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    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Sound advice Chris...ive done a couple in a similar manner. If I remember correctly, I ended up with slightly larger diameter bolt/stud.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 27 Feb 2024, 16:18
    Thread: Automatic Governor
Post: RE: Automatic Governor

Keep it stock would be my tip.
Chris P 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 104 26 Feb 2024, 13:27
    Thread: New(ish) member saying Hello!
Post: RE: New(ish) member saying Hello!

Hi Paul, expect a few teething problems when you first start using it. They like being used regularly, my advice would be to seek advice if this does happen....there is a lot of knowledge out here. W...
Chris P New member? Say hello :) 15 192 25 Feb 2024, 21:23
    Thread: DeLorean News Issue 97 & Group WhatsApp Chat
Post: RE: DeLorean News Issue 97 & Group WhatsApp Chat

[attachment=1500] Looking forward to getting the mag and have already Joined the WhatsApp group.  I attach one of my favourite pictures.....At RR Raynesway, now going through a huge expansion program...
Chris P Latest DOC News 1 74 17 Feb 2024, 10:03
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

Yes, I spotted that as well Chris....
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 479 247,628 07 Feb 2024, 22:07
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Your choice about the water pump of course. Its been my experience that once you start using the car regularly the water pumps can and will fail. Its so easy to get at now and for the sake of say £12...
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 07 Feb 2024, 08:55
    Thread: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They Appear.
Post: RE: DeLorean's For Sale On Ebay, Updated as They A...

Grey interior ...sun damaged. Flat bonnets are quite common, as they ran out of groved ones fairly early on. A lot of work needed to get it up to a smart standard.
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 479 247,628 07 Feb 2024, 08:45
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

While you are in there I would strongly recommend having the water pump refurbished, ( Dave Howarth) new hoses, clips etc and fit a self bleeding kit.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 06 Feb 2024, 09:24
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

I'm sure we can find a volunteer to take your car Chris. Its a shame that Lex should miss all the fun! (only kidding) ;)
Chris P Ireland 8 248 30 Jan 2024, 14:17
    Thread: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024
Post: RE: DeLorean Revival, Belfast 7-9June 2024

Thats great news.....
Chris P Ireland 8 248 30 Jan 2024, 09:19
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Argh...I didn't have to remove these nuts ..so didn't see the washers.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 30 Jan 2024, 08:54
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Are there washers? I can't remember them...but I could be wrong.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 29 Jan 2024, 09:19
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Not sure where to post this... Wishing you all a happy Christmas and brilliant new year........
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 26 Dec 2023, 10:10
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Sorry to hear that you were poorly Chris....we all know its exhausting at the best of times.....I could only manage 3/4's of a day this time!
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 16 Nov 2023, 21:02
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

What mannequin is that Matt? I didn't know you had one?
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 09 Nov 2023, 22:28
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

GDPR??
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 08 Nov 2023, 10:19
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Thanks Chris... [attachment=1479] I came across this photo recently....from 60 years ago, my very first restoration. Taken outside my parents pre-fab! :rolleyes: ..the first of many.....many!! I...
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 07 Nov 2023, 08:31
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Are there any club discount codes available? Parking or entrance?
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 06 Nov 2023, 16:23
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

Personally I am only using 2 forms of Social Media.....this website and WatsApp. I like WatsApp because you can send photo's instantly and its private and only for invited members. No Dickheads.......
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 02 Nov 2023, 11:49
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

personally I liked the carvery on the A38...
Chris P Midlands 21 683 02 Nov 2023, 11:36
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

No Rush Richard....see you at the NEC?
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 02 Nov 2023, 11:33
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

could I have one please Claire? I'll see Richard at the NEC on the Friday.
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 01 Nov 2023, 19:24
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

Yes its a nice Idea, but apart from have a 'garage full' , I'm trying to simply my affairs. I suppose if you compare the price of £30k against what a similar condition DeLorean would now be....its a ...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 562 20 Oct 2023, 08:30
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

I'm oddly tempted by this.... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/276063212050?...R_axxLfoYg
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 562 18 Oct 2023, 17:00
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 Help ...

I should be able to manage one day.
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 15 Sep 2023, 21:26
    Thread: Wheel nut torque settings
Post: RE: Wheel nut torque settings

Two vein...just short of one chest flutter.... :rolleyes:....been doing the same today on my Vitz 4X4.
Chris P 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 6 298 08 Sep 2023, 17:31
    Thread: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023
Post: RE: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire

(05 Sep 2023, 10:57)Rich Hanlon Wrote: 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 li...
Chris P Midlands 5 288 05 Sep 2023, 11:44
    Thread: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023
Post: Great Northern Classics Event 23 Sept 2023

(31 Aug 2023, 18:26)Rich Hanlon Wrote: (31 Aug 2023, 18:10)Guinney1971 Wrote: Sounds like a good idea Rich Thanks- we could give it a go. Using the Invitation system means nobody in the group get...
Chris P Midlands 5 288 05 Sep 2023, 07:46
    Thread: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire
Post: RE: DeLorean Day at GBCJ in Derbyshire

Just a another reminder.....its on this Baik Holiday Monday ....28th Aug....you dont have to stay all day. I'm dropping off some exploda -view posters this morning....
Chris P Midlands 12 771 26 Aug 2023, 09:47
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

I agree Dan......but......irritating that it is, its better than the alternative ........
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,389 05 Aug 2023, 08:25
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

I think it's OK...yes nasty front wing, I'm sure that can be repaired, bits missing off engine, and probably got internal problems.....(ive got some spares), chassis looks good to me, lots of work an...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 221,584 16 Jul 2023, 07:54
    Thread: Stock exhaust / cat for sale
Post: RE: Stock exhaust / cat for sale

You could get your brackets re-zinc plated and yellow passivated .....for 'not a lot of money'. perhaps £20-30. Would look like new /Factory spec. You did well with studs as well. Arron does new sta...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 323 03 Jul 2023, 14:21
    Thread: Battery drain
Post: RE: Battery drain

Yes...fit a battery isolator switch and use it every time you turn the car off.
Chris P 3 - Electrical 7 392 03 Jul 2023, 11:47
    Thread: Stock exhaust / cat for sale
Post: RE: Stock exhaust / cat for sale

You did well getting it all to bits without damage! Won't you need your heat shield brackets for the new system?
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 3 323 03 Jul 2023, 11:44
    Thread: DMC Factory tour (USA)
Post: DMC Factory tour (USA)

I just came across this, although I see its a year old still worth a look... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pREXdf7Iap0
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 0 215 17 Jun 2023, 10:15
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Personally I wouldn't touch a 'Turbo" car......the best way to wreck a Delorean is to stick a turbo on it. Ive still got "frenchys" old engine in my garage .....if anyone wants it?
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 221,584 12 Jun 2023, 09:26
    Thread: First show!
Post: RE: First show!

good for you Dan.
Chris P General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 653 12 Jun 2023, 09:23
    Thread: Dacia M C?!!
Post: RE: Dacia M C?!!

(21 Apr 2023, 20:17)Chris Williams Wrote: (21 Apr 2023, 16:40)Guinney1971 Wrote: we commented to Helen about that the other day when she called round, as she's got a new Dacia on order. Its very ...
Chris P Off topic talk, general chat etc 3 482 27 Apr 2023, 07:48
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

Not sure about bringing hot water, directly over the Air-Con compressor !!
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 221,584 26 Mar 2023, 18:34
    Thread: PRV Engine needed
Post: RE: PRV Engine needed

Well there is no block Rot on my spare delorean engine......it didn't have water in it long enough! Neither has it con-rod hanging out of its side. My guess is just a burnt out valve or similar.
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 1,243 16 Mar 2023, 08:27
    Thread: Isle of man 2023/24
Post: RE: Isle of man 2023/24

We stopped at the Ramsey Park Hotel last time....it wasn't stupid money and many car clubs meet there ....
Chris P DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 27 3,679 15 Mar 2023, 09:10
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

erm...not sure why that was on there..Matts engine..?
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 13 Mar 2023, 20:56
    Thread: Project Cars @ BHCC
Post: RE: Project Cars @ BHCC

No and ive got an engine for it!!!
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 575 221,584 12 Mar 2023, 10:20
    Thread: PRV Engine needed
Post: RE: PRV Engine needed

(25 Jan 2022, 12:20)carsandbikes Wrote: Hi folks, Project VIN 7128 coming along well apart from the fact I may need a new engine..... If anybody is selling an engine or even block then please get ...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 1,243 12 Mar 2023, 09:09
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Hi Chris , I'm not sure, it was already fitted.....we will probably blank it off...not had chance to look at it properly yet.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 06 Mar 2023, 13:40
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

And still looks original ! ......not sure if that's good thing or not.
Chris P Members Cars 133 21,467 04 Mar 2023, 19:41
    Thread: Car & Classic Auction
Post: RE: Car & Classic Auction

Thats about £1000 then....they do seem to have gone up in value...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 934 16 Feb 2023, 13:47
    Thread: Car & Classic Auction
Post: RE: Car & Classic Auction

My comment does not include NI number plates, which I believe are quite appropriate. ...just my opinion of course.
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 934 11 Feb 2023, 19:53
    Thread: Car & Classic Auction
Post: RE: Car & Classic Auction

Well I'd like to have seen an estimate of what it might fetch .....or what the current bits are ? Couldn't find either ...but that's probably just me!!! It looks a Nice car.....but in my opinion a...
Chris P DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 934 10 Feb 2023, 13:58
    Thread: Speedometer magnet(ism)
Post: RE: Speedometer magnet(ism)

There is a speedo expert in Nottingham who is supposed tp be very good.
Chris P 3 - Electrical 2 482 07 Feb 2023, 08:46