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    Thread: Delorean door
Post: RE: Delorean door

(13 May 2017, 11:03)JBrian morgan Wrote: Hi guys   Having a clear out and I've listed a delorean door and rear fender, both damaged, on ebay. If any ones interested have a look and let me know, i ca...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 11 5,639 19 May 2017, 22:12
    Thread: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference
Post: RE: Alternator - Modern Cross Reference

They do have them in stock on the Eurotec site DeLorean Alternator £175, Seems a pretty good price to me and from my experience it will be with you next day. I'm not sure if there is still any inter...
JamesRGUK 3 - Electrical 9 5,965 08 Sep 2016, 17:56
    Thread: Craig Radio repair
Post: RE: Craig Radio repair

There is a bolt right at the back, access it from your back in the foot well fiddly but doable. I've never heard of removing the whole centre console just to get the radio out, regardless of it being...
JamesRGUK 3 - Electrical 8 6,853 03 Aug 2016, 23:04
    Thread: Brake Calipers wanted
Post: RE: Brake Calipers wanted

(19 Jul 2016, 12:11)Stuart Rees Wrote: I'm looking for a new pair of Front brake calipers/pistons for 16723  One is too pitted to refurbish so I think new is the way to go...  Any recommendations, b...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 6 4,068 26 Jul 2016, 22:50
    Thread: Stainless Steel Thickness
Post: RE: Stainless Steel Thickness

(02 Jun 2016, 20:24)Jongy Wrote: Quick questions.... does anyone know the thickness of the stainless steel used on the exterior panels? 0.75mm I think. J
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 1 1,866 06 Jun 2016, 21:40
    Thread: Jason Bradbury's BTTF DeLorean finally Revealed.
Post: RE: Jason Bradbury's BTTF DeLorean finally Reveale...

That looked pretty impressive
JamesRGUK Back To The Future 11 11,240 03 Apr 2016, 07:45
    Thread: Drive the car,own the works fleece-not quite!
Post: RE: Drive the car,own the works fleece-not quite!

I have a been bag made by DMC. does that count J
JamesRGUK Off topic talk, general chat etc 2 5,796 03 Apr 2016, 07:43
    Thread: Dash carpets
Post: RE: Dash carpets

(07 Feb 2016, 10:39)88mph Wrote: knew I shouldn't of slung mine in the bin last month! To be honest they look to be very good value when bought new. J
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 7,760 07 Feb 2016, 10:43
    Thread: Dash carpets
Post: RE: Dash carpets

I've actually got a DeLorean dash mat stored in the roof at my parents house, I am seeing my upholstered next week for some other bits so I could take it along. What colour is your interior? No harm...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 10 7,760 06 Feb 2016, 21:12
    Thread: Time to sell
Post: RE: Time to sell

(01 Feb 2016, 16:26)robin993 Wrote: ... i enjoy my porsche more than the DMC... Yeah that's probably not a hard call to make. My dad saw your car driving on Mersea island last week. Good lick wit...
JamesRGUK Off topic talk, general chat etc 4 7,166 01 Feb 2016, 21:01
    Thread: 1981 - Grey, Manual - £34,950
Post: RE: 1981 - Grey, Manual - £34,950

It's even got the DMC dealer option luggage rack under the bonnet, nice little addition. J
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 8 4,527 08 Jan 2016, 22:33
    Thread: Paint removal
Post: RE: Paint removal

Soda is a very soft media and should be absolutely fine with removing paint from stainless steel.  It's literally the same stuff you cook with, it's pretty fine and soft. J
JamesRGUK 8 - Frame / Body / Interior 2 2,400 18 Dec 2015, 00:03
    Thread: Rear Tyres, and other musings...
Post: Re: Rear Tyres, and other musings...

Rissy Wrote:JamesRGUK Wrote:https://www.tyreleader.co.uk/car-tyres/g...-98t-28888 Pretty damn good price if this is right £67.29/tyre for self fit. Interestingly they have the same wet grip, fuel ef...
JamesRGUK 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 22 13,692 09 Nov 2015, 14:42
    Thread: Rear Tyres, and other musings...
Post: Re: Rear Tyres, and other musings...

https://www.tyreleader.co.uk/car-tyres/g...-98t-28888 Pretty damn good price if this is right £67.29/tyre for self fit. Interestingly they have the same wet grip, fuel efficiency rating as P600's an...
JamesRGUK 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 22 13,692 08 Nov 2015, 23:39
    Thread: Rear Tyres, and other musings...
Post: Date of P600's on eBay

I saw those pirellis p600's on eBay, took a while for the chap to get back to me when I asked him about the date of manufacture, it turns out they were manufactured sometime 'before 2000 for the Aust...
JamesRGUK 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 22 13,692 08 Nov 2015, 23:28
    Thread: Trimmers Colchester
Post: Re: Trimmers Colchester

He did my seats about 10 years ago as well as my door headliners. Nice chap and well priced he has done a few other jobs for me too over the years. James
JamesRGUK Parts Suppliers 2 2,253 07 Nov 2015, 17:38
    Thread: Ups and downs of buying a Delorean!!!
Post: Re: Ups and downs of buying a Delorean!!!

Yes that side stripe is unique to the Cadillac dealer painted cars so I would keep it as it is if you can. Nothing wrong with a painted D especially if it has genuine history behind it, which your o...
JamesRGUK Members Cars 18 10,755 21 Sep 2015, 22:04
    Thread: New owner
Post: Re: New owner

Just a thought.... Sounds stupid, but are you sure that the up and down play in the steering column isn't just because the adjustment knob isn't tight. Many owners never realise that the car has til...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 38 17,769 10 Aug 2015, 21:31
    Thread: New owner
Post: Re: New owner

I have seen three painted cars in recent years which have been stripped by soda blasting, it has been used a number of times to strip delorean paint, I don't think it has any issues, stainless steel i...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 38 17,769 01 Aug 2015, 08:05
    Thread: Block rot
Post: Re: Block rot

I changed out my engine recently because a small crack had appeared above the oil filter and it was weeping coolant, it was very pitted and corroded around the crack, indeed the whole block was a bit ...
JamesRGUK 1 - Engine 7 3,745 29 Jul 2015, 22:33
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For sale @ £42,000 VIN: 11382
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For sale @ £42,000 VIN: 11382

Chris P Wrote:Good old Basildon…i remember it well….doesn't seem like 10 years ago! I think the BTTF showings and DeLorean car gatherings are happening again soon in Basildon. J
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 30 13,554 25 Jul 2015, 21:47
    Thread: RHD DeLorean For sale @ £42,000 VIN: 11382
Post: Re: RHD DeLorean For sale @ £42,000 VIN: 11382

joel Wrote:Fantastic another owner in Essex we may have our own a Essex region soon :-) Especially if I eventually take the plunge lol Well there's definitely another one on Mersea Island, there i...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 30 13,554 25 Jul 2015, 21:46
    Thread: Red DeLorean Spotted on Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex?
Post: Red DeLorean Spotted on Mersea Island, Colchester,...

Hi all, I have just heard from a reliable contact that a red painted DeLorean has arrived on Mersea Island (Colchester, Essex) anyone know about this one? James
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 1 1,852 10 Jul 2015, 17:02
    Thread: Stainless steel nuts/bolts/fittings query
Post: Re: Stainless steel nuts/bolts/fittings query

stunned_monkey Wrote:Stainless steel is MORE LIKELY to seize in aluminium than plated steel. +1 on that stainless and aluminium will happily weld themselves together, plated mild steel and copper sli...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 14 7,117 25 Jun 2015, 22:56
    Thread: Compression problem
Post: Re: Compression problem

Doive Wrote:Does anyone have a rough feel for the expected garage bill for replacing a pair of cylinder heads on one of these? We have the first installment received and it makes for eye watering read...
JamesRGUK 1 - Engine 15 6,814 25 Jun 2015, 22:48
    Thread: Insurance 2015
Post: Re: Insurance 2015

Peter Best Insurance Services 'PBIS' A true classic car insurer set up by a classic car enthusiast, and their policies are underwritten by decent underwriters such as Hiscox. http://peterbestinsuran...
JamesRGUK Insurance Companies 6 3,832 21 Jun 2015, 21:35
    Thread: Replacing a cracked/split injecter hose
Post: Re: Replacing a cracked/split injecter hose

frostrobo Wrote:Hmmm.. ok. A new set of SS hoses its going to have to be then! At least I now know that they have a plastic core, so hopefully its only the outer rubber which has perished. (For r...
JamesRGUK 2 - Emission / Fuel Systems 9 4,687 17 Jun 2015, 22:05
    Thread: Stage 2 mods & tech info required
Post: Re: Stage 2 mods & tech info required

As per Chris, try and get the whole lot of a Volvo as the metering head, dizzy and fuel distributor need to match or it'll never run right, trust me on that lol. Whole engine is preferable as the b28...
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 3 1,933 17 Jun 2015, 21:26
    Thread: Back to the future event, cars required
Post: Re: Back to the future event, cars required

Kim Wrote:Hi we have a Back to the Future event at a site in Essex and are looking for cars to come to site on either 17th & 21st October if anyone is interested please let me know, the event wi...
JamesRGUK TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 1 1,642 07 Feb 2015, 00:18
    Thread: True "cost" of a Delorean DMC-12
Post: Re: True "cost" of a Delorean DMC-12

Darren C Wrote:Thanks James, I have two Delorean "books" both carry the price reference to the 12, and a TV documentary. But that's not to say they all contain the urban myth, most car history author...
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 12 4,642 09 Nov 2014, 00:07
    Thread: True "cost" of a Delorean DMC-12
Post: Re: True "cost" of a Delorean DMC-12

Darren C Wrote:Yep that's right Claire (we all know at $12,000, that's why it was called DMC-12).... Funny how people talk about the '12' being definitively related to the propsed selling price. ...
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 12 4,642 08 Nov 2014, 21:34
    Thread: Items related to DeLorean........
Post: Re: Items related to DeLorean........

Well in fairness Giugiaro did design the Scirocco and the Delorean, and there's no denying there are many similarities in the lines. The main difference being the the Scirocco is/was a good reliable ...
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 8 3,714 26 Oct 2014, 22:08
    Thread: Replacing water pump with Volvo part
Post: Re: Replacing water pump with Volvo part

What paint did you use on your engine, I plan to tart mine up a little prior to re-installation but don't want it all flake off the first time it gets up to temperature J
JamesRGUK 1 - Engine 24 9,709 22 Oct 2014, 22:16
    Thread: Another DeLorean for auction, 16th October
Post: Re: Another DeLorean for auction, 16th October

There are still bargains out there and the Owners Club of any marque should be the first place any potential owner frequents before making a purchase. No excuses for overpaying for a lemon theses day...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 30 12,655 19 Oct 2014, 14:14
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Photos [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] J
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 03 Oct 2014, 09:06
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Chris P Wrote:Don't start the conspiracy thing started again!……..Anyway Maggie is no longer around so could no longer order such a thing to be done………. :twisted: James, have the heads gone yet? I...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 02 Oct 2014, 22:12
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Guinney1971 Wrote:once you've done your engine swap, you could probably refurb your old engine and sell that on tbh :) Trouble is it won't have a sump or sandwich plate as I'll be using those in the...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 01 Oct 2014, 21:40
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Guinney1971 Wrote:the infamous Valley Of Death I take it you mean? That's the most common place for them to fail. Ironically the top of my block is fine, I think there is just a fault in the casting...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 30 Sep 2014, 22:07
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Chris Williams Wrote:Graet price for the pair, who re-furbed them? out of interest whats wrong with your engine? Chris I'm not sure of the specific company who did the work but I bought them of a clu...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 30 Sep 2014, 21:48
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Re: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Guinney1971 Wrote:thats a very good price James, I'm sure you'll have no problem shifting them. I'll x-post this to the Club's Facebook account for you as well to spread the word. Thanks Claire, T...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 30 Sep 2014, 21:28
    Thread: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale
Post: Refurbished DeLorean cylinder heads for sale

Hi all, I purchased a beautifully refurbished set of heads for my D about two months ago, they are superb, new valves, stem seals, skimmed flat, they look great, all ready to go with valves and sprin...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 18 7,754 30 Sep 2014, 21:17
    Thread: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean
Post: Re: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean

marty Wrote:Ahh I see, cool, OK I will see what they look like on arrival. I have noticed that the dash has a few cracks on the car I have bought. DMC have quoted $1600 to replace it for a new on...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 116 49,443 29 Sep 2014, 22:38
    Thread: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean
Post: Re: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean

marty Wrote:JamesRGUK Wrote:marty Wrote:Hi, I got a picture of the car. It is yet to be lowered and cleaned. :) If you want to rejuvenate the side stripe logo (looks like an original set) I can ge...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 116 49,443 29 Sep 2014, 22:22
    Thread: Modifications
Post: Re: Modifications

My insurer was notified about my free flow exhaust and spoiler, they said how much extra power it gave and I said about 15bhp, it's now listed on my insurance document but no change in premium. In re...
JamesRGUK Insurance Companies 11 8,579 28 Sep 2014, 22:14
    Thread: New Member
Post: Re: New Member

GaryG Wrote:I am new. I do not have a DeLorean but I love them. Only seen one in real life at a classic car show. Not a mechanic at all but have a passion for BTTF. Cheers Gary. Where are you bas...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 2 2,261 28 Sep 2014, 21:59
    Thread: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean
Post: Re: Just put a deposit down on a DeLorean

marty Wrote:Hi, I got a picture of the car. It is yet to be lowered and cleaned. :) If you want to rejuvenate the side stripe logo (looks like an original set) I can get new DMC logo made to insta...
JamesRGUK New member? Say hello :) 116 49,443 28 Sep 2014, 21:58
    Thread: US style rear number plate surround
Post: Re: US style rear number plate surround

Chris P Wrote:... I think there would be a market for one, made from f/glass, that is a cross between the US style and James's Euro ones. I have been thinking about using my casting pattern to make s...
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 17 8,330 11 Sep 2014, 20:52
    Thread: US style rear number plate surround
Post: Re: US style rear number plate surround

Rissy Wrote:The originals are made from fibreglass. Weren't they the only part on the car to actually be made using John DeLoreans famous ERM method. That's the rumour that I heard. J
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 17 8,330 09 Sep 2014, 14:49
    Thread: US style rear number plate surround
Post: Re: US style rear number plate surround

For some reason I have an aluminium one hanging on my garage wall at the moment, which could use a new home. [ATTACHMENT NOT FOUND] Let me know if interested James
JamesRGUK DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 17 8,330 07 Sep 2014, 21:17
    Thread: Is my idea sacrilegious?
Post: Re: Is my idea sacrilegious?

Starglider Wrote:justanewbie Wrote:In terms of engine and power - I guess I'd want no less than 275 BHP - not looked at PRV upgrades but would consider it, The stock PRV will make 275 HP with an Isla...
JamesRGUK General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 21 8,561 20 Aug 2014, 22:19