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    Thread: DOC National Annual Weekend Event - Lake District 20-22 September 2024
Post: DOC National Annual Weekend Event - Lake District ...

[attachment=1504] More to follow (when I have a better Internet connection!!)
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 0 38 14 May 2024, 16:32
    Thread: Delorean boat - BTTF
Post: RE: Delorean boat - BTTF

Genius!!
Rich Hanlon Back To The Future 4 199 23 Apr 2024, 11:17
    Thread: DOC CLUB EVENT 2024 - 20-22nd Sept - Save the Date!
Post: DOC CLUB EVENT 2024 - 20-22nd Sept - Save the Dat...

Hello all, it is time to announce the current plan for the annual DeLorean Owners Club UK main event! This year as we have previously discussed the plan is to go to the English Lake District on the ...
Rich Hanlon Midlands 0 70 21 Apr 2024, 08:32
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Bravo!!
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 142 25,615 05 Mar 2024, 01:24
    Thread: New(ish) member saying Hello!
Post: RE: New(ish) member saying Hello!

Welcome Paul - not sure if you are also on our recent Club whatsapp chat but if you send us your mobile number to me, Guinney1971 or Chris Williams then we can add you. There is also recent talk of...
Rich Hanlon New member? Say hello :) 15 719 28 Feb 2024, 16:59
    Thread: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24
Post: RE: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24

Fair enough - I passed her Matthew Caunt's details when I didn't hear anything back from within the Club.
Rich Hanlon TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 2 178 28 Feb 2024, 16:55
    Thread: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24
Post: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24

Hi all, I have been approached by someone I met at a local show to see if I could do a groom pickup, drive around and drop off for a wedding in Burton upon Trent on 24/08/24.  Unfortunately I can;t ma...
Rich Hanlon TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 2 178 22 Feb 2024, 15:23
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

well done indeed, great progress. I like the bit about 'preserving the mood'. Often much easier after a break and with a clear head, but I fond that very difficult to do at the time!
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 142 25,615 12 Feb 2024, 11:56
    Thread: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter
Post: RE: Replacing 13 lines inc fuel Filter

My finding in this area was that the threaded section on the top of the new filter was shallower than the old one. In other words, the bolt would bottom out before the top sealed at the under-head su...
Rich Hanlon 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 5 318 12 Feb 2024, 11:54
    Thread: Stroud Classic Car Show 21/07/24
Post: Stroud Classic Car Show 21/07/24

Hi, we have been invited to Stroud classic car show on 21st July. Looks like a good event with multiple attractions and entertainment of prizes to be competed for! Hope some of us can make it. Cheers,...
Rich Hanlon South West 0 102 05 Feb 2024, 11:13
    Thread: Vin 05309 / HTU506X
Post: RE: Vin 05309 / HTU506X

Was this the one pictured on a rooftop carpark in Cornwall which someone was trying to track down?
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 3 321 30 Jan 2024, 11:26
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

I'll be going, having my sister-in-law and family nearby is a great help with lessening the expenses. There are several ferry options but when we go over (couple of times a year) we usually get the o...
Rich Hanlon Ireland 8 519 30 Jan 2024, 11:11
    Thread: US Auto Show Oulton Park Cheshire 17th August 2024
Post: RE: US Auto Show Oulton Park Cheshire 17th August ...

Oh I dunno, I've had lots of appreciation at Amwrican car shows - can't make this one though!
Rich Hanlon Northern England 2 166 29 Jan 2024, 18:23
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

Hi folks, Keep a lookout on social media etc for DeLorean Revival, an event centred around the DMC Test Track at Dunmurry on the above dates. I'll be going! Ferry concessions etc may be able to be a...
Rich Hanlon Ireland 8 519 29 Jan 2024, 17:55
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

I think I'll give it a miss too tbh. I haven't sorted my speedo yet either.
Rich Hanlon Midlands 21 1,167 30 Nov 2023, 18:46
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

Hmm. It's a possibility, if the road hasn't been salted.
Rich Hanlon Midlands 21 1,167 30 Nov 2023, 16:05
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: RE: UK project Car for sale.£50k

(26 Nov 2023, 23:43)lordivanhoe Wrote: 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 ...
Rich Hanlon DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 623 27 Nov 2023, 12:03
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: RE: Angle drive

Thanks both. Yes, bounce but occasionally drops out altogether. I need to investigate further. I *think* I can hear squeaking coming from the lambda count while the speedo is registering but its on t...
Rich Hanlon 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 439 20 Nov 2023, 02:01
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: Angle drive

Hi folks, what are people doing for angle drives these days? I need to examine in more detail but I think mines on its way out.
Rich Hanlon 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 439 19 Nov 2023, 00:40
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: UK project Car for sale.£50k

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/7044017008962650/ Not mine, dont know the seller, spotted on Facebook marketplace  https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/ite...008962650/
Rich Hanlon DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 623 18 Nov 2023, 09:26
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

Thank you Claire, put us down for 3 please, 2 adults 1 junior. (Youngest is at Cubs xmas camp)
Rich Hanlon Midlands 21 1,167 17 Nov 2023, 17:46
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Glad you're on the mend now Chris, knew you were rough by Sunday and maxing out on the Lemsips! Hope your journey home was straightforward and that you managed to get everything packed away. I haven't...
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 17 Nov 2023, 12:16
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

Hi Claire - many thanks for looking into this for all of us!  Sounds like a good venue. At the moment - some of us are free on each of those dates, but 9th might work out best overall.
Rich Hanlon Midlands 21 1,167 15 Nov 2023, 14:43
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

All about handling personal data. Something something Data Protection Rules. So for example, if the Club, or anyone from it, were to pass on my personal details (eg address, pone number etc) to some...
Rich Hanlon General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 1,466 08 Nov 2023, 12:54
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

You could simply just send an invite to all the numbers you hold. It's then up to the recipient whether they choose to join or not, simple as that.
Rich Hanlon General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 1,466 07 Nov 2023, 11:55
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

Good shout Claire. I'll have a think! :-)
Rich Hanlon Midlands 21 1,167 02 Nov 2023, 21:39
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

As you know I'd be up for a DOC Whatsapp group. Not necessarily for multiple daily communications but for the odd thing. For example, requests to do events etc which are beyind my own range etc etc....
Rich Hanlon General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 1,466 02 Nov 2023, 21:32
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Yes indeed - plan to be there all weekend Thurs-Sun :-)
Rich Hanlon General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 1,579 02 Nov 2023, 12:11
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Hi Chris, yep I've got all the pre-ordered ones in the box I collected from Claire, she has put them all in envelopes - very organised as always! I also have majority of the non-pre-ordered stock to ...
Rich Hanlon General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 1,579 02 Nov 2023, 10:50
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

Amazing find for sure!
Rich Hanlon DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 948 20 Oct 2023, 00:24
    Thread: Wedding request 24/5/24, Somerset
Post: Wedding request 24/5/24, Somerset

Good afternoon all, The Club has been approached to see if anyone is available to provide a wedding car for a couple on Axbridge, Somerset, on 24th May 2024. If you are interested in being able to h...
Rich Hanlon TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 0 183 18 Oct 2023, 16:41
  Star Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: Oddly tempted

As an aficionado of both the DMC and Rover R8 range I find myself rather attracted to this! (And wouldn't do it to  a Delorean!) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/225812272744?...Rk_nt4XLI4
Rich Hanlon DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 948 11 Oct 2023, 15:59
    Thread: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration
Post: RE: VIN#6126 Chassis restoration

Welp, new Bosch injectors (from Ebay), coupled with new seals and clip (From DGo) have fixed by difficult starting and lumpy cold idle issues. Much smoother and happier all round. Managed to find ...
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 232 69,945 02 Oct 2023, 13:22
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 Help ...

I'm sure I could dig up a portable DVD player we have with its own screen, not sure if it outputs to a larger screen, never tried it!
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 19 Sep 2023, 09:56
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 Help ...

As mentioned previously I have managed to secure lots of barriers and chain, I'm sure we could use these to keep the uniforms out of reach too Matthew ?
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 2,440 17 Sep 2023, 10:08
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

My wife got some footage of us all arriving at Morgan, I'll send you that .
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 17 Sep 2023, 10:06
    Thread: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshire, various dates 2024
Post: RE: Shuttleworth Collection Air Shows, Bedfordshir...

[attachment=1472] 2024 Dates
Rich Hanlon Southern England 4 491 14 Sep 2023, 10:55
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Yes in a way with the fans running it blows all that waste hot air over the fuel tank and lines, so can exacerbate the problem, I think some guys in the states have experienced this.  I think someone ...
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 18 1,558 12 Sep 2023, 10:57
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

Sorry for typo, 'Heat-related.'
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 18 1,558 11 Sep 2023, 22:37
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

My gut reaction is that it was probably in some way yeat-related, perhaps vaporisation in the lines etc. This is what the accumulator is meant to prevent- has this ever been changed? If not, I would m...
Rich Hanlon Members Cars 18 1,558 11 Sep 2023, 19:20
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Thanks for your kind words Claire, really not necessary, I quite enjoyed taking part I the organisation side for a change and would happily do so again  :-) Great time had by all I think, so thanks to...
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 10 Sep 2023, 22:43
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

I think both are accessed through the same car park IIRC so I'm sure we'll be directed upon arrival.
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 08 Sep 2023, 23:32
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Superb, thank you so much for doing this! Looks a great route. Yep, I can imagine if any of those stops offer ice creams they'll do a good trade, my AC is currently inop as well!
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 07 Sep 2023, 23:15
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

[attachment=1462] :D
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 07 Sep 2023, 16:55
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Excellent, in fact that's a good reminder for all wherever they're staying! - Morgan Motors Pickersleigh Rd, Malvern WR14 2LL ... at 10:30-10:45 on Saturday morning please. Tours begin at 11AM s...
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 07 Sep 2023, 11:52
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Celebrity status Rissy!! I imagine we'll turn some head this weekend - more so than any other car group as they're all the same colour!
Rich Hanlon DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,975 06 Sep 2023, 16:23
    Thread: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023
Post: RE: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire

I've been round the facility before in one of its previous lives, and there's loads of usable space.  I helped set up some exhibitions in there in the early 2000s and did some restoration work.  I kno...
Rich Hanlon Midlands 5 443 05 Sep 2023, 12:00
    Thread: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023
Post: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023

Hi Chris - the names are similar, but isn't Great Northern Classics the new restoration venue in Derby? I believe this is the one in the former Rolls-Royce light alloy foundry on Osmaston Rd, Derby. ...
Rich Hanlon Midlands 5 443 05 Sep 2023, 10:57
    Thread: Wheel nut torque settings
Post: RE: Wheel nut torque settings

Must admit I've always just done mine 'tight-tight', i can't say I've ever referred to the book figure!
Rich Hanlon 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 6 500 04 Sep 2023, 10:10
    Thread: Wheel nut torque settings
Post: RE: Wheel nut torque settings

80Nm (60Lbft) according the the old DMC manual ...
Rich Hanlon 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 6 500 03 Sep 2023, 21:19