All DeLoreans use the same ignition key - part number 109100 - reproduction molded head key blanks are available from all the full-service vendors for about $13 each. The ignition key is the same key that is used on the locking gas cap (if fitted to your car) and the locking compartment behind the driver's seat. The DeLorean glove box was never fitted with a lock from the factory.
If possible, try and have the key cut from the key code, you may have to do some research to find
I was looking back at the new parts we either brought back or went from NOS to reproduction this year and thought that it might be of interest to everyone here. NO ONE in the DeLorean community introduces as many new parts each year, and the reason we are able to do so is YOU. Thank you for supporting DMC and our family of dealers. It ensures that your future DeLorean parts needs will continue to be met.
1. LH Dash End Cap - Black or Grey
Matching numbers is a phrase often used in the collector car hobby, but for different people it has different meanings, the definitions of which are beyond the scope of this blog entry.
Fortunately, in the DeLorean hobby, it really doesn't matter, anyway.
The complete VIN on a DeLorean is located in two places - the pop-riveted plate in the driver's side door jamb, about knee level, and the pop-riveted or glued plate on the dashboard.
The former almost always
Though I have covered this subject before in a few postings, I thought it might be a good place to start my blog postings. The 1983 model DeLoreans (per the Vehicle Identification Number or VIN) all end in this format:
1981 models end in BD00XXXX, and 1982 models end in CD010XXX and CD011XXX.
First, a bit of back story...back in January 1982, when the factory (DMCL) was placed in receivership by the British