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    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

Hi Claire, can you save a space for myself and my son.
acmetowers Midlands 21 1,157 25 Nov 2023, 21:33
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

Dam it, just found out I can make Saturday. Any chance of coming to the evening dinner?
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 4,907 03 Sep 2023, 19:22
    Thread: 5222's bizzare no start
Post: RE: 5222's bizzare no start

On the Facebook message you mentioned slow crack hence people suggesting bad connections and batteries. Are you now cranking at full speed? If it's slow it doesn't matter if you have good spark etc. a...
acmetowers 1 - Engine 22 1,560 21 Aug 2023, 22:55
    Thread: Spotted in Portsmouth
Post: RE: Spotted in Portsmouth

Not sure if it's related but someone was doing a photo shoot with their car at my work in Portsmouth (Ben Ainslie racing camber) a month or so ago.
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 398 05 Jul 2023, 21:44
    Thread: Battery drain
Post: RE: Battery drain

If you can plug one in to the mains, I'd recommend a ctek battery maintainer. I have a 3.8a version plugged in when I'm not using the car.
acmetowers 3 - Electrical 7 607 04 Jul 2023, 19:47
    Thread: Old Cat or Cat bypass
Post: Old Cat or Cat bypass

Does anyone have an old catalytic converter or cat bypass they don't want any more. Would be in interested in purchasing to make my car temporarily a bit louder for a prom date!
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 1 488 14 May 2023, 17:03
    Thread: Really Retro Show - 9 July 2023 (nr Stafford)
Post: RE: Really Retro Show - 9 July 2023 (nr Stafford)

Hi Claire, can you put me down as well. I was in the same situation as Rissy due to work in that I should be able but it's now a yes. Thanks.
acmetowers Midlands 26 2,367 16 Apr 2023, 11:12
    Thread: Bricklin For Sale
Post: RE: Bricklin For Sale

Must admit i was going to go for it but he wanted way too much 24k (amount on Silverstone auction website). Unfortunately to me the car needs a lot of work to justify the money. The auctioneer at the ...
acmetowers Off topic talk, general chat etc 6 1,177 01 Dec 2022, 21:37
    Thread: 2023 Calendar
Post: RE: 2023 Calendar

Hi Claire, can you put me down for two please, I'll pick up at the nec also, cheers Richard.
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 21 3,703 05 Nov 2022, 11:49
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2022, 2022 AGM Notification.
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2022

I'm the same as Rissy, I live local to the NEC so easy for me either way, just need to know as I'll need to sort my work schedule.
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 46 10,632 12 Oct 2022, 13:48
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2022, 2022 AGM Notification.
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2022

Have we got all the cars need? If you need one more happy to drop mine off.
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 46 10,632 11 Oct 2022, 18:12
    Thread: #2292 New engine
Post: RE: #2292 New engine

Personally if your not doing it for originality I'd always paint a chassis. Powder coating just invites rust as soon as there's a scratch. I've always heard good reviews of por15 products.
acmetowers Members Cars 109 63,394 10 Sep 2022, 10:17
    Thread: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D
Post: RE: Bloody bodging!! Can anyone help..? :-D

The three wires are, black = ground,  brown pink = door unlock, black purple = fuel pump ground, so I guess black and black purple are shorted? The idea is in normal operation the ground goes to the ...
acmetowers 3 - Electrical 7 1,707 03 May 2022, 20:27
    Thread: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022
Post: RE: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022

Hi Claire, can you put me down as well? Cheers Richard
acmetowers Midlands 14 2,514 19 Apr 2022, 09:35
    Thread: Carfest North 2022
Post: RE: Carfest North 2022

Put me down for both. If there's a family option I'll be interested if not just two up.
acmetowers Northern England 1 453 06 Apr 2022, 18:56
    Thread: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022
Post: RE: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022

@Rissy the historic tax is done at the post office, takes a few minutes. Just done mine, as you mine was sorned for the salty months, just took the mot and v5 and they did it there and then. They take...
acmetowers Midlands 14 2,514 02 Apr 2022, 10:16
    Thread: Intermittent no crank
Post: RE: Intermittent no crank

If you say the battery is good (keeps voltage above 11v when cranking) and all the contacts have been cleaned, I'd say it's the starter solenoid next. I've had the same issue in other cars where the c...
acmetowers 3 - Electrical 10 2,145 28 Jan 2022, 22:45
    Thread: Car covers
Post: RE: Car covers

When I had to leave my car outside I got one of these https://www.classicadditions.com/en-GB/d...077-169897 it's pretty good, very soft, the only issue is you need to wash it on the car and fabsil it ...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 6 1,843 13 Nov 2021, 11:30
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

Hi Claire, can you add me plus 1.
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 7,502 28 Oct 2021, 15:13
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2021, Nov 12-14 Nov 2021 & AGM Notification
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2021, Nov 12-14 Nov 2021 ...

If you need help I was planning on going on Sunday with my son, so could help out then, or if needed I could do Saturday as well.
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 29 6,676 22 Oct 2021, 20:48
    Thread: Super fuel causing problems?
Post: RE: Super fuel causing problems?

I have a calibrated gauge, happy to drop if off if/when you need it.
acmetowers 1 - Engine 41 9,201 08 Sep 2021, 14:04
    Thread: Tapatalk
Post: RE: Tapatalk

Just checked and this forum is still not listed on tapatalk.
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 3,145 26 Aug 2021, 10:17
    Thread: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th August 2021
Post: RE: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th Augu...

Would really like to go but not sure what state the car or I'll be in (busy weekend). If there's still space for a D, what time can you arrive?
acmetowers Midlands 44 7,813 23 Aug 2021, 12:05
    Thread: Hello everyone
Post: RE: Hello everyone

Congratulations from another midlander (Kenilworth).
acmetowers New member? Say hello :) 14 3,583 11 Aug 2021, 11:48
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

Just to say thanks to you all who attended either the Saturday or Sunday for making me, my son and dad feel welcome, we all enjoyed it very much. It was great to see so many DMC's and to talk to their...
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 25,010 02 Aug 2021, 18:24
    Thread: she's finally arrived
Post: RE: she's finally arrived

Looks like you've got a good car there, happy days!  With the coolant I had the same issue with the drive to the MOT station because I overfilled the coolant but what I would recommend is to fit (if i...
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 9 2,756 19 Jul 2021, 14:55
    Thread: VIN #2045 (Bessie) Is Here!
Post: RE: VIN #2045 (Bessie) Is Here!

https://www.carlogbook.co.uk/delorean/dmc-12/ 2 black, 1 red, but I don't think this covers vehicles SORN.
acmetowers Members Cars 42 13,030 25 Jun 2021, 14:57
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

If all goes well I'll be at the museum in the D with my son on the Saturday.
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 25,010 25 Jun 2021, 12:44
    Thread: Delorean prices and condition advice.
Post: RE: Delorean prices and condition advice.

I think I need to increase my insurance agreed value, at the moment I've got it for 28k, what's the PJ Grady cost these days for a good example?
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 5,909 14 Jun 2021, 09:40
    Thread: Delorean prices and condition advice.
Post: RE: Delorean prices and condition advice.

Not trying to devalue our cars just trying to put through the "don't miss out on other sites" as people just look at the normal ebay bhcc where the cars go for top dollar.  Regarding ccs here's the l...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 5,909 11 Jun 2021, 09:03
    Thread: Delorean prices and condition advice.
Post: RE: Delorean prices and condition advice.

Second the don't forget the UK especially the less well known aution sites such as CCA and other local ones, got mine from the UK a few years ago for just under 17k as I was the only bider due to it b...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 20 5,909 10 Jun 2021, 10:49
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

(12 Apr 2021, 20:59)Guinney1971 Wrote: Can everyone who books, email me with their name, Club membership number, car registration and how you wish to receive your £20 refund.  As the HSBC app is abs...
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 25,010 26 May 2021, 10:17
    Thread: ASI / DMC Radio wanted
Post: RE: ASI / DMC Radio wanted

I can not be sure but all the pictures I've seen are the same as the Jags, also https://www.deloreanmuseum.org/asi-proposal.html shows orange.
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 12 3,236 10 May 2021, 14:00
    Thread: ASI / DMC Radio wanted
Post: RE: ASI / DMC Radio wanted

Its from a Jaguar XJ6/XJS, part number JHT-106010, as mentioned got mine from Ebay for £100 from a guy in Lithuania. I think there are different versions, one for the American market and another for t...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 12 3,236 10 May 2021, 12:53
    Thread: ASI / DMC Radio wanted
Post: RE: ASI / DMC Radio wanted

I've just "made" a DMC ASI radio from parts. Bought a Jag ASI radio and fitted the DMC trim Jag radio [attachment=1043] With DMC facia, buttons and plate (from DMC Texas) [attachment=1044] Just got t...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 12 3,236 10 May 2021, 11:09
    Thread: Delorean eyebrows
Post: RE: Delorean eyebrows

About to do mine but rather than the aluminium bar going to use 1.5mm carbon fibre sheet. Main reasons are that it's lighter, thinner, has more contact area for bonding and when you bend the sheet it ...
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 7 2,866 07 May 2021, 22:53
    Thread: Just bought a project! VIN 7128
Post: RE: Just bought a project! VIN 7128

Good luck with the project, the car looks pretty straight and whatever you do keep those window stickers. One bit of advice, if your going for a complete strip down invest in some parts boxes and a go...
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 18 5,918 15 Mar 2021, 11:48
    Thread: Fascia Painting
Post: RE: Fascia Painting

Not sure about a place to get it painted but I do have a suggestion on the paint. I've just stripped the dealership paint off the facia and managed to get a sample of the original colour underneath, b...
acmetowers 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 3 1,283 09 Mar 2021, 13:31
    Thread: Soon to be imported?
Post: RE: Soon to be imported?

I've just de painted 10855. It had a "proper job" paint job that cost over $4k in the 80s so a decent job. I used peelaway 7, great stuff, no smells, no burning and it literally peeled away in nic...
acmetowers Members Cars 7 2,423 03 Mar 2021, 18:02
    Thread: Tapatalk
Post: Tapatalk

Hi, a month or so ago I lost this forum from my Tapatalk app, just got error messages. I removed the forum from the app to see if it was my phone but when I tried to get it back the app couldn't find ...
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 3,145 01 Mar 2021, 17:31
    Thread: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!
Post: RE: DOC 2021 Meet - Take 2!!

Sounds great, count me in. Gives me a deadline to get 10855 back on the road.
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 115 25,010 01 Mar 2021, 10:10
    Thread: DeLorean wanted, manual, grey interior
Post: RE: DeLorean wanted, manual, grey interior

Also keep an eye out on Classic Car Auctions based in Warwicksire. I bought mine from them at an auction at the NEC a few years back. If you go to their website and look on the results you'll see they...
acmetowers DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 15 5,131 14 Feb 2021, 13:10
    Thread: UK Cars for Sale and Prices
Post: UK Cars for Sale and Prices

A friend found this one in a garage called overbrook in Chipping Camden back in Feb. They wanted 25k for it, not sure it's worth that but if they still have it they may be up for an offer?[Image: http...
acmetowers Members Cars 14 5,883 12 May 2020, 22:02
    Thread: Resto of 5222
Post: Resto of 5222

I've been using peelaway 7 to remove the paint from mine. Works very well. One coat wrapped and left for two days all six or so coats come off in one go with a window scraper. It's been taking me abou...
acmetowers Members Cars 2 1,727 16 Feb 2020, 08:19
    Thread: re vin 5222 now on its way to UK
Post: re vin 5222 now on its way to UK

Congratulations. Planning to strip my delorean back to stainless this winter. What's your plan to take the paint off? I was going for chemical first and if that fails soda. Sent from my SM-N950F usin...
acmetowers General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 20 12,313 19 Oct 2019, 09:08
    Thread: NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 (8th-10th Nov)
Post: NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 (8th-10th Nov)

Happy to help out on Thursday if needed. I'm local to the nec so it's a short train ride I'm for me. Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
acmetowers DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 13 5,733 02 Oct 2019, 19:25
    Thread: Hello!
Post: Hello!

This is their website. http://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
acmetowers New member? Say hello :) 22 11,759 14 Aug 2019, 23:11
    Thread: Hello!
Post: Hello!

The 24k was the sale price including any cost. If you go to their site you can see the results for previous auctions. If you see a black one that's mine! Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
acmetowers New member? Say hello :) 22 11,759 14 Aug 2019, 22:00
    Thread: Hello!
Post: Hello!

Hi Rissy. I'm not that far away from you in kenilworth. I got my delorean at the classic car auctions at the classic car restoration show at the nec a few months ago (wasn't thinking I would have a ch...
acmetowers New member? Say hello :) 22 11,759 14 Aug 2019, 21:39