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    Thread: Thruxton Historic, 22-23 June 2024
Post: Thruxton Historic, 22-23 June 2024

Hi Claire, Register your car club by midnight on 9th June for free display parking and discounted tickets for club members at this year’s Thruxton Historic race meeting.  Clubs can attend for one or...
Chris Williams Southern England 0 27 22 May 2024, 17:23
    Thread: Delorean boat - BTTF
Post: RE: Delorean boat - BTTF

Absolutely brilliant, smiles all round.
Chris Williams Back To The Future 4 199 28 Apr 2024, 09:47
    Thread: Lytham Hall’s Autumn Classic Vehicle Show, 14th Sept 2024
Post: Lytham Hall’s Autumn Classic Vehicle Show, 14th Se...

Your club members can still book now to take advantage of our “Early Bird” entry offer.   Only £5 per car   This cost covers show entry for the vehicle, driver and passengers - and includes a voucher ...
Chris Williams Northern England 0 52 28 Apr 2024, 09:44
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

Looking at the couple of pictures of the chassis I think I would ask to see far more pictures of it.
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 484 259,925 27 Mar 2024, 20:39
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Check to see that the machanism at the pull handle end is all OK, sometimes the bracketry fractures.
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 26 Mar 2024, 21:21
    Thread: Ignoring marker lights laws
Post: RE: Ignoring marker lights laws

If the car was designed to fit the US spec size then you can legally use the US size plates. However not the stamped metal US style plates. I'm sure 'most' of the time you would get away with it and i...
Chris Williams Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 267 22 Mar 2024, 21:00
    Thread: NOS Front Girling Calipers for sale
Post: RE: NOS Front Girling Calipers for sale

No mate they are sold. these IIRC are direct replacements though if you want new ones: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/285583058613?...R8rB4fvMYw
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 470 22 Mar 2024, 20:57
    Thread: Bath Rotary Festival of Motoring, 15 & 16 June 2024
Post: Bath Rotary Festival of Motoring, 15 & 16 June 202...

We're delighted to announce that exhibitor registration for the Bath Rotary Festival of Motoring 2024 is now open.This year's festival will take place on the 15th - 16th June at Walcot Rugby Ground in...
Chris Williams South West 0 82 15 Mar 2024, 18:02
    Thread: Classic Car Run Croydon, 21st April 2024
Post: Classic Car Run Croydon, 21st April 2024

Charity Classic Car Run 21 April 2024   For and on behalf of Dhiraj Shah   Dear friends   we have scheduled the event for 21 April 2024. We are very excited to arrange the event and looking forward t...
Chris Williams Southern England 0 87 15 Mar 2024, 18:01
    Thread: Car Show, Swansea. 2nd June 2024
Post: Car Show, Swansea. 2nd June 2024

I trust this email finds you well.   Last year I met with one of your Club members at a car show and whilst chatting he gave me your contact details.   I am writing to inquire as to whether your Club ...
Chris Williams Wales 0 89 15 Mar 2024, 17:59
    Thread: 10th August 2024 Stratford On Avon Car Show
Post: 10th August 2024 Stratford On Avon Car Show

I am delighted to extend your Club an invitation to the Vintage Sports-Car Club's 90th Anniversary Gala Day, set to be held on Saturday, 10 August 2024, at the Stratford upon Avon Racecourse.   [Image...
Chris Williams Midlands 0 82 15 Mar 2024, 17:57
    Thread: Ignoring marker lights laws
Post: RE: Ignoring marker lights laws

I do know of some occasions where MOT inspectors have picked up the fact that marker lights were in use/illuminated BUT most sensible inspectors just ignored the fact that the were in use. Technically...
Chris Williams Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 267 13 Mar 2024, 21:10
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

Looks to be a good car at the price to me
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 484 259,925 07 Mar 2024, 20:59
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

I think your doing well there, nice clean straight drill hole. Can only echo whats been wrote above never had much success with any stud extractors either. As ChrisM wrote above follow his advice and ...
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 28 Feb 2024, 21:01
    Thread: Classic Car & Bike Show at Whirlow Hall Farm Sheffield, 7 July 2024
Post: Classic Car & Bike Show at Whirlow Hall Farm Sheff...

Dear Classic Motor Enthusiast, The Sheffield Abbeydale and Sheffield Vulcan Rotary Clubs are organising a charity Classic Car & Bike Show at Whirlow Hall Farm www.whirlowhallfarm.org on the 7th J...
Chris Williams Northern England 0 95 23 Feb 2024, 18:44
    Thread: Discount for SC accommodation in Dordogne
Post: Discount for SC accommodation in Dordogne

Bonjour As spring approaches (although the weather may say otherwise), your club members may be starting to think about planning a road trip for 2024. We hosted a number of car and bike club members...
Chris Williams International Events 0 97 23 Feb 2024, 18:43
    Thread: Lytham Hall's Autumn Classic Vehicle Show - Saturday 14th September 2024
Post: Lytham Hall's Autumn Classic Vehicle Show - Saturd...

Your club members can book now to take advantage of our “Early Bird” entry offer. Only £5 per car This cost covers show entry for the vehicle, driver and passengers - and includes a voucher allowing y...
Chris Williams Northern England 0 81 23 Feb 2024, 18:41
    Thread: DeLorean News Issue 97 & Group WhatsApp Chat
Post: DeLorean News Issue 97 & Group WhatsApp Chat

The latest issue of DeLorean News has been packed up and will be mailed out in the morning. A huge thanks to those who supplied articles for it. As ever a plea for more. Anything you can put together ...
Chris Williams Latest DOC News 1 164 14 Feb 2024, 20:53
    Thread: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter
Post: RE: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter

I believe one of the US vendors has a solution using a flexi pipe to replace the hard line to the filter. Just using care and perseverance and you will free it off.......... getting it to seal again i...
Chris Williams 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 5 318 07 Feb 2024, 20:34
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

As Chris wrote it's difficult (but not impossible) to get the Y pipe out with the remains of the bolts still in there. Think I would be tempted to put a washer over the hole with a nut sitting on top ...
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 07 Feb 2024, 20:28
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

This is the car that used to be available for self drive hire through webbs of waybridge. https://www.webbsofweybridge.co.uk/ Interesting that it's had the A/C compressor replaced but no drive belt to...
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 484 259,925 07 Feb 2024, 20:24
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Looks good, lets hope this cures your AT woes!
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 04 Feb 2024, 20:16
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

In two minds myself partly down to cost and it's really difficult to get time off at short notice. Plus I would really rather wait for another two years and have a 'longer' full weekend
Chris Williams Ireland 8 519 02 Feb 2024, 21:23
    Thread: Classic Car Event, Letchworth June 8th 2024
Post: Classic Car Event, Letchworth June 8th 2024

Hi Chris, My name is Simon Ansell, from the Picnic committee of the, Letchworth Garden City Classic And Vintage Car Club.  We are now organising this year's picnic, and are inviting local car clubs t...
Chris Williams South East 0 106 01 Feb 2024, 19:37
    Thread: Vin 05309 / HTU506X
Post: RE: Vin 05309 / HTU506X

I dont use Reditt myself but yes it is in the UK, I have in my notes that Phil Wright knows the location of it.
Chris Williams Members Cars 3 321 17 Jan 2024, 21:01
    Thread: Classic & Sports Car Magazine Special Offer
Post: Classic & Sports Car Magazine Special Offer

Not sure how good an offer this is but it's been sent through to offer to our members as FBHVC members: Hi, it's Anna here from Classic & Sports Car magazine. We’d like to offer your club Members...
Chris Williams Off topic talk, general chat etc 0 179 24 Nov 2023, 18:00
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Quote:Yeah, I know. I enquired about it back in February, remember? Still waiting on that postal address from you... Errrrrrr no, but may have forgotten. Do you still need any done?
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 21 Nov 2023, 21:44
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: RE: Angle drive

I have Harvey's one (specialT auto) and that's way off but works. I believe all the offerings are the same now (as in all off)!
Chris Williams 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 439 20 Nov 2023, 20:22
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: RE: UK project Car for sale.£50k

Certainly has had plenty done, Miles knows what he's doing also. seems still a lot do do for 50k mind?
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 623 20 Nov 2023, 20:20
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 &...

Apologies for the delay on writing this, I've been laid up not very well for a few days, went ill on Sunday and got much, much worse. Anyway I would like to offer a huge thanks to everyone who attende...
Chris Williams DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 16 Nov 2023, 20:59
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

http://www.deloreans.co.uk/forum/showthr...p?tid=6171
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 15 Nov 2023, 21:48
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Great news but stop using easystart use brake cleaner
Chris Williams Members Cars 85 18,519 15 Nov 2023, 21:44
    Thread: DeLorean News issue 96
Post: RE: DeLorean News issue 96

This has finally arrived and will be posted out tomorrow (the 16th) apologies again for the delay, for some odd reason they sent them to my old address despite having sent them before to my new addres...
Chris Williams Latest DOC News 2 311 15 Nov 2023, 16:41
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

(06 Nov 2023, 16:23)Chris P Wrote: Are there any club discount codes available? Parking or entrance? Yes mate in the club mag! I have sent you a PM
Chris Williams DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 06 Nov 2023, 21:46
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

Quote:regarding GDPR, etc. To be fair, were quiet good on that compared to a lot of clubs, the privacy policy on the website and club rules that have been posted out with any new joiner for at least t...
Chris Williams General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 1,466 06 Nov 2023, 21:45
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

That's great news, He's done some cracking videos for the you tube channel. What's threads though!
Chris Williams General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 1,466 31 Oct 2023, 22:34
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

(18 Oct 2023, 17:00)Chris P Wrote: I'm oddly tempted by this.... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/276063212050?...R_axxLfoYg Yes it's nice and if I had the money I would be more than tempted myself.
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 948 19 Oct 2023, 20:18
    Thread: Anyone tried 205/70 R14 on the front?
Post: RE: Anyone tried 205/70 R14 on the front?

Probably would fit ok without fowling but would it make the steering even heavier being wider?
Chris Williams 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 3 325 16 Oct 2023, 20:42
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 Help ...

(15 Oct 2023, 13:29)theningiachicken Wrote: i've secured a decent 32 inch tv for the show which should be suitable Brilliant, Thanks
Chris Williams DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 15 Oct 2023, 19:53
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

Ha, I like it, come to think of it maybe there's a business opportunity converting old Rovers into DeLoreans................ :P
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 948 11 Oct 2023, 16:46
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Nice clean car for $39,500 https://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1981...-15887.htm
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 235,825 11 Oct 2023, 16:44
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 Help ...

OK, first of all thanks for the offers and now the DOC weekend has been and gone ( and what a great weekend, thanks all) I'm just trying to put this together.  Carpet and electrics are sorted as are a...
Chris Williams DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 18 Sep 2023, 21:00
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Been a gap but this ones up at $37,500: https://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1981...-15293.htm
Chris Williams DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 235,825 14 Sep 2023, 18:13
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

I always thought something like this would suffice: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/314703960235?...R4aUyIHSYg Many versions most are underneath the vehicle and work well. (13 Sep 2023, 12:40)Rissy Wrote...
Chris Williams Members Cars 18 1,558 13 Sep 2023, 20:55
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Think all the common issues have been raised, modern Diesel and some petrol vehicles all have a fuel cooler installed to cool the returning fuel going back to the tank. More so diesels as the very hig...
Chris Williams Members Cars 18 1,558 12 Sep 2023, 19:39
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Quote:Well, minus the return line - it put up too much of a fight. I bet a pound you struggled disconnecting it from the hard line........... :D
Chris Williams Members Cars 142 25,615 30 Aug 2023, 20:10
    Thread: DELOREAN HIRE
Post: RE: DELOREAN HIRE

Tom in Devon is probably your closest who has a BTTF DeLorean
Chris Williams TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 4 574 28 Aug 2023, 21:01
    Thread: Minehead DeLorean photo op
Post: RE: Minehead DeLorean photo op

Something rings a bell about that registration but cant think why.....
Chris Williams Off topic talk, general chat etc 7 682 18 Aug 2023, 21:20
    Thread: London ULEZ charging
Post: RE: London ULEZ charging

It was one of those really stupid ones where a bit of common should have prevailed in the first place!
Chris Williams Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 536 06 Aug 2023, 16:37
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Quote:and the new stainless studs didn't even fit any of the holes Why? out of interest
Chris Williams Members Cars 85 18,519 06 Aug 2023, 16:35