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R.i.p. John Loper

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    R.i.p. John Loper

    Sorry to inform everyone but JOHN LOPER PASSED AWAY AT HOME THIS MORNING DUE TO HIS 2 1/2 YEAR FIGHT WITH CANCER......

    HE WILL BE GRATLY MISSED AND HAS DONE LOT'S FOR OUR SPORT IN THE PAST 40 YEARS...........

    In a couple of monthes it will be the 40th anniversary of his first SpeedShop opening....

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    yea i didn't know of him..but it is still worth a remberance post.

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    R.i.p.

    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    yea i didn't know of him..but it is still worth a remberance post.
    NOT TO MANY OR ANY FOR THAT FACT SPEED SHOPS LAST 40+ YEARS.
    I GOT THE BENEFIT OF WORKING FOR HIM FOR A FEW YEARS...



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    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    yea i didn't know of him..but it is still worth a remberance post.
    R.I.P. John Loper

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    Loper

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    He was the SMARTEST BUISENESS MAN I EVER MEANT!!!!!!!!!
    IT'S VERY HARD TO LAST 40 YEARS IN THE SPEED SHOP MARKET!!!

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    Showing on Fri

    The viewing is going to be held on Fri. ALL day from 1-9pm so that the thousands of people will get a chance to make it. Please send a pm if you need adress.

    R.I.P. JOHN

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    Johnny's Viewing

    Well I just left Johnny viewing and there was soo much cool old school shit I'll post a bunch of pics next week!!

    http://www.gassermadness.com/

    http://www.nhra.com/APCM/APCMviewer_sp.asp?a=16175




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    R.I.P. "LIL HOSS"

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    RIP Johnny Loper

    I attended the Winternationals back in the late 70s and Lil Hoss is the one car I remember vividly. The only other one was Cha-Cha's pink dragster.

    I just found this pic of lil Hoss you'll have to remove the spaces from the link..

    arizonaracinghistory .com/Prudhomme_and_Loper.JPG

    I was just in the store a few weeks ago.

    RIP Johnny and Lil Hoss.

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    Thanks.......

    Lots of kids don't realize Johnny was as big as Force is today back in the 60's and 70's.

    NHRA is adding him to their Hall Of Fame in Cali. soon.

    We are also adding a memorial room down there at the main store soon....It will be in one of the old rooms of the machine shop.
    I'll download pics soon..

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