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    Location:
    Portland, Oregon
    Occupation:
    Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineer; local Mainten
    1952 Merc Sport Coupe

    Dad's first brand-new car, Mom made him give up flying to get it

    My first car at 14 in '64

    No way can it leave the Family !
    Too ugly to go out in public
    Been busy with motorized things all the time growing up (haven't got there yet!)

    Go-karts, minibikes, Hondas

    Built and raced bikes(Honda and Husqvarna) in the desert (not a star), tried to climb Widowmaker in Utah with a fuel-burning Triumph(didn't make it)

    Engines built: Flattys, Y-blocks, Early Hemi's, Mopar Max-Wedge

    Built a couple of v-drive flatbottom boats (105 mph)

    Have had a '26 T coupe, "42 Ford coupe

    "52 Merc was Dad's first NEW car, gave me the keys when I was 14
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