[DML] Re: VIN 961 up for sale
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Thanks for the compliments. However, the Camaro muffler system was 
installed on a gentlemen's car from Washington state. I believe his 
first name was Lee. He had also mated up a different transmission to 
the car if I recall. It pulled my 5 speed stock by 1.5 to 2 seconds 
on the 1/4 mile. His VIN ran in the 10xx and we were suprised that 
our cars had many similar traits. Sadly I kept in touch for a year or 
two and his DMC was wrecked due to a careless SUV driver and totalled 
out. I haven't heard from him since.

Would you contact me off list in order for me to get a copy of your 


Matt Metzinger
Arkansas City, KS
VIN 961 for sale

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Chris Hawes" <christopherhawes@...> 
> Matt was kind enough to allow me to do a few runs in his car at the 
> Raceway in 2003.  I thought the Camaro muffler sounded amazing (is 
it still
> fitted to the car?)!  It was one of the best DeLoreans I have ever 
> and I still have the footage if any prospective buyers want to see 
> Kind regards,
> Chris Hawes 
> Vin 5255
>    _____  
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> Matt Metzinger
> Sent: 05 May 2008 04:56
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] VIN 961 up for sale
> Hello fellow DMLers,
> I am offering VIN 961 up for sale. I will be posting pics in the 
> Photos section under "961 photos". 
> 1981 DeLorean DMC-12
> VIN digits: xxx00961 
> Manufactured April 1981
> Black interior / 5-speed manual transmission 
> I have the Carfax information as of purchase in 2002 if anyone 
> like a copy. It was first titled in Dallas, Tx (1981). Second in 
> Wichita, KS (1986). Third to myself in Arkansas City, KS (2002).
> Purchased with 12,275 miles. Current odometer reads 16,370 miles.
> It has always been garaged and well maintained. Has been serviced 
> DMC Texas in 2003 plus parts installed from all vendors over past 6 
> years. Extensive restoration includes...
> Electrical parts replacement and updates including:
> Relays, alternator, battery, battery cutoff switch
> Front End Frame recall completed
> Fuel system rebuilt from pump to distributor
> Brake system rebuilt by DMC Texas 2003
> Trailing arm bolts replaced DMC Texas 2003
> Parking brake system repaired - driver rear pad assy replaced
> Passenger window motor replaced
> Interior is black leather, clean, dash is in good condition, not 
> cracked - all original. Includes black DMC floor mats
> New Cooper Cobra GT tires (Less than 4,000 miles on them in 5 years)
> Master and slave clutch cylinders have been replaced
> Numerous other items have been updated or replaced
> AC Idler pulleys and assembly replaced
> List of needs: 
> Will need radio and speakers replaced - stock deck almost dead
> Will need passenger door weatherstripping / air hiss at highway 
> Will need steering column bushing replaced (have part)
> Some spare parts and manuals may be negotiated in sale - fuel 
> wiper blades, headlight replacements, relays, etc.
> Parts manual, Workshop manual, Technical manual, and all my 
> and records will be passed on to buyer
> I am willing to deliver in the 48 contiguous states by personal 
> and trailer with an agreed charge per mile to recoup cost of gas 
> time. This can be negotiated prior to delivery by contract.
> Asking $25,000 / O.B.O.
> VIN 961 has always ran strong and has had no major mechanical 
> failures on me. Ran 2003 DMC Open House drag track 18 times in 
> succession without overheating or any noticeable problems.
> Please contact me by phone 620-441-9788 or email HYPERLINK
> "mailto:dmcvin961%40yahoo.com"dmcvin961@... 
> for any information or questions you may have. If anyone is in the 
> Kansas/Oklahoma area I would be more than happy to let you take it 
> for a test drive.
> Thanks,
> Matt Metzinger
> Arkansas City, KS (I-35 Exit 4, 20 miles east)


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