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    Thread: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24
Post: RE: Wedding request, Derby 24th Aug 24

Phill's umming and ahhing about this, as whilst he's doing work to Sorbet, she's been off the road for 7 years, and he doesn't want to commit to anything yet until he knows the car is mechanically an...
Guinney1971 TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 2 58 27 Feb 2024, 17:02
    Thread: Automatic Governor
Post: RE: Automatic Governor

DickyH on here used to rebuild the auto gearbox governors, I'm not sure if its something he still does?
Guinney1971 4 - Transmission - Manual & Automatic 6 104 27 Feb 2024, 16:59
    Thread: New(ish) member saying Hello!
Post: RE: New(ish) member saying Hello!

Hi Paul, there is a chap in North Nottinghamshire (Worksop area) who we know called Lee Crowston, who is an Alpine specialist, and what he doesn't know about the PRV isn't worth knowing as the saying ...
Guinney1971 New member? Say hello :) 15 193 27 Feb 2024, 16:56
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

I'll echo Rissy's words here, I remember 20+yrs ago tackling the manifold studs and heads on #2292 with the help of friends at the time. We had studs snapping off, then trying to drill them out and go...
Guinney1971 Members Cars 133 21,467 27 Feb 2024, 16:51
    Thread: Vin 05309 / HTU506X
Post: RE: Vin 05309 / HTU506X

Phill has been chatting to a lady in the USA about this car, as its one we were told about and found near the Cheshire/Wales border about 17yrs ago. We had photos of it, and did try to find out who o...
Guinney1971 Members Cars 3 169 13 Feb 2024, 16:30
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

great progress, I remember doing that job 20yrs ago..... I still have nightmares......
Guinney1971 Members Cars 133 21,467 13 Feb 2024, 16:25
    Thread: DOC Tec
Post: RE: DOC Tec

absolutely, they used to be 'a thing' years ago, especially here in the Midlands. Always happy to host something here and fire up the barby or lay on bacon cobs. We also have a spare room for anyone...
Guinney1971 DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 2 100 09 Jan 2024, 16:44
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

Okay, so final numbers: Claire, Phill, Kezia & Gwen Wright Helen Makewell William Bollands Rich & Roisin Hanlon + 1 Gary & Jan Wharton Anthony Hutchings (new member) Chris McGeachy & ...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 01 Dec 2023, 20:51
    Thread: UK project Car for sale.£50k
Post: RE: UK project Car for sale.£50k

Wow, £52k! And its pending sale at that price! Still needs a lot of work, the stainless will need the skills of Mr Nicholson, an goodness knows what that dash mat and seat covers are hiding.
Guinney1971 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 5 405 24 Nov 2023, 12:15
    Thread: Angle drive
Post: RE: Angle drive

About 14 years ago, we had them remanufactured by Speedograph Richfield in Nottingham (who made them originally), however they stopped doing them when the old chap who made them retired, and they als...
Guinney1971 5 - Suspension / Steering 6 274 24 Nov 2023, 12:10
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

Claire, Phill, Kezia & Gwen Wright Helen Makewell William Bollands Rich & Roisin Hanlon + 1 Gary & Jan Wharton Simon Bailey Anthony Hutchings (new member) Chris McGeachy & Leanne
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 17 Nov 2023, 18:18
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

okay, we are booked in! I've booked room for 20 of us, but they can increase this if need be, for 1pm on Saturday 2nd December at: The Plank & Leggit Sawley Bridge Marina Tamworth Road Sawley N...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 17 Nov 2023, 17:29
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

from chatting to several people, it seems the 2nd of December is the best date for most, so I'll ring the venue now and see if they have availability.
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 17 Nov 2023, 14:48
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

(15 Nov 2023, 14:43)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Hi Claire - many thanks for looking into this for all of us!  Sounds like a good venue. At the moment - some of us are free on each of those dates, but 9th mi...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 15 Nov 2023, 20:17
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

before I enquire about a formal booking, can I have availability for the following dates please: Saturday 2nd December Saturday 9th December Saturday 16th December I need to know asap please to ha...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 15 Nov 2023, 13:50
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

Hi all, I've found a potential venue in Sawley, near J24A of the M1 on the Notts/Derbys/Leics border. I'm liaising with Rich Hanlon over this at the moment, but if members can let me know what dates...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 15 Nov 2023, 10:31
    Thread: DeLorean News issue 96
Post: RE: DeLorean News issue 96

Apologies for the delay in DeLorean News going out to members - it should have been with you over a week ago, but unfortunately the couriers who picked up from the printers sent the magazines to the ...
Guinney1971 Latest DOC News 2 212 15 Nov 2023, 10:17
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

excellent stuff, a neat gadget to have.
Guinney1971 Members Cars 133 21,467 13 Nov 2023, 15:04
    Thread: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived
Post: RE: VIN-5222 the dream has arrived

Fab stuff Will, and thank you your friend Toby for all his help on the stand this weekend too. So great to see Ryuko working well for you, and I'm chuffed that a bit of Flopsy has sorted her air lock...
Guinney1971 Members Cars 85 16,037 13 Nov 2023, 15:03
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Hi all after strong sales at the NEC Classic Motor Show, we only have a few Calendars left, so if you want one, shout out now, as the remainders will be going on ebay - but obviously at a higher pr...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 13 Nov 2023, 14:59
    Thread: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM
Post: RE: NEC Classic Car Show 2023 11-13 Nov 2023 & AGM

Just a quick heads up, the Club is in Hall 4 this year, stand 592. Also, its worth booking your parking in advance, to save £5.00. Regular parking charge on the day is an eyewatering £17.95, but if y...
Guinney1971 DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 30 1,733 06 Nov 2023, 15:34
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: RE: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023

well if people want to have a think, we'll discuss further at the NEC, and then I'll try and get something booked next week.
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 06 Nov 2023, 13:36
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

I've found this fascinating, and I think groups specific to paid up members is a great idea - especially as I'll sometimes get a message on a FB post saying "I had no idea about this" after the event...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 06 Nov 2023, 13:35
    Thread: Back to the future - plush toys
Post: RE: Back to the future - plush toys

Hi John I'm sure you can sell these on the stand, and then Chris can settle up with you at the end of the weekend.
Guinney1971 Off topic talk, general chat etc 1 195 06 Nov 2023, 13:25
    Thread: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!
Post: East Midlands Xmas Meet 2023 - BOOKING MADE!

hi all, I've not booked anything yet, but do we have any preferences for  location for this years Xmas meet up? I try and keep it near to a major road or motorway to make access as easy as possible,...
Guinney1971 Midlands 21 683 01 Nov 2023, 22:54
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Hi Chris, there's one in an envelope ready for you to collect from the NEC next week. Best to you & Christine x
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 01 Nov 2023, 22:49
    Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: RE: New Social Media Secretary!

(31 Oct 2023, 22:34)Chris Williams Wrote: That's great news, He's done some cracking videos for the you tube channel. What's threads though! Threads is the Meta (Facebook) alternative to Twitter. ...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 01 Nov 2023, 00:05
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Just an update: I have given a batch of calendars to Rich Hanlon for the NEC next week, so as I've just had a few orders go out, I've only got 3 left here with me. Once they are gone, then anyone wa...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 31 Oct 2023, 21:31
  Exclamation Thread: New Social Media Secretary!
Post: New Social Media Secretary!

Hi all, The Club has expanded its Social Media presence in recent weeks - although we will be ditching Twitter/X - personally, for me, its just become a cesspit of hatred, intolerance, racism, homoph...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 19 846 31 Oct 2023, 21:25
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

its a stunning Alpine for sure, and deserves to find the right home with that history.
Guinney1971 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 562 25 Oct 2023, 12:00
    Thread: DeLorean News issue 96
Post: DeLorean News issue 96

Hi all, articles for the next DeLorean News are with the printers as we speak, hopefully we should have the Autumn 2023 issue with you all in the next couple of weeks. Remember to keep the articles ...
Guinney1971 Latest DOC News 2 212 12 Oct 2023, 14:06
    Thread: Oddly tempted
Post: RE: Oddly tempted

lol, I strangely like this, and no I'm not buying it lol
Guinney1971 DeLorean Cars or Parts For Sale or Wanted 9 562 12 Oct 2023, 10:26
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

(10 Oct 2023, 17:58)theningiachicken Wrote: count me in for one too Claire please, I'll probably pick it up from the NEC again will do, I'll pop one aside for you.
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 11 Oct 2023, 12:14
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

A quarter of the stock has now gone! I had a look at last years postage figures, and I was shocked to see that postage has gone up by 75p from last year per calendar (UK). Absolutely ridiculous IMO.
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 10 Oct 2023, 12:59
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

(09 Oct 2023, 13:17)Rissy Wrote: Excellent work Claire. I'll collect mine as usual at the NEC if that's ok. Curious now.  Where was the title image taken? no probs, I'll put one aside for you. T...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 09 Oct 2023, 13:50
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

CALENDARS ARE NOW IN STOCK!! We only have 60, they are first come, first served, and once they are sold out that's it. Now, thanks to Royal Mail price hikes, postage has gone up considerably  since ...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 09 Oct 2023, 12:21
    Thread: Delorean Dynamics Australia
Post: RE: Delorean Dynamics Australia

saw it on the Aussie DeLorean Facebook group, like you say, its a miracle no one was injured. That's gonna be one hell of an insurance claim..........
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 2 296 09 Oct 2023, 11:52
    Thread: VIN No. 1867
Post: RE: VIN No. 1867

Looks great!
Guinney1971 Members Cars 133 21,467 09 Oct 2023, 11:49
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

Phew, the final 13 have been chosen, sorted, and sent to the printer - my eldest had to help in the end with choosing between the final few pictures. Hopefully, I'll have the calendars with me by the...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 19 Sep 2023, 19:30
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

OMG, I've had some very good submissions this year, its going to be very hard to pick a final 13! (12 months plus the cover). Thank you so much to everyone who's contributed, the standard of photos t...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 19 Sep 2023, 16:28
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

the 'springzilla' will literally cost you pennies, and will stop the fuel hose collapsing again in the future when the car/weather is warm. Its 42yr old rubber, so will have gone soft with age. Its ...
Guinney1971 Members Cars 18 994 19 Sep 2023, 15:39
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

bloody hell, how are DI justifying charging pretty much 7x as much for it?
Guinney1971 Members Cars 18 994 13 Sep 2023, 12:39
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: RE: 2024 Club Calendar

I've had some brilliant photos submitted already, I think David Abraham will be sending some over from the recent Irish meet up too, and I took plenty at the Club Event this weekend. I've spoken to ...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 12 Sep 2023, 21:24
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

(12 Sep 2023, 19:55)Derfel Wrote: At an absolutely silly price - DeLorean Industries in the US produce a fuel cooler. https://deloreanindustries.com/online-st...er-system/ how much!!!!
Guinney1971 Members Cars 18 994 12 Sep 2023, 21:13
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

(11 Sep 2023, 10:29)Dan Willis Wrote: I had a great weekend, so thank you everyone for just being there. I know my car never gets to meets, and I do hope to change that in the future! It was brilli...
Guinney1971 DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 12 Sep 2023, 12:19
    Thread: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?
Post: RE: First Breakdown - Advice / Solutions?

there used to be a thing years ago, with the fuel pick up hose 'collapsing' on itself in hot weather. We (me Phill and DickyH) did a thing on our cars which we nicknamed 'Springzilla', and it basica...
Guinney1971 Members Cars 18 994 12 Sep 2023, 11:53
    Thread: 2024 Club Calendar
Post: 2024 Club Calendar

It's that time of year when I start badgering people for photos for the Club Calendar. I've already had some submissions via email, and I've been busy with the camera at  this years Club Event and th...
Guinney1971 General Discussions on the DOC / Car / Company / JZD 17 990 10 Sep 2023, 20:52
    Thread: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 September
Post: RE: DOC 2023 Event, Malvern, Worcs. 8-10 Septembe...

THANK YOU to everyone who came along this weekend, we've had fantastic time. Its been great with catching up with friends old and new, and as Dan Willis so perfectly put it, its not just about the ca...
Guinney1971 DOC National Events, Car shows, AGM's and others 63 3,390 10 Sep 2023, 19:36
    Thread: Wheel nut torque settings
Post: RE: Wheel nut torque settings

(04 Sep 2023, 10:10)Rich Hanlon Wrote: Must admit I've always just done mine 'tight-tight', i can't say I've ever referred to the book figure! Is that the 'one vein or two' method?
Guinney1971 6 - Brakes / Wheels / Tyres 6 298 08 Sep 2023, 16:42
    Thread: DELOREAN HIRE
Post: RE: DELOREAN HIRE

I don't know of anyone else in that area, I think your next nearest cars are going to be in South Wales or Hampshire/Dorset area.
Guinney1971 TV/Film Hire and Work Requests 4 395 08 Sep 2023, 16:41