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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby MML » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:59 pm

arranj wrote:As above mentioned a couple of times, it is certainly from the parcel shelf area sound foam, it stinks - even "new" (old stock) ones do - must be whatever it's made from.


Yeah, that was a big problem for me. I replaced mine with new carpet foam and it made a massive difference.
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby Daniel Shane » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:43 am

Its the smell of Fiberglass cars from the 80's. A Few of my Esprits used to have a similar smell.

Thats one of the reasons I got my Delorean all those years ago !
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby priesh » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:39 pm

This thread is making me want to go and start sniffing random parts of my car...
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby DMC1983 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:04 pm

priesh wrote:This thread is making me want to go and start sniffing random parts of my car...


You mean you dont already?

Ive had some weirdos round my car but so far, no one has done that....yet :lol:
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby bandit » Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:23 am

Bang on, Lisa always knows if I’ve been out in mine. She reckons it smells like an ice cream van :lol:
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby mknowlton » Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:14 am

Oh well, at least that is a bit better than the usual rat piss and stinky fuel smell lol.
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby DMCDELLBOY » Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:10 pm

my car smells ok . but check under the dashboard .
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby DMCD » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:52 am

The smell can be sourced to the rear engine wall and wheel arches as mentioned above. Replacing those and following up with an Ozone machine treatment will go a long way in reducing/removing that smell.
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Re: Delorean Smell

Postby hana 5284 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:49 pm

Tell me about it, i have installed new carpets, new dash all trimming has been replaced,all new roof lining , mr begg installed new seat covers. so there is nothing left in there of the original interior and the fricking thing still smells like a delorean when you open the door. the ONLY thing the smell could possibly come from is the foam seat pad. that is all i can put it down to as it is the only thing i haven't replaced.

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