Re: [DMCForum] Re: New guy after some advice.
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: New guy after some advice.

I believe that my friend has the really nice set of manuals in binders
from DMC Houston that he's trying to part with.  I'll ask him if you


On Sun, 23 May 2004 16:12:29 -0000 "lotusshaney"
<daniel.shane@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Thanks guys,  What I'm looking for is a project that needs a far bit 
> of tiding up, but a 
> basically solid car.
> I will do all the work myself so I will save on the labour.  I have 
> Just completed 
> rebuilding a Lotus Elise and I'm now looking for something else to 
> get my hands dirty.  I 
> have rebuilt 4 Lotus Esprit's in the past, converting two of them 
> from left hand drive to 
> right hand drive, so I'm up on the whole removing body from chassis 
> thing as well as 
> ripping interiors out and replacing them.
> I must say that from what I have seen the De Lorean look's very much 
> like an Esprit S3 in 
> both interior and how it fits onto the chassis so hopefully I wont 
> be too out of my depth.
> I just need to know of any that are for sale and the best places or 
> people to goto to find 
> one.
> Any help would be grateful
> Dan
> P.S. Are the Parts and Service Manuals available still ?  Has 
> anybody got them in 
> Downloadable format like PDF ??
> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <martin@xxxx> 
> wrote:
> > Hi Dave
> > 
> > That rule may hold true in the US, but more often than not, a 
> drivable 
> > DeLorean can be done for quite a bit less in the UK. Largely 
> because all 
> > the mechanical parts are european to start with. A simple example 
> is a 
> > tie rod end. Look on our website to see our price compared to the 
> US. 
> > Cosmetics get expensive, I'll agree, although we do have Chris 
> Nicholson 
> > (at the moment) whose bodywork expertise is second to none.
> > 
> > Martin
> > 
> > Dave Stragand wrote:
> > 
> > > Are you looking for a project car so you can get a D at a lower 
> price?  If
> > > so, that's false logic.  It just doesn't work that way.  In 
> fact, it's
> > > exactly the opposite.  I'll explain:
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