Re: [DML] Optima Battery...you want fries with that?
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Re: [DML] Optima Battery...you want fries with that?



Steve,

What's the number I want to call and get a flux capacitor, and 
actually see what shows up.

And to all, are there any instructions out there on how to build a 
replica?

Owning two cars, I tend to show the SS one and would really like to 
have a dummy flux capacitor for show.  Most people only know the car 
for BTTF.

Thanks,

Bernie

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Steve Stankiewicz 
<protodelorean@xxxx> wrote:
>
> Gus' story reminded me of one I hadn't shared with the
> group yet.  This story is true and I have witnesses!
> 
> A few months after I bought 02650 (back in 1997), a
> few friends and I were hanging out in the Econo-Lube
> that the one friend owned.  We started getting goofy
> and decide to have some fun with the Pep Boys that was
> across the street.  (On Route 40 west for any
> Marylanders.)  So I called over there, got the parts
> counter and when asked what I needed, asked for a
> "flux capacitor for a 1981 Delorean".  I got put on
> hold and figured even if this noodle had never seen
> BTTF he'd surely ask someone else, then I figured he'd
> hang up on me.  Well, a couple minutes goes by and he
> gets back on the phone.  "What sort of part is that?" 
> "Electrical" I reply.  "Hold On..."  Another couple
> minutes go by.  We're starting to laugh our collective
> a$$es off when "Hello?, I can't find a reference for
> it.  I think I can special order it though.  It would
> be here by next Monday.  Would you like to do that?" 
> I couldn't take it anymore and had to say "no thanks"
> before I lost it.  In hind sight, I probably should
> have ordered it.  You never know what I might have
> gotten.
> 
> Chalk it up as one time when the Delorean OWNER wasn't
> the victim of the BTTF joke!
> 
> 
> 
> Steve
> 
> VIN 2650 ("Project Delorean")
> www.projectdelorean.com
>








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