires...
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    Wow, I'm really interested in seeing the final...

    Wow, I'm really interested in seeing the final product of your wheel setup. Once you get that front end lowered down I think it's going to look great. The front on mine was similarly high, although...
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    Can you guys see the screen shot I attached? I...

    Can you guys see the screen shot I attached? I thought it was in my original post, then just tried to repost it and it's not showing up for me for some reason.
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    I kinda figured it would be. Screen shot captured...

    I kinda figured it would be. Screen shot captured just in case:

    http://dmctoday.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9944&d=1552652746
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    Ah yes. The upper bushings and washers I got with...

    Ah yes. The upper bushings and washers I got with mine were crap. Very thin material that some others had reported to fail leading to the hole in the frame enlarging itself due to wear.

    I still...
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    I've had SPAX shocks on my car since I rebuilt my...

    I've had SPAX shocks on my car since I rebuilt my suspension in 2013 (holy crap it's been 6 years already!) I have been happy so far...


    The ones I bought were the black ones DMCH was selling as...
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    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?17240-Rare-histo...

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?17240-Rare-historical-DeLorean-for-sale&p=244285#post244285

    http://dmctoday.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9944&d=1552652746
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