Re: [DML] Re: Buyers Guide book updates...
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Dan, can you send a out a picture of the transmission page?

Eric

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On Oct 14, 2012, at 2:35 PM, djdanwilson <djdanwilson@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> James - It is white, without the black and silver cardstock cover. It's also printed on the thinner, glossy paper. I've only ever seen three '83 Owner's Handbooks. I saw a perfect, unblemished example in a display case at DCS in either Gettysburg or Lexington in the museum room, and the two I own. One came in my car (in poor condition), and the other I bought from a vendor table at DCS in Gettysburg. I showed it to you there and asked if it was authentic, and you said, yes, from Consolidated. Perhaps you thought I was holding a late '82 version? My manual transmission operation page is different from your .pdf file for sure. It warns of the gear grind and explains how to prevent it. The next time I know our paths will cross I'll bring one with me to show you. The one from my car came with a white dealer list I mentioned in Orlando. I'll bring that too.
> 
> Dan W.
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, James Espey <deloreanguide@...> wrote:
> >
> > That's a new one to me. Dan. Is this a black cover version, or white cover?
> > 
> > James
> > 
> > On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 5:56 PM, djdanwilson <djdanwilson@...> wrote:
> > 
> > > **
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi James,
> > >
> > > In regard to owner's manuals, I'd like to point out there was a 1983
> > > version different from the later '82. On the lower left side of the cover
> > > it says:
> > >
> > > "Published by
> > > De Lorean Motor Cars (1983) Limited"
> > >
> > > ... and under Control and Operating it includes an addition instruction
> > > explaining how to shift the manual transmission into reverse WITHOUT
> > > inadvertently getting gear clash/gear grind. Previous versions including
> > > your '82 .pdf file do not appear to include this little trick. (From
> > > neutral, foot on brake , clutch in, shift to 1st then to 2nd THEN reverse =
> > > no grind!) An '83 manual was in the glove box of 16192 when I bought it, an
> > > I purchased a second at DCS in Gettysburg that you confirmed authentic.
> > > Just feel mention of it should be included on your book update page.
> > >
> > > Dan Wilson
> > > VIN 16192
> > > DeLorean Mid-Atlantic
> > >
> > >
> > > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, James Espey <deloreanguide@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > The companion web site for the book - http://www.deloreanguide.com - was
> > > > recently updated with a posting that may be of interest to owners and
> > > > owners-to-be. In response to a question about the documentation that came
> > > > with the cars when new, I uploaded this posting last weekend:
> > > >
> > > > http://deloreanguide.com/?p=71
> > > >
> > >
> > > 
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
> 
> 


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