1981 Delorean DMC-12 Project

1981 Delorean DMC-12 Project

A few months ago our customer brought in his 1981 Delorean DMC-12 for an alignment. After we completed the alignment we found many items that needed replaced and repaired. These items included hard starting, faulty suspension parts and a few leaks. The customer also complained of a parasitic draw and that his battery was constantly dying. Since he doesn’t drive the vehicle that much, we thought maybe it was lack of driving the vehicle. He informed us that the battery would die over night and that he had to bring the battery inside and leave it on the charger so he could start the car. We informed him that we can isolate the draw and repair the other items on his inspection list that we found. We are well versed in Delorean DMC-12 repair and have the factory repair manuals for this vehicle.

Appointment

Our customer contacted us about a week later and set up an appointment to get these items repaired. Below are photos of the wiring issues we found and corrected. The issue was actually not Delorean DMC-12 related at all. It was the alarm system. The system that was installed had a radio receiver for remote start. This system sayed on all the time and what was draining the battery. Furthermore, the system was not installed properly. The previous installer used electrical tape to make connections and many of them were not connected. This could also be why the car would not start.

When we diagnosed the starting system and found the ignition coil was faulty. An after market coil booster had been installed. Our advise to our customer was to remove both remote start, coil booster and replace the ignition coil. We advised this because the ohm specifications were more than double of what they should be. Luckily we have the ignition coil readily available though our parts supplier and were able to get the part on the same day. Stay tuned for further updates on this project.

Contact Us

To make an appointment for Delorean DMC-12 or European car, call 425-254-0627 or email us. Meister Werks European & Import is located one block south from The Renton Landing in Renton, WA, across the street from The Boeing Store and on west side of the Paccar / Kenworth plant.

Custom Porsche Cayman

Custom Porsche Cayman

Today our customer picked up his 2014 Custom Porsche Cayman. The wheels were originally bronze and it looked like a bland white Porsche when he came in for his free quote. Our customer wanted to do some specific modifications to his car. His requests were to powder coat the wheels Porsche Silver, tint the headlights, tail lights, side markers, 3rd brake light, fog light trim and install the Porsche Cayman R decal kit. He came in a few weeks ago for a consultation. On his to do list, he wanted to spray tint all the lighting. We highly advised him to go a different way. It would be very difficult to the finish perfect and might turn out the way he wanted.

The other solution was tinting film. This this would make it much easier and cost effective to install. He agreed with our solutions and booked the appointment. About a week later he returned for us to transform his car into his own Custom Porsche Cayman. We performed all of the items he requested in just over a week. While performing the customization, we also found leaks in two his TPMS sensors We were able to rebuild them just before he arrived to pick it up. As you can see this car is uniquely his and it would be hard not to check this out when walking by in a parking lot.

Contact Us

To make an appointment for your customization service or repair, call us 425-254-0627 or email us. Meister Werks European & Import is located one block south from The Renton Landing in Renton, WA, across the street from The Boeing Store and on west side of the Paccar / Kenworth plant.

Ford Focus RS – Air Ride install and Cobb Tune

Ford Focus RS:
Air Ride Install and Cobb Access Port Tune

Last week our customer David dropped his car off for an air suspension upgrade and a Cobb access port performance tune. Here are some of the photos we took during the installation.

In the Shop, 1973 Porsche 914

1973 Porsche 914 1.7L

Porsche 914

In the shop this week: This sweet 1973 Porsche 914 1.7L. Our customer brought this In for some much needed maintenance and repair. The car was having issues starting and running rough. After discussing the symptoms with our customer, we knew right away that the ignition switch and ignition coil needed to be inspected tested. We tested the ignition coil with a multi meter and it was producing over four times the resistance it should have been on the terminals and plug wire terminal. We then pulled the ignition switch and sure enough, a big crack down the side. We replaced those with new plug wires, breather and vacuum hoses. Now this Porsche fires up on the first crank every time.

Porsche 914 Broken Ignition Switch

To make an appointment for your car’s vehicle service or repair, call 425-254-0627 or email us. Meister Werks European & Import is located one block south from The Renton Landing in Renton, WA, across the street from The Boeing Store and on west side of the Paccar / Kenworth plant.