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    My DeLorean Caught on Fire

    It appears that a 3.0 swap car caught on fire today from what I found on Instagram. A very sad sight...does anyone know who owns it?



    http://statigr.am/p/550616534226051607_345075007
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    It belongs to an individual named Darryl in PA. Nobody was hurt, other than the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dracula View Post
    It belongs to an individual named Darryl in PA. Nobody was hurt, other than the car.
    I'm glad to hear everyone is ok. Any ideas on what started it? Leaking fuel line?
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    Ouch! Hits closer to home being a 3.0...

    Wonder what started the fire.

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    Ugh. Terrible sight. I wish luck to the owner getting back on the road.
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    Wow that does suck. At least the binnacle appears to still be in good shape.
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    How horrible - but glad that everyone is OK.

    Did putting out the fire necessitate busting out the back window and quarter panel glass, as it appears was done in the picture?

    Sympathies to the owner and best of luck in salvaging the car and getting her back on the road soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NightFlyer View Post
    How horrible - but glad that everyone is OK.

    Did putting out the fire necessitate busting out the back window and quarter panel glass, as it appears was done in the picture?
    The glass probably shattered from the intense heat. Hell, the fascia, engine cover, and louvres melted away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick C View Post
    The glass probably shattered from the intense heat. Hell, the fascia, engine cover, and louvres melted away.
    Which reminds me. Instead of carrying a kitchen fire extinguisher, I should probably upgrade and carry a long pole to lift up the engine cover.

    I don't have high pressure in my fuel lines, but I still don't trust these crappy plastic cars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick C View Post
    The glass probably shattered from the intense heat. Hell, the fascia, engine cover, and louvres melted away.
    Good point.
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