[DML] Re: DeLorean Economic Conditions
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[DML] Re: DeLorean Economic Conditions



When Dunmurry was in operation, DMC itself owned the lion's share of
NOS parts supply....

The financing Steve Wynn needed was incredible for an individual who
previously worked as a mechanic. Imagine doing it yourself. Could he
have pulled it off with 12% inflation and 18% interest rates? I would
argue not.

Rob Grady recently commented on what turn of the 80's economic
conditions did to his family's business. His sad tale was repeated
thousands of times across the country, as well as Dunmurry. The 1970's
produced much more unhappiness than just polyester and disco.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cbl1739" <cbl302@...> wrote:
>
> But DMCH has a few things going like holding all the chips(ie:owning 
> the lions share of the nos parts supply)and coming about,around the 
> same time as the cars were aging...needing those nos parts,by 
> holding onto the lions share of NOS parts,by default..they became 
> the "crown jewel" of the Dmc parts supply/market..all bow to the 
> almighty king supplier..just kidding..If not for them who knows what 
> would have happened to that big stash of DMC parts..they *could* 
> have been sold for the metal value(scrap)Or as what happened to the 
> stash of Bricklin Nos parts,(from the same holding company)they were 
> sold to the Bricklin B_y's and all they are doing is slowly selling 
> them on Ebay...unlike DMCH which went full bore into the Delorean 
> business and not only are they professionally storing them,but have 
> a full on going business devoted to restoring and presevering and 
> making it even better than orignal..and even making the car again.
> But If a all new(2008) Delorean was put out today(in  great numbers/ 
> production) it would have to have at LEAST(bottom line)450HP to even 
> compete with what the big three have(Corvette/Shelby 
> Mustang/GT40/Viper..not counting the overseas market.DMCH is doing 
> it right maybe 1 car a month..see how the market bears out..if not 1 
> every few months etc,as the order(s) come in.This way if it bears 
> fruit great,if not no big loss,unlike JZD.Hopefully by the end of 
> 2010 there will be at least a couple dozen all NEW Deloreans added 
> to the vin list.
> Claude




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