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    [General] Definitely splurge the $20 or so for the specific...

    Definitely splurge the $20 or so for the specific hog ring pliers. They make the job infinitely easier, especially since youíll be clamping dozens of the rings. Also consider wearing sturdy gloves...
  2. I absolutely love learning nerdy DeLorean stuff...

    I absolutely love learning nerdy DeLorean stuff like this, thanks for sharing.

    This reminds me of the most recent DeLorean auctioned on Bring A Trailer. It was a 1,500 mile very late series black...
  3. [General] Depends on how you look at it. There were...

    Depends on how you look at it. There were probably less than 100 1982 & 1983 black interior automatics. Some folks refer to the 1982 & 1983 black interior cars as "two tone" since they have a much...
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    I was an owner for 5 years. Bought my first...

    I was an owner for 5 years. Bought my first DeLorean at age 19 when I was a sophomore in college... and ended up getting out of the hobby a couple of years after graduating when I was a struggling...
  5. I have to agree with Jonathan here. Yes,...

    I have to agree with Jonathan here. Yes, condition is paramount... but this isn't a used Toyota Camry, this is your dream car. If you don't buy a DeLorean with the transmission and interior color you...
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    Rich, you're living my dream! I've always wanted...

    Rich, you're living my dream! I've always wanted to find a cosmetically clean very original car & recommission it. My brother actually tracked down a hibernating November '81 7000 series car for me...
  7. [General] When Special T Auto/DeLorean Auto Parts was still...

    When Special T Auto/DeLorean Auto Parts was still open they offered vinyl replacement seat covers. There might be a set or two floating around somewhere that hasnít been installed yet. Iíve seen a...
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    [General] A couple of years ago I bought a vintage Mercedes...

    A couple of years ago I bought a vintage Mercedes SL roadster, and financed it through Lightstream, which is an online-only division of Suntrust bank that focuses on specialty loans such as classic...
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    [General] Speaking of spelling out the obvious, a person...

    Speaking of spelling out the obvious, a person can just as easily get in financial hot water by draining their savings to buy a DeLorean in cash. Given the upward trajectory of DeLorean values, it...
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    Oh boy do I know this situation well. A group of...

    Oh boy do I know this situation well. A group of us Carolina DeLorean owners were caravanning together to DCS '04 and we encountered the carcass of a very portly beagle on a highway merging ramp. ...
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    [General] Iíve ridden in and driven Billís car thousands of...

    Iíve ridden in and driven Billís car thousands of miles across a big chunk of the lower 48 (including New (including New Orleans to NYC & back), and his car has none of the problems Dave T described....
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    Large scale car collectors have had DeLoreans in...

    Large scale car collectors have had DeLoreans in their collections since these cars were new. They aren't exactly Camrys and they aren't making any more of them...

    Having owned 2 of these cars &...
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    [General] The virtue of having the same brand front & rear...

    The virtue of having the same brand front & rear pretty much evaporates if the front & rear tires are different models & performance categories. For instance, Cooper currently only makes the...
  14. [General] As someone who has owned a DeLorean that came...

    As someone who has owned a DeLorean that came with all its black trim pieces (professionally) painted, I really have to caution against going that route. If you or a previous owner has ever used...
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    The red (and blue) splotches near the ballast...

    The red (and blue) splotches near the ballast resistors are how the dealers documented the 2 factory recalls. I've never seen one in the form of a smiley face before, but that tells me both cars...
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    [Wanted] Check out the original sign brochure which the...

    Check out the original sign brochure which the dealers ordered their signs from. Multiple styles were offered, including 1 & 2 sided versions, flush wall mounted, ceiling hung, and traditional free...
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    [Wanted] A real one is on eBay right now: ...

    A real one is on eBay right now:
    ...
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    **SPOILERS INCLUDED** I broke down & watched...

    **SPOILERS INCLUDED**

    I broke down & watched the movie last weekend, and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by it. The trailer leads you to believe they essentially flushed all facts about...
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    I remember the DeLorean community from the late...

    I remember the DeLorean community from the late 1990s quite differently. DMC Houston purchased the Kapac inventory in 1996 and began discovering the amount of remaining parts was far more extensive...
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    [For Sale] I got a LOT of spam texts/calls when I listed my...

    I got a LOT of spam texts/calls when I listed my Mercedes SL there recently... but on the upside I did sell the car in 1 month flat during the middle of winter.
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    Sticky: [General] Tamir, is Bill Collins a DMC-12 owner, or was he...

    Tamir, is Bill Collins a DMC-12 owner, or was he just visiting that car for the film? I couldnít quite tell from the editing. If he were an owner, Iíd definitely find that quite surprising after...
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    New article

    I just came across this article posted a couple of days ago:

    https://www.cnn.com/style/article/dmc-delorean/index.html

    I have to say, it goes a bit deeper than most of the clichť garbage the...
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    This. Sometimes itís just a case of ďlife...

    This. Sometimes itís just a case of ďlife happens.Ē I sold my DeLorean right out of college for that reason- I was working a ton, not making much money, and I knew if anything were to come up on the...
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    Years ago I remember someone from one of the...

    Years ago I remember someone from one of the DeLorean vendors surmising that there were probably no more than 1,500 to 1,800 DeLoreans currently registered & road legal at any one time. At first...
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    So I just saw a DeLorean drive past my office on...

    So I just saw a DeLorean drive past my office on Lavaca Street in downtown Austin. I couldn't tell the year since I'm on a higher floor, but I could tell it had the all black Texas custom license...
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