[DML] Re: A message to prospective DeLorean owners
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[DML] Re: A message to prospective DeLorean owners

I Start a thread, ANY thread and David Teitelbaum will find a way to respond and Demote me.

Umm,again were you around working / restoring Deloreans in 1982...I did not think so..so you have NO idea of what it was like working/restoring Deloreans back then... your posting has zero merit.

The ONLY reason the cars were incomplete that you saw was the fact that my Town would NOT give approval of me running a Repair shop,(I had started before getting approval)and the threat of forced entry BY THE TOWN and SEVERE Fines/Penalties..if they found evidence of a working Repair facility..hence the "quick" bolt up and assembly..to make the Deloreans seem as if they were in Storage only and not in the process of restoration.

As for Any "banged doors" only One door had actual damage and That was NOT done by me..it was how I got it.The first door I ever removed in 1982 got the corners slightly bent..but that was a easy repair for any good Delorean repair shop.

And as for my cars being a POS..tell that to Stuart Alexander and Lotus Esprit World.com(vin 16686) that I did a full restoration you can see it here... http://www.lotusespritworld.com/EHistory/DeLorean.html also vin 3690 that I completed. Hardly a POS...

The rest I had no CHOICE but to stop restoration and eventually sell them off which I did to a well Known Delorean repair shop/Vendor.Which BTW one of my cars went though his shop(vin 570)before I owned it.. and he declared it sooo bad off that he had it Salvaged/Scrapped..which in turn I saved it from it's demise..and gave it a chance to be around in 2012.

I think that "qualifies me" if I get deloreans that even the vendors refuse to repair and bring them back to usable condition.

1024 Bric


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jtrealtywebspannet" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
> I got to see your work first-hand. Not one of the cars was in running condition, in fact, on one of them the panels were just laying on the body! We found just about all of the doors were all banged up and when we asked you why you told us. You said "Since there were no "ways" or rules and you made things up as you went along, you just unbolted the doors without undoing the torsion bars"! Parts were strewn all over the places (2 as I recall, your house and your storage building) mixed up with other kinds of car parts. I have never heard of any owners who had work done by you and can speak to the quality of your work. It just appears you took a bunch of Deloreans apart. That hardly qualifies you as an expert on Deloreans. What you call pioneering I call hacking up a bunch of cars.
> David Teitelbaum
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cbl302@" <cbl302@> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > Actually..I WAS a pioneer in the restoration of Deloreans...I actually started on my first Delorean restoration Project back in 1982..while DMC was still in Business and there was NO outside help anywhere..You had to make your own ways and RULES on how to work on a Delorean..especially..when it came to removing the Body and Frame and removing and Installing the doors FYI..this was a car that was stolen/recovered and sat at the bottom of Long Island Sound for at least two weeks to a month before it was Discovered and Recovered...encrusted with barnacles..like a old ship being resurfaced.
> > 
> > But I got it 70% completed before it was sold(with all NEW PARTS except the frame and black body and SS panels..were the only original parts used.
> > 
> > And yes I got to know EVERY nut and Bolt..and every square inch of a Delorean..every problem that was encountered with Deloreans and all it's strengths and weaknesses..I can even say I was the first(or at least one of the first) private persons to ever take a frame off or doors(s) and reinstall them back.
> > 
> > And I had many many more Deloreans that I restored and most if not all are still in use today..and one was even considered a showcar in the U.K. that I restored in 1987(vin.16686)and as far as I know is still in use today. 
> > 
> > I did not stop with Deloreans until 2006..so yes that put me more than 85% on the mark of your 30yrs.
> >


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