[DML] Re: Woodward Dream Cruise/doors up fun
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[DML] Re: Woodward Dream Cruise/doors up fun

First off the top: The BTTF car owner is Not Marty it's Monte!! My car (Lawrence's car) 
is vin/00538.My leg is still sore from holding in that clutch. I finally left at 9:40pm 
when it was winding down for the evening check out the photos under Dream Cruise.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "byrondelorean" <celiambyron@xxxx> wrote:
> Just a quick note regarding my fist D gathering. There were I 
> believe 9 DeLorean's at the McDonalds just south of 9 mile road at 
> McDonalds. The owner of McDonalds had a great spot for us facing the 
> road, black & White flags roped off our area. Photo's will be 
> developed and shared in a couple days on this post. The following 
> are some of the names of D owners I recall. Shannon with wife 
> Jeannette own a sweet D lowered with ground effects kit, Lawrence 
> owns a couple cars, the one he had is a very early Vin #550 or 
> something, looks cool, he has over size drag race tires in the 
> back., Marv from Ontario, great guy, very enthusiastic DeLorean 
> owner, great looking Grey Interior 83' 5 speed with aftermarket cup 
> holders! He has replaced the shift knob with a stainless Steele 6" 
> tall handle, looks like he could take it off and kick someone's ass 
> with it. Very cool. Sandor lucked out with his Primo 81' 5 speed 
> grey and received premiere accommodations under a 20 X 10 tent. It 
> rained hard twice, he watched as we cleaned our vehicles. Sandor 
> suffered enough when he showed his awesome D at the concourse 
> D'elegance, Crabrook MI., it rained horribly that morning. Sandor's 
> brother Gordon (great guy, friendly) let me use an auto detail 
> squeegee. It was great swiping water off (go with the grain) and 
> dealing with less water. I am not positive but I think the owner of 
> the Back To The future car is Marty? His car has the flux capacitor 
> and all. The car has amazing workmanship. Way way too much time on 
> his hands. Another D owner was Rick not sure of last name had a 
> Black interior early VIN car. The plate surrounding the gauges 
> looked different; the coin tray has felt material. It would be great 
> if you guys reading this know who I am talking about can fill in the 
> gaps. I can't remember the guy next to me from Ontario. Stephan? Has 
> an 82' grey Automatic, nicely detailed vehicle. 
> I met these guys around 10:00 AM most were there much earlier on, 
> Lawrence was there at 6:am, McDonalds owner had free breakfast for 
> Ferndale Police & fire fighters, I am glad they got to see the car.
> People were stopping by to look at the cars, lots of pictures were 
> taken and questions asked. Ronald McDonald was even there!
> At around 1:45PM Marty took off up Woodward to show off the Back to 
> the Future ride. Let me explain something to you guys reading this. 
> Woodward cruise has a bandstand of people a reported 2 million 
> people spanning 20 mile stretch of road. Cars and people flooded the 
> sidewalks on both sides of Woodward. You drive at a crawls space. 
> Bike riders sometime join in on the flow. There are 3 lanes on both 
> sides of the median, the curb lanes are reserved for the show cars. 
> If you had an ordinary car in this lane people from the curb would 
> not be kind to you.
> I led a caravan of 4 D's with doors up for approximately 15 Miles. I 
> was in front, Sandor & Brother Gordon 2nd, Lawrence 3rd and last in 
> line was my friend from Ontario and his Dad 4th.  I am not joking 
> when I tell you that people sitting seemingly bored with seeing 
> 100's of camaros, vettes, 57 Chevy's Road runners, Chevelles, and 
> many other amazingly pristine cars, jumped to there feet and 
> sometimes cheered as we crept by. People were holding signs with 
> perfect 10 (some of the girls holding the signs were also perfect 
> 10's; I let them know of course). Sandor was tossing postcards he 
> attained from DMCH to crowds as he drove by. There were total 
> reactions of Joy when this took place. It was like receiving the 
> Gold ticket from a Willy Wonka chocolate bar! The cards are actually 
> very cool, it bullets some facts about the car on the back, the 
> front has a dynamite picture of the front of the car angled shot 
> with clouds in the background. Sad reminder that John is no longer 
> here, is that on the back of the card it says he resides in New 
> Jersey. 
> Thousands of pictures were taken of us, I am not joking. People 
> would run out in front of me to stop the train to take pics. I 
> definitely catered to those that wanted to take pictures. If I saw 
> someone fumbling with their camera, I would stop let them get 
> settled and have them take their best pic of the day. Ask Sandor, 
> its true, the poor guy was behind me.
> Flipping great time. Next year we seriously need to do something 
> Big. I say D-REX leads the Caravan of lots of D's.
> Thanks for reading.
> Byron

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