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    [General] No I didn't mean to imply that, just that the car...

    No I didn't mean to imply that, just that the car is road legal and could now be driven if running. I'm taking it slowly with several other project cars also under way.
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    [General] I agree the bottle looks pretty bad. I have no...

    I agree the bottle looks pretty bad. I have no idea if it was ever driven in winter but it spent all of its winters in the outdoors. All I can really say for certain is that sometime between 1985...
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    [General] For now I just cleaned the threads and...

    For now I just cleaned the threads and reinstalled the top two because the bottom two now have no fastener to thread into on the inside of the bumper cover. I do plan to address that at some point...
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    [General] License Plate is Installed

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    The plate has finally arrived making this the last item required to deem the car road legal. The install was not simple as one would expect, as the two bottom screws were seized and had to be...
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    [General] Extreme Wheel Corrosion

    When removing the original tires the other day, I was surprised to find a huge amount of corrosion inside the right rear wheel. The coating just peeled off in sheets exposing the white powder...
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    [General] Actually the tag service called today and the...

    Actually the tag service called today and the plates are ready to be picked up so if the car ran, it could be driven.
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    [General] Got a Title, Keys, and New Tires

    Progress has been made on the '83 recently and although the weather has not been great, it didn't slow down the title process with the DeLorean now titled in my name. Last week I received new keys...
  8. Sticky: [General] Congratulations on this huge accomplishment! We...

    Congratulations on this huge accomplishment! We will certainly be going to see the movie as soon as possible.
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    I wanted to provide a quick update on the car so...

    I wanted to provide a quick update on the car so here it is. I attended a hearing regarding the missing title recently and it went very well ending with the judge instructing the state to issue a...
  10. [General] My thoughts exactly, and of course without...

    My thoughts exactly, and of course without checking with any other DeLorean owners before making such claim.
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    Hoovies channel is interesting and usually...

    Hoovies channel is interesting and usually enjoyable to watch for the most part, but his DeLorean story leaves me with a major question. If he had such a difficult time finding parts and information...
  12. That is an interesting topic that I have pondered...

    That is an interesting topic that I have pondered many times over the years, and although I have not yet assessed the condition of the system after 20-30 years of neglect, the DMC is my first manual...
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    590245902559026590275902859029 I decided to...

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    I decided to begin by ordering new door struts so that I can access the interior more easily and begin to attempt to get the drivers door open. The outside door...
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    Thanks for the advice and suggestions David. I...

    Thanks for the advice and suggestions David. I started the title process today and am beyond excited to just start looking the car over in more detail and assessing the situation. It is just such a...
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    You are exactly right and I knew that going in so...

    You are exactly right and I knew that going in so did the best I could to protect the louvers. It took us three hours to load the car dealing with a steep driveway on a busy two lane street with...
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    Thanks for the comments and recommendations, I am...

    Thanks for the comments and recommendations, I am happy to have a great resource like this as I begin the journey with this car. I got a chance to look over a few things on it yesterday, and it...
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    Yes the car has only 7,000 or so miles and one...

    Yes the car has only 7,000 or so miles and one owner. I'll be the only one turning the wrenches:)
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    Thank you and I cannot deny that I also had my...

    Thank you and I cannot deny that I also had my doubts initially on the existence of the car.
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    The Dream is Real-My DeLorean #16985

    Much like the legend itself, my DeLorean story has been one of many emotions ranging from sheer excitement to painful letdown. There seems to be an aura of intensity that surrounds the DMC and it...
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    Just a little update on this DeLorean: A friend...

    Just a little update on this DeLorean: A friend of mine was at the dealership where the car now resides last week, and said the mechanics there are very frustrated with being unable to get it...
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    I for one am not a fan of the Bricklin, but in...

    I for one am not a fan of the Bricklin, but in some strange way I am glad they did this mashup so I can see what it would look like.
  22. [General] In this situation I would think that whatever...

    In this situation I would think that whatever state the vehicle is transferring to would be well aware of Maine's procedures and able to handle it appropriately. Even in situations of a missing...
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    I certainly will keep my eyes peeled. Congrats...

    I certainly will keep my eyes peeled. Congrats on you and your brothers purchases, that is really cool that you share the same interest in the cars. This one was very nice but like I said out of my...
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    Looked at a Nice DMC in June

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    Earlier this year I was asked by a local friend if I knew of anyone who may be interested in his friend's DeLorean. I contacted a friend near Philadelphia who is also a collector, but he was...
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    No I didn't and I wish I knew what it was. The...

    No I didn't and I wish I knew what it was. The dealer who bought it will not give me the time of day.
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