Re: [DML] DeLorean Proto (was terms)
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Re: [DML] DeLorean Proto (was terms)



cbl1739 <cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Dave,
So,why is it CALLED THE first Delorean prototype in SSI(pg 31 see 
pic)by no other than Bill Collins himself.

 

Yes, and everything written in print about the DeLorean is true.

 

 

>Also a little history,the first Tucker proto was made(cobbled) from a 
>used car.It still to this day is considered their proto1. 

 

Not quite.  The first Tucker used a highly modified Olds front-engine frame as a base.  Not much else remained of the Oldsmobile.  They used lots of donor parts from various cars and pounded out the steel bodywork by hand.  Keep mind, this was a post-war time when supplies were hard to come by.  This in no way compares to DeLorean using a Fiat to kick some drive train ideas around.

 

Jake Kamphoefner

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