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Event Coverage A Year in Review—2017 Edition

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  1. J.Ukrop
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
    Posts: 897

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    A Year in Review—2017 Edition


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  2. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 8,859

    from oregon

    Thanks Joey
    I enjoyed those shots especially the old magazine ad for Don Nowells Racing Enterprises.
    We talked often, every time was a new discovery for me, hearing about all the people he knew, his involvement in various racing from building Trans Am engines to boat engines.
    He also had some patents and told me about the engine shops that used his Quik-Seat tool.
    Many times we didn't even talk about cars, sometimes it was food or the restaurants he frequented in the S.F. Valley in his younger years, or sometimes just the weather.
    Gonna miss those conversations.
    RIP Don.
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  3. 42˚18'N 83˚09'W
    Joined: Jul 29, 2008
    Posts: 69

    42˚18'N 83˚09'W

    Love the shot of the father & son on the roof at the drags. Brings back a lot of memories of the 60's. It doesn't get any better than that.
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  4. 3W JOHN
    Joined: Oct 8, 2015
    Posts: 111

    3W JOHN

    hotrodprimer posted this the other day.
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  5. Similar title but not the same thing. HRP
  6. Thank you for your excellent promotion of hot rodding as a great hobby.
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  7. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 6,627


    Joey...thanks for your presenting content and helping make the Hamb the powerhouse that it is. From your trained eye to our desktop...always a visual feast with a story. Happy New Year.
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2017
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  8. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,136


    Joey,you will find as you get older that time moves very quickly.When I was a kid in school,the clock moved about as fast as the clock in Back to the Future.As I enter my middle age,it moves like a ceiling fan and my Pop says at his age,it's a turbine.Get your adventures in while you can, because sooner or later you run out of clock.
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  9. Thanks for the retrospective. You have a good eye for the cool stuff, and there's a lot of it there.
  10. MAD 034
    Joined: Aug 30, 2011
    Posts: 742

    MAD 034
    from Washington

    Lots of good stuff there. Thank you.
  11. 40LUV
    Joined: Dec 30, 2003
    Posts: 1,486

    from Mid Jersey

    Looks like we got to a few of the same events. Cool. 100_7493.jpg 100_8101.jpg
  12. qzjrd5
    Joined: Nov 23, 2004
    Posts: 1,209

    from Troy, MI

    Thanks for the write up, Joey. It has been a great year.
  13. Gahrajmahal
    Joined: Oct 14, 2008
    Posts: 334


    Happy thoughts and images for the past year. Thanks, I needed that!
    All the best to you.
  14. trad27
    Joined: Apr 22, 2009
    Posts: 1,084


    Good right up. It’s been a good year. Nice shots, even one of me and my old beater

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  15. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 2,696

    jimmy six

    The Surfers epic story from Tom Jobe is one of the best for 2017..
  16. woodbutcher
    Joined: Apr 25, 2012
    Posts: 2,745


    :D Hi Joey.Great post.May you have a happy,healthy,safe and prosperous New Year from me and mine to you and yours.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe,

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