Re: [DML] Re: Digest Number 4740
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I would add that many of the parts now available for our car are
better quality than, and will outlast, the original parts.

Farrar Hudkins
#2613 (auto)

On 5/5/08, David Teitelbaum <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> For the people that complain about parts, the pricing or the
> availability, consider the alternatives. On many cars the parts are
> made very model specific and when the manufacturer goes out of
> business (or just decides to no longer support a particular model)
> parts are no longer available. We are VERY LUCKY that many of our
> parts are used in other vehicles, it provides a continuing source. For
> the ones that complain about prices, if it is a part you MUST have but
> can't be bought at any price NOW how much is it worth? We Delorean
> owners are better off than most, with a phone call or 2 you can have
> just about any part you need, next day if you want to pay the
> shipping! For the Delorean owners that cannot afford parts, maybe you
> should reconsider your ownership. THERE IS NO 25 year old car that you
> can own that will not require some parts from time to time. Especially
> if it was not properly maintained before you bought it. Even with that
> parts wear out. Struts, battery, tires, brakes, filters, and fluids
> just to keep it running! Even a "perfect" car needs a parts budget
> depending on how much you drive it. To those that complain the parts
> in a Delorean are "Not Good Enough", you must remember this was the
> way it was 25 years ago. Cars are much better built today. Yes, a
> Delorean does have some inherent weaknesses but we know what they are
> and can improve on them now. So besides replacing many 25 year old
> parts you can buy better, upgraded parts too! The metal radiator comes
> to mind!!!!!!!
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757

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