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1981, Automatic, DeLoreans, Good, Illinois, Owner, Stainless Steel, USA

VIN 04693


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6/9/2019 21:23:43
SCEDT26TXBD004693
1981
OCT 81
Owner
Good
9,971
Collinsville
Illinois
USA
Stock PRV
Automatic
Engine is known to have the stock PRV engine with an aftermarket Bosch fuel distributor installed from previous owner (Bosch #: 0 438 100 076). Transmission is known to shift, but due to ignition switch failure there could be damage to the flywheel. Transmission fluid was found to be over 3qts extra of what is needed. Transmission status has yet to be determined.
Stainless Steel
Good
No dents to the stainless, only light scratches. No pitting or cracks on the glass.
Grey
Good
Interior has damage to seat covers, mouse droppings, 'old car' smell, side mirrors and rear are removed, but included in car, stains in carpet, door leather is separating from door panel in some areas, and a crack on the binnacle. The interior headliner does appear to be clean and no signs of electrical damage from mice. The car also has a later styled shifter to that of its VIN. There is a windshield antenna along with a rear antenna (unknown which is operable). Radio with car is a Craig, but a later style featuring a CD Player that is removable from the car itself.
Yes
Craig
None
Flat
No
No
Other
Thin fins
Silver
Car Port
Texas Registration Sticker: 04/04 Inspection Sticker: 05/04
5/31/2019
Car was found on Craigslist Ad for Bethany Oklahoma in Dec. of 2018. Owner John T. described the car to have a 'red hot' catalytic convert pipe after idling for 20 minutes and wished to sell the car. After a previous buyer failed to show, I (Mason Fowlkes) flew down to inspect the vehicle, meeting with a local DeLorean enthusiast and mechanic by trade, Daniel C from the DeLorean Fanatics group.

Vehicle was found to have several common issues such as: leak in coolant lines, blown fuses, acid leaking battery (requiring a jump to start), and a bypass of the micro switch in the engine bay. Car was also to be found running with new fuel dumped on top of existing older fuel.

A deal was settled on in late January and the car was delivered on February 27, 2019. Battery has since been replaced, fuel tank cleaned and fuel injectors have been tested. As of June 2019, the car is set to be transported to DMC Midwest to undergo a 'ready to drive' restoration.
Mason Fowlkes (masonfowlkes@aol.com)
Mid-State DeLorean Club
2/27/2019
Male
19-29
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Car included original spare tire, cleaning kit, jack sleeve (no jack), luggage rack and luggage rack manual, consumer information, warranties, vehicle maintenance, and Good Year brochures, owner's manual booklet and leather sleeve, change of ownership card, and August '92-93 owners USAA insurance paperwork.
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