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    Thread: Do members hire their DeLorean for events
Post: Re: Do members hire their DeLorean for events

hires I find will only pay for the upkeep of the car , tax / insurance / parts etc... It will not pay for the car. A BTTF car is a different story... you would also need to understand and accept an i...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 11 5,271 11 Nov 2015, 00:51
    Thread: VIN: 4872 For Sale
Post: Re: VIN: 4872 For Sale

that's fine Andy ...I totally agree... maybe its not the car for you or the owner but WHY do you wait for that precious moment posted by admin to potentially slate or run the car down and post it dire...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 10,909 04 Jun 2015, 08:19
    Thread: VIN: 4872 For Sale
Post: Re: VIN: 4872 For Sale

Andy Wrote:I could be wrong here, but wasn't 4872 in an enginefire a couple of years ago? It was suppose to be used, together with 2801 (also in an enginefire) to restore 10458 .... So, either the VI...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 10,909 03 Jun 2015, 18:16
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: Re: Project Car @ BHCC (Painted)

88mph Wrote:I've said it before & many disagree but rising values are not a good thing for the enthusiast. WHY ?? Very positive in my opinion with rising values.
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 548 166,893 28 Apr 2015, 14:06
    Thread: Complete PRV Laguna Engine For Sale
Post: Complete PRV Laguna Engine For Sale

Located in Ireland can ship overseas at additional cost. http://cars.donedeal.ie/carparts-for-sa ... 4?offset=1
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 4,327 26 Apr 2015, 14:32
    Thread: Mint 1983 DeLorean DMC-12 with only 13K miles
Post: Re: Mint 1983 DeLorean DMC-12 with only 13K miles

Hi ...will give you my experience of this, last year I resurrected a Delorean 30k mls & Lotus Esprit 54k mls from dry garages both parked up for nearly ten years. Both required brake overhauls , ...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 13 6,286 18 Mar 2015, 17:33
    Thread: Renault 25 un1 gearbox / trans axle on Ebay
Post: Re: Renault 25 un1 gearbox / trans axle on Ebay

then is it a case of switching the crownwheel to otherside within casing???
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 2,543 12 Mar 2015, 20:41
    Thread: Mille Miglia, Italy. Crazy idea, Anyone been?
Post: Re: Mille Miglia, Italy. Crazy idea, Anyone been?

I think its a great idea sure to be a 'trip of a lifetime' ...sure to put a feather in your cap. My advice comes from having done 3 Gumballs , 2 with the D and 1 in a Lotus Esprit best advice ''don't...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 3,682 08 Mar 2015, 11:09
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

guys any ideas what the value of a RHD is..... ? might tackle a conversion some day.
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 465 201,003 22 Jan 2015, 19:47
    Thread: VIN: 5335 For Sale
Post: Re: VIN: 5335 For Sale

Doh !
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 3,391 31 Dec 2014, 13:07
    Thread: Christmas presents - TOOLS
Post: Re: Christmas presents - TOOLS

advice coming from a car mechanic..hopefully you never have to use the tools :wink: to add to the above... a workshop manual before tackling into the car 1)metric spanners & sockets. 2)special...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 3,310 28 Oct 2014, 23:02
    Thread: What do I need to know before buying
Post: Re: What do I need to know before buying

in order of priority this is what I would look for....after that you can take your pick of interior/wheels/ tranny etc... 1) The frame....rust free ...watch out for the area's under the engine know ...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 6 3,867 09 Oct 2014, 22:21
    Thread: Help with torsion bar adjustment
Post: Re: Help with torsion bar adjustment

this is the way I did mine.... doors up ...keep them prop'd up with a piece of timber ..something strong. remove the covering panel. ok heres the important part...You must have a strong pull bar for...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 2,008 02 Oct 2014, 09:27
    Thread: Grey/Manual DeLorean for sale
Post: Re: Grey/Manual DeLorean for sale

This seems to be the going rate now days. huge demand with few cars about, even the US prices have gone crazy!
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 6 3,743 29 Sep 2014, 15:15
    Thread: Looking for advice on a potential purchase
Post: Re: Looking for advice on a potential purchase

Hi ...you have to REALLY understand what your getting into here Im a car mechanic at the moment I have 3 deloreans in my garage undergoing repairs for customers . I would walk away from something li...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 7 3,983 01 Sep 2014, 23:17
    Thread: Steering Rack Refurbishment
Post: Re:

[quote="ChrisS"]The rack were made by Burman, who no longer exist. They are custom to the D, though parts that make up the rack are from other cars, for instance the pinion housing is Ford Capri (same...
dave t Parts Suppliers 16 15,984 13 Aug 2014, 20:41
    Thread: The dream is real and I can do it, Right guys?
Post: Re: The dream is real and I can do it, Right guys?

no prob
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 8,911 09 Aug 2014, 01:27
    Thread: The dream is real and I can do it, Right guys?
Post: Re: The dream is real and I can do it, Right guys?

Hi Libyan... Im also based in Ireland our mock up BTTF Delorean will be running in the Irish Cannonball run this year for charity. see http://www.cannonball.ie or visit https://www.facebook.co...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 8,911 08 Aug 2014, 15:32
    Thread: Delorean for sale in Ireland
Post: Re: Delorean for sale in Ireland

Spoke to Tommy .... Car is mint still on UK plates telling me €28000 (EURO) ...also the mileage on ad is incorrect actual mileage is 45K.
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 4,894 07 Jul 2014, 17:28
    Thread: Delorean for sale in Ireland
Post: Re: Delorean for sale in Ireland

not my car mate.....
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 4,894 30 Jun 2014, 15:10
    Thread: Delorean for sale in Ireland
Post: Delorean for sale in Ireland

just after going up...someone might be interested. http://cars.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for ... 12/7216640
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 4,894 30 Jun 2014, 13:24
    Thread: Worth importing this '82 D as a project?
Post: Re: Worth importing this '82 D as a project?

Im a car mechanic we have a fully tricked out garage here.. after seeing the advert and reading the comments I would think hard about this restoration. Chris Parnham recently replied to posts with reg...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 88 31,844 11 Jun 2014, 22:01
    Thread: wanted ,delorean,cash wating for the right car,
Post: Re: wanted ,delorean,cash wating for the right car...

Fly over drive home..... http://www.carzone.ie/search/DeLorean/D ... annel=CARS
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 2,783 09 Jun 2014, 18:45
    Thread: Continuous Building of my BTTF Collection......
Post: Re: Continuous Building of my BTTF Collection........

wow...fab collection, well done ! same here have similar type plate black background silver/steel lettering also an OUTATIME one never been pulled for it or questioned over it.
dave t Back To The Future 12 4,570 06 Jan 2014, 21:21
    Thread: Any one else thinking of doing a BTTF conversion?
Post: Re: Any one else thinking of doing a BTTF conversi...

Hi have the aluminium sections 3mm all water jet cut to do the rear vents...4 pieces short... which would cost about £40 to get done. can give you the drawings to get these done... let me your intere...
dave t Back To The Future 114 42,600 12 Dec 2013, 20:32
    Thread: Door retension
Post: Re: Door retension

lukebrynycz Wrote:Hi Rich, A good bit of advice I was once given. Open your door, then push it back down to almost closed, but not on the latch. Release the door, if it bounces open then stays arou...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 11 4,111 03 Dec 2013, 21:27
    Thread: I know what this kid wants for Christmas!
Post: Re: I know what this kid wants for Christmas!

Fantastic photo.....!
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 3 2,050 24 Nov 2013, 10:29
    Thread: Current Prices Of Delorean in the US?
Post: Re: Current Prices Of Delorean in the US?

last count here in Ireland done a few months back by the club was approx. 100 ....that's the island of Ireland including northern ireland whats the figures for the UK?
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,198 16 Nov 2013, 10:20
    Thread: Current Prices Of Delorean in the US?
Post: Current Prices Of Delorean in the US?

Don't know if its just me ...have the prices of Deloreans risen over the past year in the states... I watch the prices of D's all the time and always on the look out. This time last year I purchased ...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,198 15 Nov 2013, 23:34
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

looks like a minter going through Mecum in a few weeks. http://www.mecum.com/auctions/lot_detai ... tartRow=97
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 465 201,003 12 Nov 2013, 20:29
    Thread: Luke's BTTF Car Based In Leeds, West Yorks
Post: Re: BTTF Car Hire Based In Leeds, West Yorks

Hi... I very occasionally post on this forum but I have say 'both' you guys take the biscuit. If I was moderating this forum I would ban both of you guys no questions asked ...I have never seen the l...
dave t Back To The Future 289 85,447 11 Nov 2013, 20:06
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: Re: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

Chris P Wrote:Just spotted this on Face-page http://vast-used-cars.v12soft.com/inven ... Vugbno.fac Looks a lovely car…... yeah looks a nice car ...checked 5 star auto out a scam I think Chris. Th...
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 465 201,003 05 Nov 2013, 22:18
    Thread: People's reactions - Good and Bad
Post: Re: People's reactions - Good and Bad

Think some of you could handle this one...Delorean front left. Crowds of touchy feelys :lol: thousands of paw prints! some of you guys may perhaps faint at the thought of it... :mrgreen:
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 32 13,756 02 Nov 2013, 19:32
    Thread: Stainless steel exhaust wanted
Post: Re: Stainless steel exhaust wanted

hi ... when you get sorted with the stainless system pm me ...would be interested in the original system if in good nick. thanks dave
dave t DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 1,585 14 Oct 2013, 17:05
    Thread: Chassis Colour?
Post: Re: Chassis Colour?

Suggest....Gravitex Grey nearly an 'exact' match.
dave t 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 10 7,118 25 Sep 2013, 21:29
    Thread: Rear cv gaiters
Post: Re: Rear cv gaiters

Neoprene type..highly recommend Ballcast.... your motor factors will have em on the shelf. Get the cone or borrow one...lube it up and simply slide the new boot over the joint for a perfect fit. cli...
dave t 5 - Suspension / Steering 9 6,280 25 Sep 2013, 21:09
    Thread: Poor front brake performance
Post: Re: Poor front brake performance

Hi agree with the above post.... in the MOT did you get the efficiency values? 56% service brake required for pass...is it one side that's giving trouble?? what values have you?? this is what Id do...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 13 5,999 25 Sep 2013, 20:54
    Thread: Seat Backs Keep Coming Off
Post: Re: Seaf Backs Keep Coming Off

....will put the screws away :) silicone ok...its a start. Thanks Rissy ...mines vin 2030... would be good to know what the later cars have?
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 23 7,985 08 Aug 2013, 09:34
    Thread: Seat Backs Keep Coming Off
Post: Seat Backs Keep Coming Off

Guys I gave a pain in my a&%s with the seat back coming off every time I sit in the seat. Seem not start at this after I fitted new leathers. anyone got a remedy was going to screw them to the fr...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 23 7,985 07 Aug 2013, 21:26
    Thread: Help, anyone have spare rear wheel bearings?
Post: Re: Help, anyone have spare rear wheel bearings?

Hi, Theres a lot of sh%t bearings on the market rubbish bearings made in China/India.... Ive seen it all when it comes to bearings. SKF aalllll the way imo. I don't have a European part no. to hand ...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 6,754 01 Aug 2013, 23:13
    Thread: Fuel leaking from tank when filled??
Post: Fuel leaking from tank when filled??

Guys...last week I pulled in at the pumps and filled the D up ...a guy at the forecourt shouted over your car is leaking fuel everywhere...true enough it was. I thought id ask before I go messing aro...
dave t 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 12 7,421 20 Jul 2013, 08:36
    Thread: DeLorean myths - Fact or Fiction
Post: Re: DeLorean myths - Fact or Fiction

chipper was and maybe still known as the Colin Grill... 1 km from the plant. we need to have a pint to discuss this further.... :lol:
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 11 4,489 05 Jul 2013, 23:15
    Thread: DeLorean myths - Fact or Fiction
Post: Re: DeLorean myths - Fact or Fiction

Being a fellow country man and have a mate who grew up in a 'tough' part of Belfast during the troubles. He told me that in the working class areas of Belfast many of the locals had their cars fitted...
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 11 4,489 04 Jul 2013, 21:14
    Thread: Cleaner
Post: Re: Cleaner

We use 3M stainless cleaner.....3M products are top notch, used in the trade.
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 15 6,073 03 Jul 2013, 21:36
    Thread: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross reference
Post: Re: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross refer...

Anyone tried any of these...have ordered a set of Springs from Ed.... While the springs are out Im going to throw in a pair of fresh gas shocks if possible..... Anyone have any experience of any of ...
dave t 5 - Suspension / Steering 8 5,085 02 Jul 2013, 20:10
    Thread: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross reference
Post: Re: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross refer...

Chris ... Thanks for the heads up....on shocking shockers looks like the high performance adjustable shocks I have on my motocross racing bike. :mrgreen: Chrs last week in our garage we removed...
dave t 5 - Suspension / Steering 8 5,085 01 Jul 2013, 10:07
    Thread: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross reference
Post: Looking for Front Shock /spring....cross reference

Hi Guys.... For a few weeks now Ive been googling front shocks and springs for the D. ...still running on the US ones looking to fit a KYB / Monroe or other alternative that would suit as I cant br...
dave t 5 - Suspension / Steering 8 5,085 30 Jun 2013, 22:58
    Thread: Steering Rack Gaitors
Post: Re: Steering Rack Gaitors

I have a set of Burman rack gaitors exact fit for the D. £20 the pair will deliver foc Dave
dave t 5 - Suspension / Steering 2 2,733 30 Jun 2013, 22:32
    Thread: Engine Gasket replacement, what else to get?
Post: Re: Engine Gasket replacement, what else to get?

clutching another straw. Air compressor pulley ....'o' ring seal on timing casing. held in by 2 bolts , the 'o' ring was leaking on mine...thought it was main casing seal at first glance. worth a cl...
dave t 1 - Engine 11 5,311 06 Jun 2013, 08:49
    Thread: None DMC Tech help question
Post: Re: None DMC Tech help question

Hi Rissy depending on the year ...... 1)rear shock easy to change....many will suggest you pair up shocks ie gas shock both sides you don't want hydraulic & gas opposite sides...easy fitment......
dave t General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 3,359 29 May 2013, 20:16