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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 FINALLY LOST HIS 2 1/2 YEAR FIGHT AGAINST CANCER AT HOME THIS MORNING..................

    HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED...........HE HAS DONE ALOT FOR OUR SPORT IN THE PAST 40 YEARS!!!!!

    IN A COUPLE OF MONTHES IT WILL BE TO 40th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS FIRST SPEED SHOP........


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    #1 Speedshop For 40 Years

    HOW MANY SPEEDSHOPS HAVE YOU KNOWN THAT HAVE LASTED 40+ YEARS......


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    Johnnys Top Fuel Funnycar Little Hoss

    Here is a old pic of the topfuel he ran for a few years.




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    Links

    Here is a couple of links....http://www.nhra.com/APCM/APCMviewer_sp.asp?a=16175
    http://www.gassermadness.com/

    JOHNNY HAD A LOT OF COOL CARS OVER THE YEARS!!!





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    Cool Ass Pics

    Heres a few OLD pics.

    Johnny set MANY records with these cars!!!
    He was running deep in the 9's in the mid 60's with a injected SMALLBLOCK. He was also the first to use a wheelie bar......It was a shopping cart wheel from FoodCity were he worked!!!




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    ok, the man is dead. i think we get the picture. not trying to be mean here. seems like he has influenced you alot in your life.
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