[DML] Re: "The Sacrilege of the PRV " or "To Swap or Not to Swap (the E
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[DML] Re: "The Sacrilege of the PRV " or "To Swap or Not to Swap (the Engine)"



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
>
> It is "your car" and you can do whatever you wish to it. Just remember
> someday you (or your family after you are gone) may decide to sell it.
> As long as you understand the consequences of the mods you perform and
> the effect they may have on the value of "your car" do whatever you
> want. Realize it is rare that you will increase the value enough to
> recover the expense of an engine swap. IMHO the PRV is one of the more
> reliable parts of the car. The big caviat is as long as it is properly
> taken care of and maintained by someone knowledgable. It isn't the
> most powerful engine but it is reliable. The sub-systems are what
> require the most work like the fuel, electrical, and cooling systems.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757

Well. The world doesn't revolve around dollar signs for everyone, you
know. I bought a delorean because I wanted one. Not for how much I
could resell it for. If your worried about resale value, drain all
it's fluids and seal it in a carcoon until you feel ready to make a
buck or two if the value of them increases. Me I bought mine to drive.
And more power translates to a better driving experience to me. You
say doing modifications makes the car worthless. I have to disagree.
I'd actually pay more for one with a tastefully done, well thought out
engine swap than I would for a stock one. However, the devil is in the
details. If the mods are crap, and half assed done, then yes. I could
agree with you then that it would devalue the car.

Oh, and FYI. Should I ever choose to part with my D, which I have no
plans on ever doing. I still have the stock motor, and it will go with
the car if I ever do sell it. Modifications aren't allways permanent
you know.

Chris
VIN #3209
http://badger.brazi.net/index.pl/delorean




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