Woodward Dream Cruise

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  1. canebrake

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    Woodward Dream Cruise

    BEEN THERE???

    Ever heard of it????

    Today, the Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest one-day automotive event, drawing 1.5 million people and 40,000 classic cars each year from around the globe—from as far away as New Zealand, Australia, Japan and the former Soviet Union. North American cruisers from California, Georgia, Canada and all points in between caravan to Metro Detroit to participate in what has become, for many, an annual rite of summer.

    The Dream Cruise takes place along a 16-mile stretch of the legendary Woodward Avenue through eight host communities including Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac and Royal Oak, in Southeast Michigan.

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    If you have any gasoline running in your blood you really need to experience this car party.

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  2. Dillinger

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    So, let me get this straight here. :confused:

    I spend a small fortune on a car that is a "classic".

    I then spend an even larger fortune restoring it to it's better than original glory with thousands of hours searching parts and calling around the interwebz car sites.

    Then you expect me to drive to METRO DETROIT for a car show?!?!

    Are you out of your ever loving mind?!?! :eek:

    Not only no, but F*CK NO!

    I'll visit Detroit when it's a "Remember When" Community "After The Bomb"

    JD
     

  3. canebrake

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    The cruise starts eight miles North of Detroit (8 Mile Road) and continues North through some very expensive neighborhoods.

    NEW CHEVY BILLBOARDS POSTED AROUND DETROIT

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  4. Gordo323

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    I had a 1967 Plymouth GTX 440 (sorry not a hemi) when I was 17.
    Can’t believe what they go for now.
    Traded it for a motorcycle!
    What’s that saying about hindsight:mad:
     
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    NEW CHEVY BILLBOARDS POSTED AROUND DETROIT

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  6. CA357

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  7. pandamonium

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    I would love to experience that! Although I would be sick from jealousy for a week!
     
  8. canebrake

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  9. canebrake

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    NEW CHEVY BILLBOARDS POSTED AROUND DETROIT

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  10. russ

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    Awesome. A couple of those made me miss my Mustang. That was a fun car.
     
  11. spittinfire

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    That thing looks like it's leaning a bit....is your date in there?
     
  12. CA357

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    Cane, is that really your Willys?
     
  13. canebrake

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    No but it sits level when I'm sittin' in it! [​IMG]
     
  14. canebrake

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    I wish!.......
     
  15. canebrake

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    NEW CHEVY BILLBOARDS POSTED AROUND DETROIT

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  16. WDB

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    JD, Detroit is where most of those fine cars were born, bringing back a bit of pride/respect to the area is a good thing. I grew up not far from Detriot and it's sad to see how what use to be one shinning examples of Amreica has been allowed to decay.

    Cane, Never been, wish I could and enjoy all of the cars, stories and the people.
     
  17. canebrake

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    Will, its a hoot! Too much to take in for one day. Thats why I like to stay at a friends for the lead-up week. There are car activities everywhere. They call it a one day event but it's more like a week.

    If you ever get a chance, go. Its an event like Indy or Daytona. Just being there is the goal.

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  18. WDB

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    Cane it's now on the list, next year I will go as spectator, a few years from now I'm going to bring a car
     
  19. canebrake

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    How about us doing some planning. I've got plenty of friends that would be more than happy to put us up for a night or three.

    I am not going this year but several of my engineering friends have/are retiring and I'm sure there will be a gathering next year where we can find safe harbor among friendlies. Moving around this event is so much easier with well seasoned veterans.

    Start getting familiar with flights into Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). I can pick you up for your first spectator maiden voyage. It’s a worthy pilgrimage.

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