[DML] Re: A message to prospective DeLorean owners
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[DML] Re: A message to prospective DeLorean owners



Fortunately you didn't need here as many words to explain ;-)
Great job and it must have been a huge number of hours to get to the result.
I guess even current owners could use your material and benefit from it.

Thanks, James.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "James Espey" <james@...> wrote:
>
> Longtime readers (and especially people who already own DeLorean cars) know
> my history and story as it relates to the DeLorean hobby. For those who
> don't, over the years I've owned two DeLorean cars (10570 and 6776), founded
> the DML in 1995, started the DeLorean Owners Directory and DeLorean
> Production Chronology and since 1999 have worked for DMC (Texas).
> 
> Over the course of my "DeLorean story" I've gotten to meet and interact with
> hundreds, if not thousands, of DeLorean owners and enthusiasts. In my time
> here at DMC (Texas), I've bought and sold easily a couple hundred DeLorean
> cars - I even sold one in 2009 to a woman who is now my fiancée.
> 
> In 2004, I began to become acutely aware of just how little centralized
> information regarding "what to look for and what to look out for" when
> considering a DeLorean for purchase was available. The DML was great for
> providing technical support once you bought a car, but for many buyers who
> bought more of a project than they may have realized, this was too little,
> too late. In my mind, too many buyers were paying too much for cars that
> were being sold by sellers who thought their cars were worth more than they
> actually were. This resulted in situations where new owners were getting
> "turned off" on the DeLorean marque because the car they bought wasn't as
> good as it was sold to them as being.
> 
> Over the past eight years on and off I put my notes, ideas and knowledge
> about what I consider important when buying a DeLorean car onto paper. As I
> did this, I added more and more details and then added photographs to help
> illustrate the text. In June of this year, just before DCS, I completed what
> I call "The Illustrated Buyer's Guide to DeLorean Automobiles".
> 
> This book grew to over 31,000 words and 220+ color photos and illustrations
> over 122 pages. The book is broken down into nine (9) major sections - the
> first covers history and basic DeLorean information that you'll want to know
> when looking for a DeLorean to buy. The next seven (7) sections are the
> "meat" of the book and cover the main areas of the car - Exterior, Interior,
> Luggage Compartment, Engine Compartment, Frame/Body/Roof, and Vehicle
> Systems (i.e. Engine, Transmission, Brakes, Steering, Suspension,
> Electrical, Fuel System, HVAC, Doors). Richly illustrated, this part of the
> book is the one that you'll refer to the most - and most likely learn the
> most from - while you're evaluating different cars to purchase. Finally, the
> last section of the book discusses Common Problems and Cures, Dealer
> Options, Factory Specials, Company Cars, Performance Modifications, other
> suggested reading materials and more.
> 
> A sampling of pages in the book can be downloaded from the website -
> www.deloreanguide.com - and links to order the book from Amazon, eBay,
> Barnes & Noble and the DMC online store can also be found there.
> Additionally,  DMC Midwest (815-459-6439) and DMC Florida (239-495-8550) are
> also stocking the book, for those who would like to order from them
> directly.
> 
> Good luck in your search!
> 
> James
>




------------------------------------

To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnewsYahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    dmcnews-digest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    dmcnews-fullfeatured@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/



Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive