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> Ralph Meaney has died
davep
post Jun 12 2018, 07:20 PM
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http://www.early911sregistry.org/forums/sh...842-R-I-P-Ralph
A legend has passed.
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post Jun 12 2018, 07:21 PM
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post Jun 12 2018, 07:25 PM
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Wow - what a loss. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/sad.gif)
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post Jun 12 2018, 08:01 PM
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Met him at the WCR in Issaquah(?) ...
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post Jun 12 2018, 08:02 PM
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post Jun 12 2018, 08:07 PM
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(IMG:style_emoticons/default/sad.gif) He made lots of 914 history.
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post Jun 12 2018, 08:18 PM
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RIP Mr. Meany. 914 legend for sure. Godspeed.
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post Jun 12 2018, 08:28 PM
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post Jun 12 2018, 09:06 PM
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RIP Ralph! You are an inspiration.
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post Jun 12 2018, 09:38 PM
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Sorry to hear that. He was an interesting guy to talk to. I had the chance to meet him when he picked up a set of heads for me in Oregon and brought them up to Washington. He had a lot of stories about early Porsche development.
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post Jun 12 2018, 10:27 PM
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QUOTE(SirAndy @ Jun 12 2018, 07:01 PM) *

Met him at the WCR in Issaquah(?) ...
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Yup. I spoke with him on Sunday just before I started home. Interesting guy. Nice to talk to.
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post Jun 13 2018, 04:52 AM
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Please Correct the Title, his last name was spelled Meaney.

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post Jun 13 2018, 05:02 AM
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914 history.
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post Jun 13 2018, 06:51 AM
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post Jun 13 2018, 09:35 AM
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I was given Ralph’s name and the directions to his shop
In Framingham Mass. back in 1973 when I attended my 1 and only
PCA Event...
I brought my 6 to Ralph to have the float Levels adjusted....
They really Enjoyed teasing and scaring the hell out of an 18
year old Kid that knew NOTHING..
Best thing that came out of that situation was Ralph’s engine builder
Took pity on me and handed me the directions to HIS Shop, Also
in Framingham.... He has always been a great friend and has
Built some crazy stuff for me over the years...
My wife and I spent countless hours in that shop,
Building all sorts Of things...
I did disassembly work for him and he built engines for
Me.... Money never changed hands....
I was so lucky to have been in the right place at the right time.

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post Jun 13 2018, 10:09 AM
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QUOTE(carr914 @ Jun 13 2018, 03:52 AM) *

Please Correct the Title, his last name was spelled Meaney.


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post Jun 13 2018, 10:24 AM
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My Dad and I talking to Ralph at the Portland International Raceway in 2009.

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post Jun 13 2018, 10:47 AM
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Great part of 914 History , I too spent a lot of time with him and even enjoyed his UFO sightings,, Ill never forget one night he was starring up into night sky , I said whats up Ralph, he replied sometimes I just get a feeling and look up to see.........So long old Friend...

here is some stories, from my house with his picture book, good times
http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?sho...1&hl=Meaney
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post Jun 13 2018, 10:56 AM
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Found the directions to his shop from 1973..
Time flies..

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post Jun 13 2018, 11:21 AM
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Found the directions to his shop from 1973..
Time flies..

That's awesome!
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