[DMCForum] Re: [DML] My Delorean to be on VH1 and in the theaters!!
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[DMCForum] Re: [DML] My Delorean to be on VH1 and in the theaters!!

Kevin, that was cool.

Made your car look classy.

Do you have any photos of your car with the new Houston exhaust on
it? I had thought the exhaust was unavailable since it is not on the


Joe O'Brien

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Kevin Abato <delorean@xxxx> wrote:
> The Commercial on VH1 with my DMC is now airing as of Saturday
9/17/05!  My
> car can been seen in the last 8 seconds of the commercial.
> Originally I was told this spot was going to be for use in movie
> but it is being shown on VH1 to promote the upcoming "I love the
80's Part
> III (in 3D)"  I was given consent to put the spot on the Mid-
Atlantic Club
> Website for everyone to see.  (I am still waiting for the Corey
Feldman spot
> to air)
> The video is about can be seen at:
> 6mb Download:
> http://www.deloreanmidatlantic.com/scrapbook/love80s/ilove80s3.wmv
> 7mb Download:
> http://www.deloreanmidatlantic.com/scrapbook/love80s/ilove80s3.mpg
> 21mb Download (High Res MPEG2):
> Enjoy!
> Kevin Abato
> Vin# 16680

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of
> Kevin Abato
> Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 8:42 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] My Delorean to be on VH1 and in the theaters!!
> I just got home from a video shoot with VH1 in NYC today.  They are
using my
> Delorean for some promo spots for the upcoming "I love the 80s -
3D" (third
> installment of the series)

> I was on the shooting location from 10:00-6:30 today and it was a
treat to
> not only work with the crew, but to see how much interest my car
> by passers by, the actors, and the crew!

> >From what I can tell, two commercial promos were shot today.

> The first has "Mr.. 80s" walking around the city with a BIG
boombox, and
> people freezing after they see him (not sure what this was all
> there were other actors dressed in some pretty outlandish 80s garb
also.   I
> believe that this will be a promotion used in the movie theaters in
the next
> couple of months.   The end features Mr.. 80s hitchhiking and
catching a
> ride in my car.  I did all the driving, but you don't see me in the
> shoots.   They put a plate on my car that said "I {HEART} 80s 3D" 
> was a symbol).   I tried to keep the plate, but the production crew
said I
> couldn't.  :(

> The second shoot was my car with a red carpet, red velvet ropes
(VIP style)
> and dry ice smoke filtering out.   Little did I know, that they had
> Feldman set up to do the shoot!  I got to talk to him for a while
and have
> my picture taken with him also.  He told me he LOVED the car.  :)

> The guy from the movie car rental company (who set me up with the
gig and
> flat bedded my car into and out of the city) told me he has worked
> hundreds of cars (some costing millions of dollars) on movie sets,
> shoots, etc... and has NEVER seen a car get as much attention as my
> did.  He was amazed!

> There is no set "air date" since it is a commercial spot.  If
anyone happens
> to catch it and can record it for me...PLEASE DO!!!!!!

> I am working on putting some shots online, but here are a couple
for now:
> http://www.deloreanmidatlantic.com/scrapbook/love80s/CRW_8197.jpg 
> Feldman shooting the promo  (Note...he has 3D glasses on under the
> sunglasses that were used later in the shoot)
> http://www.deloreanmidatlantic.com/scrapbook/love80s/DSC05086b.jpg 
Me with
> Corey Feldman
> http://www.deloreanmidatlantic.com/scrapbook/love80s/CRW_8138.jpg 
The car
> with the plate

> Kevin Abato
> Vin# 16680
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