[DML] Re: Useless History - was Source for Struts
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[DML] Re: Useless History - was Source for Struts



Very impressive, understandable, funny and hilarious!
In one word: grandiose!

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Tait" <TTait@...> wrote:
>
> Warning - if you have no sense of humor you should just skip this 
while
> thread because its just going to annoy you.
> 
>  
> 
> Anyone wanting to explore the comment I made, and my lackluster 
logic
> (and apparently mathematical skills) follow on then...
> 
>  
> 
> You know that there were two main guys named Roosevelt - Franklin 
had
> the top job long after PJ Grady started - but Teddy?  I'm not clear 
who
> came first:
> 
>  
> 
>  "PJ Grady is a family owned and operated business that had been 
located
> in West Sayville, New York since the early 1900's, when it was a 
Chevy
> dealership. PJ Grady is now solely dedicated to the preservation ad
> restoration of DeLoreans and has developed a reputation as one of 
the
> best shops to have your DeLorean restored to its original beauty."
> 
>  
> 
> In 1901, as Vice President, Roosevelt succeeded President William
> McKinley <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McKinley>  after
> McKinley's assassination. He is the youngest person ever to become
> President.  He served as President until 1909.
> 
>  
> 
> Rob isn't the founder of PJ Grady, and Rob's decendents did not (to 
my
> knowledge - how old could they be?  10?) sell any chevys, but his
> ancestors (you see, I used the opposite word there!) did. 
> 
>  
> 
> While the Delorean motor car or company did not exist when FRD was
> president, John did - he was 20 when FDR died.  So my friend - 
DELOREANS
> DID EXIST! - Hah!
> 
>  
> 
> Now - No one is sure if Doc Brown ever met Benjamin Franklin, but 
it is
> widely held that the entire Time Traveling Delorean may actually be 
a
> myth, making such a meeting impossible  (although these guys have a 
lot
> in common - hair, lightning, inventions etc.).  There was however 
actual
> film footage of Doc Brown in the presence of John F. Kennedy 
(another
> President, really, look it up if you are interested) accidentally
> included in the preshow footage of the BTTF ride.  Once Kennedy 
(who is
> not really dead because Doc saved him) learned of this footage, he 
had
> the BTTF Ride closed to hide the link between Doc and himself.  The 
best
> cover story they could come up with was an ill conceived Simpsons 
Ride -
> but not even Universal is really that dumb, it may never open.
> 
>  
> 
> Why am I wasting your time with any of this?  Well - I'd rather 
write
> this than have to keep reading about angry flamers who hate some 
vendor
> or whether someone should be allowed on the list without a car.
> 
>  
> 
> Maybe if we didn't all take ourselves so seriously this forum 
wouldn't
> occasionally turn so bitter and mean spirited.
> 
>  
> 
> I'm gonna go play scrabble now with Doc, Kennedy, and Einstein - who
> always kicks my butt (you see - your wondering if I mean the actual
> Albert Einstein, or the Dog - because losing to one of those would 
be
> totally embarrassing while the other would be understandable IF you
> allowed German words on the board).
> 
>  
> 
> Tom
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf
> Of cbl1739
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 11:24 AM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DML] Source for Struts
> 
>  
> 
> You really mean since somewhere around 1981,As Before that his 
> decendents were running a Chevy Dealership ,since of course 
Deloreans 
> were not around in Franklin's days.And of course his decendants 
were 
> in the Chevrolet car business,otherwise that would make Grady 
> himself...what..Like 100 years old? ;-)
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%
40yahoogroups.com> , "Tom
> Tait" <TTait@> wrote:
> > 4 Struts from PJ Grady, the last remaining Delorean Dealership, in
> > business since ??? Roosevelt? Maybe Teddy and certainly Franklin -
 
> $100
> > 
> > 
> > This goes to show me that despite nearly having a niche market by 
> the
> > ball-joints, our vendors are doing a great job of keeping costs 
> fair.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Tom
> > 
> > 10902
> > 
> > ________________________________
> > 
> > From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>
> [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%
40yahoogroups.com> ] On 
> Behalf
> > Of David Teitelbaum
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 12:00 PM
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com> 
> > Subject: [DML] Source for Struts
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > This just came up over on a Lotus forum. It appears to be a place 
to
> > order all kinds of struts for ANY car. They have the struts for 
the
> > bonnet and the doors for Deloreans. 
www.autopartsbylou.com/index.php
> > I can't say if they are any good, just that they have a listing 
and
> > the pricing looks good. It would not surprise me if some of the
> > Delorean vendors get their struts from a place like this.
> > David Teitelbaum
> > vin 10757
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
> 
>  
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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