: Cadillac parade in VT



ahahnu
08-02-11, 04:37 PM
Hey all, just saw this and thought to post if anyone was interested in attending. I was thinking about driving up. Sounds like a cool event to see some different Cadillacs. A guy I met at Carlisle went to an all Cadillac show at the Hershey car mueum and sent me some pics of old school cars. I can appreciate the heritage of when Cadillac ruled the road.

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/01/vermont-town-hopes-to-host-a-cadillac-parade-for-the-record-books/

RippyPartsDept
08-02-11, 05:10 PM
http://www.google.com/#q=Barton+record+site:cadillacforums.com

yeah this has been promoted on this site quite a bit before

good to see it in the NY times tho - good publicity!

thebigjimsho
08-03-11, 07:24 PM
I had been thinking of getting a drive up the day before. Meet on I-91 in Greenfield, MA and head west on Rte 2 and drive VT-100 from the MA border to Canada. Head back south and get a place for the night and then do the parade the next day.

But the summer has flown by and I never really tried to get it going...

ahahnu
08-04-11, 02:21 PM
With work I can only swing the single day off. I'm leaning more and more towards doing this. I've always wanted to visit VT in the summer time. I contacted to woman in charge and she said they are about 10 short of the record right now. They have a cruise and other activities planned for the participants that day. Jim I'm sure if you go that'll attract 10 peope atleast!

thebigjimsho
08-04-11, 03:33 PM
You overestimate the power of the dark side...

ahahnu
08-18-11, 01:16 PM
Well the record was broken. New Guiness Wolrd Record of 298 Cadillacs in a parade. Was really neat to be a part of. All makes and models from 1905, 1909 to 2011. I was the only V1. 2 STS-Vs, and SLR-V and a few coupes sedans and a wagon. I was wearing my V cadillacowners.com t shirt from a few years back. Quite a few people commented on it and will hopefully join up.

Houdini
08-18-11, 01:58 PM
I bet you clunked the loudest in that parade...LMAO!

thebigjimsho
08-18-11, 02:11 PM
Hey Houdini, go do yourself.

thebigjimsho
08-18-11, 02:11 PM
I guess that can be taken two ways...

mberisha
08-18-11, 03:00 PM
hahahaahha.......parade clunk.....I'm STILL laughing!

Houdini
08-18-11, 04:05 PM
During our Indy V meet I suggested to the group that we hit the parking lot to have a clunk contest. I dominate at clunking my V the loudest. :)

ahahnu
08-18-11, 10:23 PM
I was thinking about that! Did suffer from clutch annoyance a few times. :banghead: Better then over heating like a few of the older cars.

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa187/ahahnu/IMG_0853.jpg
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Great Grandson of the founder of Cadillac:
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1905 Caddie:
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I did a double take on this one:
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Shameless plug:

ahahnu
08-18-11, 10:24 PM
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http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa187/ahahnu/IMG_0902.jpg

Claimslngr
08-18-11, 11:20 PM
Thanks for representing!

thebigjimsho
08-18-11, 11:42 PM
I really wanted to represent with the latest Caddy. Maybe if they do this again next year?

mberisha
08-19-11, 04:11 AM
nice pics....way to hold it down!

2005CTS-V
08-19-11, 09:28 AM
Thanks for the pics, I been waiting to see some! If if weren't so far I would have loved to have been a part of it.

RippyPartsDept
08-19-11, 09:30 AM
yeah, i had a feeling we that they could easily beat the previous record...

rand49er
08-19-11, 09:45 AM
... Better then over heating like a few of the older cars. ...I see this happen every year at the Woodward Dream Cruise, too.

Nice pics! Looks like a lot of fun!