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    Thread: Future National Events?
Post: RE: Future National Events?

Hi All As an infrequent poster on this forum I thought I would add my support for Chris P's idea of teaming up with the Eurotec guys for an event. Being an owner of only five years I'm not fully awar...
TBRM DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 9 5,549 06 Sep 2017, 09:54
    Thread: Wedding hire - Liverpool. 18 September
Post: Wedding hire - Liverpool. 18 September

Hi All A colleague of mine is getting married on Friday 18 September in the North West and is looking for someone with a Delorean to take her husband to be, Adam, from his home in Wallasey, Merseysid...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 3 3,036 22 Jun 2015, 12:09
    Thread: For Sale: VIN 4463, Grey, Manual, Surrey
Post: Re: For Sale: VIN 4463, Grey, Manual, Surrey

Yep, I'd echo what Chris has said there. Looks like a cracking car and clearly a lot of hard work has gone into it. Hope the car stays local as it would be good to have a few more owners in Surrey/Sus...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 6,353 19 Jun 2015, 12:12
    Thread: It begins...
Post: Re: It begins...

The car that broke down on FTLOC was mine. And, ahem, it has never happened before. Honest. But as Chris P said, it all added to the fun of the TV show (although at the time I was deeply stressed). Fo...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 32 16,068 02 Jun 2015, 12:27
    Thread: New radiator required maybe
Post: Re: New radiator required maybe

Just had a look at my post again. So I quoted the name of the other club and it has been changed automatically to "Spammers site". For goodness sake guys.
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 4,683 01 Apr 2015, 20:45
    Thread: New radiator required maybe
Post: Re: New radiator required maybe

Hi The Eurotec site has some in stock and they are priced at £200 - http://www.deloreanclub.uk/aluminium-2- ... iator.html. Having bought stuff from them recently the quality of their products is ...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 4,683 01 Apr 2015, 20:04
    Thread: Chris P's New DeLorean Book....started in 1999!
Post: Re: Chris P's New DeLorean Book....started in 1999...

Got my copy on Friday and been enjoying the pics all weekend. And you spelt my father's name correctly on each of the three times he is mentioned (although when he posed for that pic on p177 back in 1...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 190 99,040 30 Mar 2015, 08:04
    Thread: VIN 4890 in the UK
Post: Re: VIN 4890 in the UK

Out of curiousity I once asked Chris how much he would charge to convert mine to RHD and from memory he said £9,000 (can't remember if that was inclusive or exclusive of VAT). While I can certainly se...
TBRM Members Cars 31 20,242 09 Feb 2015, 12:08
    Thread: US barn find - under 1000 miles
Post: Re: US barn find - under 1000 miles

Hi Alan Very well played indeed on securing this one. Will be good to have another Delorean in our local area. I shall look forward to having a trip down to look at it soon Richard
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 34 16,033 02 Feb 2015, 11:57
    Thread: Automatic Transmission Filters soon to be a reality!
Post: Re: Automatic Transmission Filters soon to be a re...

Great work Michael. I'll certainly be a customer when they're ready for production.
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 4,917 09 Jan 2015, 13:09
    Thread: vin00547
Post: Re: vin00547

Fascinating to see the history of some of the older cars. One day I'd love to come to your garage Chris and see some of the documentation you hold. And I'll book your book as well. I've been doing so...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 14 7,504 09 Dec 2014, 11:44
    Thread: Christmas presents - TOOLS
Post: Re: Christmas presents - TOOLS

Coincidentally some of Chris M's suggestions are on my Christmas list too. Great minds and all that.
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 5 3,302 27 Oct 2014, 14:06
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

The production company was very nice and all my expenses were paid for the day of filming (as they were for all of us when we filmed the formation shots the previous month). Rather helpfully another D...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 172 78,359 26 Oct 2014, 06:57
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

Almost. It was only "For the Love of Cars" and the problem was that the otterstat failed so the engine cooling fans didn't come on. A common Delorean weakness although I'd prefer it if the car hadn't ...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 172 78,359 25 Oct 2014, 14:40
    Thread: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.
Post: Re: Deposit paid on Vin..... 005127.

Great work there 88. I've had my car for 18 months now and enjoyed every minute (even when it broke down on national TV). The owners clubs offer superb support and are full of nice people too. Look fo...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 172 78,359 25 Oct 2014, 10:11
    Thread: VIN: 5335 For Sale
Post: Re: VIN: 5335 For Sale

This car really has done the rounds. It was first on UK Ebay in early 2013 before I bought my car. At that time it was listed at £15K and didn't sell (didn't even receive a bid). I tried to get in tou...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 4 3,385 16 Sep 2014, 20:33
    Thread: DeLorean Ball Joint & Track Rod (Tie Rod) End supplier
Post: Re: DeLorean Ball Joint & Track Rod (Tie Rod) End ...

I've just bought a pair of track rod ends and ball joints from Amsteer and am very pleased to recommend them to others. There were excellent to deal with. I ordered on the Tuesday morning and the part...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 15,081 27 Aug 2014, 21:42
    Thread: DeLorean workers reunion
Post: DeLorean workers reunion

In today's Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/ ... -1.1888464 Not sure how many former workers are on the forum but this sounds like a great event. I know my father is really lookin...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 1 1,668 06 Aug 2014, 14:28
    Thread: DeLorean on Ebay UK WARNING
Post: Re: DeLorean on Ebay UK WARNING

I feel almost insulted that they are so underselling my car. £13,000? It's worth nearly twice that How do I report the scumbag on Ebay? I can't work out how to do it.
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 13 5,753 15 Jun 2014, 15:48
    Thread: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV Show CH4
Post: Re: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV...

Since the episode aired I've had a load of good natured mocking from my colleagues but also very envious comments too. However the thoughts on the show and the car have been universally positive. Inc...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 144 55,830 28 May 2014, 10:35
    Thread: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV Show CH4
Post: Re: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV...

I enjoyed the episode too although had to watch the bit I was in through my fingers and was wincing at myself during the breakdowns (although the editors were kind and made both breakdowns look like t...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 144 55,830 26 May 2014, 17:43
    Thread: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV Show CH4
Post: Re: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV...

I apologise to the forum now for my car breaking down during the filming for this. It didn't look cool, particularly as I clearly didn't have a clue what had gone wrong (it turned out that the otterst...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 144 55,830 02 May 2014, 16:35
    Thread: How many DeLoreans in the UK
Post: Re: How many DeLoreans in the UK

I remember reading a thread about one of the burgundy interior cars being at the back of a garage in Kent and which has never been driven. The owner won't sell it which seems like a terrible shame to ...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 4,510 24 Apr 2014, 07:42
    Thread: Delorean Spotted today at Dunsfold
Post: Re: Delorean Spotted today at Dunsfold

Isn't that Steve Buckingham's car? Quality reg number.
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 10 4,212 18 Apr 2014, 20:32
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

I spoke to the new owners before I left the auction. They were a father and son team - very friendly and they know their cars. However the car is going into their collection of 190 classic cars which ...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 13 Mar 2014, 21:11
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

And the Land Rover went for £35k so Delorean easily the most expensive car of the show.
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 11 Mar 2014, 20:19
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

The buyer was in the room but not sure who it was. Camera was too busily focused on Phillip and Ant hugging to be interested in anything else. Delorean is biggest price of all TV show cars so far with...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 11 Mar 2014, 20:04
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

Sold for bang on £40k. Yes, really.
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 11 Mar 2014, 19:42
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

I'm at the auction now. The car looks good (as do the others they restored for the series). I'm betting it goes fir £35k.
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 11 Mar 2014, 19:08
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For Auction, 11th March 2014

I've spoken to the film company this afternoon and they say it's 99% likely to go under the hammer tomorrow because from a purely TV perspective this is the preferred outcome for them as it completes ...
TBRM DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 58 25,714 10 Mar 2014, 15:47
    Thread: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV Show CH4
Post: Re: DeLoreans wanted for major TV production, 14th...

You looked highly professional Chris. I'm very much looking forward to seeing whatever it is that the producers decide to air in a few months time. I have to say that the weekend has left me with "p...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 144 55,830 17 Dec 2013, 22:17
    Thread: DeLoreans wanted for 'For the Love of Cars' TV Show CH4
Post: Re: DeLoreans wanted for major TV production, 14th...

Really enjoyed today and meeting so many other owners. Great fun doing the formation laps and all the other shots. Thank you very much indeed to those who organised it. Can't wait to see the finished ...
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 144 55,830 15 Dec 2013, 21:22
    Thread: Instagram Cars
Post: Re: Instagram Cars

That's fascinating. I had always assumed that once they had been made, cars were pretty much registered immediately. That said it's also quite sad to think that a few Deloreans must have sat around un...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 56 30,458 05 Dec 2013, 22:18
    Thread: Instagram Cars
Post: Re: Instagram Cars

So in that case this car must have been made and then sat around somewhere for a couple of years before being registered. I hadn't heard of that sort of thing happening. What is the VIn of this car? P...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 56 30,458 05 Dec 2013, 21:42
    Thread: Instagram Cars
Post: Re: Instagram Cars

Love the pics though am curious how a Delorean could be on B-Reg number plate. Didn't B-Reg cars start in Sep 1983 thus well after production had stopped? Or is this car one of the very late US made c...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 56 30,458 05 Dec 2013, 13:25
    Thread: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life crisis....
Post: Re: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life cr...

I haven't seen that one before. It's from when I had the car in the Edenbridge fireworks parade about a minth ago.
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 11 5,088 04 Dec 2013, 21:56
    Thread: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life crisis....
Post: Re: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life cr...

Hi Gary Love the pics - you'll be glad to know it hasn't changed much. It's good to see it with its previous registration plate. I'm really interested by the history of the car and since I've owned i...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 11 5,088 19 Nov 2013, 14:17
    Thread: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life crisis....
Post: Re: A DeLorean is for life, not just a mid life cr...

Hi Gary I'm the lucky owner of 981 nowadays and it resides in Edenbridge in Kent. It's just gone past 71,000 miles and is still going strong (albeit it needs a few bits sorting out like any other 32 ...
TBRM New member? Say hello :) 11 5,088 19 Nov 2013, 08:53
    Thread: For charity
Post: Re: For charity

Feel free to come round anytime Chris. You and I could take our cars for a cruise up the strip (or "Edenbridge High St" as it's more commonly known).
TBRM Members Cars 5 4,010 06 Nov 2013, 20:51
    Thread: For charity
Post: Re: For charity

[ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] Here we go Claire. I think it's really cool (both car and film). Apparently the car does 3 mpg so it makes our Deloreans look super fuel efficient too.
TBRM Members Cars 5 4,010 04 Nov 2013, 11:20
    Thread: For charity
Post: For charity

Thought you might like this pic of my car in the Edenbridge fireworks parade last night. I was following/accompanying the float for "Autism All Stars" raising money for this charity. There was also a ...
TBRM Members Cars 5 4,010 03 Nov 2013, 20:21
    Thread: Gas struts
Post: Re: Gas struts

Thanks once again Chris. Gas struts duly ordered. My car (and me) is appearing in the Edenbridge fireworks parade in three weeks time to raise money for a new home for autistic children to be built lo...
TBRM 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 15 7,389 13 Oct 2013, 19:13
    Thread: Gas struts
Post: Re: Gas struts

Many thanks indeed Chris M and P. You're quite right - it is indeed gas struts I need as opposed to torsion bars. Sorry about my endless questions but on looking at the delorean.eu page they have th...
TBRM 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 15 7,389 13 Oct 2013, 10:10
    Thread: Gas struts
Post: Re: Gas struts

Great, thanks Chris, I'll look Ed up. I was looking around on the internet and saw a driver's side strut for sale at $850 although many others seem loads cheaper. Presumably the reason for the &#...
TBRM 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 15 7,389 12 Oct 2013, 21:29
    Thread: Gas struts
Post: Re: Gas struts

The torsion struts on my car's doors are beginning to fail now too. As there is a recommendation for Ed's struts I shall get in touch with him. Only question is, who is he? Oh, and how do I contact hi...
TBRM 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 15 7,389 12 Oct 2013, 20:41
    Thread: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?
Post: Re: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?

Oops, I pressed submit a bit too quickly. I just wanted to say thank you once again to everyone for helping me track the car down. It's fascinating seeing what has happened to it and I can't tell you...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 34 17,601 09 Oct 2013, 16:25
    Thread: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?
Post: Re: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?

[ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND]Thanks for the pic posting tips. Hopefully this pic comes out as well as Chris' have.
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 34 17,601 09 Oct 2013, 16:15
    Thread: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?
Post: Re: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?

That is some astonishingly good detective work there everyone. It makes me very happy indeed to see that the car I was in 32 years ago is still around. Dermot Dangermouse, you asked me to post the p...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 34 17,601 08 Oct 2013, 20:50
    Thread: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?
Post: Anyone fancy some amateur detective work?

All My father worked for DMC from 1979 until Oct 1982 and was going through some old pics today to see if he could find any that Chris P might like to put in his forthcoming book. While searching he ...
TBRM General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 34 17,601 07 Oct 2013, 20:52
    Thread: Autism all stars seek a dorlorean!!
Post: Re: Autism all stars seek a dorlorean!!

Hi I own a Delorean, live in Edenbridge and watch the parade every year. Would be very happy to drive my Delorean in it this year. If you could post your contact details I'll get in touch. Richard
TBRM TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 4 2,684 14 Sep 2013, 21:12