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



FYI---2008---- The last year when this group was more active than this year..so something is working..so I'm guessing the "middle school" students must be really really hungry for lunch....

Claude

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, William Thorpe <uwant12@...> wrote:
>
> 
> 
> Will you people please "grow up!" You sound like a bunch of middle school 
> students arguing in the lunch room.
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: "cbl302@..." <cbl302@...>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Sat, September 15, 2012 8:11:10 AM
> Subject: [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.
> 
> Claude
> 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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