[DML] Re: 1981 Delorean coming up for sale/virtually factory new
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[DML] Re: 1981 Delorean coming up for sale/virtually factory new

Hi Personally i think you may struggle for $40k

there are a fair few such factory fresh cars around with those miles 
or less! as many thought they may be a good long term investment.

a long time sitting without running is not necessarily good.
(ie fuel in tank eating the rubber, hydraulics etc.)

just my thoughts


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "byrondelorean" <celiambyron@...> 
> I figured what the hell; I have a top secret DeLorean that will be 
> hitting the market very soon. I grew up with two DeLorean's in the 
> family and still have them. This particular one came into my 
> possession by the original owner. I co own and working with him to 
> sell the car. I have been commissioned to restore the car to 
> pristine factory condition. I couldn't believe my eyes the first 
> time I seen this thing. Original Blue shocks, undercarriage 
> literally off the boat. Interior smells new(I am not crazy, I am 
> deadly serious). Black Leather, Automatic, grooved hood, fender 
> antenna, no add ons, no molestation. Car had zero recall updates. 
> All updates are being performed as we speak. The car is complete 
> will undergo the proper detailing by my hands very soon. I cannot 
> wait. The car will not be sold any less than $40,000
> Or I will simply purchase the car and sit on it as I have an 
> contracted price with the owner.
> Pictures and advertising will commence the weekend of April 28th.
> This car will have a 1 month warranty that will yet be determined. 
> Free pickup and delivery with any warranty claim within a 100 mile 
> radius of Waterford, MI and 100 mile radius of Delaware Ohio.
> Please read on for Historical description:
> 1981 Delorean - Original Owner
> Vehicle Identification No. SCEDT26TXBD002734
> Purchased new Nov 6 1981 from Tamaroff Buick-DMC-Honda in 
> Southfield, MI
> I have the Original State of Michigan gold-embossed title (12-15-
> 81), Original Bill of Sale and 1983 Insurance Certificate
> Under 3000 original miles
> Original tires replaced twice due to flat spots from storage 
> (sometimes sat for 3 consecutive years without moving).  Always 
> stored indoors in garage or enclosed airport hangar. Purchased 
> nearly new NCT's to either be placed on the car or provided with 
> sale. tires still have knubs.
> Never driven in winter (no snow or salt)
> The car was purchased by a gentleman for investment and nostalgia 
> purposes only.  He had several other cars that he preferred to 
> because the DeLorean attracted too much attention, especially in a 
> small town, and he was always afraid of hitting a deer or someone 
> intentionally defacing it while parked.  He purchased an '81 
> Mercedes 380SLC (still has it) a few months before the DeLorean 
> his daily driver was a '77 Mercedes 450SL, so the DeLorean 
> sat in the garage with a cover over it.  The longest drive the 
> DeLorean ever had was the 200 mile trek from the dealer to his 
> when he bought it.  It was driven a few times to Grand Rapids for 
> servicing (150 mile round trip) in the mid-80s and by 1990 it was 
> pretty much mothballed.  
> Owners Manual and Service Manual are included with the car.  All 
> maintenance and service records were destroyed with lots of old 
> business records when a warehouse roof sprung a nasty leak during 
> rain storm (mid-90s).  The legal documents were not warehoused so 
> they have been well preserved.

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