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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 6:53 pm 
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Dean Jeffries, who created some of the most fun and wild custom cars of the last half century, has died. He was 80.

I wonder if he has a custom coffin?

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just plain doug wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
Dean Jeffries, who created some of the most fun and wild custom cars of the last half century, has died. He was 80.

I wonder if he has a custom coffin?

...with fuel injection. :cry:

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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 9:30 pm 
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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
just plain doug wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
Dean Jeffries, who created some of the most fun and wild custom cars of the last half century, has died. He was 80.

I wonder if he has a custom coffin?

...with fuel injection. :cry:


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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 6:52 am 
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just plain doug wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
Dean Jeffries, who created some of the most fun and wild custom cars of the last half century, has died. He was 80.

I wonder if he has a custom coffin?



He made Grandpa's coffin car on the Munsters... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 11:44 am 
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NOT!!!! George barris made that car Jefferies made the monkeemobile if memory serves.

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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:52 am 
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NOT!!!! George barris made that car Jefferies made the monkeemobile if memory serves.


it does: www.examiner.com/article/the-munsters-koach


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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 10:18 am 
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He made Grandpa's coffin car on the Munsters...

The balls in the air.....
BRAVO SIERRA wrote:
NOT!!!! George barris made that car Jefferies made the monkeemobile if memory serves.


.......it's an airball. :oops:

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If you ask me - and I know you were just about to - they're all just knockoffs of the Batmobile.

I mean, the Batmobile had atomic batteries. I don't know what the fuck that means, but it sounds cool...

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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 12:10 pm 
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MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
If you ask me - and I know you were just about to - they're all just knockoffs of the Batmobile.

I mean, the Batmobile had atomic batteries. I don't know what the fuck that means, but it sounds cool...

I saw Atomic Rooster with Savoy Brown. They are also known as Nuclear Cock, so they said. I still think Atomic Rooster sounds more ominous than a Nuclear anything. I guess in our collective mind after The Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we all identify atomic as more destructive than say a nuclear attack. We haven't seen one yet. We're all gonna die if either happened, but atomic just sounds more threating to me.

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
If you ask me - and I know you were just about to - they're all just knockoffs of the Batmobile.

I mean, the Batmobile had atomic batteries. I don't know what the fuck that means, but it sounds cool...

I saw Atomic Rooster with Savoy Brown. They are also known as Nuclear Cock, so they said. I still think Atomic Rooster sounds more ominous than a Nuclear anything. I guess in our collective mind after The Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we all identify atomic as more destructive than say a nuclear attack. We haven't seen one yet. We're all gonna die if either happened, but atomic just sounds more threating to me.


I sure hope the Batmobile doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Just imagine what someone like Mahmoud (igrewupwithoutadad) Ahmadinejad or Bashar (bashemup) al-Assad could do with a set of atomic batteries...we'ed all be in real trouble...Michael Bloombergs to short to reach the switch for the Bat Signal, Supermans out to lunch with Leonard Nimoy down at Comic Con in San Diego, Silver Surfers on the Womens Pro Surf Tour in Barra Da Tijuca down in Rio de Janeiro, that only leaves Studibaker Hoch and well, as I said we'ed be in real trouble! :shock: :shock:


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Gray_Ghost wrote:
BRAVO SIERRA wrote:
NOT!!!! George barris made that car Jefferies made the monkeemobile if memory serves.


it does: http://www.examiner.com/article/the-munsters-koach



I always thought the same guy made them all, there was a custom car shop in Downey when I was growing up and they would display all the famouse cars when they could get them...cool plays at night neon eveywhere, black lights, day glow paints...very hip... :smoke:


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Dr. Joyce Brothers was 85


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RIP Dick Trickle, former NASCAR driver

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/16/sport/mot ... index.html

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I always loved that name. He would have been great for a public service announcement about STDs.


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I don't know the dude but just looked him up on Wikipedia, he killed himself?!

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Fish stick innovator E. Robert Kinney dies at 96

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E. Robert Kinney, a former chief executive of General Mills who was instrumental in popularizing fish sticks, has died. He was 96.

A statement by General Mills says Kinney died last week in Arizona.

Kinney was a food company executive for most of his career, including a successful stint in leading Gorton’s of Gloucester — a brand that became a mainstay in the frozen food aisle of the grocery store for generations. The company’s success in the fish stick business prompted General Mills Inc. to acquire Gorton’s in 1968.

Kinney served as president and chairman of General Mills from 1977 to 1981, leading the company during a time of rapid growth that included acquisition of licensing rights to Yoplait yogurt.

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MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
Fish stick innovator E. Robert Kinney dies at 96

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E. Robert Kinney, a former chief executive of General Mills who was instrumental in popularizing fish sticks, has died. He was 96.

A statement by General Mills says Kinney died last week in Arizona.

Kinney was a food company executive for most of his career, including a successful stint in leading Gorton’s of Gloucester — a brand that became a mainstay in the frozen food aisle of the grocery store for generations. The company’s success in the fish stick business prompted General Mills Inc. to acquire Gorton’s in 1968.

Kinney served as president and chairman of General Mills from 1977 to 1981, leading the company during a time of rapid growth that included acquisition of licensing rights to Yoplait yogurt.


Did he choke on a fish stick?


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Ray Manzarek of The Doors - Dead @ 74.
I saw him twice w/Robbie. They rocked!

R.I.P. Ray


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http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertain ... story.html

Rest in peace, Ray Manzarek, and thanks for the music :cry:

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/publicist-ray-manzarek-founding-member-of-the-doors-dies-at-74-from-cancer/2013/05/20/2dec0d86-c193-11e2-9aa6-fc21ae807a8a_story.html

Rest in peace, Ray Manzarek, and thanks for the music :cry:

He was a very big influence on keyboards during the guitar laden 60's rock era. I can hear the keyboard lick from Light My Fire every time I think of Ray Manzarek or The Doors. Thanks for the tunes RM! Peace be with you. :cry:

FD, didn't you read the warning, no reproducing or any transfer, blah, blah of this article. Why it's almost like they don't want you to "share" this article with anyone! :roll:

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R.I.P. Ray. :(

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Funny but I picked Krieger to the be 2nd one to go.

Now the Doors are half closed.

PS. Bile Duct cancer??

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PS. Bile Duct cancer??
Yeah, I've never heard of that shit.

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PS. Bile Duct cancer??
Yeah, I've never heard of that shit.

Consider yourself lucky. Here's hoping you never hear of it again...

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