View Full Version : Rusted rear disc replacement

11-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Hi guys, I'm brand new to this forum as I have just bought my first Delorean. It needs a fair bit of money spent on it. I decided start with the rear discs and calipers and had a small heart attack when I noticed they looked like they came off the Titanic. Should I use official DMC parts or can I use something else? I do know that Delorean are bits of everything so has anyone used any other rear discs and calipers from another vehicle without any problems?

11-16-2015, 06:14 PM
You could also see if they can be machined. Disk rusting is very common even on a daily driver. If the car sits outside for a week or two they will show heavy rust. It gets cleaned off after a few miles of driving and braking.

11-16-2015, 07:21 PM
Unfortunately they're too far gone to machine down. Is there a brand of Jaguar rotors I can use?

11-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Welcome to ownership!

I don't see a cross reference to the rear rotors on the link below, but it may help with other parts...


Perhaps someone else has a cross reference, but if not, new DMC rotors are $93 each. Not too extreme for an exotic car. http://store.delorean.com/p-7430-disc-rear.aspx

Calipers are usually rebuildable and the vendors have the parts.

Good luck with the job.