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Thread: Ten years plus owners check-in here!

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    Not a DeLorean Guru
    Join Date:  May 2011

    Location:  Rochester, NY

    Posts:    2,395

    My VIN:    01049

    Ten years plus owners check-in here!

    Post in here if you have had your car for ten or more years.

    I have had mine for 12 years. Spent five years stock, then five years with EFI/cams/exhaust, and is now LS-swapped.

    My engine twists my frame.

    1981 DeLorean, Carb LS4 swap completed
    1999 Corvette, cam/headers/intake manifold, 400 rwhp
    2005 Elise, stock
    2016 Chevy Cruze

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    EFI'd dn010's Avatar
    Join Date:  Jul 2011

    Location:  Florida: Pinellas County

    Posts:    1,895

    My VIN:    5003

    Club(s):   (DCF)

    Cheers. 17 years here. Currently EFI B280F, for now.
    -----Dan B.

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    Senior Member
    Join Date:  Jul 2012

    Location:  Yardley, PA

    Posts:    202

    My VIN:    16795

    25 years.

    28K miles when I bought it. Now at almost 230K miles.

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    Under Ron's watchful eye. Glory be to Ron! Michael's Avatar
    Join Date:  May 2011

    Posts:    4,053

    My VIN:    None of your business you creepy psycho vin counter...get a life

    10 years, 2 months. Came in right under the wire.

    Damn it smells weird in this thread, like Old Spice and Matlock.

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    Senior Member
    Join Date:  May 2011

    Location:  Burnsville MN-Moving to Kalispell MT. in June 20111

    Posts:    857

    My VIN:    2691

    32 years

    32 years, 159,000 miles, 3rd engine, 2nd tranny, 2nd radiator,
    2nd frame, no dents and same angle drive....

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    Guy with a DeLorean Mark D's Avatar
    Join Date:  May 2011

    Location:  Stevens Point,WI

    Posts:    2,168

    My VIN:    6125

    I bought mine on Halloween 2008 so that puts me at around 10 1/2 years. Picking up the car was a 500 mile drive home from Sandusky, Ohio to Appleton, Wisconsin and I just missed the first snow storm of the season. The next day we got 12+ inches of snow so I made it back just in time. Then I had to wait another 6 months until spring before I could drive it again.

    Here's one of the first pictures I took after it made it home safely to my garage:

    And a more recent photo after lowering springs, suspension refresh, and other chassis related work.
    Last edited by Mark D; 05-03-2019 at 08:20 AM.

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    Nothing witty here lest it offend
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    15 years.

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    Senior Member DavidProehl's Avatar
    Join Date:  May 2011

    Location:  Maple Grove, MN (Minneapolis) & Singapore

    Posts:    1,342

    My VIN:    05457

    10 years, 9 months! -Aug 2008
    David Proehl

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    Senior Member
    Join Date:  Jul 2017

    Location:  Indianapolis, Indiana

    Posts:    144

    My VIN:    04629

    26 years, 3 months, started @ 42,000 miles when acquired. Now has 97,000+ and a rebuilt Trans computer, completely stock with several upgrades for reliability.


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    Member Maritime-elf's Avatar
    Join Date:  Nov 2017

    Location:  Ft Lauderdale, FL

    Posts:    62

    My VIN:    3349

    Club(s):   (SCDC) (DCUK)

    I am somewhere around 14 years. I bought 3349 in Lancaster Pennsylvania back in 2005. Moved it to Texas, first 5 years in San Antonio, Then 2 years in Houston. I had to put it in storage while I was over seas, but now it is with me in Florida, hopefully for the rest of my life.

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