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Folks Of Interest Isky's 99th Birthday

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Speed Gems, Jul 15, 2020.

  1. dreracecar
    Joined: Aug 27, 2009
    Posts: 3,176

    from so-cal

    We had a TACO party for Isky on Sat. There was cake!!
    A story told by Ed was that the first cam He ever ground was a mistake, it was soooo noisy, you could here it coming from a block away. So after, he was getting orders from NASCAR drivers wanting a Calif. Cam (thats where all the fast stuff comes out of) Same cam design and it made the power where it needed to be, He asked about the noise, they said "they said that they didnt care about the noise"
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2020
  2. quick85
    Joined: Feb 23, 2014
    Posts: 2,777


    A belated Happy Birthday wish to Ed. This was at the Meltdown in 2015.
    On our way to the track we stopped at McDonald's. There was Ed, Bones,
    Ohio George and friends. I was freaking, my wife thought I was nuts, but
    I didn't dare bother them during down time. Fortunately, I got the chance
    to get this pic later at the track. Ed was (is) quite the gracious person. I wish
    I was photogenic, he insisted that I pose with him.

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  3. Blues4U
    Joined: Oct 1, 2015
    Posts: 5,694

    from So Cal

    I shot this photo of him at the Hot Rod Magazine/In-N-Out Burger 70th Anniversary party & drag race at Pomona, he's autographing his book for me. IMG_4120.jpg
  4. What a legend! Would love to meet him! Happy Birthday Ed!
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  5. ...was hoping to see him again at the Glory Days meet in Byron, Illinois this weekend but heard he probly won't make it this year,...hopefully next year, haven't met any guys that are 100 yet...Amazing guy.
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  6. dreracecar
    Joined: Aug 27, 2009
    Posts: 3,176

    from so-cal

    If all this stuff happening in the world today was over, Im sure he would be there as he looks forward to going
  7. Deuce Daddy Don
    Joined: Apr 27, 2008
    Posts: 5,167

    Deuce Daddy Don

    Met Ed at our 2019 LAR show while his driver was giving him a grand tour of the LAR show. Too bad we had to cancel this years event, BUT we'll be back in 2021 strong as ever!----Maybe Ed can make it again.---Don

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