The last employee of the DeLorean Motor Company, Ltd., Barrie Wills, joins DeLorean Talk to share his experiences with DMCL, his 50 years in the auto industry, his time with John Z. DeLorean, and a little known fact about the Dunmurry Motor Company.
Harley Droba recounts the story leading up to his viral video. The video, shot by his wife, shows him and his daughter posing next to a DeLorean in a store parking lot… until Harley opens the door and gets in – and his daughter freaks out.
Manson shares his awesome story of designing the Hot Wheels DeLoreans – before he even bought his DeLorean; his love of the fuel flap; and the cracking binnacle.
Shawn is the President of the Pacific Northwest DeLorean Club – a very active DeLorean group in Seattle. We chat about getting his car, the large number of club events in the Northwest, and more.
by Chris Miles Many DeLoreans suffer from vampiric battery drain if the car is parked for too long. How many times have you wanted to take the DeLorean out for a drive, just to turn the key and find out your battery is dead? The battery cut off switch is not a new idea. However, […]
We all know that DeLoreans aren’t stolen… well… ever (statistically.) But as we recently saw with Mike Persyn’s truck being stolen, while towing VIN #05984, it can happen. And with only about 4,000 DeLoreans left in the world, the question is, should we consider installing tracking devices on our cars? Which is quickly followed up […]
by Chris Miles The RPM relay is essential for fuel pump operation. It powers the fuel pump when it detects an RPM signal, meaning there’s an ignition signal, and the engine is turning over. It’s a black six pin relay usually found mounted to the underside of the relay tray behind the passenger seat. Or, […]
by Chris Miles If you’ve ever had to replace the alternator / water pump belt (or just adjust it,) you know what a pain it is – especially if you’re broken down on the side of the road! So, to make it easier, I have been using a turnbuckle style alternator tensioner. It’s made from […]
When you’re looking to buy a DeLorean and doing online research, don’t trust a business (or individual) that hides the VIN in their listing. VIN theft is a real thing – for mass-produced cars. Not for DeLoreans. There are no bar codes or ODB II computers in a DeLorean. No one is going to clone […]