Re: [DML] The COMPLETE DeLorean crash test videos, report and more.
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Re: [DML] The COMPLETE DeLorean crash test videos, report and more.

I think that picture shows the frame is relatively stiff.  If the right front 
suspension was compressed over time and the shock seized, the fact that the 
wheel is not touching the ground indicates the frame is stiff.


From: "cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tue, March 20, 2012 10:56:48 PM
Subject: Re: [DML] The COMPLETE DeLorean crash test videos, report and more.

Pics are in the Photos is the link... of the Delorean frame with 
the Flex..and other pics were also added...Under Took a dive in the Ocean..back 
from 1983


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@...> wrote:
> <scratches head>
> Maybe I am missing something, but if the frame is solid enough to support one 
>wheel off the ground (assuming because the shock was frozen, based on your 
>comment), that would go against your argument that the DeLorean frame is weak.
> If for whatever reason one wheel was higher than the others, and the frame was 
>flexible, the wheel would be on the ground due to the frame flexing/bending.
> --- On Tue, 3/20/12, cbl302@... <cbl302@...> wrote:
> > 
> > I have a pic somewhere with a rolling Frame with Frozen
> > front shocks(the Ocean Car/Frame)and one wheel was off the
> > ground from the flex. Tells you How "mild steel" the frame
> > really was/is..and this was in late 1982 with a 100%
> > perfectly epoxy coated frame with ZERO epoxy cracks or
> > peelings..
> > 
> > Claude
> > 1024
> > Bric
> >


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