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1981 Delorean DMC-12 5-Speed Black Interior

1981 Delorean DMC-12 5-Speed Black Interior
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1981 DeLorean DMC-12

1981 Delorean DMC-12 VIN #2260VIN #2260 was delivered to John Hine Delorean of San Diego, California in July of 1981 and was used as a dealer demonstrator by the owner’s son. It was painted red and a lower body stripe added in January of 1982 (along with 3 other Delorean’s). It was purchased in March of 1982 and was registered until 1996, it then sat undriven until 2017 when it was purchased from the original owner’s son-in-law. It’s the 1760th Delorean built and is 100% original as it was delivered with the exception of the work completed below. It did have an OEM Delorean rear power antenna installed at some point before 1996. It still retains its original 4 halogen headlight bulbs and 2 sets of 2 keys (door and ignition). The original window sticker, dealer add-on window sticker for the paint and stripe, dealer demonstrator warranty card, owner’s manual packet with warranty pamphlets are all included as well as a reprint of the window sticker and certificate of authenticity from the Delorean Museum. PDI sheet, odometer statement, original California pink slip, registrations from new and California license plates are included. Also have DMCA Technical manual and Delorean Service manual.Early VIN # features:•Gas flap hood with body lines•Separate Door and ignition keys•Deep fin wheels•Delucier alternator•Early style Craig radio•Console clock•Cloth covered sun visors•Windshield antenna•Separate interior rear panel bolsters•Door handle straps•Straight tailpipesOver the past 2+ years, VIN #2260 has had extensive work done to make it road worthy once again. It runs, drives, stops, handles great and overall is in excellent all original condition. The paint has had a full paint correction performed and the interior is 100% original with the exception of the door headliner panels. The A/C was serviced staying with R12, blows very cold and functions as it should. The Craig radio still works and sounds good (did not test the tape deck) and everything else works as it should. As with any 39 year old car, it’s not perfect and there are blemishes and other items that show its age. I strongly recommend that you come see the car in person or I’d be glad to discuss the car further and provide video and full details of the car. The car is sold as is where is with no warranty implied. A deposit of $1000 is due immediately after the auction ends and full payment is due within 72 hours unless other arrangements have been made prior to the auction ending. Car is sold with a Bill of Sale only as Connecticut does not issue titles for cars over 20 years old. It’s currently registered and insured in my name.There are only a few items that are not 100%:1.Power antenna doesn’t always go all the way up2.Clock operates intermittently3.Headliner center panel sags in colder tempsBelow is a list of the parts replaced and most of the original parts were kept.1.Battery (Deka correct 775 group size)2.Front and rear tires (General Altimax RT43 225/60-15 and 195/60-14)3.Spark plugs (NGK TR5 V)4.Air filter (NOS)5.Idle control ECU (Bosch NOS)6.Idle control motor (Bosch NOS)7.Rebuilt fuel distributor8.Lower body wide stripe kit (DeloreanGo and professionally installed)Parts below were purchased from Delorean Motor Company of Texas:1.Fuel distributor braided fuel lines2.Fuel accumulator, hoses and clamps3.Fuel pump and sending unit (new style)4.Fuel filter5.Cargo net6.Relay and fuse update kit (OEM)7.Steering column lower firewall bushing8.Brake master cylinder9.Front and rear caliper rebuild kits10.Front and rear brake pads11.Clutch master cylinder, reservoir hose and clamps12.Clutch slave cylinder13.Water pump, hoses and clamps14.Thermostat15.(3) engine compartment radiator hoses16.A/C and alternator belts17.A/C high pressure compressor hose (NOS)18.Muffler heat shield (stainless)19.Oxygen sensor20.Voltage regulator (NOS Delucier)21.Intake manifold o-ring kit22.Distributor cap and rotor23.Left and right door headliner panels24.Left and right window regulators25.Left and right exterior door handles (new metal style)26.Door struts27.Louvre struts28.Body rub strips (all)29.Front side markers30.Wiper blades31.Miscellaneous other items

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1981 Delorean DMC-12 VIN #2260VIN #2260 was delivered to John Hine Delorean of San Diego, California in July of 1981 and was used as a dealer demonstrator by the owner’s son. It was painted red and a lower body stripe added in January of 1982 (along with 3 other Delorean’s). It was purchased in March of 1982 and was registered until 1996, it then sat undriven until 2017 when it was purchased from the original owner’s son-in-law. It’s the 1760th Delorean built and is 100% original as it was delivered with the exception of the work completed below. It did have an OEM Delorean rear power antenna installed at some point before 1996. It still retains its original 4 halogen headlight bulbs and 2 sets of 2 keys (door and ignition). The original window sticker, dealer add-on window sticker for the paint and stripe, dealer demonstrator warranty card, owner’s manual packet with warranty pamphlets are all included as well as a reprint of the window sticker and certificate of authenticity from the Delorean Museum. PDI sheet, odometer statement, original California pink slip, registrations from new and California license plates are included. Also have DMCA Technical manual and Delorean Service manual.
Early VIN # features:•Gas flap hood with body lines•Separate Door and ignition keys•Deep fin wheels•Delucier alternator•Early style Craig radio•Console clock• Cloth covered sun visors•Windshield antenna•Separate interior rear panel bolsters•Door handle straps•Straight tailpipes
Over the past 2+ years, VIN #2260 has had extensive work done to make it road worthy once again. It runs, drives, stops, handles great and overall is in excellent all original condition. The paint has had a full paint correction performed and the interior is 100% original with the exception of the door headliner panels. The A/C was serviced staying with R12, blows very cold and functions as it should. The Craig radio still works and sounds good (did not test the tape deck) and everything else works as it should. As with any 39 year old car, it’s not perfect and there are blemishes and other items that show its age. I strongly recommend that you come see the car in person or I’d be glad to discuss the car further and provide video and full details of the car.The car is sold as is where is with no warranty implied. A deposit of $1000 is due immediately after the auction ends and full payment is due within 72 hours unless other arrangements have been made prior to the auction ending. Car is sold with a Bill of Sale only as Connecticut does not issue titles for cars over 20 years old. It’s currently registered and insured in my name.There are only a few items that are not 100%:1.Power antenna doesn’t always go all the way up2.Clock operates intermittently3.Headliner center panel sags in colder temps
Below is a list of the parts replaced and most of the original parts were kept.1.Battery (Deka correct 775 group size)2.Front and rear tires (General Altimax RT43 225/60-15 and 195/60-14)3.Spark plugs (NGK TR5 V)4.Air filter (NOS)5.Idle control ECU (Bosch NOS)6.Idle control motor (Bosch NOS)7.Rebuilt fuel distributor8. Voltage regulator (NOS Delucier)
9.Lower body wide stripe kit (DeloreanGo and professionally installed)
Parts below were purchased from Delorean Motor Company of Texas:1.Fuel distributor braided fuel lines2.Fuel accumulator, hoses and clamps3.Fuel pump and sending unit (new style)4.Fuel filter5.Cargo net6.Relay and fuse update kit (OEM)7.Steering column lower firewall bushing8.Brake master cylinder9.Front and rear caliper rebuild kits10.Front and rear brake pads11.Clutch master cylinder, reservoir hose and clamps12.Clutch slave cylinder13.Water pump, hoses and clamps14.Thermostat15.(3) engine compartment radiator hoses16.A/C and alternator belts17.A/C high pressure compressor hose (NOS)18.Muffler heat shield (stainless)19.Oxygen sensor20. Wiper blades21.Intake manifold o-ring kit22.Distributor cap and rotor23.Left and right door headliner panels24.Left and right window regulators25.Left and right exterior door handles (new metal style)26.Door struts27.Louvre struts28.Body rub strips (all)29.Front side markers30. Miscellaneous other items

Vehicle Details
  • VIN: SCEDT26T2BD002260
  • Item location: Barkhamsted, Connecticut, United States
  • Year: 1981
  • Mileage: 21431
  • Make: DeLorean
  • Model: DMC-12
  • Color: Red
  • Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 2.8 PRV V6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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