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21st January 1981
#1
35 years ago today the first DeLorean car rolled off the production line

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#2
And I was 11.
I always thought it was the late, flat bonnets that had the "delorean" badge.
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(21 Jan 2016, 19:42)88mph Wrote: And I was 11.
I always thought it was the late, flat bonnets that had the "delorean" badge.

This one is just a sticker, not the badge we all know on later models
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#4
And it IS a grooved gas flap bonnet.
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It must must have been a rush job, the outer door seals appear to be missing!
#10556 'Ol Stainless' running surprisingly well,Audi A5 2.0T Quattro smug as usual,Wenault Slaguna stationary for the mo',the R.V.Enterprise clocking the U.K.miles up,new fleet addition-Jessica the Daewoo Matiz,silly but 55mpg....!
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#6
Some more pics found on the Internet of the preparation of VIN 500 before the unveiling...

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#7
Some of my pictures actually…..from my Esler Crawford archive….Barrie W has been free at sharing them!
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Ha, there has got to be some good captions for that lot. Thanks for sharing.
Apart from JZD, who are the people in the pics?
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Its all in our book! …If you've not got one i'll list em all tomorrow…early night now.
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Hi Chris, let me know if you're ok having the pictures in this thread.

*Shameless Plug alert*

Chris and Andy's Book has hundreds of similar pictures & a ton of information

Highly recommend picking one up 

http://deloreans.co.uk/product/delorean-...ible-book/
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Hi Stuart PM sent.
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Hi Folks, 

here are a couple of relevant pages from our book. (with a close up of the words)…For those who still haven't got one, Blush  i'll still do a 'show price spacial'. PM me.  Smile
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(24 Jan 2016, 10:00)Chris P Wrote: Hi Folks, 

here are a couple of relevant pages from our book. (with a close up of the words)…For those who still haven't got one, Blush  i'll still do a 'show price spacial'. PM me.  Smile

I can highly recommend Chris P's book.
It's an absolute must for any DeLorean fan.

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