RE: [DML] Replica
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RE: [DML] Replica



Wouldn't the darker door be indicative of extra gold plating?  Therefore if
should fare better than the rest of the car?  Speaking of plating, I found a
picture of a DeLorean that was so buffed and polished it looked chrome
plated (Deloreans -amazing cars!).

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From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
conundrum1984
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 9:59 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] Replica

20105's panels were plated at the same time as the first two cars.  
they were actually a spare set of panels for the first two incase 
something happened to them.  Well, nothing happened because 4300 and 
4301 were never driven.  Except for the passenger side door, they 
did not have that one in gold when building 20105.  So they plated 
another door and the gold plating on this one is actually darker.  I 
don't know how the gold on that door would hold up compared to the 
rest of the panels.  But looking at it you can definately tell it is 
different.  Also, if I remember correctly, I believe 20105 actually 
has the rough pontoon surface of the early cars.  But don't hold me 
on that.

Matt
VIN: 2953

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cbl1739" <cbl302@...> wrote:
>
> THE major problem with Gold plating a Delorean,is rock chips,and 
the 
> sand blasting effect at speed,from dust and debris,and from what I 
> was told the two orignal gold plated Deloreans were done in a 
simular 
> fashion as a cheap gold watch,meaning that even rubbing against a 
> gold plated delorean,can cause possible $$$$ imperfections,that is 
> the reason no one was allowed near/or to touch the orignal Gold 
> plated Deloreans,and special gloves,and overcoats had to be 
worn,when 
> in contact with one of the gold plated cars,in a nutshell unless 
you 
> are related to Bill Gates,and can afford to replate,every so 
> often,when the plating starts wearing off,(and it will,if 
driven/used)
> it is just not worth it. On 20105 I am not sure of the quality of 
the 
> gold plating,but assume it was done to a better degree than the 
> orignal two factory cars,even tho they used the "spare panels" to 
> make that car.
> CBL





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