Walter P. Chrysler Museum Cruise Night Offers Jump Start on Big Week Along Woodward Ave.
Auburn Hills, Mich. , Aug 4, 2009 -
WHAT: First of two August Cruise Nights at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum – all makes and models are welcome, rain or shine
WHO: Presented by Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge
WHEN: 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 (final season event Thursday, Aug. 20)
WHERE: Walter P. Chrysler Museum, One Chrysler Dr., Auburn Hills, 48326 (off I-75 at exit 78)
* Enthusiast Avenue, a collection of Detroit area businesses offering auto enthusiasts demonstrations and discounts on automotive parts, products, services, entertainment and more. On the Avenue Aug. 6:
o American Hot Rod Racer of Sterling Heights – Build It! Race It!, custom car design, assembly, customizing and racing for boys and girls of all ages.
o Auto Appraise, Inc. of Grand Blanc – complete automobile appraisal, inspection and claims services.
o Booth Arons Racing Enterprises, Inc. of Berkley - performance engine parts, machining and assembly.
o Detroit Performance Center of Clinton Twp. – performance parts for Detroit Three products.
o Kart2Kart of Sterling Heights – state-of-the-art indoor go-karting for private celebrations and corporate outings, open to the public.
o Miller Special Tools of Warren – long-time Chrysler Group LLC-approved special service tool supplier, carrying tools specifically designed to repair and restore popular HEMI® engines and Jeep axles.
o PowderPro, LLC of Troy - powder coating and general metal restoration, welding and fabrication, stripping and sandblasting.
o Shelby Trim of Sterling Heights – auto upholstery and convertible tops.
o Waterford Hills Road Racing of Clarkston - the area’s only road course since 1958 – a two lane, 1.5 mile paved track.
* Other Cruise Night highlights:
o After hours viewing of the Museum’s Fancy Cruisers special exhibit, featuring two popular concept vehicles: the cargovan-like PT Panel Cruiser truck introduced in 2000 and the “surf wagon” PT California Cruiser unveiled in 2002.
o Awards for Best Body/Paint, Best Under the Hood, Best Unrestored and Museum’s Choice.
o Food, music and a current Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicle display.
* Guest donations are welcome and after hours Museum admission is reduced to $1 for children and $2 for adults (regularly $4 and $8, respectively).
OTHER: Visit the Museum’s new Web site – Walter P. Chrysler Museum
– or call 248-944-0001 for event details.