The retired fire captain from Warren saw it on eBay four years ago, bought a $100 plane ticket to Oklahoma City, and drove his new old Ford home with nary a problem.
An average weeknight leading up to Saturday’s 23rd annual main event is the best car show most cities would ever see — probably the only spot in the world where a DeLorean follows 50 feet behind a DeSoto.
Leslie Briggs, a 46-year-old bartender from Livonia, was a double rarity — a woman piloting a cruise-worthy car along Woodward, and someone supremely, permanently satisfied with her vehicle, an all-original 1979 Pontiac Trans Am.
Buy PhotoLeslie Briggs of Livonia owns her Dream car, an all-original 1979 Pontiac Trans Am with a Smoky and the Bandit edition CB radio.
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