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    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

here's a mini progress update: I'm finally getting my rear end finished up just got engine cover to fix and refit, louvres, fascia and taillights. i've fitted the rear reinforcement panel and install...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 06 May 2022, 22:31
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(03 May 2022, 22:28)Mich1958 Wrote: Hi Guy's and Gals Finally getting ready to drop the car to the floor sorted the handbrake system seems to work really well now I used a slightly different method...
theningiachicken New member? Say hello :) 35 812 04 May 2022, 19:56
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(18 Apr 2022, 22:43)Guinney1971 Wrote: ooh, exciting stuff.  When you are finished you can come and give us a hand with Flopsy lol Id be more than happy to lend a hand if needed   :D
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 18 Apr 2022, 22:49
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

This is potentially my last restoration update  :cool: , So we start with the awesome news of #5222 receiving her V5!!! although the DVLA seem to think its a convertible?? but it means im all ready t...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 17 Apr 2022, 20:41
    Thread: DOC channel updates
Post: RE: DOC channel updates

first vlog for my cars restoration has gone live today, bit of a rough edit as it was a busy few days (looking at the car for 1st time and getting her home), vlog number 2 is being finished up and wil...
theningiachicken General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 39 12,779 06 Apr 2022, 20:54
    Thread: VIN 4566 Restoration
Post: RE: VIN 4566 Restoration

thats one clean as heck car, i sent my documents to the DVLA last week with 6 months tax and MOT exemption form (advised from others who registered earlier this year) should have a V5 by next week hop...
theningiachicken Members Cars 157 62,182 29 Mar 2022, 20:21
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(29 Mar 2022, 09:54)Mich1958 Wrote: (28 Mar 2022, 14:14)Guinney1971 Wrote: Looks a nice car!  We're close by to you in NG16, you are welcome to pop over sometime, we've got #2292 and #  :D  here ...
theningiachicken New member? Say hello :) 35 812 29 Mar 2022, 20:17
    Thread: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022
Post: RE: Really Retro Show 10 July 2022

Im up for it again, was a good day minus the sun burn haha
theningiachicken Midlands 11 289 29 Mar 2022, 05:50
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(28 Mar 2022, 14:07)Guinney1971 Wrote: You've certainly been working hard on this Will, I'm sure you'll have it on the road within a few months! Absolutely  :D , had plenty of frustrating moments t...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 29 Mar 2022, 05:47
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Update time again  :D  , I have been semi busy since the last update, so I made a start on the driver door internals after practically finishing the passenger side (minus vapour skin, door trim, sill...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 21 Mar 2022, 22:17
    Thread: RHD Project for auction, 1st Sept 2018
Post: RE: RHD Project for auction, 1st Sept 2018

(17 Mar 2022, 14:10)Chris P Wrote: Well...i've gone and done it....its officially for sale....  https://www.carandclassic.com/car/C1433945 its a shame you're letting it go Chris P, but it looks g...
theningiachicken DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 180 65,898 17 Mar 2022, 19:41
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(26 Feb 2022, 21:51)Chris P Wrote: You've been busy William...I couldn't get my head around the door locking mechanism ....thankfully Andrew W helped me out. yup, trying to power through what's lef...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 27 Feb 2022, 02:03
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Update time!! past few weeks have been spent working my way through odd jobs and getting the passenger door finished which is nearly ready to have all trim refitted. I managed to purchase a replaceme...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 26 Feb 2022, 19:33
    Thread: Delorean ReImagined
Post: RE: Delorean ReImagined

I was pretty surprised when the teaser dropped, now as far from what I've heard DMCH and DeLorean Reimagined are separate companies but share everything including copyright over the name, logos, ect. ...
theningiachicken General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 273 16 Feb 2022, 14:19
    Thread: RHD spotted Edinburgh - SIJ 5996
Post: RE: RHD spotted Edinburgh - SIJ 5996

(05 Jul 2018, 12:54)Matt Clark Wrote: Come a long way from when I first saw it! [Image: https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5028/56710...f57a_b.jpg] [Image: https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5146/56710...c8...
theningiachicken Historical DeLorean articles, references, photos and information. 22 6,545 10 Feb 2022, 19:27
    Thread: Car Show, Cromford Meadows, Matlock. 8th May 2022
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potentially doable if i pull my finger out and get finished otherwise im coming in the fiesta haha
theningiachicken Midlands 9 277 10 Feb 2022, 19:19
    Thread: Vin10579
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(21 Jan 2022, 23:07)Hardrinseron Wrote: Hi, After many years of wanting one I finally bought my first a Delorean (quickly followed by my second, long story!). Anyway, got it from DMC Midwest back i...
theningiachicken New member? Say hello :) 4 235 22 Jan 2022, 20:27
    Thread: window motor replacement
Post: RE: window motor replacement

so, ive managed to fit the new window motor but im slightly concerned at the fact the rail is extremely close to touching the outer skin of the door, now if its supposed to be like that until i refit ...
theningiachicken 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 215 21 Jan 2022, 21:28
    Thread: VIN 4267 comes to England
Post: RE: VIN 4267 comes to England

She's looking awesome, will be good to see the final product soon think for me ive spent like £1,619 so far with my restoration mostly with Dgo, expecting another £2k for stainless and £500 for interi...
theningiachicken Members Cars 77 30,495 21 Jan 2022, 21:09
    Thread: VIN 4566 Restoration
Post: RE: VIN 4566 Restoration

(20 Jan 2022, 16:21)Dan Willis Wrote: (20 Jan 2022, 16:08)theningiachicken Wrote: wow, looks stunning Dan especially the crazy transformation of the dash, how did you get your windscreen sorted wi...
theningiachicken Members Cars 157 62,182 20 Jan 2022, 19:08
    Thread: RHD Project for auction, 1st Sept 2018
Post: RE: RHD Project for auction, 1st Sept 2018

(20 Jan 2022, 14:53)Matt Clark Wrote: Would be amazing to get all three together one day... room for another  :P when im sorted
theningiachicken DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 180 65,898 20 Jan 2022, 16:10
    Thread: VIN 4566 Restoration
Post: RE: VIN 4566 Restoration

wow, looks stunning Dan especially the crazy transformation of the dash, how did you get your windscreen sorted without a reg? as it seems impossible for me to get anyone to come and even look at 5222...
theningiachicken Members Cars 157 62,182 20 Jan 2022, 16:08
    Thread: Royal Fowey (Cornwall) Regatta Classic Car Event 2022
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(04 Jan 2022, 14:03)Johnnie Hards Wrote: Hi  I am involved in organising the Royal Fowey (Cornwall) Regatta Classic car event for 2022. it is due to be held on the 17th August. we held the first sh...
theningiachicken South West 3 145 11 Jan 2022, 19:14
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

1st update of 2022!! over Christmas I've been getting my hands involved in the electrical side of things starting with getting the rear window defog wiring fixed due to both power and ground wires be...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 11 Jan 2022, 19:06
    Thread: window motor replacement
Post: RE: window motor replacement

Ah okay, luckily the way the car is parked currently the drivers door doesn't open fully but stopping at near eye level but I'll have to get something for the passenger side. I'll make sure to keep t...
theningiachicken 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 215 05 Jan 2022, 17:04
    Thread: window motor replacement
Post: RE: window motor replacement

(05 Jan 2022, 16:25)Stuart Rees Wrote: Did both of mine last October but I was lucky enough that there was still 'some' life left in them to lower the window to get those 2 bolts. I'd say remove the...
theningiachicken 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 215 05 Jan 2022, 16:33
    Thread: window motor replacement
Post: window motor replacement

Hi everyone, happy new year to you all just had new window motors delivered and i need some advice on removing the old ones. so the windows are fully up and i cant easily access the bolts that hold t...
theningiachicken 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 6 215 05 Jan 2022, 14:23
    Thread: Hi from NG17
Post: RE: Hi from NG17

(04 Jan 2022, 21:18)Mich1958 Wrote: Hi guys and gals Just wanted to say hello as a newbee to the DeLorean clan. My new old baby should be winging it's way over the big pond in the next few month's...
theningiachicken New member? Say hello :) 35 812 05 Jan 2022, 12:45
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(10 Dec 2021, 08:22)Chris P Wrote: Keep at it Will....i understand that you are really taking to 'leaning on the job' with a bit of guidance from other club members . Jolly good luck to you. :) thi...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 10 Dec 2021, 14:07
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

So lts been a short while since a full update on here with progress, (mainly for those who didn't make it to the xmas meetup). I spent a few weeks chasing electrical problems for my passenger door, in...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 09 Dec 2021, 14:35
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

Video is in progress, should be finishing and uploading by the weekend :) good to see everyone again, all have a good Christmas and new year. Hopefully should have "Ryuko" 5222 ready for the first mee...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 09 Dec 2021, 14:22
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

(30 Nov 2021, 21:38)Guinney1971 Wrote: I've submitted our food order to William, and I've heard from Helen, unfortunately she's not been well so won't be able to join us. Those that fancy it, are w...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 01 Dec 2021, 15:54
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

(17 Nov 2021, 21:50)Guinney1971 Wrote: so I think numbers wise we've got: Me, Phill, Kezia and Gwen William Bollands Paul and Heidi Birks Rich Hutchinson Richard 'Acmetowers' +1 Rissy & Leanne ...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 22 Nov 2021, 13:40
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

(10 Nov 2021, 14:54)Guinney1971 Wrote: William, I'll get the NEC out of the way before we look at the menu and pass on our choices. I'll nudge Paul Birks again, as I think he was hoping to come alon...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 10 Nov 2021, 15:52
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

(07 Nov 2021, 20:45)Chris P Wrote: Have we got a time please?   Ive probably missed it...but still can't see it. I've booked for 12pm but i will be altering it to around 1pm
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 09 Nov 2021, 06:09
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

Hi everyone, could i ask that everyone who is undecided or definitely coming to let me know what food you'd like by the 27th/28th so that last details can be finalised with the restaurant before the 4...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 07 Nov 2021, 19:01
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

Hi Everyone, Unfortunately Claire has been unable to get in touch with the original venue and has asked me to speak to the place I recommended to see if they could accommodate us, upon speaking to th...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 01 Nov 2021, 23:46
    Thread: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021
Post: RE: Xmas Meet Up, Sat 4th December 2021

Sounds good, i have a venue recommendation that does some great bbq food, big jims bbq steakhouse in clay cross if the current venue is unable to accommodate us all. Has loads of space for parking. B...
theningiachicken DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 35 1,892 26 Oct 2021, 15:24
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

So Saturday was one of the most exciting parts of the restoration so far, the day she moved off the drive under her own power!!!  :D after finally getting the rear brakes working fully (thank you Chri...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 25 Oct 2021, 11:47
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(10 Oct 2021, 11:42)Rich H Wrote: Quote:the cables work fine after adjustment but they dont want to stay connected to the handle mechanism?? like they slipped out and im not sure if there's a clip o...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 10 Oct 2021, 12:18
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Todays venture consisted of finally getting the rear brakes back together and fitted, only to find that one of the 2 brake pipes had collapsed (fun....) so a trip to PCS resulted in nothing once again...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 09 Oct 2021, 20:24
    Thread: DOC-UK 2022 Calendar
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Claire put me down for 1 please too
theningiachicken General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 26 1,717 01 Oct 2021, 10:10
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

small update since the last: rear brakes have been refurbished and awaiting fitment with new pistons, seals, pads and new handbrake bits. i checked to make sure the engine fired to which she decided ...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 26 Sep 2021, 17:20
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

(01 Sep 2021, 07:09)Chris P Wrote: Hi Will, nice to meet up again at Ambergate on Monday.....Personally I am extremely busy for the rest of September..full diary as well as trying to sort my car,  a...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 01 Sep 2021, 10:43
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Update time, 5222's starter has finally been replaced with a nice shiny new one and both asbestos sheets removed in the rear. Rich Hutch found a bargin CPR to replace my old one which has now been fi...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 31 Aug 2021, 11:38
    Thread: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th August 2021
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It was definitely a great day and good to see everyone again after silverstone and meet a few new people.
theningiachicken Midlands 40 2,259 31 Aug 2021, 11:28
    Thread: Car Museum/show, Belper. Derbyshire. 30th August 2021
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5222 would attend if she could but I'll be arriving in the fiesta instead  :P
theningiachicken Midlands 40 2,259 24 Aug 2021, 16:26
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

well time for an update, 5222 is almost 100% running thanks to Rich Hutchinson's help just got the CPR to get working properly building pressure we also managed to free up the idle speed motor which w...
theningiachicken Members Cars 47 3,264 19 Aug 2021, 16:59
    Thread: RE-GRAIN
Post: RE: RE-GRAIN

(11 Aug 2021, 16:21)samp5679 Wrote: Tried to email message telephone and facebook Chris N  no reply from either My car came with some damage from shipping and really need to get a quote / repair in...
theningiachicken General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 907 11 Aug 2021, 16:46
    Thread: DOC channel updates
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(11 Aug 2021, 12:28)Rissy Wrote: I put together all my photos and video footage over the weekend for both days. The problem I have now is that the size of everything I have is too much for my 2GB d...
theningiachicken General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 39 12,779 11 Aug 2021, 12:32