Re: [DML] crumple tube.
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Re: [DML] crumple tube.

I'm not sure that the reinforcement kit would have helped this one. 
This looks like what happens when you run into a concrete parking 
stop, and hard. This is a long way from normal wear and tear, and I 
don't see how you could get this from bad roads without ripping the 
ball joints out first. 

This could also concievebly happen by dragging the car up ramps onto 
a trailer with the front tires flat, but the operator would have to 
have been using a winch and also be somewhat brain-dead at the time. 

Dave Swingle

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Chris Murley <qumefox@xxxx> wrote:
> funkstuf wrote:
> >I just posted some pictures of crumple tube damage on a project 
> >Delorean I'm working on.  Interestingly enough, the rest of the 
> >has absolutely no rust anywhere and not even a crack in the 
epoxy.  I 
> >think this is a good example of what driving a Delorean a little 
> >hard might result in.  Check it out in the Photo section. (VIN941)
> >
> >Dale Funk
> >4984
> >941
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> Hmm  Interesting pics but it looks to me like this particular car 
> recieved the extra bracing for the crumple tube that there was a 
> for. And I imagine that this was the type of thing the recall was 
> for to begin with. 

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