Re: [DML] Re: DeLorean gets a Wankel Engine
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Re: [DML] Re: DeLorean gets a Wankel Engine



As a footnote, you can see Jim's webpage about the car here:

http://www.eliseusa.com/rotary.htm

And specifically, here is the cached version from April 13, 2003 
(proving the car was finished before that):

http://web.archive.org/web/20030413073901/http://eliseusa.com/rotary.htm

Regards,
Jon Heese

Jon Heese wrote:
> I'm sure that the car featured in this article and the car you mention 
> are one and the same.  Jim Strickland was the name of the guy 
> responsible, and he lived in South Florida somewhere, don't remember 
> exactly where.  Jim was very active on the DMCForum Yahoo Group back in 
> 2004 and 2005.
> 
> I have email records confirming that he had this car in its finished 
> form in early 2004, but I'm pretty sure that he'd had it quite a bit 
> before then too, possibly as early as 2002.
> 
> Was the car you saw at The Jag Shop painted black?  If so, it was 
> definitely the same car.
> 
> According to my records, Jim sold the rotary DeLorean sometime around 
> July of 2004 to someone in Carrollton, TX.  I don't know where it's been 
> since then.
> 
> Regards,
> Jon Heese
> 
> Dan Harris wrote:
>> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "James Andrew Dille" <shelbycobra@...> 
>> wrote:
>>> Hey everyone, I found this on autoblog today and just thought I'd
>>> share it.  Here is the site:
>>>
>>> http://www.trucks.autoblog.com/2007/05/20/delorean-finally-gets-the-
>> engine-it-should-have-had-all-along/
>>> James
>>> 6408
>>>
>>
>>
>> The web site on the car claims that it is the first Mazda Rotary - 
>> Delorean conversion, but that is not actually the case.  There used to 
>> be one in South Florida that was occasionally in for service at The 
>> Jag Shop back when they still regularly serviced Deloreans.  It's been 
>> about 5 years since I last used them for service work, so the car was 
>> around prior to that time frame.  If I recall correctly, it was sold 
>> to someone out of the local area around the time I had Jag Shop do my 
>> NOS engine install, which was just prior to the Memphis DCS in June 
>> 2002.  I don't know who or where it went to, but perhaps Dave Wynne at 
>> Jag Shop might remember something about the car if he was asked?
>>
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