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    Thread: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration
Post: RE: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration

Great progress well done
igb Members Cars 182 16,799 29 Mar 2021, 20:43
    Thread: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration
Post: RE: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration

Fantastic! Well done Richard. Been great watching its progress
igb Members Cars 182 16,799 15 Mar 2021, 22:18
    Thread: Certificate of Origin - Can DOC help?
Post: RE: Certificate of Origin - Can DOC help?

I imported mine in 2006, been through my old emails to see how it was done as I didn't have any issues. I used Trans Global Logistics for shipping and they put me in touch with a company called Forwar...
igb Members Cars 8 177 26 Feb 2021, 22:56
    Thread: VIN Number
Post: RE: VIN Number

As I understand it the VIN number is 17 digits. For a production Delorean the first 8 should be SCEDT26T the ninth character is a check digit. 10th is model year (B 1981, C 1982, D 1983), 11th manuf...
igb Forum Updates and Advice 2 179 21 Oct 2020, 21:21
    Thread: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration
Post: RE: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration

Looking good Richard, well done. Its been interesting watching progress. Ian
igb Members Cars 182 16,799 08 Jun 2020, 21:17
    Thread: Newbie
Post: RE: Newbie

Congratulations. I see you have an Aug 81 car same as me, although I am located a long way from Bournmouth.
igb New member? Say hello :) 5 817 12 Feb 2020, 21:39
    Thread: Wing mirror cover
Post: RE: Wing mirror cover

I have one missing as well and ended up making one by cutting out a bit of plastic from a flexible black plastic lid. Not perfect but  better than having one missing. Ian
igb DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 2 791 06 Sep 2019, 20:55
    Thread: WTD - Stock silencer/ muffler.
Post: RE: WTD - Stock silencer/ muffler.

Hi Rich, I have the one I took off 2703 when I fitted the free flow exhaust. It's stored in my Father in Laws garage. if you are interested let me know and I can PM you some pictures over the weekend...
igb DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 1,478 22 May 2019, 21:52
    Thread: VIN 5219
Post: RE: VIN 5219

(15 May 2019, 19:30)DMC1983 Wrote: Can someone send me a picture of what theres looks like please (the area behind the drivers seat) and the lockable cubby hole please as there is a silver box in th...
igb Members Cars 80 17,374 15 May 2019, 21:41
    Thread: Over revving and other issues
Post: RE: Over revving and other issues

I'm sure you will get there Tris, good you have some help on Saturday and I agree with the logical approach. Only thing I would add is to check that one of the injectors hasn't come out of the intak...
igb 1 - Engine 162 32,550 13 Aug 2018, 21:12
    Thread: Aircon recharge??
Post: RE: Aircon recharge??

I have no experience with changing the gas in the Delorean (mine will need done sometime) but we had several systems at work changed from R12 to R134A over 25 years ago and they are still working okay...
igb 7 - Heating / Air Conditioning 5 1,710 02 Jul 2018, 21:54
    Thread: REALLY RETRO SHOW/CLUB MEET 24th June 2018
Post: RE: REALLY RETRO SHOW/CLUB MEET 24th June 2018

I am working this weekend or I could be tempted. Have a great day, weather should be good. Ian
igb DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 80 37,180 22 Jun 2018, 21:11
    Thread: Will the DeLorean fit?
Post: RE: Will the DeLorean fit?

Just measured mine and it's about 5" from ground to bottom of anti roll bar bracket, there is about 8" under the front fender. That's with lowered Euro springs. Ian
igb General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 3,387 13 Feb 2018, 22:28
    Thread: Will the DeLorean fit?
Post: RE: Will the DeLorean fit?

Tristan, If you Google Delorean Dimensions you can get a good diagram with all the measurements. Allow extra 11" to open the door. I can only open the driver door in my garage. Ian
igb General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 3,387 13 Feb 2018, 22:15
    Thread: REALLY RETRO SHOW/CLUB MEET 24th June 2018
Post: RE: REALLY RETRO SHOW 2018

(08 Nov 2017, 13:19)Guinney1971 Wrote: well, keeping off topic, why don't you wait and see how my 24v conversion goes.  Phill and I will be doing this ourselves, and taking our time, and documenting...
igb DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 80 37,180 08 Nov 2017, 22:46
    Thread: Looking to buy my first DeLorean
Post: RE: Looking to buy my first DeLorean

Hello Max, I purchased one from the states last year and used TGAL. Best plan is to let them do everything up to Southampton, and then if you want help with getting it through the port they have some...
igb DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 14 5,559 12 Sep 2017, 20:52
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: VIN 2703 - It's only taken 15 months

Its only taken 15 months, but significant performance improvement today. In that time we have fitted a new stainless free flow exhaust, replaced the intake manifold 'o' rings, repaired other vacuum l...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 23 Jul 2017, 16:14
    Thread: re who are you guys shipping with these days?
Post: RE: re who are you guys shipping with these days?

(10 Jun 2017, 14:38)steve.s Wrote: Hi All my Delorean purchase may be getting closer....who have you used to ship from the US (was it transworld shipping or something) my shippers years ago were p...
igb General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 3 2,112 10 Jun 2017, 22:15
    Thread: Front Facia Reinforcement Adhesive
Post: Front Facia Reinforcement Adhesive

I have got the front facia off and planning to re-in-force to correct the slight eyebrow before painting. Does anybody know what adhesive to use? 3m windshield adhesive is suggested on DMC talk but d...
igb 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 1 1,303 19 Feb 2017, 17:48
    Thread: Stainless Exhaust
Post: Stainless Exhaust

Looking at getting an exhaust from stainless-exhaust.com. They do 2 versions a sport system and a super sport which is louder. Feedback from them is that most go for sport and in their opinion this i...
igb 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 1 1,530 30 Jul 2016, 07:45
    Thread: Front springs
Post: RE: Front springs

Chris, picking up an old post, - do you still have any front lower springs left? Ian
igb 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 4,260 16 May 2016, 12:12
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

Registration number came through this morning SVU 243W. Now getting number plates made. I changed insurance companies since my last post, and I had a delay getting MOT work done so form eventually sen...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 11 May 2016, 20:32
    Thread: New Car
Post: RE: New Car

Hi Andy, If it helps I have just purchased a Delorean, and after initially insuring for a short time with the one I use for our main cars , have just changed to Adrian Flux, they gave me a very good ...
igb New member? Say hello :) 9 6,381 04 May 2016, 21:52
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

Would like to come to the 20th Anniversary in September, but some family commitments mean it looks like I won't be able to make it. Would like to meet up with members at some time. An update on 2703...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 15 Apr 2016, 21:43
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

An exciting day today, as Delorean 2703 was delivered to Wigton, Cumbria. It came up the M6 and was at the front of the top deck of a car transporter. They got stopped in a traffic jam, and apparently...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 07 Apr 2016, 23:10
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

#2703 arrived in Southampton last night, expected to clear customs early next week and will then be transported up to Cumbria. Another Delorean in the UK.
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 02 Apr 2016, 09:41
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

Thanks for the messages. I am hoping that I will be able to have it UK road worthy by end June, not planning for Belfast, nice as it would be to go. I am expecting there will be a few ongoing things t...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 15 Feb 2016, 21:43
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: RE: VIN 2703

Yes from USA, I meant to say its currently in North Carolina and has 16000 miles on the clock. Ian
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 14 Feb 2016, 22:28
    Thread: VIN 2703
Post: VIN 2703

After looking at a few Deloreans over the past 2 months, I am purchasing VIN 2703. The formalities of purchase should complete this week, and then it should soon be on its way. Thanks to the forum an...
igb Members Cars 14 7,685 14 Feb 2016, 22:09
    Thread: Total Retro 2015, 22-24 July, Cumbria
Post: RE: Total Retro 2015, 22-24 July, Cumbria

Quite local for me this one, would like to see a few Delorean's there, quite hoping one might belong to me...
igb Northern England 1 1,248 11 Jan 2016, 21:54
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

(28 Dec 2015, 23:27)TristanC Wrote: Hi Ian, Have you got a link to that one? Tris Hi Tris, This should find it, on Ebay.com in the USA. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DeLorean-...93&vxp=mtr...
igb DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 453 165,176 29 Dec 2015, 10:18
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

There is another nice looking 81 grey manual listed, better price than the last one with lots of bids, no chassis pictures though. Ian
igb DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 453 165,176 28 Dec 2015, 21:32
    Thread: Hello - New member from Cumbria
Post: Re: Hello - New member from Cumbria

Thanks for the replies, I may contact Dave in due course. :D
igb New member? Say hello :) 6 4,034 21 Nov 2015, 20:45
    Thread: Hello - New member from Cumbria
Post: Re: Hello - New member from Cumbria

Thanks - Would love to be at the NEC this weekend, but can't make it, another time perhaps
igb New member? Say hello :) 6 4,034 13 Nov 2015, 23:04
    Thread: Hello - New member from Cumbria
Post: Hello - New member from Cumbria

Hello, Ian from Wigton Cumbria here. I am new to the forum and to the owners club - although I don't own a Delorean. Fascinated by these beautiful motors, have seen a couple of them in the flesh, one...
igb New member? Say hello :) 6 4,034 11 Nov 2015, 22:17