[DMCForum] Re: Advice for new owner! (& seeking Sacramento/Portland club
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[DMCForum] Re: Advice for new owner! (& seeking Sacramento/Portland club member(s))

Hi!  I would be happy to chit-chat about the DeLorean.  I live in
Sacramneto and I recently bought my first (and only) as well and
have gone through MANY recently purchased situations.  Send me an e-
mail if I don't get one to you first. 

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "ryanpwright" <yahoo1@xxxx> wrote:
> Group,
> I've agreed to purchase a DeLorean. My first one. In fact, I've
> even been in one before now. The car is in Sacramento, California.
> I'll be driving it back to eastern Washington State, going right
> through Portland. Are there any DeLorean owners in Sacramento or
> Portland who wouldn't mind spending some time with me within the
> week or so? I'm not asking for an "inspection", per se, just some
> chit-chat time and instruction on the art of DeLorean ownership. I
> really just want to hang out with another D owner for an hour or
> make a new friend, and learn a thing or two about these cars
firsthand. ;)
> Now, about the car! Vin SCEDT26T0BD005447, 1981, 5 speed.
According to
> the owner, he bought her brand new, so this is a one owner car. She
> has 45k miles and was driven "regularly" up until 6 months ago. The
> only problems I have been told of are:
> - Small dent in bottom of rear fender that can't been seen unless
> you're looking for it.
> - Small crease toward rear of the car where a cable pressed against
> it, also difficult to see unless you're looking.
> - Small crack on the gauge cluster
> The pictures look beautiful. The seats aren't torn, dash isn't
> cracked, just looks like a really nice car. Some questions:
> 1. When I go to pick the car up, is there anything in particular I
> should be looking for to make sure I'm not getting into major
> problems? I fully plan on spending several thousand dollars more
and a
> lot of my time on this car immediately to upgrade to the Zilla
> products and fix things that are bound to be broken or ready to
> However, I'd love to know the details of what I should check that
> might indicate problems.
> 2. Can someone tell me where the various VIN numbers/stickers are
> located, as I'd like to verify these are all valid.
> 3. Any other pointers??
> Thank you so much for your assistance. I can't wait to join the
> Pacific Northwest DeLorean Club as an actual, DeLorean owning
> -Ryan

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