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> Ralph Meaney has died
davep
post Jun 13 2018, 01:31 PM
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QUOTE(RoadGlue @ Jun 13 2018, 08:09 AM) *

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

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

Done

Many thanks. Checking back, it is wrong in SO many places including here.
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post Jun 13 2018, 09:39 PM
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Ralph used to work on my 72 911T in Kirkland, Wa. His glass case was full of trophies,pictures and memorabilia from his glory days. Ralph was a straight shooter and had no problem sucking $500 bills from my wallet with no seeming effort. At that time (1982) I had no idea of what a successful racing career he had, because he never talked about it. His glass case did the talking. That was the kind of guy he was.
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post Jun 14 2018, 08:33 AM
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This thread got me thinking..

When Ralph moved away from Massachusetts, he sold off a lot of stuff he
didn't think he would be needing.
Parts and Cars alike..

I ended up with a couple of things....

First was a rear shift rod for my 6, that was modified so you could use an early aluminum sand cast engine case and clear the castings on the early engine.

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And a set of headers that were a backup set for one of his cars..
They were new when I bought them..

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If I had only bought the GT he sold off.
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