Re: [DML] Re: stage II
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Re: [DML] Re: stage II

Didnt you just have a Turbo car that sold, wasnt that modified?

Mark V

On Sep 29, 2007, at 10:39 AM, David Teitelbaum wrote:

> I have no problem with owners that modify and customize their cars. I
> do not encourage it nor recomend it but if that's what you want to do
> "GO for It" and enjoy. I only try to point out some of the things to
> consider, for instance, who is going to service it, does it really do
> as claimed, how long is it going to last, and if it affects the value
> is it a negative or a positive? For the owner that can and does do his
> own work it may be cheaper for him to do but in the process he loses a
> "second opinion" by not having a mechanic to help him understand what
> is going on. Of course the car was built to an economic sell point. Of
> course we have "Leather Seating Surfaces" and a crummy radio. If you
> start changing everything at what point is it NOT a Delorean? IMHO the
> closer you can keep a car to it's origionality the more valuable it
> is. Things that can be easily undone (replacing an ignition coil for
> example) have less of an effect than say doing an engine swap. That
> said it IS your car to do with as you wish. You can even drive it off
> a cliff!!!!!!! (Just kidding but someone is NOT!) Keep trying to
> improve the car and let us know what works and what doesn't. Not all
> of us can change a distributer cap and rotor in 5 minutes. If we all
> could a tune-up would be a LOT cheaper and quicker!!!!! BTW many of
> the "upgrades" you mention are for safety or reliablity, not to
> improve performance.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@...> wrote:
>> A forest fire starts must more quickly, much more reliably, and
>> procedes much better with a blow torch....
>> Auto manufacturers usually use whatever engineering or materials  
>> yield
>> the greatest profit margin. Take our "premium leather interiors," for
>> example. The only leather in the whole thing are the seat *FACES*
>> (sides and back are vinyl). Why did DMC use such cheap headlight

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