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.



Was the suspension on the right front free to travel or was the shock frozen?

 --
Mike




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From: "cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wed, March 21, 2012 7:19:57 AM
Subject: Re: [DML] The COMPLETE DeLorean crash test videos, report and more.

  
The frame/Car was Only Less than Two Years old ..that Pic was taken in 1982 or 
83..in a Nutshell(most likely) THE First Private(non-business) Disassembly of a 
Delorean. In other words This was revelatory NEW METAL...If DMC started to 
produce cars in March 1981..when this picture was taken that Frame at the Oldest 
was LESS that 24 Months old...OFF the factory floor.

So this frame WAS NOT aged in any way(at the time the picture was taken)

Claude

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Michael Griese <mike.griese@...> wrote:
>
> 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.
> 
>  --
> Mike
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: "cbl302@..." <cbl302@...>
> 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 section..here 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
> 
>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/photos/album/98685147/pic/list?mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&dir=asc
>c
> 
> 
> Claude
> 1024
> Bric
> 
> --- 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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>


 

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