Technical Information Pages
This is page of technical information gathered from postings on the DeLorean Mailing List, and around the web. See the Editorial Note at the bottom of this page.
Updated 05/25/2009 Steering Rack Rebuild
Luke Sandel has graciously offered to provide additional content here. Luke's DeLorean Page has a great collection of Technical info from the DML and other places. Also be sure to check DMCNews-the Zine.
Also be sure to check the tech files HERE including the entire parts manual.
The Complete Set of Tech Bulletins in both PDF and HTML forms. In the HTML version clicking on small images will get to the large one.
Jordan's Encyclopedia of DeLorean Maintenance (off-site link)Engine
Rebuilding the Front Suspension - Notes (Download the DeLorean Club of Oregon Newsletter issue 13, 14, 15)
Steering Rack Service
Steering Rack Replacement
Constant Velocity Joint Service
Trailing Arm Bolt Q&A
Trailing Arm Bolt Engineering
Steering Rack Rebuild Instructions (PDF file - right click to download) NEW!!
This is not meant to be a demonstration of art of Web Creation, in most cases it will be completely text.
We are not attempting to duplicate the DeLorean Factory Manuals. You may download the Parts Manual here or buy it from your favorite parts vendor. In addition, the Factory Technical Bulletin and Service Procedure manuals are also available from all the vendors. In many cases these writeups will reference, chapter and verse, processes in the manual. The writeups only elaborate or clarify some of the ambiguities or inaccuracies of the original books, based on people's first-hand experience. If you are attempting any maintenance on your car, I'd strongly recommend that you buy the Parts Manual and the Technical Manual. They will be the best investment you make in the care of the car. It's really hard to drag your computer underneath the car, and by the time you have printed it all out you'll wish you bought it in the first place.
The usual caveats apply, if you do something explained here and melt down your DeLorean, don't come crying to us. These pages, and the DeLorean manuals, will NOT make a mechanic out of someone with no mechanical aptitude. The legal fine print.
Items from the DML are posted here either in original form, or with minor editing to string together several questions and answers to make it more readable. If possible, the date or message number of the original posting is provided in case you want to go back and see the original in the archives. Anything found on the web is a link to the original page. This should save us from any copyright issues. Please notify me if any of the links go away. If I've inadvertently posted anything here without proper credit, please let us know.
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