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    Thread: Eurofest 2021. Cancelled
Post: RE: Eurofest 2021

I should be finished with my #vin4454 restomodification. Count me in. Now I have a deadline :D
Reinsch DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 43 12,512 03 Oct 2019, 16:27
  Star Thread: Automated heaterbox project
Post: Automated heaterbox project

Hello members, I thought I will share my project in regards of automation of heater box. As my project car #4454 is undergoing resto-modification, all parts are reviewed and upgraded if possible. I e...
Reinsch 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 1 1,042 15 Jun 2019, 18:21
    Thread: Rear hub wanted
Post: RE: Rear hub wanted

Hi Chris, thanks for tip! Can you confirm his exact nick? I can't find anybody with nick Scatman
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,383 18 Mar 2019, 22:19
  Exclamation Thread: Rear hub wanted
Post: Rear hub wanted

Hello, I'm in need for rear hub as mine has damaged splines. I only need part of hub with studs, important part are splines - they need to be in very good condition. Photo for reference : [Image: http...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 2,383 08 Mar 2019, 22:41
    Thread: Abandoned car in Japan
Post: RE: Abandoned car in Japan

A little update on the topic. As I returned to Japan for work related reasons, I used my weekend to chase the lead on this car. I arrived to destination on Sunday around noon. [Image: https://lh3.go...
Reinsch General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 20 13,456 21 Jan 2019, 01:19
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Not sure if I mentioned before, but my California reg plate states it was last legalized in 1991. I assume #4454 was siting somewhere exposed to sun since that time (I'm writing letter to address from...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 21 Jan 2019, 00:58
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Little update on #4454 summary: Chassis galvanized and all suspension parts ready for reassembly. Gearbox repaired. Front suspension reinforced.  Old engine shipped over Xmas to my Father in Poland. ...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 19 Jan 2019, 07:06
    Thread: Delorean Vat and Duty
Post: RE: Delorean Vat and Duty

your NOVA certificate will tell that HMRC are happy with duty and VAT paid. to register you need : - NOVA - MOT - old car registration document or letter from registered club that will confirm what ...
Reinsch General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 4,092 11 Oct 2018, 07:51
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Alloy wheels are actually heavier then steel ones. Unless we talking about racing forged ones. Same would be possibly with frame. You would have to make it thicker in many places. Welding aluminium is...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 551 170,149 22 Mar 2018, 21:49
    Thread: LEGACY3 - VIN 5255
Post: RE: LEGACY3 - VIN 5255

Believe me, it is worth waiting !
Reinsch Members Cars 11 6,731 08 Mar 2018, 21:30
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Hi Chris, Yes, I dropped it of to workshop Friday and should have quote back today, hopefully by end of week I will be able to pick it up. Meantime I will clean all inside parts. I finally started ...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 19 Feb 2018, 12:02
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

I have little delay as one of gears is stuck on shaft and I can't remove it, so can't split the transmission in half. Heat gun arriving tomorrow, so hopefully it will solve the issue. So far the gear ...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 12 Feb 2018, 14:21
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Hello again, I guess you can separate it in few ways, but I decided to have frame on wheels on the ground and lift off the body. I used two jacks (one motorcycle platform jack and one 3TON car jack w...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 08 Feb 2018, 14:54
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

Hi, Any photos and measurements are welcome :) I had no response from Germany unfortunately. I will make engine mounts brackets myself, but first Ii need to sort out that adapter for transmission. I...
Reinsch Members Cars 103 45,973 08 Feb 2018, 12:28
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

I bet you can always make bolt on adapters for engine mounts, but for durability it is better to weld them. I will ask about sump, but so far it was only mentioned that oil filter required relocation...
Reinsch Members Cars 103 45,973 18 Jan 2018, 08:55
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Update time! Yesterday I managed to commit a divorce. Body now sits outside on wooden frame and wheels. Frame is in the garage. I'm glad I decided to go for full nut and bolt restoration as every si...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 14 Jan 2018, 22:45
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

Hi Claire and Phil, how is your swap going ? I contacted Phil on messenger as I found some guy in Germany that is in the middle of process of putting L7X into DeLorean. He did few Alpines on L7X and ...
Reinsch Members Cars 103 45,973 14 Jan 2018, 22:27
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Delorean museum in Texas had no record of the car in VIN list. They thought that car with such VIN never existed. They asked me for photos of vin plate, which I sent to them. Car will be added to regi...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 26 Nov 2017, 23:19
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

My baby is now home for about a week. photo1 She is in better condition then I expected. New DMC pump, all new gas struts and new (discharged) battery that I managed to rescue. I started from removi...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 22 Nov 2017, 23:38
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

I unfortunately can't tow such load with my car. Need a car transporter. Self drive one cost similar to hiring a company to do it = ~£100 I guess I will go with second option as it is less hassle.
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 28 Oct 2017, 18:13
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Milton Keynes to Banbury. It is about 30miles.
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 27 Oct 2017, 20:27
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

It is in shared container. I'm using company called ShipMyCar from Milton Keynes. Their quote was competitive and included insurance from moment of picking up the car until is delivered to me. There w...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 27 Oct 2017, 08:33
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

car arrived to Barcelona early yesterday! Now it is loaded to second ship to leave tomorrow for it is final destination of Felixstowe that will be reach on 31.10.2017. Anybody has experience about h...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 26 Oct 2017, 08:25
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Received confirmation this morning that my #4454 is arriving to Felixstowe on 31/10/2017. :)
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 26 Sep 2017, 14:13
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

It will make nice coffee table:) I bought yesterday Laguna Mk2 with L7X 210HP tiptronic - £400. Luckily I checked ebay and it was 20minutes away:) 80k miles on clock. I will start removing engine i...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 14 Sep 2017, 22:12
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

Nice one! Any plans for engine mounts at this stage? For PRV is was quite easy...
Reinsch Members Cars 103 45,973 14 Sep 2017, 21:53
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Hi Claire, In this case I will join you in this adventure as I'm about to buy Laguna 2 with L7X, variable timing so also 210HP. Car is auto, but I don't think there is any issue to make it back to ma...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 12 Sep 2017, 14:15
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

Are you sure that engine block for Auto is different from Manual? Usually it is the same as adaptor housing is doing the conversion. You need to replace flywheel and put clutch, but I would replace th...
Reinsch Members Cars 103 45,973 10 Sep 2017, 09:32
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

L7X engine is easier to find then Z7X. I guess you going for variable timing one as they generate more HP. I was thinking about the same. However I read that stock transmission doesn't fit? Are you pl...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 10 Sep 2017, 08:56
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

Hi Clair, What engine are you planning to put? 3.0 V6 24V or 12V? Or something different?
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 08 Sep 2017, 19:27
    Thread: Vin #4454
Post: RE: Vin #4454

I will swap it for more recent PRV with EFI from Laguna mk1 Z7X 3.0 V6 12V. Goal is to keep it really reliable and problem-free as I will use it daily and will do some long distance trips. On beginni...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 02 Sep 2017, 22:02
  Thumbs Up Thread: Vin #4454
Post: Vin #4454

Hello and welcome restoration nation !!  After roughly 15 years, I've managed to do it. I'm new owner of #4454. It's 1981, manual with something that once looked grey interior. Looking on title first...
Reinsch Members Cars 52 28,657 16 Aug 2017, 22:29
    Thread: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 - BHCC
Post: RE: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 - BHCC

I would think frame from California needs to be the best option. Thank license plate suggest it is its home from 1981. That corrosion on fuel tank plate might be just from brake fluid? Isn't it ? Res...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 5,728 10 Aug 2017, 11:47
    Thread: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 - BHCC
Post: RE: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 - BHCC

so how much is this one worth ?
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 5,728 06 Aug 2017, 23:53
    Thread: Diagnosing and bulletproofing you A/C
Post: RE: Diagnosing and bulletproofing you A/C

Hi Rissy, It will be rather hard now to get R32. If you system was not in operation for so long it possibly has moisture inside and is corroded. Such contamination can block orifice tube. Furthermore ...
Reinsch 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 12 9,232 20 Jun 2017, 08:12
  Lightbulb Thread: Diagnosing and bulletproofing you A/C
Post: Diagnosing and bulletproofing you A/C

Hello owners!   I thought I will write little article about Air Con (A/C) system on D as it is not the best design from electrical point of view. I will focus on electrical part as I'm Electrical Engi...
Reinsch 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 12 9,232 18 Jun 2017, 19:41
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Have you noticed the torsion bar on the back on this last one ? [Image: http://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/galle..._p56_l.jpg]
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 551 170,149 17 Apr 2017, 14:59
    Thread: Abandoned car in Japan
Post: RE: Abandoned car in Japan

Hi Chris, any chance you got a reply ? Cheers
Reinsch General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 20 13,456 10 Feb 2017, 23:05
    Thread: Abandoned car in Japan
Post: RE: Abandoned car in Japan

Little refresh to the topic :angel: . Car was still there in May 2015 according to google maps. [Image: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/KhHMaF...04-h665-no] some older photos: October 2012 [Image...
Reinsch General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 20 13,456 23 Jan 2017, 15:40
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

The one from link of @Dangermouse is VIN #10524 [Image: http://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/galle..._p58_l.jpg] beside damage to frame (that is not called rust anymore...) looks ok? Would you say tha...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 551 170,149 13 Jan 2017, 19:42
    Thread: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference
Post: RE: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference

look for alternator for Renault Espace V6 3.0 or Safrane V6 3.0 or Laguna 3.0 V6 or any other PRV engine... take off pulley from your old alternator and fit to new one. Only additional modification ...
Reinsch 3 - Electrical 9 6,557 17 Dec 2016, 19:48
    Thread: Craig Radio repair
Post: RE: Craig Radio repair

Some guy on facebook page Delorean Fanatics was advertising that he is converting Craig's radios to Bluetooth. Sounds like some option if you want to convert.
Reinsch 3 - Electrical 8 7,391 17 Dec 2016, 19:40
    Thread: PRV Volvo V6 (car) on EBay
Post: RE: PRV Volvo V6 (car) on EBay

2 weeks ago I've seen biturbo 3.0 V6 PRV for sale from Renault Safrane Biturbo for 1.200 euros in France. 264 Horse on 4x4 powertrain, so on two wheels should make slightly more. That is the answer......
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 15 10,233 17 Dec 2016, 19:30
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

new one just appeared. Looks nice until you see the back... http://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1981-...c-6434.htm Out of curiosity, what is nowadays price for body tub ? Not that I would take such c...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 551 170,149 17 Dec 2016, 13:34
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: Re: Project Cars @ BHCC

Anybody from this forum ever bought car from there ? I'm looking to buy project car around june next year and cars they have are in my price range (not all of course). I will rather fly there to check...
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 551 170,149 07 Nov 2015, 23:50
    Thread: Delorean World tour.
Post: Re: Delorean World tour.

I'm tracking them on FB. Brave guys.
Reinsch General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,557 07 Nov 2015, 23:41
    Thread: 2 Project cars on Pistonheads. Galway Ireland
Post: Re: 2 Project cars on Pistonheads. Galway Ireland

any progress with photos? cheers
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 4,858 28 Jun 2015, 23:00
    Thread: 2 Project cars on Pistonheads. Galway Ireland
Post: Re: 2 Project cars on Pistonheads. Galway Ireland

Any chance for more photos ? Is that rear glass expensive/available as I see its broken?
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 4,858 22 Jun 2015, 20:43
    Thread: Project DeLoreans for sale!
Post: Re: Project DeLoreans for sale!

any update about those project cars ? still interested.
Reinsch DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 48 21,633 27 Aug 2014, 17:01
    Thread: DOC-UK Summer Event, 20-22 June 2014
Post: Re: DOC-UK Summer Event, 21,22 & 23rd June 2014

Thank you Chris! See you guys on Saturday :D
Reinsch DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 76 42,761 15 Jun 2014, 13:04