[DML] Re: Car Show/John's Memory
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[DML] Re: Car Show/John's Memory

Nice story, I have a feeling there is a renewed interest in the 
Delorean automobile and the man.   "Whatever success I have had in 
this business has always been based on the integrity of the product 
itself, and in the belief that the customer is an outstanding judge 
of value," John Delorean  told  New York Times in 1981 "you might 
fool some of the people some of the time, but in the aggregate, the 
worlds car buyers will search out and find the products that 
represent the best value". 
What comes around goes around, this time in a positive way.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Christian Jarzab" <ccjarzab@xxxx> 
> Congratulations on winning 1st place at the show, Tom!   I have 
> been thinking how, in my own way, I can honor John's vision and 
> dream.   So when 1510 arrives from Houston, it will have AZ plates 
> that say "THX JZD".   I think that says it all.
> Christian Jarzab
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Tom Watkins <outatime81@xxxx> 
> > Well, I finally did it.  I got 1st place in what is
> > now the biggest car show in Maine last Sunday  VIP
> > auto parts sponsored "Show, Shine and Drag" at the
> > Oxford Plains speedway.
> > 
> > I entered in the "British" car division, much to the
> > confusion of one of the Mini Cooper owners.  I had to
> > explain to him why there is the British
> > connection....anyway, I usually only 3rd or 2nd place
> > or nothing as in last year.
> > 
> > This year was very interesting....not one joke about
> > cocaine, not one nasty comment about John's arrest, no
> > digs at all.  I was very surprised by the genuine
> > interest in the car and the number of people who knew
> > about his  passing.  Lots of comments like "he
> > certainly had a vision"  "too bad the Big 3 tried to
> > squash him" etc...
> > 
> > On the front windsheild I had a framed picture of JZD
> > that one of you created with smaller pic around it and
> > his birth/death date.  People were very respectful not
> > to say any shit about him which was really nice.  
> > 
> > It was also nice not to have to defend him as in past
> > years.  I can only guess that the news of his passing
> > and reports gave people a better understanding of his
> > legacy.
> > 
> > Anyway it was great to beat out the 2 MG's and the 3
> > Mini-Coopers (one new one and 2 older ones)...Victory
> > at last.  I supposed it also helped that I had
> > numerous BTTF props in the car for a "taste" of the
> > BTTF car...Time Circuit, plutonium guages, flux
> > capacitor and a full sized Mr Fusion with accurate
> > base and lid.  It really added to the overall
> > presentation and drew people over to look, especially
> > the kids.
> > 
> > I hope this new attitude with the public wasn't a
> > fluke.  Boy, what a thing it would be if his memory is
> > really going to be honored with the public re-thinking
> > his contribution to the auto industry and not
> > re-hashing what they "think" they know to be true.
> > 
> > Tom Watkins
> > #005732
> > 
> > 
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