RE: [DML] My DMC is a financial hole - what should I do at this point
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RE: [DML] My DMC is a financial hole - what should I do at this point

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but you probably could have had your bills cut in half if you had used ANY other vendor for your repairs.  I'm not bashing here just my opinion.  D1 may still do great work I have no idea, but they charge a ton.

I would contact Don Steger at 

I am sure he would give you a fair shake out in California.

Jack Stiefel
Stiefel Aluminum

DMC Vin 03461 & 16879

-----Original Message-----
From: "daviddlasvegas" <daviddlasvegas@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 6/25/07 5:52 PM
Subject: [DML] My DMC is a financial hole - what should I do at this point

Hi all. Just got finished with my last DMC fiasco and wanted some 

I bought a 1981 with 12,000 miles on it for $14,000 (I know now that 
the millages is obviously wrong) from the cars second owner. The car 
was advertised as "excellent condition" etc. I took it for a test 
drive and bought it.

Well, to make a long story short within 2 months I had to pay Delorean 
One Motors of Los Angeles, CA almost $20,000 for repairs. The car was 
a chop job and all the major systems and components had to be 
replaced. I've just spent another $3,000 in repairs for more things 
that popped up and now I have a fuel system issue. I haven't even 
begun to refurb the interior (I want to replace the seats and carpet).

I don't see the car as a financial investment; I just love and enjoy 
owning and driving it. I'm just sick of every day a new problem 
popping up and don't know when to call it quits as far as putting 
money in it.

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