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Thread: Are you older than your car?

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    Member marcel's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Domi View Post
    I am just about 9 years older than my DeLorean (1982)
    I've got 18 years on my car. I graduated from high school in 1983, the same year as my car. I tell people that the car was new and cutting edge, back when I thought I was cutting edge.
    Everytime I open the garage door, my car costs me a roll of toonies.

  2. #22
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    I was thirteen years old when my DeLorean was made.
    What I find funny / strange when people I donít know ask me if I bought my DeLorean when it was brand new. I have to explain, "No I couldnít afford a new DeLorean in 1981 since I was only thirteen years old".
    Mark Vanyo
    Links to DeLorean related web sites!
    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?19...s-Part-I-of-II.

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    I am about 6 years older than my car. My car is 8 months older than my wife!

  4. #24
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    I am 2.5 years older.....mine was built in Oct 81 and I am a March of 79 baby.

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    Senior Member PB Co's Avatar
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    That's funny because for a while I wanted to find an 83, that's my year too.

    My Oct 81 VIN has about a year and a half on me. I would have been a fool to pass it up.

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    /[_][_]==DMC==[_][_]\ Freaky Beetle's Avatar
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    I have one year on my car. I also get the question "did you buy it new?" If so, I was a well off one year old...
    Jai Johnston1981 DMC-12 : 2812 : Black Interior : Automatic
    2012 Beetle Turbo
    1998 Widebody New Beetle
    1968 Beetle (Under Restoration)

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    Senior Member vps3922's Avatar
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    I was 8 when my DeLorean rolled of the manufacturing floor. And that was still about 5-6 years before I saw one of its brothers in the movie we all know (watched it on a VIDEO2000 recorder at a friends house...good ol' times)
    - Volker Seidel -

    The way I see it, if you're gonna drive around in a car, why not do it with some style?

  8. #28
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    Older than your DeLorean

    While I am very pleased to see a younger generation taking an interest in the DeLorean, I am not too sure about the "leading the charge" comment. I put between 70 & 80,000 miles on my first (6530) and am now pushing 150,000 on 16867. So, just maybe, Jacko, the Holler's and I (and some others) are leading the charge and you youngsters are trying to catch up. Oh, and my 83 has a build in late 82 which is the year of life I will be entering next week. So I guess that makes me just about 50 years older than my car.

    FWIW, in 16867 I have done both an 1800 mile trip and a 2000 mile trip in 2014 and I now have a 4,000 mile trip planned for this fall.

    Dick Ryan, The Rad Dad

  9. #29
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    thats rad dad

    Was wondering when Dick was going to step in and grab the trophy....

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    Four fish Delorean ALEXAKOS's Avatar
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    There should be a trophy for the OLDEST and LONGEST owner of their D's.

    That would be Jacko right?
    VIN 5992/Body 5697/Frame 6000/Grey/Manual/ALL LED/Square HALOs/SPAX/DMOCO SS shifter/Genuine MOMO steering/iPhone base/Porsche turbo 997 exhaust/K&N/ SS: f.fascia mounts, brake lines, clutch line+fuel line+tank cover+heat shields/Posi-quiet brake pads/Poly: steering rack inserts+f.sway bar bushing+radius bushing/wings-a-loft/Radius enforced tabs n bolts/turbo fans... Oh! + a BTTF on/off replica set etc (still adding)

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