[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))



Brian,

You've got mail! (& Thank You!)

-Ryan

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Brian" <TK581@xxxx> wrote:
> 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
> never
> > 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
> next
> > 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
> so,
> > 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
> break.
> > 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
> member!
> >
> > -Ryan



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