That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by gnicholson » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:01 am

Never met him but his posts were a big reason i started hanging out here. Lived the stories from the 60s and 70s

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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by pdq67 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:24 am

Sorry to hear of, "Big Joe 1's", passing.

I always looked forward to reading his sometimes, "short", comments! He will be missed!

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Post by user-17438 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:32 am

Even though his posts were blunt and his dynos were happier than a fat kid with diabetes... i respected his posts, happy or not. He didnt give a shit he slaved his life for the people. And for that I commend him. GODSPEED BIGSLOW1

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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by user-17438 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:32 am

MTENGINES wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:32 am
Even though his posts were blunt and his dynos were happier than a fat kid with diabetes... i respected his posts, happy or not. He didnt give a shit he slaved his life for the people. And for that I commend him. GODSPEED BIGSLOW1
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Post by kimosabi » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:59 am

Always enjoy reading his side of a story. He was not always playing nice with the common conception or misconceptions. R.I.P

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Post by Belgian1979 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:18 am

Sad, RIP Joe

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Post by ventura74 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:46 am

Carnut1 wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:37 pm
Damn, I remember a article from the 80's or early 90's that was titled Horsepower vs.Torque vs. Durability. They asked three pros how they like to build their engines. Big Joe was horsepower. He said, use a stock block, crank and resized rods, put your effort and $ into the heads! If the bottom blows you will still have the parts that make horsepower. Stock stuff was plenty strong. I would love to find this article and repost it here. Big Joe will be missed no doubt.
I think I have that it was a car craft article, I think it was linginfelter for durability

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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by midnightbluS10 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:53 am

This is confirmed, correct? There seems to be a bunch of dumbasses at yellowbullet that think otherwise for some reason. One claims he talked to Joe at 330pm yesterday.

For instance, to show how stupid they are, they keep referring to an obituary from 2017 and saying that we're wrong and Joe Sherman the musician is who passed away.

Except the obit they're referencing is from March of 2017. But they don't seem to realize it.
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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by midnightbluS10 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:59 am

MTENGINES wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:32 am
Even though his posts were blunt and his dynos were happier than a fat kid with diabetes... i respected his posts, happy or not. He didnt give a shit he slaved his life for the people. And for that I commend him. GODSPEED BIGSLOW1
Got any proof his dyno were wrong? You seem to think that about everyone. I know I've read that exact sentence from you at least twice just in the last week or 2. But I'm betting you got nothing to stand on.
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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by barnym17 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:08 am

sorry to here this, my condolences to his loved ones he was a legend.

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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by bigcam406 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:12 am

loved reading his articles. learned a lot. condolences to his family. another legend gone too soon. RIP Big Joe.

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Post by ClassicComp » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:29 am

R.I.P. Big Joe
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Post by jeff swisher » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:27 am

Man I hate to hear his passing.
Gotta love a guy that loves tunnel-rams.
Prayers will be sent to the loved ones he left behind.
Rest in Peace Joe.

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Post by Blue Malibu » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:34 am

This is not the News I needed to start my day.
I have followed Joe's posts for years and I always was impressed by his willingness to share his knowledge on this forum, and his willingness to ask for help if he was not sure.
These traits are things that my father (Shopboss) who passed almost two years ago, and me have always tried to emulate in our business.
The industry has suffered a huge loss with Joe's passing.


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Re: That hurt Fellas. We lost a BIG Friend

Post by mag2555 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:02 am

That's a great loss and I will miss this posts greatly!
I hope his passing was fast and painless?

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