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    Thread: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/good?
Post: RE: DGo Cat bypass / exhaust test pipe kit.. easy/...

Save the £100 odd and just get the full exhaust when you can
DMC1983 1 - Engine 19 259 13 Nov 2021, 18:37
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

I bought from them without any hassle. I managed to get nearly $1k off the price which pretty much covered the exporting/insurance and a little on the import fees too. I probably wouldnt buy from...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 05 Nov 2021, 20:31
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Thing is, it still needs all the usual things doing to it like coolant bottle/fuel lines etc. BHCC are overpricing their cars and although they do sell them, we never find out how much they actually s...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 04 Nov 2021, 19:28
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Ive tried aggressive driving and just normal, casual, sunday driving type and whilst you will see more improvement/difference at the aggressive end, you still see a noticeable difference at the casual...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 21 Oct 2021, 19:04
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Those braces actually improve the handling a fair bit. When i added the midwest version the car handled corners far better (going round a round-about for example). Under steer was pretty much minimali...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 21 Oct 2021, 11:34
    Thread: Rare RHD for sale?
Post: RE: Rare RHD for sale?

I suspect its a Chris N conversion. Without seeing into the frunk I cant be sure.
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 15 491 18 Oct 2021, 23:35
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

If im not one of those 15, make it 16 spoken for
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 22 638 30 Sep 2021, 22:32
    Thread: OCD question 1... bonnet badge placement?
Post: RE: OCD question 1... bonnet badge placement?

Stick it on where you think it looks good. These cars are all different anyway and i suspect they were originally done by hand at the factory anyway
DMC1983 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 146 28 Sep 2021, 22:04
    Thread: PJ Grady visit
Post: RE: PJ Grady visit

Hes is stupidly busy. He also works weird hours and whilst i only live a 15min drive away, he may not even be there at the time i go visit. I know he is fully booked till at least the middle of 2022. ...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 416 21 Sep 2021, 22:21
    Thread: Prom nights
Post: RE: Prom nights

Be careful doing this. DSVA have been known to attend schools to catch out drivers. You need a special license (similar to taxis) and a different kind of insurance as youre carrying minors. If its a f...
DMC1983 TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 3 190 21 Sep 2021, 22:17
    Thread: Painted Red DeLorean for sale £27,500
Post: RE: Painted Red DeLorean for sale £27,500

Its been up for sale for a while now. There are some issues with it but at 27.5k (whilst i think its overpriced for a painted car) it would be an ideal project for someone. Does have 2 panels with fil...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 336 18 Sep 2021, 21:21
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

One thing ive noticed with BHCC is they like to put a premium on low mileage cars and this car has done just under 9k miles. So whoever buys this will need to do a bit of work on it besides the obviou...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 17 Sep 2021, 00:17
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
Post: RE: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar

Ive had to send you 3 separate emails claire. I just replied to the email you sent me.
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 22 638 14 Sep 2021, 18:49
    Thread: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th August 2021
Post: RE: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th Augu...

Nice to meet you all and will likely attend more DOC events. I have a few drone pictures to post but still need to edit them a tad. A video has been produced and is now in Williams hands to upload to ...
DMC1983 Midlands 40 1,227 31 Aug 2021, 23:10
    Thread: DeLorean Cars Required For BTTF Musical Premier
Post: RE: DeLorean Cars Required For BTTF Musical Premie...

After seeing the show tonight im up for this. It was an awesome performance and spectacle. I also got to rub shoulders with bob gale. The biff photobomb make the pic even more awesome [attachment=1166...
DMC1983 Off topic talk, general chat etc 10 683 21 Aug 2021, 01:06
    Thread: RE-GRAIN
Post: RE: RE-GRAIN

Also, if youre not on his friends list on facebook, any messages you send will end up in a request folder and he likely wont get a notification
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 486 11 Aug 2021, 22:53
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Congrats on finally living the nightmarish dream. Only 3 VINs away from mine. WD40 just cant live up to the jobs (its more of a lube than anything else). I would advise you start using some penetrati...
DMC1983 Members Cars 32 1,362 05 Aug 2021, 19:36
    Thread: RE-GRAIN
Post: RE: RE-GRAIN

(28 Jul 2021, 19:40)MML Wrote: (28 Jul 2021, 05:12)DMC1983 Wrote: Message him over facebook. He has always replied to me. Plus, chris is the only one i would trust and want for all things stainles...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 486 28 Jul 2021, 22:01
    Thread: Part 3 Sunstar model for sale
Post: Part 3 Sunstar model for sale

FOR SALE: £60 Posted or £50 if you collect. These things are demanding prices over £100 currently. Grab a bargin Im located in essex [attachment=1143]
DMC1983 Back To The Future 1 141 28 Jul 2021, 10:27
    Thread: RE-GRAIN
Post: RE: RE-GRAIN

Message him over facebook. He has always replied to me. Plus, chris is the only one i would trust and want for all things stainless Before... [attachment=1141] After... [attachment=1142]
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 486 28 Jul 2021, 05:12
    Thread: Fuel odour in the cabin
Post: RE: Fuel odour in the cabin

Youll likely notice a fuel smell anyway careless of "sealing everything up". Fill up the car and switch to vents on the HVAC and youll likely get a whiff of fuel. I dont think you can eliminate it com...
DMC1983 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 8 303 27 Jul 2021, 10:51
    Thread: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean
Post: RE: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean

So this and marty are pretty much sold pending payment. If anyone wants the part 2 marty and doc figures i have (both are the special limited editions) they are for sale too. £280 each or the pair fo...
DMC1983 Back To The Future 4 211 23 Jul 2021, 22:57
    Thread: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean
Post: RE: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean

I was dissapointed myself hence why I made the mods. As someone who used to collect their products, they dropped the ball on this one. Their keaton batmobile was pretty impressive and detailed. This f...
DMC1983 Back To The Future 4 211 23 Jul 2021, 21:31
    Thread: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean
Post: For Sale: Hot Toys BTTF Delorean

FOR SALE: Hot toys delorean. Originally released in 2015 and long sold out. These are currently demanding a price tag of around £1500+ currently. This is a modified version by myself to make the col...
DMC1983 Back To The Future 4 211 23 Jul 2021, 01:20
    Thread: V55/5 Form - any guidance on filling in?
Post: RE: V55/5 Form - any guidance on filling in?

A bit late now but there is a full guide to filling in the v55/5 form here http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/viewtopic....148&t=5124
DMC1983 Members Cars 4 339 17 Jun 2021, 18:11
    Thread: Delorean prices and condition advice.
Post: RE: Delorean prices and condition advice.

Prices have jumped since 2019 too. If anything, since 2019, theyve have jumped considerably. For what i paid for my car in jan 2019, you cant even get a decent frame on one today.
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 1,269 13 Jun 2021, 15:29
    Thread: Looking for parts advice
Post: RE: Looking for parts advice

I didnt modify my buckets to accommodate the headlights from Dgo. They fit just fine. I also swapped all 4 so they matched
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 632 28 May 2021, 18:39
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

We might think theyre overpriced but it seems thats where the market value is heading now even for projects. Its getting crazy really. I would also hazard that that car would need around £35k thrown a...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 27 May 2021, 13:10
    Thread: ASI / DMC Radio wanted
Post: RE: ASI / DMC Radio wanted

(08 May 2021, 22:40)nasher Wrote: Dmc1983, that faceplate looks good, where did you get that from? My car came with a craig radio so i used the plate from that. Im sure deloreango or dmch had a fac...
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 12 728 09 May 2021, 18:07
    Thread: ASI / DMC Radio wanted
Post: RE: ASI / DMC Radio wanted

Get a faceplate instead. Turns the retrosound into something thats more fitting [attachment=1042] [attachment=1041]
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 12 728 08 May 2021, 19:41
    Thread: Delorean eyebrows
Post: RE: Delorean eyebrows

Its a misconception that heat from the headlights causes the warp. The warp always starts over the headlight thats hardly ever used so its not the headlights that cause it (i also dont think they prod...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 602 07 May 2021, 11:25
    Thread: lowering springs wanted
Post: RE: lowering springs wanted

Try deloreango. Best place to get any parts you can and will need https://www.deloreango.com/uk/lower-fron...-pair.html
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 355 28 Apr 2021, 12:45
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Their term of mechanically sound means the engine turns and not nessassary that the car runs.
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 24 Apr 2021, 16:27
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

I would be more concerned that they dont mention its "mechanically sound". Usually when thats not mentioned it means the engine is seized.
DMC1983 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 526 146,893 23 Apr 2021, 05:25
    Thread: importing a Delorean
Post: RE: importing a Delorean

Follow the advice here:http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/viewtopic....148&t=5130 It helped me out and I had zero problems dealing with the import and getting it registered and legal for uk roads. The...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 287 21 Apr 2021, 16:04
    Thread: Just bought a project! VIN 7128
Post: RE: Just bought a project! VIN 7128

Mine took 8 weeks. It had a week delay in barcelona. Another owner recently had his within a month. 6 to 8 weeks is usually the estimate. As for videos... i tend to not bother. Im in the zone and use...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 18 1,632 05 Apr 2021, 19:00
    Thread: Regraining and dent removal
Post: RE: Regraining and dent removal

No it wasnt that corsa although the one that hit me was red. Im actually surprised at how calm i was at the time. The corsa driver was an 18yr old just passed driver and the first thing he did was c...
DMC1983 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 408 04 Apr 2021, 21:16
    Thread: Regraining and dent removal
Post: RE: Regraining and dent removal

Chris n is worth any hassle. Seriously, the guy is a wizard with stainless. I had him repair a hit from a corsa, had him remove any dents and blemishes and do a full regrain. Stainless wise, its as if...
DMC1983 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 7 408 04 Apr 2021, 15:39
    Thread: Just bought a project! VIN 7128
Post: RE: Just bought a project! VIN 7128

There shouldnt be any question about who to get to sort out interiors. Here are some examples of Lees work and I will be sending off my interior to him hopefully this year. http://www.deloreaneurotec...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 18 1,632 17 Mar 2021, 12:04
    Thread: Clutch Slave Cylinder
Post: RE: Clutch Slave Cylinder

Have you changed the actual clutch line to a stainless one? If not, I would advise to do that too. Then its all done
DMC1983 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 22 1,401 13 Mar 2021, 09:25
    Thread: Lights changes for UK road use
Post: RE: Lights changes for UK road use

If you need a step by step process of everything about importing, I used this link. Follow that and everything will go very smoothly without any complications http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/viewforum....
DMC1983 Members Cars 12 944 09 Mar 2021, 10:25
    Thread: DeLorean News, Issue 88
Post: RE: DeLoreean News, Issue 88

Ill see what i can come up with
DMC1983 Latest DOC News 2 292 06 Mar 2021, 12:34
    Thread: Lights changes for UK road use
Post: RE: Lights changes for UK road use

To be honest, I still plan on putting the car through an MOT. Its always good to have another set of eyes look over the car.
DMC1983 Members Cars 12 944 05 Mar 2021, 21:06
    Thread: Lights changes for UK road use
Post: RE: Lights changes for UK road use

MOT is different and seperate to road tax. Ill be attempting to apply for both from april as my car is registered as 01/01/81. As far as im aware, you need a valid MOT to be able to apply for tax exem...
DMC1983 Members Cars 12 944 05 Mar 2021, 14:43
    Thread: Lights changes for UK road use
Post: RE: Lights changes for UK road use

Headlights are simple. You can get the correct ones at delorean go. I changed all 4 so they matched but you only really need to replace the outer ones. So a simple switch. Rear foglight, the majority...
DMC1983 Members Cars 12 944 05 Mar 2021, 13:36
    Thread: Soon to be imported?
Post: RE: Soon to be imported?

No idea. The owner works for an airplane restoration company or something like that. He used some industrial strength paint remover. It literally made short work of the paint and I dont think he paid ...
DMC1983 Members Cars 7 622 03 Mar 2021, 14:44
    Thread: Soon to be imported?
Post: RE: Soon to be imported?

That car arrived early Jan and has been returned to stainless (no damaged panels either). Its now MOT'd and registered for legal road use.
DMC1983 Members Cars 7 622 03 Mar 2021, 14:07
    Thread: Radius Arm Bushes
Post: RE: Radius Arm Bushes

A brief update... I have been made aware of some new information I wasnt aware of previous. My assertion of charlatan may very well be untrue and unworthy and I was likely speaking out of anger. Fi...
DMC1983 5 - Suspension / Steering 5 381 23 Feb 2021, 00:03
    Thread: Radius Arm Bushes
Post: Radius Arm Bushes

Im putting this out there as frankly after a brief interaction with Ed from DeloreanEurope, i think Ed is a bit of a charlatan. If anyone is using his bushes, I urge you to check them. I saw a few pe...
DMC1983 5 - Suspension / Steering 5 381 22 Feb 2021, 00:06
    Thread: Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 & DMC DLC
Post: RE: Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 & DMC DLC

The parts manual will be of more use than this game. After looking at a youtube video, its not greatly accurate and when a sim cant get the wheels right (should be 4 and not 5 lug nuts for example), i...
DMC1983 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 12 1,184 26 Dec 2020, 17:12