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My Flux Capacitor isn't working - Car won't time travel

I bought a fux capacitor off ebay and installed it onto my car as instructed on the manual but after I keyed in my destination date and hit the required speed limit, I was still unable to travel back in time.

Please help!

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  • alvininhk Jul 23, 2009

    My Flux Capacitor is still borken

  • alvininhk Jul 27, 2009

    @McNeb

    I did try the solution you posted above to no avail and received some mild burns in the process - I'm fairly sure it fried most of the electronics in my immediate area.

    I double checked the Flux cap and you were right, it was not marked 227/12/02 and had "made in North Korea" stamped on the bottom. I can't believe I missed it.

    I do think the problem is with poorly made shielding around the flux cap causing the Flux Cap to leak charge.

    Do you have any recommendations for materials to use as insulation? It's going to be a while before the next lightning strike so I'll have some time to work on this.

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Simple fix, Check your wiring to the flux cap relay, your must have the polarity backwards. The wiring digram you received with the cap kit is for European 50 hz. You will have to reset the relay with a spike voltage of 13.9 vDC Hooking the neg to the pos and touch for just a second. rewire as per the directions be careful to install the 100 ohm resistor across the relay terms # 87 and 86 the .47 mf cerm. cap will now be wired across the wiper relay to engage fast forward or step thru time, this will reset for 60hz USA quad voltage used in this system. See you in a few.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

  • John Fourteen Six Jul 23, 2009

    That Flux cap. you recived with the kit, is it marked *227/12/02*
    the makings are on the bottom inside the fold of metal that makes up the lip. The known good ones are marked *227/12/02* any other markings are fake copys, made in North Korea, these will just cause a power surge and black out TV reception in your area- Sorry dude. Send it back for a refund.

  • John Fourteen Six Jul 28, 2009

    Yes, we need to insulate this Capacitor. You will need a good plastic trash bag, those with grab handles will do. Set you cap on a cardboard box somewhat smaller than the cap. in side the bottom of this bag. pull the bag up over the cap. get some ties and tie it off with a 1/4 plastic tube down in the bag so you can blow air in to inflate the bag. Make two rings with duct tape (The black Gorilla tape works best do not use silver). You want to make these rings about 3-4 inches larger than the cap. So you have this air gap around it. Once you have this done. you need to get a card board box that is larger than the bag say 6 inches, the larger the better but we need to save space so 6in should do it. Now you need about 30 cans of this stuff called "Great stuff" it is a insulation foam in a can. Or Now they sell it in a Professional size if you can find that, good. Now fill the box around your bag with this foam, wait till it dries. Cut the box away, slice the foam in half. be careful, one cut on one side, one on the other to make a **** shell and take it apart, easy. Now you can work with the foam to size it a little, round down the corners make it look good. When finished glue it together with more Great stuff. You will have a shell the capacitor will fit down in with this air gap around it. You will have to make a top with holes for the connections. Glue this all down to a cut sheet of plywood for your mount. I have to go and find my notes on the oil you need to fill the foam with it has to be a vegetable oil though. You have to set the cap down in a oil bath. This will contain any voltage induction leaks that may occur. Reline your foam cover with a new trash bag to hold your oil and wire it up. You will have to wrap the outer shell with tin foil and solder a small wire to that foil and wire that to the Positive cable of your battery, Not the ground side. This will capture any spikes that get out and in fact help recharge the Capacitor. Did your kit come with the 6 inch insulation bolts? If not try and find some 6 in ceramic stand offs line used in old power lines. feed your wires thru these down into the oil and seal off with a good silicone. Be sure to set the static charge before you even try to power this up. Best way to charge this thing will be with a 9 volt battery, hook it up over night and let it drain down before you set her in the car and hook it up to the Induction relay. Then she should be ready to go. Wait on that storm. Keep the car battery hooked up with a 1 amp trickle charge so all is go when it's time.

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I know whats wrong..
You installed the wrong capcitor..
It should be a "Flux" copacitor - not a "Fux" capacitor..

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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Easy one need to drive into a lightning storm while holding a metal pipe out the window. happy travels!

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

Testimonial: "Done! back to my original time now. thanks!"

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Your 2003 Chevy Malibu is not made of stainless steel which is essential to the electrical dispersion. This safety precaution is built into the flux capacitor to keep steel bodied cars from becoming highly magnetic (worse than an MRI machine) so that mailboxes don't become projectiles coming directly for your head. Stainless steel is non magnetic... Durr! Hence, it is essential to have a delorean.

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