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.
303 Aerospace Protectant is quite amazing. It brings back the ‘black’ of the rubber and plastic on the DeLorean, and protects it at the same time. It’s especially noticeable when you give your louvre / sunshade a good spray-down, then LEAVE IT for a day or two to soak in, then wipe it down. Although it […]
If you’ve been looking for that ‘clean’ tire dressing that doesn’t make your DeLorean tires look like they’ve been dipped in a swimming pool, try “Opti-Bond Tire Gel.” “This stuff is friggin amazing. Balances out the rubber, hides discoloration imperfections, and makes them look like showroom-new tires – with a very low-gloss, eggshell-like finish.” – NorCal […]
by Chris Miles Did you get an owners manual with your DeLorean when you bought it? Did you know the owners manual is unique to the model year? There are actually three different versions of the owner’s manual (or Handbook). For 1981 models, DMC called it the “Owners Manual.” For the 1982 and 1983 model […]
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, […]