Picking up the car, and the trip home (or how a 3 hour drive turns into a 7 1/2 hour expereince)

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So, today was the day. The car is home. Went to pick the car up early this morning, and we were down in Avon, Ohio at 9am. We met the owner at the DMV where we filled out all the paperwork as well as received a temporary tag. He left on a trip directly from […]

Proud new owner of vin # 10084

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The trip paid off, in a great way. I am now the owner of vin # 10084. Background on the car: It is a 1982 manufactured in December 1981, with the later flat style hood with logo. It has a ANSI radio w/o clock, and a power antenna. Grey interior, and only 3,300 miles! The […]

Car shopping… the list

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Getting ready to go on a weekend trip to browse for a DeLorean. There are two cars in Ohio (about 3 hours from home, and the second is another hour away) and two in Michigan (2 1/2 hours from the Ohio cars) which puts me 3 1/2 hours away from home as I drive around […]

Learned my lesson, beaten down, but not deterred

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Lesson #1: See a car before you commit to buying, and do not fly across the country to do so. Stay local, or within a weekends drive. So, I found several cars for sale in the area that are a bit higher priced than the car in Kansas that I passed on. I feel that […]

What a (dissapointing) trip

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Flew into Kansas City, then drove the 3 hours to Wichita to meet the person handling the sale of the car. Pictures looked relatively the same as the car, but there were several problems that were not mentioned that the car had. The most important of the bunch were non-working brake lights, a cracked windshield, […]

T minus 23 hours

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In less than 23 hours, I will be down in Wichita inspecting and taking delivery of the car. Ran into some possible problems today, as the parts that were sent to the owner made it down there, but I do not know if he installed the angle drive to fix the speedometer. He is going […]

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