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    Thread: Air con / heater system - function advice please?
Post: RE: Air con / heater system - function advice plea...

(27 Nov 2023, 10:44)Rissy Wrote: On the AC panel, the following energise the compressor to circulate your gases: MAX (same as NORM but with hot water valve behind engine closing off hot water to th...
lordivanhoe 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 2 252 27 Nov 2023, 11:15
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: RE: UK project Car for sale.£50k

I presume those aren't original sheepskin seat covers as in the 'rarely seen original options', are they? I've never seen a set of those.  Anyone got any pics of those original optional seat covers (o...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 623 26 Nov 2023, 23:43
    Thread: Air con / heater system - function advice please?
Post: Air con / heater system - function advice please?

Hey all, wondering if anyone has an answer to this query..? OK, so, happy days, my air con (having been checked over and regassed earlier this summer) now works. Unfortunately, some as-yet-to-be-dete...
lordivanhoe 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 2 252 26 Nov 2023, 23:24
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Wow, plenty of stuff to think about there.  Thanks so much all for the ideas, I'll have to have a good play with my budget and see what I can get, and then have a bit of fun playing with fitting some ...
lordivanhoe Members Cars 18 1,558 14 Sep 2023, 12:14
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

So.. Drove from High Wycombe to Shropshire this weekend and had a breakdown as I was passing through Birmingham. Clearly, rule 1 is 'don't drive through Birmingham on the hottest day of the year at fi...
lordivanhoe Members Cars 18 1,558 11 Sep 2023, 17:43
    Thread: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshire, various dates 2024
Post: RE: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshir...

Sounds like a great day out.  Reckon I could be up for one of those dates.
lordivanhoe Southern England 4 491 01 Sep 2023, 15:08
    Thread: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept completion date - DOC member car
Post: RE: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept ...

So.. My apologies to those who contacted me with a view to potentially buying my DeLorean. I am happy to report that I managed to get through the fiscal issues caused by family cars and house windows ...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 1,831 03 Apr 2023, 11:05
    Thread: Cargo net lower fixings
Post: RE: Cargo net lower fixings

(23 Jan 2023, 19:30)Rissy Wrote: On the back of the wooden backing boards (upright ones), there’s little loops which push through from the front side (27).  Then there’s “S” shaped loop hooks which ...
lordivanhoe 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 603 24 Jan 2023, 21:18
    Thread: DMC Specialised outdoor/indoor car cover
Post: RE: DMC Specialised outdoor/indoor car cover

(10 Jan 2023, 17:35)Rich Hanlon Wrote: (06 Jan 2023, 15:03)lordivanhoe Wrote: Hi, did this go? It did, to me! Jolly Good!  :-D
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 1,209 23 Jan 2023, 15:22
    Thread: Cargo net lower fixings
Post: Cargo net lower fixings

Hi, a long time ago (it seems) I took my cargo net off as part of getting the back panels off to do some maintenance work. I have got the back panel on along with the upper cargo net hooks, so no prob...
lordivanhoe 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 603 23 Jan 2023, 10:11
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

(22 Jan 2023, 20:43)Chris Williams Wrote: Painted black car @ $46,500: https://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1981...?tk=741517 I have to say, they do look good in black.  Not sure what's happenin...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 235,830 23 Jan 2023, 10:01
    Thread: DMC Specialised outdoor/indoor car cover
Post: RE: DMC Specialised outdoor/indoor car cover

Hi, did this go?
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 1,209 06 Jan 2023, 15:03
    Thread: Hello Vin 4616
Post: RE: Hello Vin 4616

Hey Eric, great to hear from you, you're not the only one who got a DeLorean due to first seeing one in the Back to the Future films! Sounds like you've been doing some great work on your car - I'm su...
lordivanhoe New member? Say hello :) 3 805 06 Jan 2023, 09:56
    Thread: 2023 Calendar
Post: RE: 2023 Calendar

Erm.. any left?  I know I've been rather slow off the mark..!!  If there is one, please put my name on it and let me know and I'll send the money pronto!! Doh!
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 21 3,731 05 Jan 2023, 21:53
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2022, 2022 AGM Notification.
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2022

(20 Jul 2022, 14:02)Rissy Wrote: Remaining off topic, James R G, one of the main providers of 3D printed parts has made these in two variants and they are sold through DeLoreanGo.  If that is of any...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 46 10,692 20 Jul 2022, 16:10
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2022, 2022 AGM Notification.
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2022

(20 Jul 2022, 11:00)Chris P Wrote: Hi Ivan, AXI 1699 and AXI 1697 were the only two cars that were fitted with them by the factory,  but I retro-fitted AXI 1698. They were to have been fitted to a...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 46 10,692 20 Jul 2022, 11:36
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2022, 2022 AGM Notification.
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2022

(08 Jul 2022, 13:47)Chris P Wrote: All being well my car should be in the auction ..... so another one on site. Hey Chris, slightly off-topic, I notice your car has some sort of filler pieces on th...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 46 10,692 20 Jul 2022, 09:31
    Thread: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War Museum Duxford
Post: RE: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial ...

(29 Jun 2022, 11:59)Guinney1971 Wrote: I've just emailed Hagerty, with photos, suggesting a value of £45k.  As you said Ivan, its what it would cost us to replace Sorbet if they worst happened. My ...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 2,882 30 Jun 2022, 16:29
    Thread: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War Museum Duxford
Post: RE: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imper...

Not a bad idea.  I did look at the Hagerty website and they've upped the nominal values of DeLoreans already.  Worth pointing out the recent sales and see if that ups them further. I would be surprise...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 2,882 28 Jun 2022, 17:50
    Thread: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War Museum Duxford
Post: RE: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imper...

..and today's Bonhams auction at Goodwood didn't disappoint. £62,100 all in!!! Holy.  Cow. I mean, it looked pretty good - but still. :-o
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 2,882 24 Jun 2022, 19:40
    Thread: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War Museum Duxford
Post: RE: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imper...

Aha.  Auctioneers' website says £46,125 including buyers' premium. Strong money!
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 2,882 23 Jun 2022, 15:59
    Thread: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War Museum Duxford
Post: DeLorean sold today at H&H Auctions, Imperial War ...

#2457.  Went for £41k. (laughably estimated 25-30!) Another one (#3170) goes under the hammer on Friday (24th June) at Goodwood.   Will be interesting to see what the difference is, rather hopefully t...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 2,882 22 Jun 2022, 16:33
    Thread: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept completion date - DOC member car
Post: RE: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept ...

(21 Jun 2022, 16:15)Guinney1971 Wrote: Sad to hear this Ivan, as Rissy said, its like you've only just joined us, but can fully understand your reasons. Best wishes, and I hope you get to enjoy the...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 1,831 21 Jun 2022, 16:17
    Thread: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?
Post: RE: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?

Just a note (in case anyone interested) that I did indeed go ahead and change my gearbox oil. No problems, job was a good (if slow) one. But my old 'garage' hoodie still smells funny two months and th...
lordivanhoe 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 1,409 20 Jun 2022, 15:27
    Thread: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept completion date - DOC member car
Post: RE: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept ...

Hey cheers, Rissy - likewise! It does seem all too short and I feel as if I'm just getting into the ownership experience (having mostly been under the car more than driving it!) Sadly however, prematu...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 1,831 13 Jun 2022, 19:42
    Thread: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept completion date - DOC member car
Post: Car for Sale (Black) with preferable End Sept comp...

Dear All: After much excitement last year when I managed to buy, import from the US, register and fettle VIN #2045 (Black Bess), and subsequently greatly enjoy ownership, I find I am sadly in a posit...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 1,831 13 Jun 2022, 12:50
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

New inertia switch installed! Hurrah for safety. :-D Also on my way to becoming a 'real' DeLorean owner, as my angle drive broke and I'm replacing that as well. ;-) Ticking off those boxes!! :-D
lordivanhoe 3 - Electrical 7 1,723 17 May 2022, 14:00
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

So, now I know why they did it... Removed the inertia switch and did a couple of quick tests (multimeter, testing resistance between the 3 spades with button down and also after a 'bump' with button u...
lordivanhoe 3 - Electrical 7 1,723 09 May 2022, 21:36
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

Ah, thanks Rissy / Acme! Makes sense. I did of course suspect that one of the lines was the fuel pump, and assumed black was ground, but had no clue as to the third wire!  The knowledge that the inert...
lordivanhoe 3 - Electrical 7 1,723 03 May 2022, 21:15
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

Hey All, would welcome assistance with this one.. Was under the dash this weekend changing my indicator relay for the LED-friendly version, when I noticed the following rather 'interesting' thing; Pi...
lordivanhoe 3 - Electrical 7 1,723 03 May 2022, 16:47
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

(13 Apr 2022, 17:17)Chris Williams Wrote: Not a bad looking project (if you dont mind DeLorean badges) for $39,950: https://www.beverlyhillscarclub.com/1983...-14178.htm SO many badges.  That's...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 235,830 14 Apr 2022, 10:12
    Thread: At last!!!
Post: At last!!!

https://www.lego.com/en-gb/lego-delorean...1&jb=12340
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 3 1,123 18 Mar 2022, 10:21
    Thread: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?
Post: RE: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?

My 10mm square socket is in the post.   Gearbox oil just arrived. And there's sun forecast for the weekend. Fill plug, your time is approacheth!! :D :P
lordivanhoe 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 1,409 16 Mar 2022, 20:38
    Thread: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?
Post: RE: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?

(15 Mar 2022, 16:57)Rissy Wrote: There’s only one drain plug, and one fill plug on a manual GB. Undo fill plug a bit to make sure you can.  Then empty out from drain plug. Replace drain plug once e...
lordivanhoe 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 1,409 15 Mar 2022, 17:21
    Thread: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?
Post: Daft Question..? Gearbox =/ Diff?

So, was thinking of changing my [manual] gearbox oil (seen the threads, Comma 75/90 GL5 purchased, got 5 litres and expecting to use 3-3.7). Additionally, however; Is the 'final drive' or diff separ...
lordivanhoe 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 1,409 15 Mar 2022, 09:51
    Thread: VIN #2045 (Bessie) Is Here!
Post: RE: VIN #2045 (Bessie) Is Here!

So, just an update in case anyone's interested.. Have done a number of runs in Bessie over the past few months, gradually going further/faster/longer, incrementally, to see how she does. All having be...
lordivanhoe Members Cars 42 13,097 09 Mar 2022, 21:01
    Thread: Ashtray Blank cover
Post: Ashtray Blank cover

Hi All; I have a mate nearby who does 3D printed parts.  He lists as '3DCadTech' on the interweb and does lots of Land Rover bits. Anyway, as I don't smoke and potentially want to run extra wires thr...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 0 655 14 Feb 2022, 11:53
    Thread: PRV Engine needed
Post: RE: PRV Engine needed

(25 Jan 2022, 12:20)carsandbikes Wrote: Hi folks, Project VIN 7128 coming along well apart from the fact I may need a new engine..... If anybody is selling an engine or even block then please get ...
lordivanhoe DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 1,448 14 Feb 2022, 11:38
    Thread: Tech Drawings
Post: RE: Tech Drawings

Thanks for the info! Anyone know how I might be able to contact Martin G to enquire about his replicas and how he went about it..? (11 Feb 2022, 20:58)Chris Williams Wrote: Think it was MartinG tha...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 6 1,709 12 Feb 2022, 23:02
    Thread: Tech Drawings
Post: Tech Drawings

Hello All; Would anyone have a set of engineering / blueprint or tech drawings, by any chance? As a matter of interest, I've been pondering on the possibilities of obtaining (for example) a spare se...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 6 1,709 10 Feb 2022, 10:46
    Thread: New Tyres
Post: RE: New Tyres

I found right-size Nankang Econex NA-1s for front and rear! Don't care about branding, but liked the idea of same tread all round..! (02 Feb 2022, 17:40)lordivanhoe Wrote: I found right-size Nanka...
lordivanhoe 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 7 1,652 02 Feb 2022, 17:40
    Thread: Right Hand Dashboard Knee Pad Spare?
Post: Right Hand Dashboard Knee Pad Spare?

Hello! Slowly working my way through various bits of Bessie and slightly upgrading where possible.. but in all cases, if I change something, making sure I can return to 'original' where possible! Wit...
lordivanhoe 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 0 523 02 Feb 2022, 17:23
    Thread: Valve adjustment
Post: RE: Valve adjustment

Lol! Well, interesting to know. My own engine has a sort of 'ticking' sound which I've been wondering about too. Sometimes it just makes it sound like a slightly bassier VW Beetle. And I can't fin...
lordivanhoe 1 - Engine 17 4,157 23 Dec 2021, 11:03
    Thread: Valve adjustment
Post: RE: Valve adjustment

(11 Dec 2021, 21:48)Justwatching Wrote: (21 Nov 2021, 20:51)Derfel Wrote: Its a 35mm nut, I got a ring spanner to fit off Ebay. Cheers. I ordered one, it worked great. Valve clearance now checked...
lordivanhoe 1 - Engine 17 4,157 17 Dec 2021, 16:45
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

(03 Dec 2021, 22:07)lordivanhoe Wrote: (03 Dec 2021, 19:51)Guinney1971 Wrote: I've posted your calendar today Ivan Super. Thank you! ps: received!  Thanks, Claire! :-D
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 26 6,763 08 Dec 2021, 17:47
    Thread: Top Gear 5th Dec 2021
Post: RE: Top Gear 5th Dec 2021

(06 Dec 2021, 11:02)samp5679 Wrote: (06 Dec 2021, 10:35)lordivanhoe Wrote: So.. who else caught the Chris Harris segment on the DeLorean on Top Gear last night? A 'mixed review', at best..!! Tho...
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 1,843 06 Dec 2021, 11:12
    Thread: Top Gear 5th Dec 2021
Post: Top Gear 5th Dec 2021

So.. who else caught the Chris Harris segment on the DeLorean on Top Gear last night? A 'mixed review', at best..!! Thoughts? Ivan..
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 1,843 06 Dec 2021, 10:35
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

(03 Dec 2021, 19:51)Guinney1971 Wrote: I've posted your calendar today Ivan Super. Thank you!
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 26 6,763 03 Dec 2021, 22:07
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

(02 Dec 2021, 17:37)Chris P Wrote: No rush, ive not forgotten ......I still have a few left. Phew.   Hurrah! :-D
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 26 6,763 02 Dec 2021, 17:52
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

Hoping there's one left - sending payment via paypal now..!! :-o
lordivanhoe General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 26 6,763 02 Dec 2021, 12:23