Re: [DML] Re: Question about SSI numbers
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [DML] Re: Question about SSI numbers



Hello,

I agree with James on this one.  Especially since 1897
was built in June (not july) of 81.  I haven't seen
1897 at all, but I have seen 1997 (also a black
interior auto built june of 81).  I have pics of 1997
if anyone is interested.  The reason I have them is
1997 was for sale a few years back and I almost bought
it.  Some other VIN#'s can be seen on DeLoreans at the
factory in various pictures and videos.  It would be
interesting if anyone on the list owns one of them.

-Chris
#6453

--- James Espey <james@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Regardless of what the caption says, being that the
> photo is taken at
> the docks, I think it's more likely that 1897 is the
> 1000th car
> *shipped*. Looking at the shipping manifests, the
> cars were not
> shipped to the states in the exact order they were
> built. Many earlier
> VIN cars got shipped much later on as they QC's them
> there at the
> factory or kept early cars there for
> development/company car purposes.
> 
> I think it's a very good bet that the number/letter
> on the foam
> shipping block reflects the VIN/trans type.
> 
> James 
> 
[moderator snip]





To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 





Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive